Renovating Your Garage

Renovating Your Garage

Renovating Your Garage

 

Have you ever thought about changing up things in your garage? Do you want to turn that simple storage space into something more? Before you grab your tools, let’s look at the different routes you could go with renovating your garage.

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Most Useful Accessories for Garage Door Openers

 

 

Let’s start with the most obvious of garage door opener accessories; the remote control opener. Today, remote control openers come in several shapes and sizes starting with the standard two-button opener, which most keep securely hidden in their car for arrival and departure. If you do not want to keep your remote accessible in the car, a mini remote, possibly even a keychain remote could be a useful fit. Read more

Garage Door Trends for 2017

Your garage door should complement your house and add style.  It’s similar to the clothes you choose to wear; you want them to fit well and be comfortable, not look out of place.  If you feel your garage door is dated, not energy efficient, and taking away from your home’s pleasing aesthetic, then you might want to consider updating it!  

 

The typical cost to install a new garage door is under $1000.  That’s probably much cheaper than the average repair to the car that your garage is storing!  Since you care about your car, everything else in your garage and your home, updating your garage door is a sound financial investment.  

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Open Your Garage Door During a Power Outage

Those who have experienced the convenience that automatic garage doors offer likely think they will never go back to manually opening their garage door. Especially on a winter day, there’s no better feeling than simply clicking a button to avoid the bitter, cold temperatures. That being said, the same winter weather could bring storms and power outages, leaving your garage door incapacitated and you stuck in the cold. Or worse, your vehicle could become trapped inside your garage.

Fortunately, there is an easy fix for these “uh oh” moments. Follow these steps for manually opening your garage door quickly and safely.

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Happy Holidays!

Winter is finally here! Overhead Door Company of Garden City wishes you a happy and safe holiday season!   Contact us or call (620) 275-4602 if any problems arise.  We are here to service all of your garage door needs!  

Garage door safety - Photo eye sensor

Photo Eye Sensor – Garage Door Safety

Garage door safety - Photo eye sensor, photo eyes

Garage doors are huge. Their moving seems effortless, because all we have to do is push a button and voilà it’s in motion. What many may not realize, until it’s too late, is these doors that protect you can cause huge amounts of harm if they aren’t operating properly. The garage door openers are often the main focus. If the opener is malfunctioning, the garage door will too.

A huge component of safety are the photo eye sensors. It’s required for both residential and commercial garage doors in order to meet safety requirements. Read more

Commercial garage door

Commercial Garage Door – Your New Business Partner

Energy efficiency is huge when it comes to businesses. You don’t want to waste a single dollar, especially in your warehouse or commercial business location. If you’re in need of a garage door, Overhead Door Company of Garden City is the place to call. Whether your warehouse doors need replacement or you’ve just purchased a space and want to up the efficiency, choosing the best door for your business is important. Below are different types of commercial doors that would be great for your business.

Commercial garage door - high speed door

Sectional Doors Sectional doors are designed to provide high durability and varying levels of thermal protection, depending on your business needs, location, etc. Sectional doors are hinged and divided into several sections that collapse rolled up and expand when rolled down. These doors are highly customizable and easily tailored to all business types. Our selection includes sectional steel doors, Thermacore® sectional doors, and aluminum glass doors.

Wind Load Doors — If you are in an area that experiences high winds, on a regular basis or not, wind load doors are a great option for you. These doors protect your business from normal weather conditions and ensure a peace of mind during times of high winds from tornadoes or other extreme conditions. Many of our other garage doors offer wind or extended wind load options as well, depending on the needs of your business: sectional steel doors, rolling service doors, fire door systems, and even some of our Thermacore® sectional doors.

Commercial garage door - rolling doors

High Speed Doors — Our high speed doors are designed to accompany the highest productivity, they offer fast-acting curtains, high-cycle performance, and resistance to damage from minor collisions. These high speed doors will keep your business environmentally controlled while running securely and efficiently. These doors are ideal for frequent traffic, secure access, and minimizing energy loss. The smart design helps meet productivity goals without compromising safety. We offer high speed fabric or rubber doors.

Rolling DoorsRolling doors are designed for maximum strength and durability. They roll into a barrel type shape at the top of the opening. These doors are extremely sturdy and require minimal maintenance. Rolling doors take up very little space facility because the door coils directly over the opening, great for businesses who may be pressed for space. We offer rolling service doors, rolling sheet doors, rolling shutters, fire rated doors, security grilles, and counter doors.

Commercial garage door - sectional door

At Overhead Door Company of Garden City, we have a wide variety of commercial garage doors, perfect for any business. If you know what you need or unsure of the best door for your business, Overhead Door Company of Garden City can answer any questions you may have and we make the process easy. We’re your helpful garage door neighbor! Call us 620-275-4602, or you can contact us for a service appointment.

Call today! 620-275-4602

Protect your home for the holidays

Protect Your Home This Holdiay

Protect your home for the holidays

In my book, the best holiday would be going to a loved-one’s house, sitting back, relaxing, and letting them do all the work…but this isn’t a perfect world😉!

Traveling is a wonderful thing over the holidays! But holiday travel means your home is more susceptible to unwanted guests. In order to prevent any issues, take the time to prepare and protect your home before your travels and have a peace of mind while relaxing at your in-laws! Read more

Noisy garage door, garage too loud

Noisy, Loud Garage Door Fix

Noisy garage door, garage too loud

If your garage door can be heard from blocks away when it opens and closes, your family and neighbors may not be very happy with you!

A noisy, loud garage door can be caused by the garage door itself or the garage door opener. If it’s the garage door opener, here are a few ideas on how to fix it. They can be time-consuming, but they’re worth it. If it’s looking like the garage door itself is the issue, you’re in luck. A noisy garage door can be a huge headache, but fixing it, luckily, is not. Read more

Energy efficient, green garage door

Green Garage, Greener Pockets

Energy efficient, green garage door

When you think of your garage, do you view it as an extension of your home or just a cold room  that houses your vehicle and extra things? If you said the latter, you’re not alone. Did you know you can easily increase the efficiency or make your home more green by updating various parts of your garage?Improving the efficiency of your garage will lead to a more cost effective home. Who wouldn’t mind saving a little money heading into the new year?

Having a green garage, and thus more green in your pocket, is probably more simple than you think! Below are a few suggestions to get you on your way to saving money and energy and being eco-friendly! Read more