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Avoid a Spooky Surprise: Don’t Install a Pet Door on Your Garage Door!

It seems like a perfectly good idea: A garage door pet door gives your dog a chance to roam freely. But you may also be wondering: Are pet doors on your garage door safe? The answer is “no,” doggie doors on garage doors are not safe. While there are some benefits, those benefits are greatly read more…

Best Veterans Day Military Discounts & Deals in Colorado Springs 2017

Veterans Day is right around the corner, and there are many Veterans Day discounts in Colorado Springs for those who’ve served to take advantage of. On Saturday, November 11, choose a restaurant or other establishment on this list and enjoy these Veterans Day deals in Colorado Springs: Applebee’s: Both veterans and active-duty military members get read more…

Decorating Your Garage Door for the Holidays

The holidays are back again, and you know what that means. Snow will fall if we’re lucky, and there’s a special chill in the air that feels a little bit magical. Holiday music follows you everywhere — when you turn on your car radio, as you browse the aisles of the supermarket, in your office read more…

Break-Ins Through Garage Doors: How Is It Happening? Plus Tips for Protecting Your Home and Family

Garage door break-ins, sadly, are becoming more and more common. Why? Because there’s a simple and easy way to use the garage door to break into a home. Here’s how it works. First, a thief gains access to your car while it’s away from home. Many cars have a garage door opener remote inside, which read more…

Pros and Cons of Attached Vs. Detached Garages

Maybe you’re building a new house, remodeling your current house or looking to buy a house and move. Whatever your situation is, you’re facing an overwhelming amount of decisions. You’re thinking about how many bedrooms you want and how many bathrooms. You’re trying to decide if that dining room will be big enough for the read more…

How Businesses Are Overcharging Senior Citizens

Financial fraud among senior citizens is a growing problem in the U.S. More than five million cases of financial fraud occur each year in the United States, costing seniors $36.5 billion every year. Scammers aren’t limited to telemarketers and scam artists, either. They also include businesses. How Companies Scam Seniors Companies scam seniors who are read more…

Common Garage Door Opener Problems: When to Repair & Replace

Throughout the course of a residential occupancy, a homeowner is likely to experience a broken garage door opener at some point. The situation can be off-putting because you might not have even realized the crucial function a garage door plays in your daily routine until the day it stops working. The reason could be that read more…

Great Rebates on Clopay® Products with American Overhead Door

As an Authorized Clopay® dealer and one of the most trusted names in garage door products in Colorado Springs and the surrounding area since 1985, American Overhead Door is proud to announce a fantastic rebate on Clopay® products that our customers can take advantage of through April 30th. Here’s how it works: Purchase a Clopay® read more…

A Colorado Garage Door Storm Survival Guide

We understand the power of storms here in Colorado. Whether it’s punishing snow in winter or powerful hail in the summer, we’re always braced for storm damage. Consider this statistic from the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association (RMIIA): Of all the states in the Union, Colorado had the second highest number of hail claims between read more…

All About Garage Door Insulation

Without a doubt, the garage is the largest part of most residential homes and also the most prominent feature on the frontal facade. As such, garage doors provide the largest opening into a house, as well as the most vulnerable. In its most conventional design, the garage door is weak in that air can pass read more…