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The Year of the Garage Door Remodel

Overhead Door Corporation published a release stating that 2016 is the year of the garage door remodel. Why, you ask? In case you missed it, Remodeling Magazine published their yearly Cost vs. Value Report, which ranks home improvement projects and upgrades according to their return on investment. According to the... Read More

Common Garage Door Issues: Broken Torsion Springs

In 2007, there were 1,610 reported injuries caused by non-professionals trying to fix their garage door themselves… Broken Torsion Springs If your garage door is uneven, jammed, or straining to open, it could signify that the torsion spring is broken and needs to be replaced. The number one reason for... Read More
The Year of the Garage Door: Over 90% return on midrange and upscale garage door replacement

Garage Door Replacement Boasts 90% Return

Remodeling Magazine recently published their Cost Versus Value Report for 2016. In it, they compare the average cost of a number of remodeling projects with the value retained at resale in 100 US markets. They also list the difference between projects on a mid-range scale and upscale level. Garage Door... Read More

Carport to Garage Conversion in Marbleton

Did you know that carports can quickly be converted into garages? See this carport to garage conversion in Marbleton! Since the carport originally consisted of three sides, we installed a front frame in the 20 foot wide opening to enclose the space. Once the front frame was added, we installed... Read More

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Overhead Door Prototype on Model T: image courtesy of Overhead Door

Overhead Door Turns 95!

We’re helping Overhead Door Corporation celebrate their 95th anniversary during 2016! Interestingly, the Company’s foundation has strong historical roots. With automobiles becoming more commonplace, Americans needed somewhere to store their vehicles. C. G. Johnson patented the sectional overhead door, which opened more conveniently than side-opening panel doors on early garages.... Read More
Common Garage Door Issues

Common Garage Door Issues: Broken Garage Door Opener

In 2007, there were 1,610 reported injuries caused by non-professionals trying to fix their garage door themselves… Broken Garage Door Opener Unfortunately, these appliances don’t last forever. Most garage doors open 1,500 times a year and most garage door openers can withstand about 10,000 operations before malfunctioning. Only 40% of... Read More

Consumers’ Choice Award Recipient for 14 Years Running!

Consumers’ Choice Winner from 2002 to 2015 One of the companies to receive the 2015 Consumers’ Choice Award is Overhead Door Company of Atlanta. Overhead Door Company of Atlanta also distinguishes itself by winning the award for 14 consecutive years! The company has garnered the award in the categories of... Read More

New Before & After: Handcrafted Rustic Mahogany Entry Door

Before and after photos in home improvement projects are a must. How else will you really be able to compare the difference in the details? For example, take this home’s front entry door. Seeing the before and after photos side by side genuinely highlight the improvement. The door manufacturer specializes... Read More

Increase in Donations for 2015 Toys for Tots Drive

We participated in Toys for Tots again this year! Overhead Door Company of Atlanta doubled its collections from last year in their Toys for Tots campaign during December 2015. Boxes were strategically placed around the buildings and warehouse and employees’ children also brought a toy for the cause when they... Read More

What You Didn’t Know About Today’s Garage Doors

The garage door, not the front entry door, is the main access point to the home for more than 70% of homeowners. (National survey) The garage door can command six times more space than the front entry door. 71% of homeowners use garage door openers to get into their homes... Read More

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