Overhead Door Company of Toledo - 8 Characteristics of a Quality Garage Door

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8 Characteristics of a Quality Garage Door

When shopping for a quality garage door in Toledo, Ohio, the many options can be overwhelming. Determining the style, size, and finish you want in addition to functional aspects and accessories you need will be an important part of your decision process. Overhead Door Company of Toledo has the experience and expert knowledge to help you make the best quality investment for your home or business. Our “anatomy of a garage door” explains all the garage door parts and components so you can make an informed decision. We have a wide variety of both residential garage doors and high quality commercial garage doors for you. Stop in to our showroom today!


Highest Quality Insulation For Your Environment

Top quality garage doors have a higher R-value number. The R-value indicates the insulation’s energy efficiency. If temperature regulation is not a concern for your garage, you can consider a lower R-value. However, to keep garage contents protected from temperature variations and save energy, you will want a door insulated with a higher R-value. This can be an important decision for commercial garage door environments when multiple consecutive doors are a factor.


Higher Rated Torsion Springs For Longer Life

Traditional torsion springs have a life cycle of approximately 10,000 cycles, which is about nine years based on opening and closing your garage door three times per day. If you use your garage door more than what is generally suggested, invest in higher rated torsion springs that will last longer. Overhead Door Company provides higher quality spring rated options to extend the life of your garage doors. In some cases commercial garage doors are used very frequently, so quality springs are vital to minimize maintenance needs.


Appropriate Steel Gauge Measurement

Having the best gauge for your steel garage doors matters. The lower the gauge measurement, the thicker the steel is. For instance, 24 gauge doors are thicker than 26 gauge doors and therefore more durable and resistant to environmental or accidental damage such as hail and wayward basketballs or baseballs.


Convenience and Security with Touchless, Easy Access

Updating to a universal or wifi garage door opener provides the ultimate in convenience and security at your fingertips. The latest technology allows you to connect your opener to your phone, or even multiple phones, with a user-friendly app. Wherever you are, no matter what time of day, you can have access to your garage doors. With the touch of a button or the sound of your voice, you can open your garage door for an impromptu visitor, serviceman, or package delivery, and then quickly secure your home again. Additionally, you can stay safe from the spread of germs and illnesses with a voice activated, touchless garage door opener.


High Quality Expert Installation

Quality garage doors are heavy and require precise balancing and component installation, putting both the personal safety of the installer at risk as well as proper function of the doors. It is highly recommended to rely on the most experienced garage door technicians who have a reputation for quality installation and service. Overhead Door Company’s technicians have the knowledge and expertise required for such a rigorous installation. The most professional garage door companies will also have established warranties for doors and parts should you need service and repair.


Style To Match Your Home’s Aesthetics

A wide variety of garage door styles and colors are available, but choosing the right doors to match your home’s existing style is vital to increasing the value of your home. Consider your home’s windows, hardware, and colors when picking garage doors. Overhead Door Company has a wide selection of high quality colors, styles, and finishing touches so your garage door enhances and maximizes your curb appeal.


Manual Release Cord

In case of a power outage or mechanical issue with your garage doors, you definitely will need a manual release cord to open your door by hand. As important as it is to have a manual release cord, it is also crucial that you know how to operate it and are able to open your doors by hand. Every high quality garage door will have a cord.


Highly Knowledgeable and Available Service Team

Is your service team available 24/7 for your garage door emergencies? You need someone who can quickly respond if you ever are in need of immediate attention. When your car is stuck in your garage because of unbalanced doors or a broken spring, waiting days for a technician to show up is not an option. Our expert quality service team at Overhead Door Company is available 24/7 for quick response to your emergency garage door needs in both residential and commercial environments.

Contact us today to discuss your garage door and garage door opener needs.

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