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Wood vs. Steel Garage Doors: The Pros and Cons

Wood vs Steel Garage Doors Pros and Cons

When it comes time to install or replace your garage door, one of the biggest questions is: steel or wood? With so many styles available nowadays in a wide range of colors and finishes, it can be hard to determine which is the best for your home. To help you choose, we’ve put together a list of the pros and cons of each material:

Steel Garage Doors

Pros:  Low maintenance: In general, steel garage doors don’t require much maintenance. Their corrosion-resistant coatings keep them from rusting... Read more

Maintenance Tips For Wood Garage Doors

Wood Garage Door on Shed

To make sure that your wooden garage doors are looking their best and last a long time, we suggest several maintenance tips for reliable upkeep:
  • Keep them clean. The simple step of regularly cleaning your wood garage doors makes a huge difference in how they look and last. Build-up of dirt or moisture can cause garage doors to bend and warp.
  • Keep them protected. The other key to proper wood garage door upkeep is keeping them protected. The sun and harsh weather can shorten the life of natural wood garage doors, so ...
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Popular Garage Door Styles

Comparison of Garage Door Styles Choosing the right garage door style can go a long way to complementing the look of your home by giving it an instant upgrade and curb appeal. At A-All Style Garage Door, we install a wide range of garage door types and styles to suit your home perfectly. Some of the most popular styles include:
  • Carriage House Style: The carriage house style of garage doors, as the name suggests, harkens back to old-style carriage houses. This timeless style of door often featured swing-out doors, though we can offer the appeal and style of carriage doors, in convenien...
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Benefits of Ultra Grain Garage Door Finish

Benefits of ultra grain garage doors When choosing your garage door you need to consider factors like insulation value, durability and appearance. If you want a top-quality door that requires little maintenance and offers a natural look at a fraction of the price of real wood, an Ultra Grain door finish is an excellent choice. Get the Look of Wood with Less Maintenance and Cost Available for aluminum and steel Clopay garage doors, Ultra Grain perfectly mimics the natural beauty and grain of wooden garage doors but with several bene... Read more

What to Do If Your Garage Door Is Frozen Shut

Garage Door Frozen Shut As the temperature drops and the snow starts to fly, problems with your garage door can arise. While it’s not a common problem, from time to time you might find your garage door frozen shut. This is obviously a major inconvenience, especially if your vehicle is inside and you can’t get it out. It can also prevent you from parking your car inside at night, leaving it exposed to harsh weather and freezing temperatures. If you find your garage door is frozen shut, there are a few steps you can take to open it without causing damage:
  • Remove ice: In most cases ...
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Choosing the Perfect Garage Door Color

wood grains garage doors A garage door is typically a large portion of your home’s exterior. That’s why the color of a garage door is so important to your home’s appearance and attractiveness. While some homeowners get overwhelmed when considering colors for a new garage door, there’s no reason to worry. Here’s a guide to choosing the perfect garage door color for your home and its unique appearance:
  • Complement: Your garage door color should work in concert with the rest of your home. For example, if you have a white home, it might be a good idea to add a little bit of colo...
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Power Outage? Here’s How to Open Your Garage Door

ways to manually opened a garage door Power outages are frustrating for a number of reasons. They remind us of just how much we rely on electricity for the everyday operation of our homes. A power outage can pose problems to more than just your home lights and kitchen appliances if you have an automatic garage door opener. Thankfully, opening a garage door manually is easy if you know a few simple steps. Here’s a look at how to open a garage door when the power’s out and your opener isn’t operating:
  • Bypass the Opener: All automatic garage door openers have a by...
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The Dangers of Cheap Garage Door Service and Products

quality garage door service and products Many homeowners don’t know where to start when searching for garage door products and services. They may look online for local providers, or they may ask friends and neighbors for recommendations. The process that leads you to your garage door product and service provider is incredibly important to the success of your project. It’s important to look at other factors in addition to the lowest price if you want to avoid the dangers of cheap garage doors or garage door service. Here are a few ideas for making sure you find the best service provider for your home.

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