Asked Questions about Garages
An overhead door is a standard-style residential garage door that opens by lifting up, overhead, either manually or with an electric motor. They can be designed in various ways, but typically are three to four hinged sections with stylish windows in one of the sections. We also carry styles that can include windows throughout the entire door facewith optional window placement.
In general, standard sizes for door widths are 8’, 9’ 10’, 12’, 15’, 16’, 18’ and 20’. Some door series may have exceptions to this rule. Check with us about the availability of specific sizes or custom width doors.
All Overhead Door steel garage doors can be painted with the color of your choice by using latex paint.
Depending upon the damage involved to the garage door system, it is possible in many cases to replace a section of your garage door. We can evaluate your situation and give you a recommendation on the best course of action.
Our products are available exclusively through a nationwide network of distributors. The price of your new garage door is influenced by a wide range of factors, including regional conditions. We should be contacted for an accurate price for the specific product you are considering.
We recommend you have your garage door inspected annually. We can give you the most thorough evaluation and perform routine maintenance as needed.
Yes. A residential door requires a minimum of 4 ½” of headroom space. Your system will need a low headroom extension track or a low headroom torsion rear track. For a garage door opener you’ll need slightly more headroom, about 6 ½” minimum.
We can provide you with a broad range of opener accessories from remote controls to wireless keypads. You will first need to determine if your opener is a newer model or an older model. However, if your opener was manufactured before 1980, you have an analog type opener that we no longer carry remotes for and your system will need to be upgraded with a new receiver kit. These kits are available through your distributor.
Absolutely, we could walk you through re-programing your wireless keypad on your garage door.
Some vehicles may require the ignition be turned on or the vehicle actually be running to program the Homelink transceiver.