Valentine’s Day Garage Door Decorating Ideas The Kids Will Love

By Larry Myers Blog | February 7, 2019

Want a cool way to surprise your kids and make this Valentine’s Day one to remember? Try decorating your garage door for the holiday! Not only is it a fun way to show your family you love them, but everyone in the neighborhood can admire your Valentine’s decorations.

3 DIY Garage Door Makeovers You’ve Got To See

By Larry Myers Blog | February 5, 2019

In this latest edition of the Larry Myers Garage Doors blog, we offer three DIY ideas to help you spruce up your garage door and stand out in your neighborhood. Read on for crafty garage door inspiration!

How to Get Rid of Mice in the Garage (And Keep Them Out!)

By Larry Myers Blog | January 29, 2019

During the cold weather months, it’s not unusual for mice to begin their search for warmth and food, and your garage could be providing both.  Keeping pests out of your garage isn’t just for your own peace of mind. Mice can carry dangerous parasites and diseases. Plus, they can chew through electrical wiring, build nests,…

How to Grease a Garage Door

By Larry Myers Blog | January 24, 2019

After working in the garage door installation business for over 45 years, we’ve learned that nobody likes to listen to the squeaks and screeches of their garage door. Thankfully, eliminating annoying noises is easier than you might think. Follow this guide to learn how to grease a garage door and get rid of those squeaks…

5 Reasons Your Garage Door Won’t Close

By Larry Myers Blog | December 12, 2018

When your garage door won’t close, there are a few different issues that could be causing the problem. Whatever the issue is, it’s frustrating and we want to help you get it fixed fast. Read on to learn about the most common reasons your garage door won’t close and how to fix them.

Standard Garage Door Dimensions & Options

By Larry Myers Blog | December 10, 2018

Deciding on the right garage door dimensions can depend on several factors—many of which are based on your lifestyle and belongings. Other influences may depend on the style of your home and the aesthetic you’re trying to create. At Larry Myers Garage Doors, we deal with these questions every day. We’ve put together some pointers…

How to Reset a Garage Door Opener

By Larry Myers Blog | October 30, 2018

Have you lost your garage door remote? Has your garage door opener stopped responding to your remote? Is your garage door malfunctioning? It’s time to reset your garage door opener.

How to Open a Garage Door Manually

By Larry Myers Blog | October 23, 2018

Most homeowners will never have to open their garage door manually. The electric garage door opener was invented in 1926 by C.G. Johnson and since WWII they have become universal. The only time you will ever need to open your garage door manually is in the event of a power outage. While unlikely, it’s still…

Garage Storage Ideas: Fall Edition

By Larry Myers Blog | October 1, 2018

As fall arrives in Portland, many homeowners are moving their outdoor furniture into the garage, purchasing new yard tools, and finding that their garage has suddenly gotten very crowded. No matter the size of your garage, with smart storage solutions your garage can remain functional. Read on for tips on how to store it all!

Getting to Know Your Garage Door: Types of Springs

By Larry Myers Blog | September 5, 2018

Most homeowners open and close their garage doors at least twice a day, but never consider the mechanics that make it work. The function of your garage door is fairly simple. When you push the button on your garage door opener, it’s actually the springs that support the heavy lifting of opening or closing of…