Evolution of the Garage Door Remote

Garage doors and door openers have evolved considerably over the decades, and one thing that has changed right along with them is the garage door remote — first, a brief history of garage doors and openers. Before the Ford Model-T, most people didn’t own a car, so...

Choosing the Right Commercial Garage Door

Style and function are likely two primary considerations when purchasing a garage door for your home. When buying a commercial garage door, those considerations must be expanded. If you’re a typical homeowner, you open and close your garage door a couple of times per...

Preventing Garage Break-Ins

Break-ins happen every day, and the most common point of access is your garage. Most break-ins are crimes of opportunity. If criminals think no-one is home or that your garage door would be easy to compromise, they will take advantage of the situation. Recent...

Better Barn Doors

There was a time when old-style hip-roofed barns were everywhere! Most were painted red, so stood out as the prominent structure on most farm sites. Today, many of those grand old buildings have fallen into disrepair or simply, fallen down – replaced with modern,...

Choosing the Right Garage Door Opener

So, the time has come – it’s happened – your garage door opener is no longer opening the garage door. It needs to be replaced, and the question becomes, “What type of garage door opener should I get?” There are a number of options available, so it’s important to do...