Have you ever pulled out of your garage, driven away, and wondered if you closed the garage door? You’re not alone, and considering that most home invasions begin through the garage, it’s important to make sure that you don’t accidently leave it open. That’s where home garage door automation comes in.
The modern smart home allows homeowners to be completely connected to their houses, even when they’re away. You can now lock the doors, turn on the lights, and even adjust the thermostat all by using an app on your smartphone. That same convenience is also extended to the garage door.
Think insulated garage doors are only necessary in cooler climates? Think again. There are plenty of benefits for your home and your wallet when you opt for insulating your garage door, no matter what kind of climate you’re in. For example, an insulated garage door provides better climate control, energy efficiency, less noise in your home, and can even strengthen your garage door.
Continue reading to learn more about the benefits of insulating your garage door.
If you’re thinking about purchasing a new garage door, you want to know how big of a door you need and how much it will cost. Knowing how to measure for a new garage door is a great way to answer these two questions.
In this post, we’ll teach you the steps to measuring for a new garage door. However, you’ll still want to have a certified garage door technician confirm that the measurements are correct.
Your garage door is made up of many parts. When one or more of those parts malfunctions, it can cause the entire system to stop working. To determine why your garage door isn’t working, you need to figure out which part is at fault.
In this post, we take a closer look at the most common garage door parts that need to be replaced. However, it’s important to remember that attempting to repair your own garage door can be extremely dangerous. You should always consult a professional garage door repair company like Precision Door Houston for expert service.
It’s finally spring, which means it’s time for a little spring cleaning. But while you’re power washing the porch, you suddenly realize that your garage door is looking a little less than spectacular.
Lucky for you, there are plenty of ways to breathe new life into your old door and give it the makeover it needs. Just continue reading to learn our tips for how to transform your garage door this spring.
Have you ever been in a rush only to find that your garage door won’t open? It’s a frustrating scenario to say the least, but you’re not completely helpless. Troubleshooting the reason why your garage door won’t open could end up saving you time and money.
First, you’ll want to make sure the door is completely closed. If it’s open at all, you should call a certified professional right away. Attempting to move a door that’s in the up and open position is extremely dangerous and could result in extensive damage.
If the door isn’t open, then you’re ready to start troubleshooting. Read through the following tips carefully to diagnose the problem. If you’re in a hurry, skip to the Disconnect Manually section below.
Whether you’ve recently purchased a new garage door opener, remote, or keypad, they need to be programmed so the door opens when you need it to. If you own a LiftMaster, Chamberlain, or Sears brand opener, programming can be accomplished in just a matter of minutes. Follow the helpful steps below and you’ll have your equipment up and running in no time!
Keep in mind that some older models (mostly those made before 1993) have been discontinued, and it may be challenging to find a new compatible remote. The end of this post discusses a solution for matching an old garage door to a new remote.
At Precision Door Houston, we’ve been getting a lot of questions from concerned homeowners who have a Genie garage door opener that’s not working properly. That’s a major concern because we know that a malfunctioning garage door opener isn’t just frustrating, it can be extremely dangerous if left unchecked.
To help you determine why your Genie garage door opener isn’t working, follow these troubleshooting steps below.
You take a lot of pride in the look of your home, both inside and out. The trees planted in the yard are trimmed regularly, and the flowers leading up to the front door are as fragrant as they are beautiful. Every aspect of your home’s exterior is in complete harmony—except for the garage door.
There are dozens of good reasons to replace your garage door, whether it’s broken, outdated, or just plain ugly. But knowing how to choose the right garage door style for your home can be difficult. To guide you in the right direction, follow the three steps below to ensure that you pick the door that’s right for you.
For years, the garage door has served as a second entrance (or in many cases the new front door) to homes across the globe. But now, these convenient moveable walls are making their way to other areas of the house, thanks to the ingenuity of designers and architects.
Imagine being able to open your living room to the backyard, deck, or garden. Or how about a dining room that quickly turns into an indoor/outdoor space for hosting? Glass garage doors are transforming the way people think about changeable spaces in their home, providing a stronger connection to the world around them and bringing the outdoors inside.
So now you’re probably wondering which garage door styles work best indoors? Well, that’s exactly what we’re about to find out!