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4 Reasons Your Commercial Garage Door Opener Keeps Breaking
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
4 Reasons Your Commercial Garage Door Opener Keeps Breaking

If your business operates every day, then your commercial garage door needs to operate every day. If your commercial garage door keeps breaking, you could be losing money and losing customers. It's important to solve this problem!

Knowing why your commercial garage door opener keeps breaking can help you avoid future breakdowns to ensure continuity of business operations. Below are some of the most common reasons that commercial garage doors break. 

 


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Vinyl or Steel? A Comparison of Garage Door Types
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Vinyl or Steel? A Comparison of Garage Door Types

There are many garage door types. Some of the most popular types are steel and vinyl. At Overhead Door Company of Wilmington, we sell Courtyard Collection steel garage doors, Impression Steel Collection, Durafirm Vinyl garage doors, and a variety of other garage door styles made of steel and vinyl.

If you're a homeowner trying to make your decision, the choices can be overwhelming! Knowing the difference between these two types of garage doors can help you make your decision.


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Scratched Your Wood Garage Door? What to Do
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Scratched Your Wood Garage Door? What to Do

A wooden garage door is a thing of beauty - but less so when it's been scratched up. Wooden doors can be scratched by a variety of things in your environment, including pet claws, run-ins with bicycles, lawn equipment, and plain old everyday activity.

You can maintain the value of your wooden garage door by addressing these issues and by preventing future scratches from occurring. We can help with that! In this article, you'll learn some things you can do to protect your wood garage door. 


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Buying a Commercial Property? 4 Garage Door Problems to Watch Out For
Tuesday, August 03, 2021
Buying a Commercial Property? 4 Garage Door Problems to Watch Out For

Garage door problems can lead to business losses! Don't let that happen to you. If you know the problems that your commercial garage door is likely to encounter and can recognize the signs of those problems, you'll know when it's time to get a repair. 


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3 Reasons to Pick Impression Steel Garage Doors
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
3 Reasons to Pick Impression Steel Garage Doors

Overhead Door Company of Wilmington sells Impression Steel garage doors because they're attractive, energy-efficient and they come in a variety of styles to meet the needs of our customers. If a steel garage door is your preference, we know you'll appreciate the impression Steel garage door and its many benefits. The more you know about the Impression Steel garage door, the easier it will be for you to decide whether this is the right garage door for you. 


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Buying a Wooden Garage Door? 4 Ways to Protect Your Investment
Tuesday, July 06, 2021
Buying a Wooden Garage Door? 4 Ways to Protect Your Investment

Wood is the most traditional and beloved building materials there is. Its warmth, charm, and pleasing texture just can't be replicated in any other material. It's no wonder that wooden garage doors are the pinnacle of beauty, elegance, and sophistication.


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Hiring a Pro to Inspect Your Commercial Garage Door? Here's What They'll Look For
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Hiring a Pro to Inspect Your Commercial Garage Door? Here's What They'll Look For

If you're a business owner with a commercial garage door, you probably rely on that garage door to open and close reliably. Your garage door can help keep your business safe, can contribute to the overall curb appeal of the building, and can even help keep your garage's interior more energy efficient.


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Garage Door Windows: 4 Decisions to Make Before Buying a Door
Tuesday, June 08, 2021
Garage Door Windows: 4 Decisions to Make Before Buying a Door

Most garage doors last for about 30 years, so when you're buying a new garage door, it's important to choose a door that you'll be happy with for a long time to come. Windows affect the character and functionality of the door. The decision to include windows and if so, what kind will affect how satisfied you are with your garage door. Below are some factors to consider to help make your decision easier. 


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Building a New Construction Home? How to Choose Your New Garage Door
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Building a New Construction Home? How to Choose Your New Garage Door

When you build a new construction home, you get to choose all the features - including the garage door. Years ago, most garage doors were somewhat homogenous, and there weren't many choices available. Today, the best garage door installers sell doors in a range of styles and features, so you can choose the garage door that best matches your needs.

Before you make a selection, you should examine the different styles available, consider the way you plan to use your garage, and find a model that fits in your budget. Here's how we suggest you handle the selection process.  


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Does Color Matter on Your Commercial Garage Doors?
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Does Color Matter on Your Commercial Garage Doors?

Commercial garage doors serve a utilitarian function, so does it really matter what they look like? Some might say no, but we've got a different perspective.

The color of your commercial garage doors can affect everything from the temperature of your garage to how attractive your business looks to customers. There's a lot to think about when you're trying to choose the garage door for your commercial establishment. Here's what you need to know. 


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4 Creative Ways to Add Space with a Garage Remodel
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
4 Creative Ways to Add Space with a Garage Remodel

So, you don't park your car in your garage? There are many things you can do with that space. In this article, we'll go over some of the most inventive things you can do with your garage if you need the space. We'll also provide suggestions for ways that you can handle the conversion easily and without going through a major garage remodel.   


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Want to Improve Your Garage Lighting? Tips That Can Help
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Want to Improve Your Garage Lighting? Tips That Can Help

Garage lighting is important for safety reasons and aesthetic reasons. A well-lit garage is easier to keep clean and maintain too. For all these reasons and more, it's important to ensure that your garage is properly lit. Are you looking for a home improvement project that will make your garage a more functional place to park your car? Improve your garage lighting. There are many ways this can be done - here's what we suggest. 


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Have Pets? 4 Important Tips for Garage Safety
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Have Pets? 4 Important Tips for Garage Safety

Do you have pets? If so, you've probably already realized that garages can be dangerous places for pets. Garages tend to be full of chemicals that can be dangerous for curious pets who wander in. Garages can also be dangerously hot places in summer and dangerously cold in winter - so it's important to ensure your pet is never accidentally trapped in your garage. Finally, garage doors themselves can be dangerous if they don't have the proper garage safety features in place. 

You can protect your pet from these dangers if you spend some time pet-proofing your garage. Here's what you need to know about making your garage safer for your furry friend. 


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Garage Door Return on Investment: 4 Ways to Maximize Your Garage Door's ROI
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Garage Door Return on Investment: 4 Ways to Maximize Your Garage Door's ROI

Compared to other home improvement projects, new garage door installation is a high ROI upgrade that pays back when it's time to sell. Some sources say garage door ROI can be as high as 95%! Maximizing ROI when installing a new garage door can help make your home worth more money when the time comes to sell your property.


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5 Things to Love About Wooden Garage Doors
Tuesday, March 02, 2021
5 Things to Love About Wooden Garage Doors

Wooden garage doors have all their own charm and beauty. Are you buying a new garage door this year? If you're considering a wooden garage door for your home, here's what you need to know about the many benefits of wood. 


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Ways to Spruce Up Your Garage this Season
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Ways to Spruce Up Your Garage this Season

Garages are often cluttered and dark, which makes them hard to use. A less-than-attractive garage can also reduce your home's value when you're trying to sell. With a little extra effort, you can spruce up your garage this winter. In just a few weekends, you can make your garage more attractive, useful, and a more functional part of your house! Here's how.


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No Time Like the Present! 4 Reasons to Buy a New Garage Door This Year
Tuesday, February 02, 2021
No Time Like the Present! 4 Reasons to Buy a New Garage Door This Year

2021 is here! Are you on the fence about buying a new garage door? We can help you decide! Below we've outlined the four best reasons to start the new year with a new garage door. If any of the reasons below describes you, call Overhead Door Company of Wilmington to get started with a consultation for new garage door installation. 


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4 Things You Can Do to Maximize Garage Door ROI
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
4 Things You Can Do to Maximize Garage Door ROI

New garage doors already deliver fantastic ROI. A new garage door can deliver up to 97% ROI! You can ensure that your new garage door installation gives the best return on investment by buying the right door at the right price. Knowing where to buy your door, which door to choose and how to market your home when it's time to sell can help ensure high garage door ROI.  


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Aging in Place? 4 Garage Upgrade Ideas
Tuesday, January 05, 2021
Aging in Place? 4 Garage Upgrade Ideas

Aging in place requires a lot of planning. If you're living in your forever home and hoping to make it senior-friendly, we've got several garage upgrade ideas that can help you make your garage a better place to live. By decluttering, eliminating tripping hazards, improving visibility, and ensuring that your garage door is safe and easy to use, you can make your home's garage more senior-friendly. Here's what you need to know. 


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Thinking of DIY Garage Opener Installation? Think Again!
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Thinking of DIY Garage Opener Installation? Think Again!

Lots of homeowners like to take on their own home improvements. Some of them do it for the money savings, others enjoy the satisfaction of maintaining their own property. While some home improvements (painting the walls, installing new curtains) are good DIY projects because they don't require a lot of skill, DIY garage opener installation can be a problem. If you're a homeowner considering installing your own garage opener, know what you're getting into before you begin. 


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My Garage Opener Remote Was Stolen. What Should I Do?
Tuesday, December 08, 2020
My Garage Opener Remote Was Stolen. What Should I Do?

You never thought this could happen to you, but it has: your garage opener remote was stolen. Now that it's gone, you're wondering if your home and garage are safe. Don't panic! You can take action to keep your belongings secure and members of your household safe. In fact, taking swift action can help protect you now and into the future. 


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3 Winter Garage Door Maintenance Challenges, and What You Can Do About Them
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
3 Winter Garage Door Maintenance Challenges, and What You Can Do About Them

Cold air, rain, and snow can take its toll on your garage door during winter months, but you can keep it in good condition by performing a few basic garage door maintenance tasks. Below, we've listed three problems you may experience with your garage door this winter, and we've presented some solutions. 


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4 Reasons to Buy a Thermacore Garage Door
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
4 Reasons to Buy a Thermacore Garage Door

Thermacore garage doors are the most efficient garage doors that we sell at Overhead Door. Made from steel and an insulated core, Thermacore doors offer maximum performance and a variety of panel designs to ensure beauty as well as functionality. Why should you buy a Thermacore garage door for your upcoming garage door replacement? Four reasons.  


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6 Questions to Ask Before Installing a High Speed Commercial Garage
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
6 Questions to Ask Before Installing a High Speed Commercial Garage

Once you've decided to install high-speed commercial garage doors for your building, it's tempting to get started as soon as possible. Before installation can take place, it's important to ask your contractor questions about the process and the products. The following questions can help you decide which contractor to hire and which doors to install. 


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3 Qualities to Look for When Hiring a Commercial Garage Door Contractor
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
3 Qualities to Look for When Hiring a Commercial Garage Door Contractor

Your commercial garage doors are an important investment. Good garage doors can last for decades while helping your business run efficiently. Whether your business focus is making deliveries, repairing vehicles or keeping equipment secure in a garage, it's critically important for your garage doors to function properly. The contractor you choose for your garage door installation will affect the quality and longevity of your garage doors, so choose wisely! Here's what you need to look for when installing commercial garage doors in your business.    


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What Is a Smart Garage Door Opener?
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
What Is a Smart Garage Door Opener?

Smart garage door openers are the way of the future. If your automatic garage door opener is more than 10 years old, you're probably missing out on some of the great features that were invented in the last few years. If you're in the market for a new opener, a smart model could be the best option for you. Below, we've outlined some of the features you'll get from a new smart garage door opener. 


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3 Ways to Improve Your Garage Door Insulation
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
3 Ways to Improve Your Garage Door Insulation

Most garages are sensitive to outdoor temperature changes. They're hot in summer and cold in winter. By improving your garage door's insulation, you can prevent outdoor temperature extremes from making your garage an uncomfortable place to get work done. There are many ways you can do this.


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Want to Make Your Garage Door Seal? What You Can Do
Tuesday, September 01, 2020
Want to Make Your Garage Door Seal? What You Can Do

Does your garage door seal? It's supposed to. If you see gaps between your door and the inside of your garage, that could be a problem, and a potential entry point for mice. Fortunately, there are solutions. 


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3 Signs You Need a New Garage Door Opener Installation
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
3 Signs You Need a New Garage Door Opener Installation

A typical garage door opener lasts around 10 to 15 years, and at the end of that service life, it may begin to fail. If you own an older system, watch for signs that it needs to be replaced. Knowing what to look for makes it easier to get help before the door fails entirely.  


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A Short Guide to Garage Door Spring Repair
Tuesday, August 04, 2020
A Short Guide to Garage Door Spring Repair

The spring is one of the most important parts of any garage door, and when it breaks, it can be a big problem. Without a functional torsion spring, opening and closing the door can become difficult to impossible. Fortunately, there are ways to tell when the torsion spring is in trouble. With careful observation and by being proactive, you can get help from a professional before the situation becomes dire. Here's what you need to know.  


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4 Ways You Can Benefit from New Garage Door Installation
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
4 Ways You Can Benefit from New Garage Door Installation

In most homes, the garage door is one of the largest and most visible features from the street. Older doors can be an eyesore, and may even cause problems. For example, older doors sometimes fit poorly, or have little insulation, thus leading to extreme temperatures and vermin infestation.

Typical garage doors can last anywhere from 15 to 30 years, depending on the material they're made from and how well they're maintained. When that time is up, an old garage door may be nothing but problems. Not sure if it's time for a new garage door installation? Think about the benefits listed below. 


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Garage Door Tune-Up Information for New Homeowners
Tuesday, July 07, 2020
Garage Door Tune-Up Information for New Homeowners

Garage doors can wear out just like any other appliance or system in the home. To remain in good condition, doors and their mechanical components need regular tune-ups. Some homeowners wait until their garage door is broken before getting service, but preventative service can keep repair bills low, while also ensuring that your garage door remains functional. Here's what you need to know about garage door tune-ups. 


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4 Signs Its Time to Repair Your Garage Door
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
4 Signs Its Time to Repair Your Garage Door

Your home's garage door makes up a large part of your home's exterior. A well-maintained door can add value to your home while also improving curb appeal, while a door with maintenance problems can become an eye-sore. If your garage door is in need of repair, get it fixed as soon as possible. Here's what you should watch for when it's time to get your door fixed. 


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Need a Garage Door Motor Replacement? What to Do
Tuesday, June 09, 2020
Need a Garage Door Motor Replacement? What to Do

So, your garage door opener isn't working properly. Maybe the motor makes a noise, or the motion of the door opening and closing has become jerky. You're not sure what the problem is, but you suspect that the motor is wearing down. What steps should you take? Here's what you need to know about repairing your garage door opener to keep it working right. 


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Need to Replace Your Garage Door? Budgeting Tips
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Need to Replace Your Garage Door? Budgeting Tips

Garage door replacement isn't cheap, but when it needs to happen, a good garage door replacement can pay you back in a big way. Some sources say that the ROI of a new garage door installation is about 97%! If you're committed to buying a new garage door, then it's important to establish a budget. The following tips can help you find a door you can afford. 


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5 Steps to Getting Garage Door Opener Replacement
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
5 Steps to Getting Garage Door Opener Replacement

An old and unreliable garage door opener can be a problem. It can trap your car in the garage, make you late to work, and may even become a safety hazard. When the time comes to replace your garage door, knowing what to do can make the process easier overall. The most important step to getting your garage door opener replaced is finding the right garage repair person. Working with an experienced, seasoned professional can make your automatic garage door installation a less stressful and overall better experience. 


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Need a Place to Work? How to Make Your Garage into a Home Office
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Need a Place to Work? How to Make Your Garage into a Home Office

Are you looking for a place to work from home? Most garages can be easily converted into office space. Below are some of our best tips for creating a comfortable work environment inside your garage.  


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4 Tips for Holding a Graduation Party in Your Garage
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
4 Tips for Holding a Graduation Party in Your Garage

Graduation season is just around the corner, and your garage is the perfect place to have a party! These three tips can help you get started. By clearing the space, lighting it up and managing the potential noise, you can have a wonderful party to celebrate this important milestone in your loved one's life.


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Replacing a Garage Door Opener Remote? It's Easier Than You Think
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Replacing a Garage Door Opener Remote? It's Easier Than You Think

Garage door remote openers have made life a lot simpler since the 1950s, when controlling your garage door meant doing a lot of heavy lifting by hand. Today, all it takes is the touch of a button to open or close your garage door—until the remote breaks or gets lost, that is. Happily, while dealing with a broken or missing garage door opener remote might be inconvenient, replacing it isn’t a big deal. 


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Refresh Your Home's Curb Appeal With a Little Garage Door Spring Cleaning
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Refresh Your Home's Curb Appeal With a Little Garage Door Spring Cleaning

For most homeowners, spring cleaning takes place pretty much right after the excitement of the holidays. That’s when you — and your family, friends and neighbors — start spending a lot more time outdoors, so it makes sense to ensure your home is in top shape from both aesthetic and functional points of view.


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Garage Door Accessories to Make Your Door Look Like a Carriage Door
Tuesday, March 03, 2020
Garage Door Accessories to Make Your Door Look Like a Carriage Door

Are you bored with your conventional garage door? Give your garage old-world charm by converting your conventional garage door to a carriage-style door. To do this, you'll need to make a few simple changes. 


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Chain Drive Versus Belt Drive Garage Door Opener: What's the Difference?
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Chain Drive Versus Belt Drive Garage Door Opener: What's the Difference?

Most homeowners don't know the difference between the various kinds of garage door openers. When the time comes to buy a garage door opener, many homeowners feel a little out of their depth. If you're hoping to buy a new opener for your home, it may become helpful to know the difference between chain drive and belt drive models. These two products operate in much the same way, but perform slightly differently. Knowing the characteristics of each can help you decide which one is for you.


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Spring Facelift: Can You Paint a Garage Door?
Tuesday, February 04, 2020
Spring Facelift: Can You Paint a Garage Door?

Your garage door can have a big effect on your home’s appearance, and a door that’s old or worn can wind up making your entire property look dingy and unattractive. Fortunately, just like the rest of your home, sometimes all it takes is a fresh coat of paint to revive your doors and help your home shine. The key is to make sure you prep your door properly and select the right paint for the job.


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8 Ways to Improve Garage Door Security
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
8 Ways to Improve Garage Door Security

Every year in the U.S., about 1.5 million burglaries are reported to authorities. That’s about 1.5 million people left dealing with the aftermath of an unlawful entry — and often worse. Keeping your home secure is the best way to prevent burglary and other home-invasion crimes. That means doing all you can to improve the security of your home — and your garage, too. Fortunately, improving garage door security isn’t difficult. Here are eight ways you can keep your home safer in 2020 and beyond.


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5 Garage Door Trends to Consider When Buying a New Garage Door
Tuesday, January 07, 2020
5 Garage Door Trends to Consider When Buying a New Garage Door

Garage door trends change all the time. At Overhead Door of Wilmington, we provide products to homeowners seeking the latest and greatest garage doors for their homes. Below, we've listed some of the most intriguing and attractive types of garage doors. Pick the style that's right for you!


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Ideas for Homeowners Trying to Make Space in a Small Garage
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Ideas for Homeowners Trying to Make Space in a Small Garage

People tend to keep a lot of clutter in their garage. In a very small garage, managing that clutter can be very difficult. Maintaining good organization and using all the space available makes it easier to find what you're looking for. In this article, we'll cover basic tips that can help you solve your garage organization problems. 


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4 Holiday Garage Door Decoration Ideas
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
4 Holiday Garage Door Decoration Ideas

The best holiday garage door decorations are easy to install, creative, and fun to look at. In this post, we'll talk about some of our favorite ideas of festive garage door decorations. 


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Garage Door Buying Guide for Homeowners
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Garage Door Buying Guide for Homeowners

Costing between $700 and $1,400, new garage doors are a major investment. Choosing the right product is important. The door you select should be one that is durable and attractive, so you can enjoy it for many years to come. If you're in the position to buy a new garage door for your home, this garage door buying guide can help. 


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Take Steps to Ensure Winter Readiness for your Garage Door
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Take Steps to Ensure Winter Readiness for your Garage Door

It's not only people who require a little extra TLC in the winter. Many of your home's component systems also can benefit from a pre-season checkup and a few ongoing precautions to keep them functioning properly. 


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Everything You Need to Know about Carriage Garage Doors
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Everything You Need to Know about Carriage Garage Doors

Carriage garage doors are more popular than ever. Maybe it's the pleasing hardware, the charming windows, or the way they look like they belong on a stable. Whatever the reason, carriage doors have captured the attention of homeowners, and now more than ever, they're seeking these doors for their garages. If you're a homeowner who is considering installing carriage garage doors on your home, here's what you need to know.  


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Buying Garage Door Replacement Panels? What You Need to Know
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Buying Garage Door Replacement Panels? What You Need to Know

Replacing just one panel of the door is often less expensive than replacing the entire door. For a homeowner on a budget, panel replacement is a relatively affordable way to repair the door. If you're thinking about replacing a garage door panel, here's what you need to know. 


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Spooky Garage Door Decor for this Halloween
Tuesday, October 01, 2019
Spooky Garage Door Decor for this Halloween

Halloween is coming fast, and soon your neighbors will be putting up their exterior home decor. Will you? If you're not ready for the Halloween season yet, check out these fun garage door decorations which can help turn your home into a place of fun and fright.


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Is a Contemporary Garage Door Right for You?
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Is a Contemporary Garage Door Right for You?

Garage doors come in a variety of materials and styles, so that when the time comes to select a garage door, you can have your pick. Contemporary garage doors are known for their clean lines and minimalist style. They're unobtrusive, geometric, and understated.


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Garage Door Service Tips: What Homeowners Need to Know
Tuesday, September 03, 2019
Garage Door Service Tips: What Homeowners Need to Know

Your automatic garage door opener is a powerful machine capable of lifting a massive load. To keep that machine running smoothly, you'll need to arrange for garage door service on a regular basis. 


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Homeowner's Guide to Picking Garage Door Colors
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Homeowner's Guide to Picking Garage Door Colors

The color of your garage door can have a big impact on the appearance of your house. When picking a color, it's important to carefully consider all of your options and make a choice that will give your house an optimal curb appeal.


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3 Contemporary Garage Door Styles to Consider
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
3 Contemporary Garage Door Styles to Consider

Garage doors have changed a lot over the years, visually and structurally. If you’re ready to replace your garage door sometime soon, you’ll have a lot of choices to make and interesting models to choose from. Here’s what you need to know about some of the best contemporary garage door styles offered by Overhead Door of Wilmington.


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3 Best Ways to Keep Your Garage Cool in Summer
Thursday, July 25, 2019
3 Best Ways to Keep Your Garage Cool in Summer

Garages make an excellent work space, but not when they're uncomfortably hot. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to keep your garage cool. These tips make it easier to control the temperature inside your garage all year round.


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Is a Thermacore Garage Door Right For You?
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Is a Thermacore Garage Door Right For You?

Are you shopping for a new garage door? If so, this is your opportunity to purchase a product that will promote a comfortable environment in your garage, make your garage look great for buyers, and improve the overall value of your house. This is an excellent time to purchase a Thermacore door from The Overhead Door Company of Wilmington ™. 


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Garage Door Maintenance: Ample TLC Assures Lasting Performance
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Garage Door Maintenance: Ample TLC Assures Lasting Performance

Garage door maintenance does not require a lot of time or effort, but there are some basic routine maintenance tips that will ensure lasting good looks and performance. Here's what you need to know.


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What Types of Garage Doors are the Most Popular?
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
What Types of Garage Doors are the Most Popular?

Garage doors are one of the easiest home improvements to make: With a modest cost and a top-notch return on investment, they more than return your expenses with a boost in home value, curb appeal, and home safety. 


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Wooden Garage Doors Enhance the Look of Your Home
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Wooden Garage Doors Enhance the Look of Your Home

No matter what your home's architectural style, from country cottage to urban chic, chances are that there's a wooden garage door to complement the appearance. Highly rated for both beauty and durability, wood is a traditional material that is every bit as suitable for modern homes as for historic residences. 


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Modern Garage Doors: Boring Is Not an Option
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Modern Garage Doors: Boring Is Not an Option

Today, a garage door can be every bit as stylish and exciting as your home's front entry. And good looks aren't the only benefits of modern garage doors. They operate efficiently, are customizable in different ways, add to your home's safety and value, and are durable and virtually maintenance-free. If you're in the market for a new garage door, why not investigate the unique and innovative new possibilities?


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What does garage door repair cost?
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
What does garage door repair cost?

When your garage door stops working properly, it can be irritating—especially when your car is stuck inside and you need to get to work. Learn common garage door problems and the typical garage door repair cost to weigh whether you're better off repairing your garage door or replacing it with a modern garage door. 


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3 Steps to Making Garage Door Security a Priority
Tuesday, April 02, 2019
3 Steps to Making Garage Door Security a Priority

Everybody loves summer vacations — including burglars. Each year in the U.S., millions of homes are burglarized, and not surprisingly, a lot of those break-ins are planned for times when homeowners are elsewhere, like at work or on vacation. In fact, some cities have an increase in burglary rates during the summer, when burglars know homeowners are more likely to be absent for long stretches of time.


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For Garage Door Repair, Trust a Professional
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
For Garage Door Repair, Trust a Professional

Not only does a garage door keep your car safe, it also adds an extra level of protection for the rest of your home. Designed with aesthetic appeal, most garage doors also boost the home’s exterior décor. As is common with most large structures, over time, garage doors are susceptible to break downs causing an inconvenience or pose serious danger to people and property.


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Why Choose Barn-Style Garage Doors
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Why Choose Barn-Style Garage Doors

Barn-style garage doors are popular among home owners who want a homey or rustic look. These bold garage doors will generate plenty of curb appeal if you're thinking of selling your home, but that's not the only reason to fall for barn-style garage doors. Learn the best reasons to choose these garage doors now.


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5 Reasons To Call a Professional to Repair Your Garage Door
Thursday, March 14, 2019
5 Reasons To Call a Professional to Repair Your Garage Door

As is common with any structure (particularly large structures), garage doors are often bound to break down and cause grave inconveniences or pose a serious danger to human life and property.


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From Materials to Mechanisms: The Essential Guide to Choosing a Garage Door
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
From Materials to Mechanisms: The Essential Guide to Choosing a Garage Door

Choosing the right garage door is a major purchase that can add security, appeal, and value to your home. There are a lot of factors to consider when selecting the right one for you. You'll need to choose the what material and mechanism fits your budget and style. While you're at it, don't forget about additional security and safety features.


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Thinking of Garage Door Springs DIY? 4 Reasons Why You Should Leave It to the Professionals
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Thinking of Garage Door Springs DIY? 4 Reasons Why You Should Leave It to the Professionals

Has your garage door opener started to strain when raising and lowering your garage door? Do the torsion springs creak or grind when you try to operate your door opener? Is there visible damage or do they look broken? You may have a garage door torsion spring that needs to be replaced.


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What Are the Key Garage Door Accessories That Every Homeowner Should Know?
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
What Are the Key Garage Door Accessories That Every Homeowner Should Know?

One basic step to ensure the durability of your garage door is to understand its key components, their operation, what they do and how to keep them operating optimally. A garage door is made up of many different parts that work in harmony to enable it to open and close safely. Some of these parts and accessories include the garage door opener, remote controller, safety photo eyes, springs, rollers, hinges, cables, pulleys, weather seals and more. 


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Garage Door 911: Can It Be Repaired?
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Garage Door 911: Can It Be Repaired?

Your garage door is an investment in your property’s appearance and safety – real estate professionals estimate that a new garage door can boost a home’s list price by 1 to 4 percent. Unlike gutters, your garage door is more complicated and involves delicate electrical systems and powerful motors. Additionally, a malfunctioning door can be a safety hazard to your family and pets.


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5 Things You Should Do Frequently to Ensure Optimal Garage Door Performance
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
5 Things You Should Do Frequently to Ensure Optimal Garage Door Performance

When your garage door is working properly, it is easy to ignore and assume everything is well. Many homeowners take their garage doors for granted when they are opening and closing as required. However, failure to frequently check up on the door even when it’s performing normally may result in problems that will eventually require extensive repairs. 


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6 Tips to Find the Right Garage Door Technician for you
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
6 Tips to Find the Right Garage Door Technician for you

If your garage door is malfunctioning, it can be both an inconvenience and nuisance for you as all your plans could halt when your car is locked in. Plus, it can pose serious danger to you and your family or employees if not repaired in time. 

When looking for a garage door repair technician, it is important to consider the following factors to avoid getting shoddy repairs from inexperienced or unqualified garage door repair technicians.


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Common Garage Door Malfunctions and How to Spot Them
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Common Garage Door Malfunctions and How to Spot Them

The secret to avoiding malfunctions on the largest moving part in your home (garage door) is undertaking preventative maintenance. Your garage door is bound to malfunction every once in a while, but taking preventative care and knowing what to do to avoid these malfunctions can save you big on repair costs.


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Garage Door Materials: Know the Pros and Cons
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Garage Door Materials: Know the Pros and Cons

If you are considering installing a new garage door, whether for the first time or to replace an outdated one, you probably know there are different materials to choose from.


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5 Common Garage Door Issues and How to Spot Them
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
5 Common Garage Door Issues and How to Spot Them

Garage doors, as is common with any huge operating structure, are bound to have performance problems every now and then. The major problems arise from malfunctioning operation mechanisms or accessories such as garage door openers and remote controllers. It is important to understand various common problems with garage doors and their signs, so that you can take action to remedy them early enough.


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How a Garage Door Makeover Can Change the Entire Look of Your Home
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
How a Garage Door Makeover Can Change the Entire Look of Your Home

When people start thinking about things that they can do to better their curb appeal and give their home a makeover, their garage door is not usually at the top of the list. However, giving your garage door a makeover can completely change the look of your home, giving it a brand new look and feel. 


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