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Buyer’s Guide to Choosing a Faux Wood Garage Door

Are you considering replacing your garage door? If so, you might consider installing a faux wood garage door. Many people love the aesthetic of a wood garage door, as it can give a home a natural, warm, rich look. But real wood garage doors aren’t for everyone. Real wood garage doors tend to be quite a bit more expensive than garage doors made from fiberglass or steel and usually require more maintenance. Fortunately, with a faux wood garage door, you can enjoy the look of a wood door without the expense or the regular maintenance. What Is a Faux Wood […]

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Choosing a Carriage House Garage Door

Did you know there are more than 70 million single-family garage doors in the United States today? That’s a lot of doors! Garage doors are designed to last a long time. Many homeowners have never needed to purchase one, so when it becomes clear their old one won’t cut it anymore, it leaves them wondering where to begin. When it comes time to select a new garage door, there’s a lot to consider — design, cost, finishes and more. There are many choices on the market today, but one of the most popular garage door styles is the carriage house […]

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Buyer’s Guide to Insulated Garage Doors

It’s easy to forget about your garage door. It’s an item that we use daily but think about rarely. Yet from a street-level view, your garage door can comprise a surprisingly large area of the front of your home. While it may be hard to think of your garage door as an important factor in keeping your home heating costs under control or to ultimately improve your selling price if you decide one day to leave your home, your garage door can play important roles in both cases. For many people whose home has a garage, it’s one of the […]

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FAQs About Garage Door Springs

Your home’s garage door is the largest access point and as such is the biggest security concern. That means you want to be sure it stays in top working order at all times. Besides making sure that the integrity of the garage door itself is maintained, you should also pay attention to the operation of the garage door springs. Here are a few of the most frequently asked questions about the springs, also known as torsion springs. Can I replace garage door springs myself? It is both a question of “can you?” and “should you?” If you have the expertise, […]

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How to Avoid Emergency Garage Door Service This Winter

Winter is tough – even if you love snow! You know what else might agree? Your garage door, especially if you have a mishap and find yourself needing emergency garage door service. The good news is that there are a few things you can do to hopefully prevent a problem that disrupts your day. Here are a few tips: Call for Maintenance– Getting your garage door serviced before winter or at least before you need to call for emergency garage door service is a good way to avoid needing to make that call. A professional will test the garage door […]

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RCS Garage Doors Announces Inclusion as University of Georgia 2019 Bulldog 100 Honoree

University of Georgia 2019 Bulldog 100 Honoree Here at RCS Garage Doors, we are proud to announce that the Alumni Association of the University of Georgia (UGA) has honored us with inclusion as one of the 2019 Bulldog 100 honorees. The Bulldog 100 celebrates the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni each year. The UGA Alumni Association supports academic excellence and those who lead the way in business to build a better community. We are honored that Amber Signore (BBA ’06) has been recognized as an alumna who has operated our company in a manner consistent with […]

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The Different Types of Commercial Garage Doors

Purchasing a new garage door for your business is a big step toward protecting your investment. When you take the time to select a high-quality garage door, you are investing in your business’s external appearance, as well as its security and productivity. After all, time is money. Any time you spend waiting for a slow door to open and shut or wrestling with a door that isn’t equipped for its job is time you can’t be focusing on the things you need to do. This means it’s important to take the time to consider your options when it comes to […]

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How Do I Know If I Have a Broken Garage Door Spring?

If you’re like most people, your garage door gets more use than your front door. It’s the primary entry and exit point of your home, which means your garage door is going up and down several times a day, an action you typically take for granted as you push a button on your way in or out. Then, one morning, your garage door doesn’t open. Suddenly, it’s not as simple as pushing a button and backing your car out. Now, you have a problem, and you need to find a solution. While there could be several reasons for a malfunctioning […]

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How to Adjust a Garage Door Spring

Your home’s garage door is a complex system of moving parts working simultaneously to provide you with convenient, reliable and secure entry to your home. With consistent daily use, it’s common for several parts of your garage door to succumb to normal wear and tear over time. Most at risk are springs and cables, which are under an extreme amount of tension, weight and pressure. If these parts fray or loosen, you may find that your garage door does not want to open when prompted, will only partially open or may hang at an angle. To properly repair your door, […]

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Garage Door Won’t Open or Close

When leaving for work this morning, was your garage door refusing to either open or close? While an uncooperative garage door is inconvenient for homeowners, it’s common for them to experience problems opening and closing due to the constant strain, pressure and weight they’re under. The most typical reasons your garage door won’t open or close are related to mechanical issues or a garage door opener motor malfunction. Some of these garage door issues can be easily repaired with a few adjustments, while others are more complicated or hazardous for homeowners to replace themselves and require the assistance of a […]

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