Garage Improvements to Help You Save on Energy Costs

Everyone wants to save money on their energy bills, but most do not know how. Few people realize that even though they may only use their garage twice per day, that they may be losing energy in their garage. With a few easy upgrades and a bit of maintenance, you can lower your heating bill. Read more

winter prepared

Be Winter Prepared with Overhead Door™

Are your kids ready to have the first snowball fight of the season? Are you ready to bundle up? Is your home ready to withstand the colder temps? It may feel like a chore some days, but you know the sooner the better when it is time to be winter prepared. We have a few tips for you!

 

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Unbalanced Garage Door

Unbalanced Garage Door: Warning Signs

When something you use isn’t working right, you probably want to fix it. Perhaps your laundry list of repairs has been growing around the house. How do you prioritize them? Well, any that may affect the safety of your family and home may be a good place to start. Knowing that, it is wise to be mindful of warning signs of an unbalanced garage door.

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Power Outage

Power Outage: How to Open a Garage Door

Do you have an emergency kit for power outages? Do you have plans in place on how to go about your day without certain amenities? Your garage door may be one of those amenities you easily forget about. Do you open and close your door each day by simply pressing a button? Well, that garage door opener needs electricity. Let’s talk about how to open a garage door during a power outage.

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Garage Door Wind Resistance

Garage Door Wind Resistance

We imagine most of you have found yourselves walking into the wind before. You’ve maybe even tried to stand in place while the wind blows. Think about how you exert strength to withstand the force. How is it that more things aren’t blowing away when the mighty gusts hit? Luckily most of our major structures are built to stand strong and withstand the elements, including garage doors. This week we have put together a summary of what you need to know about garage door wind resistance.

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Winterize Your Garage

While it is still warm outside, it is time for winter preparation. All it takes is an afternoon, and you can prevent frozen pipes and leaking cold air in your garage. Temperatures will be dropping sooner than you think. Follow our quick guide to winterize your garage. Read more

Renovating Your Garage

Renovating Your Garage

If you have ever thought about adding a man cave or a cozy teenage hangout in your home but just don’t have the space, we have the solution for you. Ever thought about remodeling? With a few flooring changes and just the right organization you can add more living space to your home by renovating your garage. Or change it into a few other spaces, too.

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Torsion Springs

Torsion Springs Explained

Have you ever thought about how heavy a garage door really is? Think about how you can open and close it without much effort. You can thank the torsion springs. While they are one of the most important working parts of your garage door system, they can also be one of the most dangerous. Garage door springs need regular maintenance to stay functional and safe. We’ve got you covered on things to be watching for with torsion springs.

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Value Added with New Garage Door

New Garage Door Value

Did you realize that your garage door is likely the largest entryway to your home? This means it also has great potential for added value and curb appeal. Remember, we did say it is one of the largest pieces of your humble abode. It is a great opportunity for curb appeal, design, security, and functionality. You are likely to find added value with a new garage door.

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Building regulations

Building Regulations

When you bought your house, you knew you would eventually need more storage space. Did that include thinking about building a garage or shed? Or even a carport? You will likely need a permit for that. You need to know every aspect of the Kentucky building regulations, permits, and laws before beginning.

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