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What Is MyQ® Technology?

What Is MyQ® Technology? There are a lot of great reasons to buy and install a LiftMaster® garage door opener. LiftMaster is the industry leader due to their wide variety of high-quality, reliable, whisper-quiet garage door operators. One of the newest and best reasons to consider a new LiftMaster garage door opener is MyQ technology. But what is MyQ and how can it make your garage safer and more convenient? Read on to find out!  A New Way to Control Your Garage Door: WiFi MyQ is smart technology that allows you to control your garage door from virtually anywhere when combined […]

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Energy Costs and Garage Doors

How a New Garage Door Can Help Save on Energy Costs Have a single or multi-vehicle garage? You probably also have an automatic garage door. Garage doors that activate based on remote control have become fairly standard. These doors eliminate the need to open and close the door manually. They also raise questions about the energy needed to operate a garage door opener unit. If you have questions about energy costs and garage doors, read on for more information. How Much Energy Do Garage Doors Use? Most of the time, you use your garage door opener unit only a few times each day. […]

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Is It Safe to Repair a Garage Door Yourself?

Is It Safe to Repair a Garage Door Yourself? Our garages get a lot of wear. At just a few uses per day, the average garage doors open and close over 1,500 times per year. Even with regular use, your garage doors will eventually require maintenance or need a repair. Depending on the required service or level of damage, it may be something you can manage yourself. However, it’s always a good idea to call a professional to service or repair your garage.  Garage doors are heavy, containing springs and components under high tension. In any instance, professional garage door […]

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Does a New Garage Door Change the Value of My Home?

Whether you’re looking for an upgrade or preparing to sell your home, a new garage door can make a significant impact. From boosting your curb appeal to saving on monthly expenses, new garage doors can increase the value of your home in more than a few ways.  Depending on garage size, your doors can account for up to 30% or more of the side of your home. Regardless of how beautiful a home is, almost a third of its visual appeal can depend on updated garage doors. Garage doors offer a fantastic return on your investment (ROI), making installation an […]

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How Much is a New Garage Door?

A new garage door adds value to your home in more ways than one. At up to 30% or more of the street-facing side of your home, new garage doors add significant curb appeal. New doors can increase efficiency, improve safety and cut down on heating and cooling costs, contributing to their staggering 97.5% return on investment. Add a reliable increase in security, and it’s worth considering an upgrade.  But what’s the average cost of a new garage door? You may be wondering exactly what you’re getting into when thinking about a new garage door project.  The numbers outlined below are […]

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Types of Garage Door Openers

Did you know the average American garage door opens and shuts about 1,500 times per year? That’s an average of over four times per day, meaning the smooth functioning and well-being of your garage door opener are crucial to the running of your home. If this mechanism fails or stutters, it could throw your whole routine out of order, with cars trapped in or out of the garage and heavy equipment unable to move in and out. Because this garage door opener is so critical to the continued functioning of your home, it’s worth taking the time to learn about how […]

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Why Insulate Your Garage Door

Request a Free Estimate for an Insulated Garage DoorExplore Garage Doors Why Insulate Your Garage Door? Your garage door is one of the first details that people see when they look at your house, providing curb appeal and an additional entryway into your home. Since your garage door opening is usually the biggest in your home, it can also be an area of extreme heat and energy loss. This results in drafty rooms in the winter, hot and humid living areas in the summer and a lot of money wasted on heating and cooling. Many homeowners, especially those located in […]

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Wood Garage Doors

The garage door you choose has a significant impact on the appearance and value of your home. Some would even argue it’s the focal point of your home’s exterior. So, if you want to make a good impression, few materials stand out quite like wood — it’s timeless, elegant and customizable to perfectly complement the style of your home. Read our informational guide below to learn about the unique styles of wood garage doors, their pros and cons and the upkeep they require. Read More About Wood Garage Doors: Styles Types Benefits [ Graphic ] Drawbacks Maintenance Cost Shop Wood Garage […]

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Ideas for Your Garage Space

Ideas for Your Garage Space If you’ve ever wished for more space in your home, consider converting your garage into an extra room. Converting a typical two-car garage can give you about 600 square feet of additional living space that can be used for storage or turned into a room for relaxing, working or entertaining. A recent report found that 82 percent of homes in the U.S. have two-car garages or larger, but only 15 percent of people use them to park their cars, meaning that this valuable space is often perfect for many families to use as an additional […]

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How to Fix a Noisy Garage Door

Noisy Garage Door? A garage is a beneficial feature to any home, but when you’re asking yourself “why is my garage door so noisy,” chances are you have something wrong with it. While the noise alone can be a nightmare, irritating everyone near it, the source of the sound can turn into a more significant problem. Fortunately, you don’t have to live with a noisy garage door. It begins with learning about some of the reasons why your garage door is making noise, then taking steps to quiet it. If your garage door is noisy, you might be hearing a […]

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