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    Why You Need A Quality Residential Garage Door Installation Company

Why You Need A Quality Residential Garage Door Installation Company

It’s very easy to purchase a good garage door for your home. All you need is to have the funds to make the purchase.  However, getting the door installed is a different issue.

In most instances, you are not able to install the garage door by yourself.  A typical new sectional garage door includes numerous components.  Garage door panels, torsion springs, brackets, hinges, rollers, track assemblies, torsion tubes, bearings and bearing plates, cables and drums are only some of the components that need assembling and counterbalancing.  You more than likely will need to get in touch with a reliable firm that handles residential garage door installation.  There’s no need to worry too much about getting the right company. Door-Mart™ is here to give you the top rated service.

During the purchase process of a new residential garage door, the installation   process should be given great consideration.  Usually, the garage door is the largest, moving object within a home.  Most garage door manufacturers have specific technical and procedural requirements for their particular products.  Additionally, most homes possess unique installation obstacles, not covered in manufacturer installation guidelines and instructions.  All of the above considerations make it vital that the garage door is installed properly, with safety and efficiency given high regard.

When choosing a new garage door, it is recommended to choose from the best brands, from popular companies like  Unique, CHI, Wayne Dalton, Amarr, Clopay, Overhead, Windsor and others.  These companies are the leading manufacturers of quality garage doors.

All too often, homeowners considering any type of home improvement or home remodeling project overlook some very important details.  Their excitement and anxiousness contribute to these important oversights:

Does the garage door company have a valid, State Contractors License?
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    Chain Drive V.S. Screw Drive V.S. Belt Drive – Garage Door Motors

Chain Drive V.S. Screw Drive V.S. Belt Drive – Garage Door Motors

            When it comes to Garage Doors there are three main types of garage door openers: Chain Drives, Screw Drives, and Belt Drives. Many times customers will inquire regarding our point of view on which one works the best. Well, the fact is that they will all function a bit differently. It is surely up to you to choose which one will work out the best for you. We’ll advise you on all the features of each type and let you determine.

Chain drives use a metal chain to run the door on its track. Chain drives are the most frequent used drive, and they are generally less costly … However they are usually the loudest. If you have a detached garage away from the house (Where the noise does not matter), a chain drive is possibly the best fit for you. If you want to hear when the garage door is being opened or closed, so for example you will have an idea on what time your children are getting in throughout the day, then this could possibly be a good fit for you. Chain drives require bi- yearly maintenance and tend to not last as long as belt drives.

Belt drives are considered to be the best opener that you can buy. Belt drive openers utilize a rubber belt drive system and are as dependable as chain drives. But they are basically silent! So if you have a garage door attached to the home, and you dislike the noise associated with the automatic door openers, this is certainly a great option. Belt drive openers tend to last longer than any other motor on the market.

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Residential Garage Doors – Complete your Home’s look with a Garage Door

For many households, it’s impossible to be “complete” without the addition of a garage door. Garage doors not only maintain the safety of our cars, but they also protect our valuables and more importantly our family. Many families these days prefer a home with a garage doors because it can be used in different ways.

There of many different types of garage doors on the market for homeowners to choose from. You can select from materials such as wood, steel, fiberglass, and more. A garage door made of wood or has a wood looks is great in both modern and traditional properties. These wood doors can be painted or dyed with different types of stains so that they can have a custom match to your home.

Garage Door  that have a stainless style are also quite popular. They generally have a modern feel and edgy look. But stainless steel doors can also be the most basic door on the market, it all depends on the style that you pick.  Steel doors are usually quite strong and will keep you safe in many different weather environments.

Which ever you pick you’ll be sure that it will elevate the curb appeal and the value of your home, and increase your feeling of security.   There is a wide range of doors to fit different budgets, so you’ll be sure to find one that will work.

Luxury Garage Doors

In a recent study, Real estate agents nationwide were asked to determine if a garage door’s appearance made a difference in the overall listing price they would value a house at.  Nearly all of the agents that participated agreed that a new garage door enhances curb appeal of a property. For those that are unfamiliar with that term, curl appeal is simply how much attention your property can grab from people that pass by your house.

Also, 75 percent of the agents believe that a garage door will add value to a property. Most of these agents have even recommended that a homeowner replace their garage door when listing their house for sale, especially if the condition of the door was extremely poor and visible to the naked eye. The exterior of the home is generally the first thing that people see.  And even though we all know that we should not judge a book by its cover, it’s impossible to not judge a house by its exterior’s condition. Nearly half of the study’s participants also said appearance was a big reason because the age or style of the door detracted from the homes curb appeal.

With the wide range of door styles available these days, a simple change in your garage door can make a huge difference. Sometimes doing something as simple as painting your door will help bring your house value up. Choosing the right color can be hard, but generally if the door matches your home’s paint pallet you should be fine.

Amarr Garage Doors – Regular Speed Impact Testing

Watch as the quality of an Amarr door gets put to the test.
Amarr is one of the world’s leading designers, manufacturers and distributors of door access systems for residential garages, warehouses, commercial buildings, shopping malls and other commercial applications.
Amarr is the style and safety choice for door systems. They offer a wide selection of sectional overhead garage doors as well as LiftMaster™ and Linear opening systems for both residential and commercial uses. With 17 residential product lines, including carriage house style doors in steel, wood, and composite and a wide array of commercial doors such as sectional steel doors and rolling steel doors, Amarr has a door that is right for you. Find the perfect fit for your house and wallet. With a huge selection of garage doors to choose from, we are sure that you would be happy with a quality choice such as Amarr. They are one of the leading manufacturers in the garage door industry.

Go Green!

Ever felt like you are throwing money out of the door? Instead of throwing money out the door try throwing some cash into your door. Under the stimulus legislation signed by President Obama on Feb. 17, 2009, tax credits for energy-efficient home improvements have been extended and increased significantly. That means that by taking the initiative of adding a new garage door in the years of 2009 or 2010 you can save money by helping to lower home energy consumption and costs, and it will help pay for itself this year through the tax credit incentive. Though past purchases in the year 2008 do not count toward your current tax incentive it should not deter you away from taking one step closer to improving your home.

The stimulus does have some regulations attached to it. You must have an installed door that has insulation. Go figure. By adding insulation you can reduce your energy bill. As a result of having an insulated door you can keep out those creepy little buggers. Say a group of large critters decide to walk into your garage when you are hosting a party all you need to do shut your new insulated door and BAM no more critters! You may be thinking “It will be hot if I close the door” but no. With an insulated door you can control the temperature. The additional insulation offers you a chill summer and a warm winter!

Not only does help to regulate temperature but it also help to eliminate clatter from the surrounding streets. That’s a selling point already! A typical neighborhood has a few teenagers which occupy it. As most people know, teenagers are the root of most loud noises i.e. […]