How to Storm-Proof Your Garage Doors

Are you in search of hurricane proof doors for your garage? Extreme weather events happen all across the country, especially during the changing of seasons. Whether it be hurricanes, tornados, dust storms, or just high winds, turbulent weather systems can wreak havoc on homes and businesses.  While most homeowners are familiar with hurricane-proof doors and [...]

How to Storm-Proof Your Garage Doors2022-01-18T20:13:50+00:00

The Untold History of Garage Doors

The overhead garage door has been an integral part of our culture for generations. From its inception in the late 1920s to today’s all-electronic models, there have been countless innovations and improvements developed to make life easier and to keep our homes more secure. Let's take a look back at the long history of garage [...]

The Untold History of Garage Doors2022-01-05T15:51:51+00:00

Can Garage Door Openers Be Hacked?

Even modern garage door openers can be hacked. Burglars and thieves looking for valuables often look to the garage door for a way in. Hidden vulnerabilities in your garage door opener mean physical force isn’t necessary. While older systems are easier to break into, a rolling code can be hacked as [...]

Can Garage Door Openers Be Hacked?2020-09-30T22:16:25+00:00

Can Garage Door Openers Overheat?

Did you know that garage door openers can overheat? It is uncommon for a garage door opener to overheat. But like an electronic system, it can. Heavy use can cause the temperature of the opener to rise very quickly. A problem with the mechanism can cause an overheating problem as well. The human body [...]

Can Garage Door Openers Overheat?2020-08-12T16:31:48+00:00

Smart Home Garage Door Options

Home automation has revolutionized control over lighting, appliances, and climate control. Now, the smart garage is quickly becoming an essential part of the smart home. The functionality you’ll find brings a great deal of convenience. For instance, you’re halfway to work and realize you didn’t close the garage door. Just use your smartphone as [...]

Smart Home Garage Door Options2020-07-10T23:53:21+00:00

What You Need to Do If You Accidentally Get Locked Out of Your Garage

Have you ever found yourself standing there in frustration because you can’t seem to get your garage door to open from either the inside or outside? While it isn’t that common, people have been known to get locked out of their garage. If you cannot get into the garage because the door opener is [...]

What You Need to Do If You Accidentally Get Locked Out of Your Garage2020-06-06T17:22:15+00:00