Garage door opener technology has come a long way in the last few years. Modern openers are now internet-connected, able to be monitored and opened from anywhere. Every residential garage door opener model we sell at this point has built in WiFi. Connected operator technology is just starting to come to the commercial market. For […]
June is Garage Door Safety Month, and it is time to check your garage door! We often assume that our garage doors will always work. In reality, they need maintenance to function safely. Many garage doors in Modesto are used multiple times daily as the main entrance to the house. The moving parts will wear […]
It can be hard to picture a new garage door on your home, especially with a new style or color. There are so many new options to choose from. We use CHI Doorvisions to help with this! DoorVisions allows you to customize a garage door and apply it to your home for a surprisingly realistic […]
A new partnership between Amazon and LiftMaster let you get Amazon packages delivered directly to your garage. This is called Key for Garage and is the latest step to fight against package theft. It looks like a pretty seamless integration, alerting when the door is opened and closed. This video explains it better. This service […]
One of our commercial crews, Landon and Josh, installed an insulated sectional door at Bear Valley, CA, this week. There is still a lot of snow!
This picture shows an installation in progress at a new shop building in Oakdale. We put up brown CHI 3285 sectional doors with full view sections. We really like the color choice, it blends in well with the building. For more information on doors like this, just give us a call or fill out a […]
The California legislature passed SB 969 with overwhelming support from both sides. Starting July 1, 2019, all garage door openers sold and installed in the state of California must have a battery backup. This law was signed into effect on September 21, 2018. Why Battery Backups? This law is a response to several deaths during […]
These are beautiful doors from Carriage House Door Company. They showcase the quality and custom manufacturing capabilities of this company. The arch is custom designed to match the opening. These doors were installed recently by our shop in Sonora. If you are interested in something like this, we can help you out.
We recently completed a small loading dock job in Livingston, CA, for Foster Farms. Jose Gonzalez, our dock expert, is the one to talk to if you need any help! This features a Blue Giant loading dock, loading dock seal, and a Strong Arm vehicle restraint.
CHI Overhead Doors produced a short overview video on how rolling steel doors are made. It is a lengthy process, from rolled steel to a finished door. The manufacturing technology behind these products is pretty amazing! Thanks for watching!
An upscale garage door replacement increases your home’s value enough to pay for itself, according to the 2018 Cost vs Value Remodeling Report. It has the highest returns on any remodeling project in the report! The Pacific region shows a 120.8% return on the investment, while the nationwide average is 98.3%. This study was based […]
Have you ever thought about repainting your garage doors? A fresh coat can make older doors look new! These instructions are directly from our manufacturer, CHI, regarding their doors, but they would apply to most garage doors. Painting Instructions for Steel Doors Repainting the Door: Wash surface thoroughly with a solution of trisodium phosphate (commonly […]