I would like to add a full row of windows to my existing garage door. Can this be done? What is the cost? Sometimes windows can be added to an existing garage door. To begin this process, we will need to identify the make and model of your garage door, the width and height, and Read More
My kids keep forgetting to unlock the garage door before pushing the open button. Now the slide lock is broken again. How do I keep them from doing this? First, overhead garage doors are the largest piece of moving equipment found in most homes. Some can weigh over 300 pounds. In 2007, the National Electronic Read More
When: Every 6 months Lubricant: Silicone based or garage door lubricant Where: Steel rollers, hinges, springs, spring shaft, end bearings. Do not spray lubricant on nylon tired rollers. Time: 10-15 minutes Cost: $15 for a can of garage door lubricant Safety: Close the door and disconnect the electric operator before beginning. To keep your garage Read More
Lately, the media has spotlighted garage door companies who charge grossly inflated prices, performed unneeded work or do shoddy work. Here are a few tips to find a good company: Call several companies. If you need a new garage door, get written quotes. If you need repairs, discuss the problems you’re having and get a Read More
Our sales office and warehouse location is 5768 E. Gershmel Loop, Palmer, Alaska. Find us by going south on Trunk Road to the end, turn right on East Fireweed, and then turn left onto Gershmel Loop. Our telephone numbers remain the same.
A street-facing garage door is about 30% of what people see when they look at your home. Here are some affordable ideas to increase your home’s beauty: Wash the garage door. Just like your car, sometimes a simple wash does wonders. Paint it. Most steel garage doors can be painted with an exterior grade latex Read More
Garage door springs are rated by cycle life. A cycle is one full open and close. 10,000 cycles is the industry standard. Average use is 3 to 5 cycles per day, so you should expect 5 to 10 years from a properly maintained garage door. Factors that reduce the spring life include extreme temperature, moisture Read More
No one wants to heat the great outdoors. When you see daylight coming through the garage door, here are some of the symptoms, causes and solutions: Symptom Solutions and causes Light showing at jambs and header Caulk wood door stop Replace or adjust wood door stop Replace or adjust jamb weather seal Adjust vertical tracks Read More