10 Interesting Facts About Garage Doors

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Nov 26, 2019 8:30:00 AM

 

We always knew that garage doors have a demanding life of ups and downs. But upon closer inspection of statistics and trivia, there is more to their story suggesting that these large entrances to our home are deserving of particular respect. Well, OK, we make garage doors. What else would you expect us to say? Still, these factoids may at least cause you to notice a few things about your garage and its doors.

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Topics: Garage Door Usage, Replacing Your Garage Door



Personalize The Color Of Your New Garage Doors

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Nov 8, 2019 8:30:00 AM

 

NEW COLORWAVE™ CUSTOM COLORS

One of the nice things about fresh, new Raynor garage doors is how they can instantly dress up the appearance of your garage as well as the curb appeal of your entire home. Now, with our new ColorWave™ paint options, you can customize that fresh new look even further with any of 1500 distinctive colors. Go bold. Be different. Or simply choose a color that more accurately matches your front door or other exterior elements of your home.

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Topics: Design-A-Door, Replacing Your Garage Door



Which Do You Prefer: A Double Garage Door? Or Two Single Doors?

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Aug 6, 2019 8:30:00 AM

 

 

The answer depends on a few related matters such as the architecture of your home, its street facing direction, the width of the garage and if you are applying doors to a new garage or retrofitting an existing one which may already have a center post. Like other choices in home design, there are many advantages with either option.

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Topics: Design-A-Door, Replacing Your Garage Door



What's Big In Garage Doors?

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Jul 16, 2019 9:02:00 AM

 

NEW DESIGNS, SMART HOME CONNECTIVITY AND MORE

If you are considering a new garage door and opener this year, these advances in design may be worth noting, especially if you are particular about purchases of this type. And you should be particular when selecting something as large and visually prominent as a garage door. Here are some of the fine points to know before buying. 

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Topics: Design-A-Door, Replacing Your Garage Door



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



Should You Opt For An Insulated Garage Door?

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Apr 17, 2019 8:30:00 AM

 

With all of the many garage door designs and materials available today, choosing the right combination can be a little complicated. Let us suggest one way of narrowing the choices: Focus only on doors that have good insulation (R) value. There are many reasons why. Here are some of the main advantages.

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Topics: Replacing Your Garage Door



Choosing The Best Garage Door Materials For Your Home And Climate

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Apr 1, 2019 9:28:04 AM

 

The range of garage door styles, colors and accessories is continuing to grow in some bold new directions. Still, because of their proven performance advantages, the different materials offered tend to fall into 5 main categories. Knowing which materials are best for your garage may help you choose a door solution that will last longer and ultimately save you money. Here is a quick summary of the primary questions to ask before making your choice.

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Topics: Replacing Your Garage Door



Raynor Garage Doors Play A Big Role In Remodeling Success Stories

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Apr 24, 2018 1:11:53 PM

#BuyersBootcamp Garage Door

If you haven’t yet seen the Buyers Bootcamp program on DIY Network and HGTV, you may find the show’s concept interesting. The host, Scott McGillivray, compares remodeling “pitches” of two property owners, then chooses one property for a makeover and covers the costs himself. If the makeover results in profit, he shares in it. If it isn’t profitable in terms of added resale value, he shares in that outcome as well. Raynor garage doors are featured in two episodes this spring.

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Topics: Replacing Your Garage Door



Go Large With Your Garage Door Window Styling

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Apr 17, 2018 8:30:00 AM

Skinny top windows are out. Bolder and larger window treatments are in as Raynor’s stylish new Aspen Series garage doors can be fitted with any of 16 different LuxeVue™ window designs to punch up the curb appeal of your home.

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Topics: Replacing Your Garage Door



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



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