Garage Door Maintenance

How to Keep Your Pipes from Freezing This Winter

Freezing temperatures don’t occur often in here in Apex, but they do occur—and perhaps that very same scarcity is what makes them so costly to our warmth-accustomed residents. When pipes burst during unexpectedly frigid weather, the resulting water damage can easily cost thousands. Below are some easy, inexpensive ways to keep your water running and [...]

Zero-Repair Reasons Why Your Garage Door Won’t Open

Few things are more annoying than jumping into your car, hitting the garage door opener, and sitting there waiting for a response that doesn’t come. Fortunately, there are many reasons a garage door won’t open that has nothing to do with the torsion springs, cable, or other mechanical issues. Below are some troubleshooting tips that [...]

How to Prepare Your Garage Door for Fall from Our Apex Garage Door Company

With winter fast approaching, performing a few preventative maintenance tasks can help keep your garage door running smoothly all season long. If you need help with garage door repair, maintenance, or installation, call All American Overhead Garage Doors today. Lubricate All Metal Moving Parts Cold weather and moisture can cause your garage door’s rollers, tracks, [...]

How to (Finally) Organize Your Garage | Apex Garage Door Installersd

Garages are designed to house our cars, but they usually end up holding much, much more. Tools, hardware, toys, exercise equipment, boxes of old clothes, books—anything that we don’t have a place for, but are reluctant to throw out, seems to end up in the garage. If your hoard of garage stuff is becoming so [...]

Hurricane Safety Tips: How to Prepare for the Storm

Hurricane season runs from June to November, but it peaks in August and September. Some of the costliest hurricanes to ever hit the U.S.—Katrina, Harvey, and Andrew—were all August hurricanes. With that in mind, here are some ways to reinforce your home and garage door for the upcoming summer storms. If you need help upgrading [...]

Alert: Thieves Using Garage Door Openers to Enter Houses

By locking up your car, you can also keep your house safe. That’s the message from the High Point NC Police Department, who recently alerted the public that thieves have been stealing garage door openers from unlocked cars, then using them to break into the house at a later time. Police cautioned homeowners to always [...]

How to Paint a Garage Door – Cary Custom Garage Doors

Your garage door takes up a significant portion of your home’s exterior, so giving it a fresh coat of paint is a great, low-cost way to dramatically improve your home’s appearance. Once you’ve decided on a color for your new garage door, roll up your sleeves and get painting with this handy guide. Step 1: [...]

Keep Your Home Cool This Summer by Insulating your Garage Door

You probably already know that an insulated garage door can keep your home from leaching heat—but did you know that it can also keep your AC from escaping, too? Here’s how to insulate your garage door so that your energy bill stays low this summer. Types of garage door insulation  If you don’t own a [...]

Wooden Garage Doors: 3 Great Alternatives – Apex Garage Doors

When it comes to garage door materials, nothing comes close to the timeless beauty of real wood. However, wooden garage doors also come with a lot of problems, not to mention a high price tag. A wooden garage door is more likely to mold, warp, and decay over time, and will require about as much [...]

Benefits of Double Layer Garage Doors – Cary Garage Doors

If you are shopping for a new steel garage door in Cary NC, you may be wondering which garage door thickness you should choose. While we typically recommend a triple layer garage door for maximum energy saving, durability, and soundproofing, a double layer door can often provide almost as much of the benefit for less [...]

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