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Common Garage Door Problems

You rely on your garage door to safely open and close for your security and home comfort. When you have a problem, you risk your vehicle and everything in your garage. If your car is still inside when your door won’t open, you may have issues getting to work. Whether you have a garage door opening and closing problem or another issue that keeps it from working, find out what’s wrong and if you need a professional repair. When in doubt, call the experts. Why My Garage Door Won’t Work Several problems can keep your garage door from working. The […]

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Buyer’s Guide to Custom Residential Garage Doors in Charlotte, NC

You’ve customized your phone, you’ve customized your car — you’ve even customized your lunch order today. Why not customize your garage door too?  Since 63 percent of homes have a garage or carport in the United States, customizing your garage door is a great way to set your garage — and your home — apart from the rest. Customizing your garage door allows you to select the materials, colors and style that best fit your home’s architecture — and your budget.  However, customizing isn’t just about making your garage door more personal. In some cases, garage door openings aren’t a standard size, so […]

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RCS Garage Doors Included in UGA Alumni Association’s Bulldog 100 List!

RCS Garage Doors, based in Charlotte, North Carolina, is included in the University of Georgia Alumni Association’s 2020 Bulldog 100 list of fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni. More than 533 nominations were submitted for the 2020 list. RCS Garage Doors, owned by 2006 UGA graduate Amber Signor, specializes in commercial and residential garage door sales, installation and repair. The company offers both Clopay® and LiftMaster® models and accessories.  “I’m extremely proud to be included in the 2020 Bulldog 100. For over 20 years, RCS Garage doors has been committed to serving the community through high-quality garage doors and accessories that keep families […]

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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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