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Choosing the Best Garage Door Dealer

Since your garage door is the largest moving piece of your house, it's important to make sure it's safe and well maintained. The best way to achieve this is to partner with an accredited and authorized garage door company.

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Options for Opening Your Garage

For most people, the garage serves as the main entry point of the home. Making sure that functions the way you want it to function is a key aspect of getting what you want from your garage door set-up.

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Will Your Garage Door Last?

If you took a poll, everyone would tell you that they'd like their garage door to last forever. They may not expect it to happen, but nevertheless the majority would prefer to keep their current garage door and spend their extra cash on something different.

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Choosing Your Garage Door Color

In our last blog, we discussed finding inspiration for your next garage door. To do so, you need to examine all aspects of the door and how it will fit your needs, everything from insulation to aesthetics.

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Finding Inspiration for Your Next Garage Door

The time may come when you initially purchase your home, or it may come later after years of home ownership, but chances are at some point you will be in the market for a new garage door. So what does this mean?

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Proud to be Your Lexington Garage Door Company

At The Overhead Door Company of Lexington, we're proud to have served the Lexington area for over 50 years. Keeping in touch with community is important to us, and we do this in many ways.

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Reasons to Purchase an Insulated Garage Door

Your garage door is an important part of your home. Its ability to open and close via remote control (or by hand) allows you to have a door large enough to accommodate cars that can be open and shut at will.

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Garage Door Reliability

Many things come to mind when you think about your garage door. At the heart of many of these thoughts is the hope that the garage door will operate properly, function well, and establish a consistent pattern of reliability.

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Residential Garage Doors from Overhead

This is what most of you think about when you think about garage doors: the gateway to your home, the largest moving piece on your house, and the true barrier between being inside and outside the home.

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Covering All Garage Door Services for You

When people need a new garage door, sometimes they don't know where to look or what they should get. While it may be something they haven't spent time thinking about, they certainly don't want to make a mistake in choosing their next door.

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Planning for Another Big Year with Garage Doors

At The Overhead Door Company of Lexington, we handle garage doors every day. Whether it's an emergency service call or the installation of a new custom door, we've been covering it for over 50 years in Lexington.

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You Depend on Your Garage

Every time you pull your car in or out of your garage, you're counting on your garage door to operate properly because your garage door is the gateway between the inside of your home and the great outdoors.

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Winterizing Ideas for Your Garage

It's nearly winter here in the bluegrass, and we've already had some bitterly cold weather this fall. If you haven't already, you'll want to take some steps to winterize your home before it's too late.

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The Many Uses of the Garage

The garage is one of the most important areas of a home. Don't believe me? Ask someone who used to have a garage and now no longer has one. They know just how much impact the garage has on the home.

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Why Garage Doors Matter

Most customers don't spend a lot of time thinking about their garage doors. Let's face it, if it's doing its job, then most people have other pressing concerns to occupy their time.

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Professional Garage Door Affiliations

Don't take chances by letting just anyone work on your garage door. Considering it is the largest, heaviest moving piece of your home, it's a safer bet to trust a garage door expert when it comes to installation and maintenance.

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Our Excellent Garage Door Manufacturer Options

When considering a garage door, it's important to consider all aspects of the door. What materials are used? What is the manufacturer's reputation? What is the cost and what are your needs in a garage door?

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Garage Door Opener Repair

You depend on your garage door multiple times a day to get you and your vehicles safely in and out of your garage. It's important for your entire family that the door operate consistently and safely.

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The Importance of Garage Door Safety

You may not consider it very often, but your garage door is your house's largest moving part. It allows you to store one, two, three, or possibly even more cars safely away from the elements and provides a buffer space between your living space and the great outdoors.

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Tips for a Longer Lasting Garage Door

Everyone wants their garage door to last as long as it can. While it can be fun to pick out a new door that suits your space perfectly, once you make that selection you're really hoping for a long life span for your door.

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Your Trusted Garage Door Company

Garage door issues tend to pop up out of the blue. While we may have good intentions about performing routine garage door maintenance, it sometimes gets left out during the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

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Many Ways to Interact with Overhead Door Company of Lexington

It's our pleasure to serve the greater Lexington, KY community here at the Overhead Door Company of Lexington. We've been a part of this great community for over 50 years, and we've served the same families for multiple generations during this time.

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Making Sure Your Garage Door Lasts

A garage door is a big home investment. Protecting your purchase with proper maintenance will maximize your return on your investment by lengthening the life of your garage door. It's a no-brainer as a homeowner.

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Offering the Best Garage Doors Available

When it comes time to choose a garage door, you want the best one you can find for your money. The last thing you want is to end up addressing issues related to poor construction, quality, or installation. You want to make your selection and move on with your life.

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Making Garage Door Opener Repair Simple

It isn't easy to deal with garage door issues. They seem to pop up at the worst times, and the unexpected nature of the problem often creates scheduling problems and stress. Who wants the largest access point in their house to be compromised?

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Garage Door Repair in Lexington, KY

Being able to count on your garage door is an essential part of daily life for most homeowners. Most of us take it for granted that we can get in and out of the home without hassle, but what happens when that doesn't occur?

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Garage Door Parts When You Need Them

We all count on our garage doors to perform reliably each use. There is never a good time for a garage door problem, but as most of us have found out over time, even the best garage doors have periodic maintenance needs.

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Garage Help When You Need It Most

Garage problems can be a real pain. While we all know that they're inevitable, we never really know when to expect them. And most people are busy, so they don't think about their garage doors until a problem crops up.

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Advantages of Choosing Overhead Door Company of Lexington

Garage doors are the largest moving part of your home. Not only are they important for security, they also provide a barrier from the weather. Keeping them functioning well is an important job, one that should be entrusted only to an industry expert.

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The Importance of Garage Door Safety

Your home doesn't have a lot of moving parts. But most likely the largest one is the garage door.

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Garage Door Types for Your Home

Are you searching for your next garage door? Do you need help balancing your needs when it comes to price, look, and durability? Well, you've come to the right place because we've been helping customers answer these questions for years.

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Gate Opener Services from Overhead

Gates unlock the world to us and protect us where we live. Knowing a gate is properly installed and functioning is a great peace of mind for any residential or commercial landowner.

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24-Hour Emergency Garage Door Service

Garage doors are largely taken for granted in our daily lives. Whether at our homes or elsewhere, we expect them to open and close on command, and for the most part they always do. That is ... until they don't.

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When Springs Break on a Garage Door

Almost all garage doors rely on some type of high-tension spring system for some of their functionality. And while all the major garage door manufacturers do make quality products, these springs can eventually fail over time.

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Overcoming Cold Weather Issues for Garage Doors

With frigid temperatures persisting here in the bluegrass, a certain number of you are experiencing problems with your garage doors. While never fun, many different reasons can account for cold weather garage door issues.

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When You Need Garage Door Repair

On a typical day, most people don't give a second thought to the operation of their garage door. If they consider it at all, it's only briefly when they open and close it from the comfort of their vehicles.

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Benefits of an Insulated Garage Door

This time of year, it may be easier to tell than at other times just how important an insulated garage door can be. With winter weather upon us, you can be very quick to feel the chill inside an open garage.

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How to Handle Garage Door Maintenance

Garage doors are an integral part of your home. Not only are they the doors commonly used to get in and out of the home, they're also the largest doors, as well. Keeping them running dependably and safely is an essential part of total home care.

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Your Resource for Thermacore Sectional Commercial Doors

Do you need high thermal efficiency in your garage door? If so, you may be interested in learning more about Therm​acore® Sectional Steel Doors.

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Different Material Types for Garage Doors

When it comes to garage doors, you have a lot of options these days when it comes to materials. Each type has its own pros and cons, and your individual situation will determine which garage door material will be right for you.

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Garage Door Service When You Need It Most

Trouble with garage doors can happen at any time, and even with routine maintenance, problems can occur without a moment's notice. Most homeowners have experienced this sudden inconvenience at some point in their lives.

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Thinking About Garage Doors

Sometimes people take their garage doors for granted. They may use them multiple times a day and not give them a single thought. In fact, a day when you don't have to think about your garage door is counted as a good day.

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The Garage Door's Increasing Role in Residential Aesthetics

Ever driven down a residential street and noticed the differences between the houses? Often times, the first distinct characteristic that catches the eye isn't the front door or the roofline. It's the garage door.

A Guide on Choosing the Right Gate for Your Home

A Guide on Choosing the Right Gate for Your Home

A gate can be a fantastic addition to a home. It adds some aesthetic desirability, but it is also a security feature that potential buyers are going to look at should you decide to sell your home in the future.

Ways to Pair Your Remote With Your Garage Door

Ways to Pair Your Remote With Your Garage Door

Garage door’s remote may get lost, or they may even break. In these cases, you’re going to need to get a new remote. If you’ve had to do this, then you might be wondering how you can pair it with your garage.