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Custom Garage Door Options

CUSTOM GARAGE DOOR DESIGN CENTER Your home should look and feel like your own, and a custom garage door is an opportunity to place your imprint on your home’s curb appeal. At IDC-Automatic, we offer custom decorative garage doors that give you the freedom to choose the look and feel you’ve always wanted. See below to learn more about your options for decorative glass custom garage doors. Browse our design galleries to find custom garage door designs that appeal to your unique sense of style. Or let us work with you to design the perfect garage door for you. We…

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Buying a New Garage Door

To us, it's more than just a garage door. It's a design element. It protects your home. And it must operate safely. Given its functions, here are some things to think about your new garage door: Importance of Garage Doors | Choosing Garage Door |  Garage Dealer Reputation | Design Options | Maintenance of Garage Doors | Energy Efficiency | Strength and Durability | Thickness | Strength & Gauge of Hardware | Construction | Security | Garage Door Warranties | Lasting Value Think about: THE IMPORTANCE OF GARAGE DOORS The next time you look at your home's garage doors, consider what they do: Make up over 40% of your home's exterior: Your garage door is a big part of your home’s curb appeal.…

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Steps to Order Your New Custom Garage Door

Every custom garage door may be different, but we follow these steps to ensure your complete satisfaction. 1. QUOTING YOUR DOORS We gather basic information to get you a prompt and accurate quote: Type of garage door (e.g. 7 or 5 Series) Quantity and rough sizes of doors Location of project Style of garage door(s) Windows & type of glass Wood species if applicable Finishing option desired Additional options desired Deliverable: IDC quote in .pdf format. 2. DESIGNING YOUR GARAGE DOORS This is a more detailed stage where we will review with you all of the design details you may…

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Top Solutions for Garage Door Problems

Garage door problems happen to everybody. Issues can develop slowly, or they can burst forth without warning. Often it seems like everything's fine one day, but the next, your door's on the fritz — and you need to fix it. Thankfully, most glitches only need a keen eye to spot and basic knowledge to repair. In this DIY guide, we'll show you how to tackle some common garage door repairs. At IDC Automatic, we know many garage door problems don't need experts like us to fix. Most garage door problems fall along basic patterns. If your door demonstrates particular actions,…

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5 Reasons You Need an Insulated Garage Door

Garage Door Insulation Saves Energy >> Insulated Garage Doors are More Durable >> Insulated Garage Doors are Quieter >> Insulation Helps to Protect Your Car and Belongings >> A Warmer Garage is More Convenient >> How to Choose an Energy-Efficient Garage Door >> Understanding R values for Garage Doors >> Have you been considering replacing your garage door? You’re not alone. Replacing garage doors is an easy way to update your house. It’s also one of the most valuable renovations you can make. When they sell their house, homeowners recoup 74 percent of the cost of a new garage door. It’s…

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