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Insulation and Wood Garage Doors

For over thirty years, Quality Overhead Door has been servicing and installing garage doors in Ohio and Michigan. During that time, one of the most popular topics we’re regularly asked about is wood garage doors with insulation. Since the beauty of insulated wooden garage doors adds significant curb appeal to just about any property, homeowners are often curious about their pros and cons versus other garage door materials such as steel, aluminum, fiberglass and faux wood. To answer some of our clients’ most freque... Read more

What Is the Strongest Garage Door?

What is the strongest garage door_ What is the strongest type of garage door? It’s a question we hear a lot — and after servicing the greater Toledo area since 1982, it’s also a question we feel well qualified to answer. Most homeowners don’t replace their garage doors that often, and it goes without saying that what made for strong garage doors 15 years ago is vastly different from what’s on the market today. Improved materials and construction methods have greatly increased your ability to choose a door that makes... Read more

High Lift Garage Door Conversions

high lift garage door Do you have a high garage ceiling — but a garage door that’s much lower? Does this limit how many or what type of vehicles you can park in your garage? If you’ve answered, “Yes!” to either of these questions, then you might be frustrated by your inability to use all of that extra clearance in your garage. The good news is that using a high lift garage door conversion, you can start taki... Read more

Knowing When It’s Time to Replace Your Garage Door Springs

Know when it is time to replace your garage door's springs Your garage door is one of the hardest working components in your home. Just think about how often you raise and lower it. For many homeowners, it serves as a veritable front door. But all that heavy lifting inevitably brings wear and tear to your garage door. Some of its many moving parts are bound to break down eventually, and there’s a good chance Read more

How Much Horsepower Does My Garage Door Opener Need?

How Much Horsepower Does My Opener Need Your garage door is one of the largest and heaviest pieces of moving equipment in your home. You use it every single day and usually several times — and that means you need it to run properly for convenient living. Having the right horsepower for your garage door opener is a crucial part of a properly functioning door. You need to consider several factors before deciding which opener, and which motor, is best for your garage door and your home. Read more

7 Signs You Need a New Garage Door

need new garage door When it comes to home improvement, most homeowners are looking for something they can fix or change that will give them a large and immediate return on investment. If you’re one of those homeowners, then a garage door replacement is one answer that will fit the bill. Your garage door is one of the first things people see when they look at your home. You also probably use it several times every single day, which means it needs to be working properly. This makes your garage door a great choice for your nex... Read more

Do I Need Annual Garage Door Maintenance?

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 for... Read more

Signs You Need a New Garage Door Opener

Signs need new garage door opener Your garage door is one of the most frequently used moving equipment pieces in your entire home. You probably open and close it several times a day, which means you do so possibly hundreds of times every month. What many people fail to remember is that the garage door opener is just as important as the door itself. If your door won’t open, you probably won’t be going anywhere. Read more

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

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