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The Best Kinds of Wood for a Garage Door

Close-up view of unique, custom-designed blue wooden garage door with diagonal slats after Broomfield, CO installation

A beautifully detailed wood garage door can change a once boring garage façade into a central point of attention for your house’s curb appeal. A wide variety of paints, stains, and sealants are available, allowing virtually endless possibilities for creating the look and durability that you want for your door –and minimizing the time spent on garage door repair.

But before you dive into the weeds about style details, you will need to arrive at a single important decision: The type of wood to use for your garage door. As a leading Parker garage door repair company, our expertise is not only limited to the nitty-gritty of garage door repair, but the finer nuances of material, accessories, and craftsmanship.

There may not be a single “best” material when it comes to a wood garage door, but our expert installers have seen some indisputable favorites among our customers. Ultimately, deciding on a wood species depends on your priorities and preferences, but we can offer a hint of what to expect with three of the most popular kinds of wood for garage doors.

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Ten Ways to Prepare Your Garage For Summer

House with beige and stone exterior and dark brown two-car garage door on sunny summer day in Denver

Ahh, summer. Even with COVID-19, there’s never been a better time to enjoy the comfort of your home and property outdoors when the weather cooperates. Part of the pleasure of the summer comes from being able to efficiently utilize garage space, not only to store vehicles and yard equipment, but perhaps as more space to gather with family and friends. Now is a great time to consider the top ten ways to prepare your garage for the summer.

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Garage Door Cables - Types, Malfunctions & Essential Upkeep

Coiled garage door safety cables prior to installation

Most homeowners are well acquainted with the core functions and components of their garage door - like the panels that make up the face of the door, the garage door opener, that gets the door moving and regulates its motion, and perhaps even their garage door’s springs. Many people today are even able to control their garage door from halfway around the world through specialized apps on their smartphones. But while homeowners tend to be better informed than ever about their garage doors, there’s still one component of the entire mechanism that can leave them scratching their heads: the cables.

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