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Want A Wood Carriage House Door Without The Hassle?

Jul 25, 2016 1:02:24 PM by C.H.I. Overhead Door

Carriage house doors are a traditional style of garage entryway harkening back to the Victorian era. The distinctive design traditionally opened from the center outwards on exterior-mounted iron hinges. This style fell out of favor for a time after the introduction of the upward-acting overhead door. While customers began choosing the operating convenience of an overhead door vs. a manual bi-fold carriage door, the historic look and aesthetic appeal of these doors never went out of style. 

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5 Maintenance Tips For Your Garage Door To Last Longer

Jul 8, 2016 11:34:06 AM by C.H.I. Overhead Door

Your garage door protects the largest entry to your home. An overhead door is a major statement piece of the overall look of your home. It needs regular care to be safe and look great for years to come. If properly looked after, your door can last for 30 years and the motor can work for over a decade. Follow our list of maintenance tips:

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5 Tips To Make Sure Your Garage Door Colors Match Your House Colors

Jul 6, 2016 12:14:41 PM by C.H.I. Overhead Door

Generally speaking you should choose three colors for your home’s exterior, including garage door.

1. Dominant color, also called “field color”
2. Accent color
3. Trim color

Many exterior materials are available in color families that are easy to match, but some consideration must be given to choosing materials, or the look will be off. When purchasing a new garage door, colors are an important consideration. Here are five tips for matching garage door colors to your home.

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5 Tips For Buying Residential Garage Doors Without Breaking The Bank

Jun 29, 2016 1:52:38 PM by C.H.I. Overhead Door

Residential garage doors are the largest entrance to a home and as such could potentially be a major expense.
Homeowners who want to make a sound investment and spend their hard-earned money on something that will be enjoyable to use should consider improving their garage entryway. 

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Celebrate Garage Door Safety Month With These 10 Safety Tips

Jun 27, 2016 2:09:38 PM by C.H.I. Overhead Door

In warmer months, your garage will likely see the most usage out of the year, especially for homes with children. This is the time for rolling up your sleeves and preparing your home, including your garage door, for another year of use. 

Join us in observing Garage Door Safety Month all throughout June. These ten safety and maintenance steps are simple to follow. When followed regularly, these tips comprise a comprehensive safety strategy.

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