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My Garage Door Is Broken. Can I Fix It Myself?

We use our garage doors all the time. In fact, some of us use them more frequently than we use our front doors. After all, when you’ve just parked your car in the garage, it’s quick and convenient to enter your home via the garage — especially when you’re carrying bags full of groceries. However, all this use results in considerable wear and tear. Over time, that inevitably leads to your garage door breaking down. If a breakdown has just happened to you, then you might be wondering whether to call a garage door pro... Read more

What Is a Smart Garage Door Opener?

Do you often find it difficult to locate your garage door remote in your car’s glove compartment when you get home after a long day at work? Are you tired of your teenager continually leaving the garage door open when he takes the car? When you’re not at home, do you find yourself worrying about keeping your family and possessions safe? If any of these scenarios sound familiar, then chances are, you could benefit from installing a Read more

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

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... 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 d... 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

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