What to Know When Choosing the Right Garage Door Dealer

What to Know When Choosing the Right Garage Door Dealer
You may think that buying a garage door is as simple as finding a dealer, picking out a door, and having the garage door company install it. However, it’s not quite that simple.

Of course, you want to find a garage door professional with a solid reputation. But it’s also a smart idea to find out if they also offer a warranty and stand by their work. Here are some tips for when you are shopping around for a garage door dealer.

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Monitor and Control Your Garage Door from Your Smartphone – From Anywhere in the World!

Tel_MyQAnd do it with a swipe of the finger from an Apple, Android or Blackberry device. Garage door control from a smartphone? Yes… there is an app for that as well, if you purchase a brand new garage operator from LiftMaster equipped with the MyQ technology!

But it’s not a game. It’s an exciting addition to your overall home management and security plan. Check out the garage door opener for the 21st century.
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How to Keep Your Garage Secure

How to Keep Your Garage Secure
Your garage stores your car, tools, equipment, and other valuables that we normally want to keep safe but separate from the main house. However, garages can also be a vulnerable area of a home, often serving as a primary entrance and exit way and being more isolated than others areas of the house.
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Converting a Basement Area into a Garage

Converting a Basement Area into a Garage
Is your home limited in storage space? Do you wish you had a convenient place where you could safely put away your tools, lawnmower or recycling bins?

Many homeowners struggle with inadequate storage space in their homes. When thinking outside the box, one homeowner found a creative solution to solve this problem. He converted a basement area into a garage. Instead of keeping the patio doors leading from his walk-out basement, the homeowner replaced them with a garage door equipped with an electric opener. He then added insulation to the rooms’ walls and ceiling in order for the garage to be up to code.
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Tips for Choosing the Right Garage Door Color


There are a number of elements that help form the overall look and curb appeal of your home. Exterior finishing materials and landscaping are huge factors, but so is the use of color. Even small details such as window trim color, exterior siding (brick, vinyl, stucco, etc.) can have an impact, but the biggest consideration is almost always going to be about your garage door.
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Garage Door Styles & What’s Best For Your Home

A significant aspect of being a homeowner is making sure that you maintain the value of your investment. Part of this task is ensuring you install a quality garage door that is built with first-class workmanship to last for decades while increasing the curb appeal of your home. According to a cost-value study made by the magazine “Remodeling”, showing the 2014 national averages, midrange projects to replace a garage door recoup an average of 83.7% of their garage door cost when they are sold.
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Opening Your Garage Door During A Power Outage

Those who have experienced the convenience that an automatic garage door offers will likely never go back to a manually opening door. Especially in bad weather, there’s no better feeling than a simple click of the button keeping you and your belongings dry. That being said, that same storm might bring with it power outages that could leave your garage door incapacitated and you stuck out in the cold. On the flip side, when you’re inside the garage with no power and you need to get out for work it’s important to understand these tips on how to open a garage door manually.
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