Last week, I installed a new garage door for the daughter of a long-time friend. I knew she was a smart girl, but she blew me away with the (more…)
A common garage door problem that we get called about all the time is when someone needs to erase the garage door codes in their garage door opener.
Frequently this occurs when homeowners move into a new house and want to deny acccess to the garage door opener by the past occupants.
Solving this problem is a simple thing if you know what to do. (more…)
LiftMaster vs. Genie
There are a few different garage opener makes and models on the market today. The two main companies are Chamberlain Group, manufacturer of the LiftMaster brand and The Overhead Door Company, owner of The Genie Company. It’s estimated that LiftMaster and Genie brands are in 90 percent of the some 50 million garages in the United States. So which brand is better, and how do you choose? (more…)
The new plug-in Hybrids (PHEV) will revolutionize the way we think about fuel efficiency. Chevy has one called the Volt and Toyota has a new version of the Prius. Currently, neither one is available for purchase to the masses, but there are 3rd party conversions that you can get to transform your current Prius into a plug-in right now.
The idea is that the PHEVs charge overnight and then run off the electric battery until the power is depleted, at which point, it switches to the standard Hybrid method of fuel consumption. (more…)
The price of a garage door can range from $600 to more than $6,000; since that price range is too large to be at all helpful, this post will help you “ballpark” the price of a garage door. We will break it down according to the type of material used, providing a summary and price range for each type of garage door; so this post should be really helpful as a first step in deciding which garage door is right for you. (more…)