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Best Quiet Garage Door Opener

Best Quiet Garage Door Opener Many people throughout the Northwest Ohio and Southwest Michigan regions live in home units above or below others, which means lifting and closing their garage door can be a huge nuisance if it makes a lot of noise. If you tend to leave or come home early in the morning or late at night and someone in your household sleeps during that time, you don’t want to have to worry about waking them for every trip. Luckily, at Quality Overhead Door, we offer a pleasing variety of products for yo... Read more

Common Garage Door Problems in the Winter

common garage door problems winter Winters in the Northwest Ohio or Southwest Michigan regions can be harsh and it’s easy to forget the effect they can have on your garage doors. As one of the most-used pieces of large moving equipment in your home, it can be a huge inconvenience if something goes wrong with your door. You could have trouble getting your vehicle out of the house or might even get stuck outside in the cold. There are a few common garage door problems in the winter that you should stay on ... Read more

How Does Winter Affect Your Garage Door?

winter affects garage doors Your garage door is one of the largest and most expensive pieces of mechanical equipment in your home. And if you’re like most people, you probably open and close it several times throughout each day. Winter is easily the harshest season for your door and a number of problems can arise if you aren’t careful. It would be a pain to have to deal with a broken garage door during any season, but to be stuck outside in the cold because something went wrong would definitely be the worst. ... Read more

Do I Need Annual Garage Door Maintenance?

Homeowners typically have their heating systems, cars and many other household items inspected and maintained on a regular basis. Why not the garage door? It can be easy to forget that your garage door is the largest moving object in most homes and has many expensive moving parts that need proper maintenance. Most people open and close their garage door hundreds of times every single month, which leads to the natural wear and tear associated with heavy use. While it can be easy to forget about your door, life would be extremely inconvenient without it. That’s why annual garage door maintenance services are beneficial to any homeowner with a garage. (more…) Read more

How to Battle Bugs in Your Backyard

keep backyard patio bug free It can be great to enjoy your backyard in the summer — sitting out on the patio with friends, enjoying a refreshing drink or two. In most parts of the country, though, it’s hard to hang out in the backyard without some unwanted pests spoiling the party. Figuring out how to keep bugs out of a backyard can be a stressful challenge, but you don’t have to live with these insect invaders. People have figured out how to keep bugs off patio decks, and you can, too. Here’s how to make a patio bug... Read more

Garage Door Maintenance Checklist

Garage Door Maintenance Checklist When do I need maintenance on my garage door? It’s a fair question. It’s important to realize that your garage door requires regular maintenance. Even the best garage door has parts that will wear out eventually, and the sooner you see signs of a problem, the better chance you have of correcting it before it becomes a major repair. It’s tempting just to wait until something goes wrong to get someone to service your garage door, but that could be costly and inconven... Read more

Benefits of a Storm Door

benefits storm door Have you considered the benefits of a storm door on the front door, or for that matter, on any door of your home? If you’re like a lot of people, you may have felt that since you don’t live in a hurricane zone, you don’t need a storm door. But there are actually many benefits of a storm door you may not realize until you install one. Before you discount the idea of having your very own storm door, here are some storm door benefits to consider. Read more

Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

summer home maintenance checklist As each season approaches, there are some maintenance tasks you want to accomplish so you’re ready for everything that season. The best way to keep track of all you need to do is with a checklist. Some key elements of your summer home maintenance checklist will be ensuring you can stay cool during the summer heat. However, there are some tasks that apply to each season. To help you put together your own summer home maintenance checklist, here’s a look at ours. Read more

How Does Summer Weather Affect Your Garage Door?

summer weather affects garage door When you buy your garage door, you will probably take the effects of weather on garage doors into consideration. For example, you may opt to purchase an insulated garage door to help keep your home cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. Or you may buy a steel or composite door to help protect you against rain, hail or snow beating against your door. But have you really thought about all the possible effects of weather on garage doors, especially summer weather? Here are some ... Read more

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