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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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Smart Home Garage Doors

The “Internet of Things” refers to the concept of creating a smart world by connecting just about anything with an on/off switch to the Internet. Smart home technology is a growing part of the IoT that involves connecting your appliances and other pieces of hardware in your home — giving you the ability to control them from your smartphone or another device. This includes everything from Nest thermostats to connected coffee makers and allows you to customize your home and automate many of your day-to-day tasks and experiences. Some of the benefits of having a connected home include Convenience – […]

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How to paint your garage doors

Taking up nearly 1/3 of the front-facing exterior of the average home, the appearance of your garage door has a significant impact on curb appeal. A new coat of paint not only helps protect it from the elements but can refresh the look of your entire house. Here are the 6 simple steps to giving your garage door a fresh new finish: Step 1: Check the weather You’ll need three days of mild weather between 50°F – 75°F with low humidity. When choosing your painting time, plan to work when the door isn’t being exposed to direct sunlight. Step 2: […]

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Garage Floor Ideas

Garage Floor Ideas Garage flooring needs to stand up to a lot of abuse from chemicals, extreme weather and wear from vehicles.  But just because it takes a beating doesn’t mean it has to be boring. There are many flooring options that will improve the look and feel of your garage, making it an unexpectedly interesting home improvement project. Coatings – These options adhere to your existing floor Concrete sealer Concrete sealer is a clear or tinted coating that is applied to your existing floor. It is inexpensive and easy to apply, making it a great choice for DIY beginners […]

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Garage Door Storage Solutions

Garage Door Storage Solutions If you’re like most American homeowners, you use your garage every day. It is an important part of you and your family’s every day lives. It provides a convenient entry and exit to and from your home and protects your vehicles from the elements. However, we tend to use our garage as an unorganized storage space, living by the motto “out of sight, out of mind.” More often than not, garages are cluttered and underused, failing to reach their full potential as an integral space in your home. These garage storage tips will help you turn […]

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Tips for a quieter garage door

Tips for a quieter garage door Is it a truck? Is it an earthquake? No. It’s your garage door. If opening your garage door is a loud, house-shaking, baby-waking event, there is likely a combination of many components that have been worn and shaken over years of use. While you’ll never have a totally silent garage door, there are several factors that can cause significant noise. Some repairs can be DIY, but garage doors can be very dangerous, so many repairs require a professional. DIY Find the noisy culprits – Open and close your garage door several times to attempt […]

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