One way to measure the value of your steel garage door investment is the door’s lifespan. Your garage door may not last 100 years, but if it lasts at least as long as you live in that house or own that garage, you’ve made an excellent purchase.
As you embark on your garage door buying journey, you’ll want to make sure you choose a good product. In this post, we’ll explain how long a steel garage door should last and three factors that impact its lifespan.
Are you getting ready to purchase a new garage door? Choosing the right company to complete your project is an essential part of the process. Whether you need a new door, a replacement door, or a door repair, you should be cautious about who you trust. Every year, we hear stories of people being ripped off by fake companies or companies that don’t have the skills to install or repair a garage door. That’s why we’re sharing a few tips on how to hire a garage door company. Read on to learn more.
Ever since the first Model T Ford became available in 1908, people have needed a place to put it. It wasn’t until 1921 that the world’s first overhead ‘garage’ (from the French garer meaning ‘to cover’) worked its way into the American home. Now a staple of home architecture, garages come in all shapes and sizes – from double wide lengths to carriage house designs. In this article, we cover three of the most popular types of modern garage doors, along with materials used and where to find them.
Ever wonder what faux wood garage doors are made out of? Faux wood (or ‘fake wood’) garage doors are usually steel overlaid with fiberglass, composite wood or a wood-look finish. They look as close to real wood as possible – without the constant maintenance. Since we love faux wood garages, we put together a list of the benefits faux wood doors have to offer.
The simple beauty of midcentury modern garages are a breath of fresh air. The style stretches from the mid-1940s into the late 1960s and has a unique character. Almost no two are alike, giving owners the edge on curb appeal. Here’s a guide to the materials used and how to recognize midcentury modern designs.
A garage door is an integral part of your home. Whether your door needs to be repaired or replaced, you’ll want someone you can trust to take care of the issue. Not all garage door companies are created equal—so how do you know which one to hire? Use this guide to learn how to choose a garage door company for your next project. Our list will guide you as you evaluate and compare options for your big project. Read More
If you’re in the market for a new garage door, you’ve likely heard of Amarr. Founded in 1951 by three partners, Amarr is one of the largest garage door manufacturers in the world. They build & distribute Traditional, Carriage House, and Modern style garage doors. Whether you live in Murrieta, Mission Viejo, Temecula, or Oceanside, we’ll introduce you to Amarr garage door dealers that service the area.
If you are in the market for a new garage door, you may be wondering which brand is the best. Amarr is one of the most popular brands on the market, and for good reason! Their garage doors are stylish, durable, and they offer a wide variety of designs to choose from. In this blog post, we will take a look at four of the best Amarr garage doors on the market.
Garage door insulation is an important topic to cover when researching garage doors. Insulation impacts the comfort of your garage and the price and quality of your door. We’re here to answer some of the most common questions around insulating your garage door. This article covers questions related to performance, price, and necessity in Southern California.
Can you outgrow your garage? If you’ve seen the size of new SUV’s, you know the answer is yes. For homeowners, few things are as annoying as a garage door built too low for vehicle clearance. If you have a low headroom garage door system, you might be able to convert or adjust your garage door setup.