Steel garage doors vs. wood garage doors is a popular debate most homeowners have when they are planning a garage door replacement project. The argument is usually the same:
- Steel garage doors are low maintenance, durable, and energy-efficient.
- On the other hand, wood garage doors are timeless in their style, warmth, and natural beauty.
What if we told you it’s possible to have the best of both worlds? Continue reading “Steel Garage Doors that Look Like Wood” »
We thought we’d take a break from our ordinary garage door design and repair blog posts to address a problem that a lot of people probably face: rodents in your garage. While some people like rodents—even enough to keep them as pets (crazy, right?)—nobody wants to be surprised by a critter when they stumble from their garage to their home after a long day at work! In addition, mice, rats, and other vermin can cause a lot of damage to the items you store in your garage.
Fortunately, there’s a simply way to keep rodents and other critters from entering through your garage door (though we can’t speak for the rest of your garage). It involves installing an inexpensive piece of equipment called a garage door threshold. Continue reading “How to Rodent Proof Your Garage Door” »
Whether or not you need to insulate your garage door largely depends on two things. The first is the region you live in. Depending on how extreme the temperatures are where you live will increase or decrease the importance of having an insulated garage door.
Next, whether or not you choose to insulate your garage door depends on whether your garage door shares common walls with your home and how you choose to use your garage in general. For example, if you use your garage as an office or workshop, you will obviously care more about the comfort area of that space! Continue reading “Should I Insulate My Garage Door?” »
A garage door threshold is a seal that rests between the bottom of your garage door and your driveway. Usually made out of rubber, aluminum, or vinyl, a garage door threshold is meant to keep rain, snow, rodents, dirt, dust, leaves, and more out of your garage. Continue reading “Do You Need a Garage Door Threshold?” »
Most garage doors run on a system of rollers and tracks—allowing your door to smoothly transition from open to close. Garage door tracks come in different widths, lengths, and graduations depending on their application (residential, commercial, industrial, etc.). Continue reading “Trackless Garage Doors” »
When you’re shopping for a new garage door, one your first concerns is probably cost. Fortunately, replacing your garage door is an extremely cost effective home remodeling project. However, the actual price of your garage door will vary depending on the following factors: Continue reading “Garage Door Prices” »