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10 Must-Have Options To Take Your Garage Door From Good To Great

Posted by Staci Anderson on Mar 29, 2021 1:59:03 PM

Just as with other home repair and remodeling projects, there are many options available when replacing your garage door. And compared to other home remodeling investments, there is one key advantage to keep in mind with respect to garage doors: You can expect nearly a full return on your investment in terms of home resale value. That superior payback is confirmed every year in a national survey of real estate and remodeling professionals.

So why settle for just an ordinary door? Here are some simple ways to customize and personalize your selection.

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Picking Up the Pace With High Efficiency Dock Doors

Posted by Staci Anderson on Mar 8, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Right in step with today's global pressures on supply chain efficiency, Raynor dock door solutions are literally at the forefront, helping distribution centers meet new high-use requirements while saving energy. Raynor's expanded range of door designs offers latest innovations for improved R-value, open/close speeds plus rugged durability.

Following is a summary of how the different types of Raynor dock doors address specifications related to newly constructed warehouses as well as requirements for replacement applications.

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[CHECKLIST] Keep Your Garage Door Working Smoothly This Winter

Posted by Brittany Shannon on Jan 27, 2021 2:02:30 PM

Regardless of season, you definitely want your garage door to open and close reliably. But in winter months, cold temperatures and moisture can be especially tough on the door's moving parts, potentially causing the door to stick and make your opener work extra hard. To avoid being stranded in or out of your garage as winter winds blow, consider taking care of these few maintenance checks. They are easy to do and will give you peace of mind through toughest weather.

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How to Reset Your Garage Door Opener When Moving Into a Different Home

Posted by Staci Anderson on Dec 1, 2020 8:40:58 AM

If you are among the more than 4.5 million U.S. families that are buying an existing single family home this year, we have one suggestion for your move-in checklist: Remember to reset the devices that control your garage door opener. Just as important as changing your home's door locks or keying, this security step will help prevent unauthorized access to your new castle and also protect everything in the garage including all those boxes you may have staged there as you complete your move and get organized.

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Topics: Garage Door Operating Tips

Dressing Up Your Garage For Entertaining

Posted by Staci Anderson on Aug 13, 2020 3:03:16 PM

As people refrain from going out during the pandemic, America's garages are being reimagined as entertainment spaces to host small groups of family and familiar friends.

A conveniently large, flexible and airy room, the garage can enable social distancing by allowing guests to "spread out" with extra seating and still enjoy good times together.

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Topics: Garage Door Usage

New Alternatives to Wood Garage Doors

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Jul 23, 2020 4:47:56 PM

Because garage door replacement has proven to be a popular and proven way to refresh a home’s aesthetics and to add resale value, upgrading your garage door is a rewarding home improvement project that requires careful consideration of the best options, including your choice of door materials.

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Topics: Replacing Your Garage Door

Add Garage Door Safety To All The Wellness Advice For This Summer

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Jun 23, 2020 9:45:00 AM

Amidst social distancing and other safe practices that have disrupted our lives the past few months,  June brings a bit gentler but still important suggestion that we pay attention to a few things about garage door safety as well. 

June is officially Garage Door Safety Month (#GarageDoorSafety), a national observance established by the International Door Association (IDA) and Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association (DASMA). It is a time to make sure your door is operating safely and that you and your family use it with cautious respect. Here is a brief safety checklist to keep in mind year round.

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Topics: Garage Safety, #garagedoorsafetymonth

10 Cool Things You Can Do With a Raynor MyQ™ Enabled Garage Door Opener

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Jun 10, 2020 10:24:58 AM

The ability to open and close your garage door from anywhere in the world is certainly an amazing feature of MyQ™ controlled garage door openers. Perhaps it was that cool new feature that first attracted us to the technology. But did you know about these other emerging capabilities for security, peace of mind and possibly "just because I can" convenience?

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Topics: Garage Door Usage, Garage Safety

How To Change Batteries In Your Garage Door Remotes

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Mar 26, 2020 10:14:40 AM


If your remote transmitters are beginning to work intermittently, or not at all, it may be time to change the batteries. In normal residential use of remotes, the batteries typically last about two years. Here are a few simple steps to get your Raynor controls powered up again.

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Topics: Operating Tips

What's Trending In Home Design? Look First At Garage Doors.

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Mar 13, 2020 12:31:50 PM


Once again, this year Raynor Garage Doors participated as an exhibitor at the International Builders Show (IBS) in Las Vegas. If you follow building design and home improvement trends, this is the dream show to attend. Homeowners, builders, remodelers, architects, designers – really every attendee – can find plenty of inspiration at this huge event which hosted more than 1500 exhibitors and 95,000 people.

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Topics: Replacing Your Garage Door

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