Get In or Out, Even When The Power's Out

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Sep 10, 2019 8:31:00 AM

 

RAYNOR SOLUTION: GARAGE DOOR OPENERS WITH BATTERY BACKUP

Though it is inconvenient at best when your electricity goes out, losing the ability to open or close your garage door can be among the most unnerving consequences. Of course, you can operate the door manually from inside the garage by pulling on the emergency release handle. Be sure you and other family members know how to do that. Another good solution: Choose a garage door opener with DC backup power.

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Topics: Garage Safety, Garage Door Repair



Can A New Garage Door Help Keep Your Home Healthy?

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Jun 20, 2019 8:36:00 AM

 

If your home has an attached garage, a new well-insulated and tight-sealing garage door may help you improve the indoor air quality of your entire home. Sound like a big promise? Considering just how "big" your garage door opening is, you might think of it as the largest single entry point for airborne contaminants and pests. 

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Topics: Replacing Your Garage Door, Garage Safety



Do You Know These Telltale Signs That Your Garage Door Needs Service?

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Feb 17, 2019 8:29:00 AM

 

While we definitely recommend a thorough service inspection by a certified Raynor dealer every 1 to 2 years, there are a few things you can check yourself to prevent problems from escalating. These visual checks should become a routine for you every month, especially if the garage door experiences hard use in your home.

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Topics: Care & Maintenance, Garage Safety, Garage Door Repair



Hurricane Ready™ Garage Doors Are Not Just For Coastal Homes

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Nov 13, 2018 8:52:00 AM

Any architect that is involved with construction in coastal areas is already quite familiar with specifying reinforced hurricane-rated garage doors that protect against wind-blown debris. They are a longstanding requirement established by code in south Florida, Texas and other regions. In recent years as the devastating effects of tropical storms as well as tornados have been mapped and studied, there is a broader perspective arising that suggests this wind protection specification is not just for beach houses any more.

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Topics: Garage Safety



How A Professional Garage Door Dealer Can Help You Make An Intelligent Purchase Decision.

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Feb 24, 2017 8:46:34 AM

If you are considering a new garage door or opener, there are plenty of options out there for product selections as well as local dealers and installers. We might suggest that quality of the installation and the ongoing service offered by your local dealer should be among the most important factors to consider, right along with the quality and styling of the door system.

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Topics: Replacing Your Garage Door, Garage Safety



Garage Safety Tips

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Jun 19, 2015 1:35:23 PM

A garage in disarray can harbor all sorts of hidden hazards, resulting in injury, property damage or rodent infestation. In observance of the June National Garage Safety Month, here are some tips for improving general garage safety.

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Topics: Garage Safety



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