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The History of Garage Doors from Ancient Times to Modern Day

The History of Garage Doors Most of us have experienced the benefits of the modern day electric garage door. We may take for granted the history of garage doors and how innovations along the way helped evolve the garage door into what it is today. We will explore below the history of garage doors and how they transformed from simple gatehouses for storing chariots to the stylish remot...read more

residential new garage door - Action Door installs and repairs garage doors in Cleveland, Akron and Mentor Ohio A Guide to Buying a New Garage Doors

Buying a New Garage Door? Action Door Has Your Guide Action Door knows the weather in Cleveland, Ohio and it's nearby Northeast Ohio area puts a lot of wear and tear on your garage door. The combination of the sun, rain, freezing and thawing is perfect to to break springs, wear on motor and disintegrate your garage door. Most garage doors l...read more

How to Weatherstrip your Garage Door

Install Garage and Garage Door Insulation Action Door knows garages are typically the last place homeowners take time to insulate, but without proper garage door insulation, your home is vulnerable to major energy loss. Living in Northeast Ohio, having a garage and garage door that isn’t insulated can cause higher utilities bills by not keeping air tightly sealed. Even if you have aread more

Tips For Preventing Garage Fires

How to Protect Your Home From Garage Fires Picture this. You wake up in the middle of the night and the smell of smoke fills your nose. The smell of smoke can only mean one thing, something is on fire. Frantically, you try to gather up all of your family members in the house to make sure that everyone gets to safety. Once you're in a safe place, you realize that the source of the fire...read more

Types of Garage Doors – Pros and Cons

Types of Garage Doors Shopping for a new garage door can be a confusing and frustrating process. There are several different garage door styles to choose from and each has their own benefits and weaknesses. Below are the pros and cons of five popular types of garage doors to help guide you when selecting the best option for your home. Once your choice is made trust the experts at A...read more