You are probably familiar with the saying “hope for the best and prepare for the worst,” but did you know this wise advice even applies to garage doors? Though you may hope your garage door will never fail to operate smoothly, in reality, your garage door is a fallible piece of machinery. In order to prepare for the worst, you should familiarize yourself with the common reasons your garage door may require service and repair. That way, you can confidently identify any future problems and discuss them with a repairperson.
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What can you get done in twenty minutes? A load of laundry? Your daily run? While it may be hard to believe, you can likely fix a malfunctioning garage door in under twenty minutes as well! By following these steps, you’ll have your garage door opened or closed in no time.
If you have children going back to school this fall, your to-do list is most likely a mile long. Notebooks have to be bought, haircuts must be scheduled, and backpacks need to be filled. Before you tackle these tasks, however, you should take the time to review garage door safety practices with your children. Safety should always be your family’s first priority.
Topics: Garage Door Safety
Storage. It seems like you never have quite enough of it. That’s why many people turn to their garages when they are in need of extra space. The garage shouldn’t be the go-to storage space for all items, however; some things can spoil or even explode in a typical garage environment. To avert minor (or major) disasters, avoid placing the following five items in your garage during the hot summer months.
Topics: Garage Door Organization
What are you looking forward to this July? Most likely, the sweltering heat doesn’t come to mind. This heat can become even more unbearable when it invades your garage, causing your pets, your family members, or even your garage door opener to overheat. Try implementing one of the following heat-busting solutions to keep your garage cool even as the temperature rises outside.
Topics: Garage Door Safety
It’s never easy to decide what to buy your dad for Father’s Day. Yes, you can go the standard route and buy him a new tool set and a gift card to the local hardware store. Or, this year, you can give him what he’s always wanted – a workshop. You don’t have to construct an entirely new building in order to do this. By purchasing just a few items, you can easily transform your garage into the workshop he’s been dreaming about.
Topics: Garage Workshop
Feta cheese and watermelon. Peanut butter and green apple slices. Iowa Hawkeyes and a national championship title.
The above may seem like unlikely pairings, but they actually go quite well together (especially those Hawks…one of these days). We’re seeing another unlikely pair crop up in our industry that we are starting to get pretty excited about: garage doors and living rooms.
One year ago this month, Overhead Door introduced five new models to our commercial door line. These five models, which included four rolling fabric doors and a rolling rubber door, allowed us to finally segue into high-profile industrial facilities with doors that matched our service in speed and performance.
Topics: Commercial Garage Doors
Have you ever tried to time the opening of your garage door perfectly with your approach so that it’s open just as you pull into your garage? Ever wish you could improve the range on your garage door remote so you could open the door from your neighbor’s house to let your kids grab their bikes? Ever wish you could let your high schooler in your house when they call saying they’ve forgotten their front door key?
There is no question we love our customers and our job at Overhead Door of Sioux City and Overhead Door of Yankton. We never get tired of helping people find the best garage door solutions for their homes and businesses, and we also never get tired of knowing we’re making a difference in the lives of our clients.
Topics: Garage Door Tips and News