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Preparing and Protecting Your Garage From Winter Salt Damage

If you’re from a state or region that experiences harsh winters, you know snow, ice and everything else that comes along with winter is no joke. You’re probably used to driving on icy roads, shoveling multiple feet of snow out of your driveway and feeling like you need to still wear your coat and gloves read more…

Your Guide to Selecting the Right Garage Door Color and Paint

Color is one of the most important things to consider when you’re thinking about buying a new garage door. The door on your garage takes up a considerable amount of real estate — after all, it has to be broad enough to let in one or two cars. Its size also means anyone who passes read more…

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…