6 Safety Tips for New Garage Door Owners

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If you’re the owner of your first official garage door, you may not realize how hazardous garage doors can be when neglected or mishandled. Here are six ways to practice safe garage-door management.

1. Learn How to Operate Your Garage Door

Take the time to study and use the information in the owner manual that came with your garage door opener. If you don’t have the original manual, contact the manufacturer of your garage door opener to learn where you can obtain a copy of the instructions.

5 Reasons to Add a Rear Door Onto Your Garage

Your garage may already have a rear access door installed that’s the same size as a standard house door. But what if you added a full-size garage door to the rear of your garage? Many homeowners recognize the benefits of having a garage door installed in the back wall of their garage, and they add extra garage doors for the five reasons listed here.

4 Features Your Receiving Dock Garage Door Openers Should Have

Your receiving dock is like the lifeline for your entire business. In addition to accepting new deliveries, your receiving area is where you greet new vendors, unload product, and take care of initial invoicing, which means that the entire area needs to be as functional as possible. Fortunately, you can streamline your receiving dock by updating your garage door openers. Here are four features your new garage door openers should have and how these helpful systems will improve your operation.

4 Ways to Upgrade New Garage Doors With Specialty Hardware

A perfectly utilitarian garage door is a fine thing. If it rolls or lifts smoothly and looks fresh and clean, a new garage door stands on its own merits. Sometimes, however, you want a little more from the door. When you desire a garage door with a bit of character, durability, or sophistication, use one of the following four types of specialty hardware.
    1. Castle-Style Rustic
Nothing says “This is my castle” like stone walls and heavy wooden entry doors. If you’ve chosen a pair of rustic wooden garage doors for your stone-sided home, add a touch of ancient authenticity to the garage doors with hardware that’s bold, simple, and substantial.


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