Preparing Your Garage For The Rainy Season

When the rain rolls in during fall, winter and spring, your garage may be susceptible to water damage. You can save your home, your valuables and your garage door by preparing your garage for winter and other rainy seasons. But how do you go about preparing your garage for the rainy season, and why does it matter? Below, we’ll explain the impact of rain on wooden garage doors along with wooden garage door maintenance and why it’s so crucial. As you gear up for the rainy season, remember Door Pros offers garage door services and repairs to keep your garage safe and…

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Garage Doors Installed On A Slope

A garage door is a primary entry point for homes and commercial businesses. These devices open and close hundreds of times throughout the year, allowing you to exit your residence or keep company operations right on schedule. A garage door helps to guard your family, home, personal belongings and more, but installations will only serve you well if they cater to your unique setup. When it comes to garage doors, there is no such thing as a “one-size-fits-all” solution. Residential and commercial buildings require a custom-fit door for safety and efficiency. The state of California is known for properties with…

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When To Repair And When To Replace?

Garage doors get lots of use in our fast-paced lives. The average garage door in America opens and closes about 1,500 times a year as families rush in and out for work, school, soccer games, doctors’ visits and vet appointments. That’s quite a workout — and one that can eventually lead to cracked panels, chipped paint and worn-down parts. If you have a damaged garage door, you probably know you should do something about it sooner rather than later. Untreated minor wear can lead to significantly more damage over time. Damaged garage doors can also admit pests from outside and can pose…

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Choosing A Garage Door Material For Your Home

Table of Contents Tips for Getting Started1. Look at Your Home From the Street2. Decide Whether You Want Your Door to Stand Out or Blend In3. Gather Ideas4. Consider Typical Weather Conditions5. Decide Whether You Want Windows6. Determine Whether Your Door Should Be Insulated7. Make a Long-Term PurchaseChoosing Your Garage Door Material1. Steel2. Aluminum3. Vinyl4. WoodTips for Selecting Traditional Garage Door Styles1. Classic Collection2. Classic Wood CollectionTips for Selecting a Modern Garage Door Styles1. Modern Steel Collection2. Avante Collection3. Reserve Wood Collection Modern SeriesTips for Selecting Carriage House Garage Door Styles1. Reserve Wood Collection Semi-Custom Series2. Coachman CollectionFind Your Garage…

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Why California’s New Garage Door Battery Backup Law Is Essential

Table of Contents Why Is This Legislation in Place?1. California Wildfire Experience2. State Senate Action3. Protection and PenaltiesHow Battery Backups Help With Power Outages1. They Provide an Easy-to-Use Safety Feature2. They Provide Backup Protection That Users Can Monitor3. They Offer Convenience During Routine OutagesBattery Backup Openers Offered by LiftMaster1. 8160WB model2. 8360WLB model3. 8500W model4. 8550W and 88550WLB5. WLEDProtect Yourself With a Battery Backup Garage Door Opener From Door Pros Do you know what common household items can save your life in an emergency? Fire extinguishers and first-aid kits top most lists, and many households maintain smoke detectors and carbon…

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Three Things To Modernize Your Home

steel garage door style

Whether you’ve recently purchased your home or have been living there for many years, you may be considering a project to modernize your home. Taking on a project like this is a great way to add value to your home and give you pride as a homeowner. The exterior of your home is an important feature. While you may not think about it every day like you would a kitchen or bathroom, it influences home value, curb appeal and other factors. The following projects are excellent choices when it comes to cost, added value and the end result. These projects…

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Tips For Purchasing Your First Garage Door

Table of Contents Choosing a Door Based on Door Material1. Wood2. Steel3. AluminumChoosing a Door Based on Weather ConcernsChoosing a Door Based on Curb Appeal1. Stick to Your Home’s Architecture2. Coordinate With Existing Hues3. Take Advantage of Technology4. Know Your Limits5. Keep Your Goals in Mind6. Don’t Put All Your Eggs in One BasketCall Door Pros Today Because most garage doors will last nearly 30 years before they need replacing, homeowners have some significant decisions to make when the opportunity to select a new one arises. Most of our customers are first-time garage door buyers who are surprised to learn that the…

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