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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.  View Our Selection of Garage Doors However, customizing isn’t just about making your garage door more personal. In some cases, garage door […]

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RCS Garage Door’s Second Year on the 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. This is the second year in a row RCS has been honored on the Bulldog 100 list. RCS Garage Doors, owned by 2006 UGA graduate Amber Signore, 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 […]

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Buyer’s Guide to Choosing a Faux Wood Garage Door

Table of Contents: What Is a Faux Wood Garage Door? Benefits of Faux Wood Over Real Wood Browse Faux Wood Garage Doors  Features of Faux Wood Garages Get a Faux Garage Door Today  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 […]

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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. View Our Selection of Garage Door Designs 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 […]

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The Different Types of Commercial Garage Doors

What Are 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 […]

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

Table of Contents:  What Is a Garage Door Spring? Signs of a Damaged Garage Door Spring Signs of a Broken Garage Door Spring How to Open and Close a Garage Door With a Broken Spring Get Help From Experts  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 […]

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Garage Door Won’t Open

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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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Contemporary Garage Door

Picking the Best Contemporary Garage Door for Your Home Sometimes, our houses need a significant overhaul. In this case, it might be time to redo everything — the roof, the siding, the windows, the doors and more. In other cases, however, it’s much simpler than that. Maybe the majority of your house is in good shape, and you just need one small change to spruce things up and get your home looking fresh and exciting again. In situations like these, we think a simple garage door replacement is often the way to go. Garage doors are often a prominent feature […]

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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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Follow These 6 Simple Steps to Paint Your Garage Door

Painting a Garage Door in 6 Simple Steps Taking up nearly 1/3 of the front-facing exterior of the average home,  your garage door’s appearance significantly impacts your home’s curb appeal. A new coat of paint not only helps protect it from the elements but can refresh the look of your entire house. Should You Paint Your Garage Door? Some common reasons for painting a garage door include: The door’s existing color is faded, chipped, stained or otherwise deteriorating. You’ve recently painted your house and want the garage door to complement or contrast the new hue. Your property could use some sprucing up, […]

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