Monday, January 28, 2013

Amarr Steel Carriage House Door Collections

Amarr's innovative, first-to-market Carriage House garage doors brings long-lasting innovation and beauty that's sure to please a homeowner.

Friday, January 25, 2013

Carriage House Garage Doors for Any Home

When it comes to Carriage House garage doors there is a plethora of sizes, shapes, colors and styles to choose from. These garage doors can add a lot of character to a house. From ranch style to colonial there is a lot of personality to these doors.
Many of the Carriage House styles are large square doors. They are reminiscent of barn houses. They're made to look as though they open from the center into two separate parts. There is hardware attached to both outer edges to make it appear that the doors are on hinges. The windows are set high in rows across the top of the door with square insets covering the area from window to floor. The barn door image can be completed by putting false loft panels on the wall above the garage. There are several types of designs that have the appearance of barn doors. Some of these are squared or you can get them rounded on the top.
If you are looking for garage closings with an elegant style to them, try the more colonial looking side by side doors. These units have larger panels, without the criss cross boards that lend themselves to the X's or Z's we so often see on barns. Stained wood doors are exceptionally elegant and add class and charm to any home. You can get these stained wood doors in a light or dark stain, whatever shade compliments the exterior of your house. With decorative hardware and custom windows to let in the light and compliment the style, your Carriage House garage doors will show everyone your taste and sense of style.
When ordering your carriage house panels the combination's are limitless. You can choose your choice of color for the doors and make them to the size and specifications you need. It is your choice as to the size and number of windows, the color of the frames and what design you will have printed on the windows. There is even a large selection of decorative hardware to choose from including doorknockers, hinges and handles. With all of this to choose from you can make your Carriage House garage doors exclusively yours.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

LiftMaster Telephone Entry Access Control System EL2000

LiftMaster provides a complete gate access system by providing not only the heavy-duty gate operators but also matching access control products such as the EL2000 Telephone Entry System for Commercial Applications and Gated Communities

Features Include:

- Intelligent Features
- Built-In Functionality
- Options That Fit Your Needs

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Saturday, January 19, 2013

Traditional Steel Garage Doors

Learn more about Amarr Residential Traditional Steel garage doors. Available from a professionally trained garage door dealer/installer near you.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

LiftMaster 8550 w/ MyQ on DIY Network's "I Want That"

LiftMaster was featured on the December 26, 2012 episode of "I Want That" show on DIY Network. This episode features the LiftMaster 8550 residential opener as well as MyQ accessories,

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Garage Door Maintenance

With the proper care and maintenance your C.H.I. door is sure to last for years to come. Contact a local C.H.I. distributor near you at

Monday, January 7, 2013

Garage Doors - Secure Your Car With the Best Types Available

The garage is one of the most important components to any home. It houses your cars and protects it from thieves as well as the weather and also enhances the look to your home. The security you get depends on the type of doors you have. Additionally, each of these types has their own replacement and repair costs. If you want to have a garage door repair or replacement that suits your needs, it is better that you acquaint yourself with the various types available.
For most kinds, you can choose to automate it or stay with manually operated ones. Automated doors would cost more but in the end it affords you more convenience since you don't need to leave your car to open it all the time. One of the most important factors to look at would be the design and size of the garage.
One of the most common types is the Panel Door. This type consists of 3 to 6 panels that would slide up and over the garage's ceiling using a fixed track that can easily be automated. You may need more headroom for this type of door, but the best thing about it is that it doesn't need space outside of the garage to fully open, thus it is perfect for narrow or short driveways. It is also readily available in today's markets in different tints, colors and materials which allow you to make it as classy as you'd like.
Roller doors on the other hand also consist of rectangular panels or sections but they are not fixed to a track like the Panel type. This type would roll up like a carpet on the ceiling of the garage. It uses a barrel of the same length as the panels that help in rolling it up thus it is the most important part of the garage door. Having a broken or rusty barrel would mean a costly garage door replacement. You can also automate it and it usually has lower maintenance costs than the Panel type. To check if your Roller type garage doors needs repair, put it into manual mode and lift it up half way. It should not creep and rolls up smoothly, but if not you can try cleaning the tracks with a silicone-based spray that you can purchase at most home stores.
Swing Hung Doors: swing hung doors closely resemble traditional doors in their appearance, and require much space in the front of the garage to prevent it hitting vehicles etc.
Lastly and the most varied type is the Tilt Type Doors. As the name suggests, tilt doors uses a collection of power arms and pulleys to tilt it to one side to allow the car into the garage. It is also highly customizable since it has few mechanisms and usually only uses one panel to lock up your garage. The three main types of tilt doors are: Jamb Type, Track Type, and Counter-weight Type doors.
The jamb type uses a power arm that is attached to a jamb and lifts up the door outward. It leaves half the door protruding outside of the garage and needs a little more space in front of the driveway to fully open.
Track type doors on the other hand adds horizontal tracks on top of the garage and gives it a much more easier operation thus this type is the best for adding a garage door opener.
The cost of a new garage doors may vary from type to provider, depending on what materials were used in their manufacturing.
Before requesting for estimates, a good idea would be to get a better understanding of the types of garage doors available. In that way you're more knowledgeable about the mechanics, functions, durability and costs involved with owning a specific type of garage door.

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Friday, January 4, 2013

Timeless Beauty - The Carriage House Collection

Each overhead garage door in our extensive Carriage House collection offers the timeless beauty, authenticity, and quality of a carriage door constructed a century ago, yet functions using the latest modern technology. Carriage House doors will bring an added dimension of beauty and value to your home.

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Happy New Year 2013

Thank you for the opportunity to serve you in 2012 and we look forward to continuing to serve in 2013 and beyond. Have a great New Year!