Overhead

Overhead Garage Doors Versus Other Options

The term “overhead” refers to the method in which the garage door opens. Not all garage doors open by moving up and down. Some doors may swing outward, slide, tilt upward, or even fold. While these garage door types are rare, they do exist. Overhead garage doors are more popular because of their affordability and the many advantages they provide. By selecting an overhead garage door, you won’t have to sacrifice anything when it comes to design because every style works with an overhead door.

Advantages of Overhead Garage Doors

When replacing your existing garage door or seeking to install your first garage door, it’s vital your door complements your home’s aesthetic while remaining functional. Overhead garage doors give you the best of both worlds. They come in all sorts of materials, colors, designs, and styles. At the same time, these doors open in the most convenient way possible. Just for these reasons alone, overhead garage doors have reigned supreme amongst homeowners and businesses alike. 

Businesses and homeowners will benefit from overhead garage doors because of the following advantages:

  • Easy access to the garage
  • Efficient method of opening and closing
  • Pairs well with various garage door openers
  • Higher level of security and privacy than other doors
  • Requires less maintenance than other doors
  • Durable against the elements and frequent use
  • Available in any design

Garage Door Manufacturers We Work With

Thunder Garage Door & Locksmith Services is capable of servicing any brand of overhead garage doors. There are many manufacturers we have developed relationships with to get the best prices and products for our clients. When you’re looking to install a new garage door or the first, we can work with you to find the right manufacturer for your specific needs. The manufacturers we service offer many styles, all of them perfect for your overhead garage door.

You can see a few of the garage door manufacturers we service below:

  • Amarr
  • Chamberlain
  • C.H.I. Overhead Doors
  • Genie
  • LiftMaster
  • Linear
  • Northwest Door
  • Wayne Dalton Garage Doors
  • And more!

 

Garage Door Opener Pairing

Overhead garage doors must be paired with the right type of opener to give you the most bang for your buck. There are many different types of openers you can use, but the most common include belt openers and chain openers. Smart garage door openers are also growing in popularity as smart homes become more of a reality. In many cases, manufacturers offer a recommended garage door opener, while others may leave you to fend for yourself. In those cases, let our team handle your garage door opener. We’ll identify the best model for your garage door and install it with you in mind.

Overhead Garage Door Repairs

All types of garage doors require regular maintenance and repairs when a part fails. Tracks, rollers, springs, openers, and other components work in concert to give you an operating garage door. If there is ever a point one of these parts fails, you need to seek garage door repair services immediately. Waiting for repairs will put a strain on other areas of your door, leading to greater costs. Receive professional garage door repairs early, so you can save on costs and maintain the health of your door for a longer period of time.