Don't sit in the dark when it comes to understanding the way your automatic garage door operates. Browse our FAQ section for answers to the commonly asked questions our experts receive regarding these systems - you'll find all kinds of useful information!
What are the benefits of having an insulated garage door?
Insulation has many benefits, and the most important one is - it will significantly decrease your energy bills! By preventing outside weather from affecting the temperature inside your garage, it will make things easier on your HVAC unit, which will result in less energy consumption. Also, it will help isolate you from outside noise.
What is the best way to clean my garage door panels?
If you have a steel garage door, you can wash it with a solution of liquid detergent and water using a sponge. It is also possible to use a specially formulated safe cleaner. Wood panels are best cleaned with a slightly damp cloth - however, before you begin with cleaning, you should remove any cobwebs with a broom.
Is maintenance necessary for garage doors?
Since our experts know how your garage door and all of it's moving parts operate, for safety purposes, it's best if you leave some of the maintenance jobs to our trained technicians. We recommend at least a yearly professional appointment. However, you can perform visual inspections and lubricate the moving parts yourself to keep it in good condition in between these appointments.
Which garage door is best in terms of value?
If your budget is tight, we think that steel garage doors are one of the most affordable and most practical doors available today. They're durable and only require a little maintenance to function properly.
Can I use my old remote for my new opener?
If your old remote control was a universal one, there shouldn't be too much of a problem but it may need reprogramming to be set to the same frequency level. If you're in doubt about compatibility or wish to talk to our experts in more detail, just give us a call.