Why Is Garage Door Maintenance Important?

By Larry Myers Blog | June 30, 2020

Why Is Garage Door Maintenance Important? If you think garage door maintenance is an inconvenience, you should think again. Routine maintenance can catch problems before they cause your major headaches, can improve safety, and can cut down on your long-term repairs while also improving the lifespan of your garage door. You should establish a relationship…

What Are The Five Most Common Garage Door Problems?

By Larry Myers Blog | June 8, 2020

What Are The Five Most Common Garage Door Problems? There are dozens of problems that you could experience with your garage door, but there are some issues that are much more common than others. Your garage door endures a lot through daily use, so you can expect it to need repairs on occasion. Here are…

Protecting your garage door from hail

By Larry Myers Blog | May 15, 2020

Protecting your garage door from hail If you’ve ever been caught out in a hailstorm, you know that even smaller balls of ice are painful reminders of nature’s moodiness. Hail also inflicts all manner of damage on plants and other foliage, roof shingles, cars, windows of homes and office buildings, and most anything else in…

How to choose a garage door that will last

By Larry Myers Blog | May 5, 2020

How to choose a garage door that will last A garage door is the largest single moving component of a home and a quality door will last for decades. If you are in the market for a new door or perhaps replacing one that is damaged or worn, it is important to take your time…

Why you should never attempt to handle garage door repairs on your own

By Larry Myers Blog | April 17, 2020

Why you should never attempt to handle garage door repairs on your own If you are like many DIY-savvy homeowners out there, you love a good project. You can’t wait for the weekend and taking on the latest challenge, whether it is an expansive landscaping effort, shoring up that retaining wall, repainting siding or addressing…

Garage door roller maintenance basics

By Larry Myers Blog | April 5, 2020

Garage door roller maintenance basics Quick, what is the largest moving part of a home? If you answered garage door, you nailed it. Not all homes have automatic garage doors, of course (or garages for that matter), but that enormous portal is a heavy, hard-working component in many people’s lives. A typical garage door runs…

How to Soundproof a Garage for Band Practice

By Larry Myers Blog | September 17, 2019

Practice makes perfect, and unless you have access to professional musical studios or practice venues, many amateur musicians start out practicing in the garage. In today’s blog, the garage door experts at Larry Myers Garage Door cover how to soundproof a garage for band practice so that you won’t disrupt the whole neighborhood while perfecting…

Why Wood? Tracking This Overhead Door Trend

By Larry Myers Blog | September 15, 2019

With a timeless, natural appeal, wood is an aesthetic asset that can increase the curb appeal of any home. In this blog from Larry Myers Garage Doors, you can discover some of the top pros and cons of installing a wood garage door.

What Color Should I Paint My Garage Door?

By Larry Myers Blog | August 15, 2019

At Larry Myers Garage Doors, there are some questions we get asked all the time, like which garage door is right for me and should I repair or replace my garage door? Today, we’re tackling another frequently asked question: what color should I paint my garage door?

4 Garage Temperature Control Tips for the Hot Summer Months

By Larry Myers Blog | August 8, 2019

Even in the Pacific Northwest, summers can get pretty hot, and if your garage doesn’t have air conditioning, it can really heat up during the summer months. Here are 4 garage temperature control tips to help keep you cool.