Garage Door Materials Guide

Garage Door Materials Guide

When you think about redesigning your home, you may consider making cosmetic changes to the kitchen or living room. To spruce up the exterior of your home, consider upgrading your garage door. Though installing a new garage door may not strike you as a typical home renovation project, it can pay off. In fact, a new garage door has a national return on investment (ROI) of 94.5% — the second-highest ROI of any home renovation project. If you’re looking for a new garage door, there are a variety of styles and materials to choose from. Consider which garage door material is best for your house and […]

What Makes a Garage Door Modern?

What Makes a Garage Door Modern? When garage doors were introduced, they were more utilitarian and functional than exciting or visually appealing. Until the invention of the electric garage door opener — and even for a generation or two after — they didn’t try to take the spotlight. They did their job without frills or fuss. Over the decades, homeowners began seeing their garage doors differently. They wanted their garage doors to feel like a part of their home’s aesthetic. Designers and builders agreed, leading to a surge in the variety of unique and unforgettable garage door styles. Today, you have […]

Should Garage Doors Have Windows?

Should Garage Doors Have Windows? Windows on garage doors are a detail that transforms a simple, solid-paneled garage door into a modern, artistic garage door.  Some worry about the security and vulnerability of a garage door with windows.  In this article, we want to walk you through the pros and cons of garage doors with windows and what you should expect when you have one installed. Benefits of Garage Doors With Windows There are a lot more benefits than people realize in having a garage door with windows: 1. They Allow Natural Light In The great thing about garage doors […]

What Are Smart Garage Door Openers?

What Are Smart Garage Door Openers? Looking to complete your smart home makeover? It won’t be complete without a smart garage door opener. At Easy Open Door, we want you to get to know the technology used in the Liftmaster garage door opening systems that we install so that when you have a smart garage door opener installed, you’ll know how to use it.  These systems tend to make life much easier for homeowners. What Are Smart Garage Door Openers? A smart garage door opener is simply a gadget that works in conjunction with the mechanisms of your garage door. It is a […]

How to Choose the Right Garage Door Size

Learn more about the standard size garage door, how to measure your garage door and more in our garage door sizing guide!

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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