Sectional Garage Door

Single Panel vs Sectional Garage Door

When homeowners updated their garage door, 71% of them said that they believed it increased the value of their home.

If you’ve decided to renovate your home to a more modern look, you may want to look outside at your garage.

When you’re ready for an update, you may find yourself debating between installing a single panel or a sectional garage door. Here are a few things to keep in mind to help make your decision easier.

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How to Manually Open a Garage Door

How to Manually Open a Garage Door When the Power Goes Out

In 2017 alone, multiple power outages left 36.7 million people in the dark.

Whether it’s from stormy weather or routine maintenance, there’s nothing more frustrating than losing electricity. You can’t watch Netflix, your refrigerator is off limits, and you can’t even heat up last night’s Chinese food.

However, what do you do if you need to get to your car in the garage? If you’re like most Americans, you probably rely on an electric garage door opener to operate your garage door.

Let’s go over how to manually open a garage door when the power goes out, so you can escape the dark and access your car.

Don’t get left in the dark; let’s get started.

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Wooden Residential Garage Doors

The Pros and Cons for Wooden Garage Doors

The first garage doors worked like barn doors. This is because as people bought cars, they needed a place to store them. So naturally, they turned to their carriage house.

Soon the cars replaced the horses for everyone, and barn doors became wooden garage doors nationwide. The word garage actually comes from the French word garer, which means to protect.

So how about adding a piece of history to your home with a wooden garage door? Here are some pros and cons to help you decide.

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