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Adding Aluminum Capping To A Garage Door Frame Offers Several Advantages

Although there is a substantial amount of truth to the statement that a book should not be judged by its cover, it is often human nature to form and retain an opinion based on a first impression. This can be applied to practically every aspect of life from interpersonal relationships to material possessions – when it comes to the latter, people might assess both the value and the condition of a home simply by the appearance of its trim work, including the gutters and downspouts, window frames, and the frame of the garage door. While the look of the garage door and its adjoining […]

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Number One Ranking In Garage Door Repairs Earned Through Customer Service

Many suppliers in the retail or service industries, whether part of a business chain or an independent contractor, will make reference in their promotion/advertising that they are ranked number one in their specific market. For some consumers, this will immediately raise their level of skepticism – as in “can they actually back up their claim with proof?” Making an assertion is entirely different than making a firm statement based on fact. In the case of Markham Garage Doors, the facts clearly substantiate our position as the number one garage door repair service in the GTA. One such fact is our selection as the HomeStars Best Of […]

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New Collection Of Clopay Garage Doors Can Accommodate Several Needs

Although the prototype of a garage door can be traced back hundreds of years to a time when chariots were stored in gatehouses, the introduction/proliferation of the automobile likely gave rise to the modern concept of a garage door. People wanted/needed secure locations to park/store their new cars and so garage doors became a part of the solution. Garage doors have certainly come a long way since their use became more widespread. Adding to their basic functionality, garage doors have been adapted to accommodate a number of different needs and/or circumstances, including: Security features Aesthetic appeal – design and color Convenience (automatic openers) Variability in overhead space Variability in-door dimensions (single, […]

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There Are Several Circumstances That Can Lead To A Broken Garage Door Cable

Whether your garage door is operated manually or by an automatic door opener, it is quite natural and common to expect that the door will open and close every time without incident. Few people give much thought, if any at all, to the mechanics or intricacies of garage door springs and cables in relation to raising or lowering the door. Garage door cables have an integral role in the proper operation of the garage door. These cables are attached to brackets at the bottom of each side of the door and work in unison with the garage door springs to lift and lower the weight of the door as […]

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Things To Consider When Looking For A Garage Door Replacement

For many people, replacing your garage door is a situation that may take place only once or perhaps twice during an entire lifetime of home ownership. This, of course, means that knowledge and personal experience in buying garage doors will be extremely limited and that recent advancements in materials and/or technology may have simply gone unnoticed. Therefore, when homeowners begin the purchasing process, they may (will) be surprised to learn that garage doors can be: Found in many different colors Made from several different types of materials Insulated to varying degrees Installed with a variety of opening-and-closing mechanisms Somewhat expensive, depending on combinations of the above This […]

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Don’t Get Scammed By Sub-Par Garage Door Sales And Servicing

You don’t go shopping for garage doors too often. But when you do, how can you tell if you’re being sold a quality door that will look great and work well for years to come? Or if you need to service minor problems, how can you avoid losing your shirt over inflated service fees? Keep in mind the following tips because they’ll save you time, frustration and money when you next need sales or servicing for your garage door. Finding A Dealer – Shops abound, but keep in mind that a local dealer is more likely to have a vested interest in getting […]

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Difference Between DIY Garage Door Openers And Ones That We Would Install

There are huge differences between the machines. The Liftmaster brand we carry is the premium machine on the market; its solid one piece construction is crucial for longevity. This is much stronger than the 100 piece kit that comes with a DIY unit. The solid rail is the backbone of the opener. The angle is stronger, the electronics are better, the warranty covers the machine installed, and every garage door gets a tune up with installation. We service so many DIY openers that are still new and already broken. Our garage door openers will give 15 to 20 years of […]

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