Garage Door Safety Month

Did you know that the largest moving part in your home is your garage door? A majority of families enter and exit their homes primarily through the garage door, relegating the front doors for visitors and special occasions. Garage doors are even busier in summer -...

Regular Maintenance to Ensure Long Term Operation

Just like with other things in your home that you keep clean and maintain, your garage door shouldn’t be exempt from regular check ups. Why? It's a big piece of machinery with lots of moving parts that can rust, move from their proper place, and show signs of general...

All About R-Value

If you've done any research on garage doors and insulation, you've probably heard the term “R-value”. To make sure that all of our customers know everything they need to know when buying a new garage door, we thought we should write a blog all about R-value and how...

10 Ways to Keep Your Garage Organized

The garage has become the place where people not only store their cars, but also everything else that doesn’t belong in the house. And because of this, garages tend to get cluttered and messy, which can also become a safety hazard for your household. (Garage door...

How to Soundproof a Garage

The intention of a garage is to house a vehicle, but that doesn’t mean that's what it will always be used for. From storage area to spare bedrooms, they can take on a variety of forms. Garages are notoriously adaptable, especially when you know how to make them work...

Pros & Cons of Wood Garage Doors

At Precision Garage Door of Columbia, we carry an extensive selection of quality garage doors in a variety of styles and materials. One garage door material that is consistently popular among our customers is wood. Read on to learn more about the advantages and...

Pros & Cons of Steel Garage Doors

If you're in the market for a new garage door, Precision Garage Door of Columbia can assist you in choosing the right option for your needs. We offer many types of garage doors in order to meet the demands of all of our customers, and steel garage doors are a top...

How to Paint a Garage Door

If your door's moving parts are working properly, a new coat of paint can easily add curb appeal to your home and extend the life of your garage door. With just a bit of paint and a few hours of elbow grease, you can give your faded or flaking garage door a fresh,...

How to Insulate a Garage

Regulating the temperature of where you park your vehicle or a storage space may not be foremost in many homeowners' minds, but it should be. An insulated garage door can help save money on your power bill. If you use your garage as a workspace, an insulated garage...

How to Install a Garage Door Opener

Emerging from your car to open the garage door in driving rain or an icy snowstorm is not something most homeowners want to do every time they want to park their vehicle. A new automatic garage door opener can save you from repeated drenchings and add much-needed...

How to Fix Garage Door Cables

Full of moving parts that are often under high pressure, your garage door is more complex than you may imagine and garage door cables are an essential component of your garage door. Together with garage door springs, the cables control the tension and motion of the...

How to Adjust a Garage Door Opener

Your garage is designed to keep your vehicles and possessions safe and can't do its job if the door is not opening or closing properly. The door may not open all the way or bounce back open after closing. This may be the result of settings that are not correct....

How a Garage Door Works

Your garage door is an integral part of your home and you may rely on it every day to perform a simple task. The mechanics behind this piece of technology (dating back to the first automobiles) may seem simple, but do you know exactly how your garage door works?...

Garage Door Maintenance

Your garage door is one of the most important parts of your home, and you likely put a lot of time and energy into choosing the right one. In order to protect your investment, regular garage door maintenance and care is important. Even the best garage doors can wear...

Single Panel vs. Sectional Garage Doors

In general, there are two main types of residential garage doors: the common sectional panel style and the one-piece, tilt-up single panel door. While both styles have their strengths and their struggles, it's best to know your options fully before making any large...

Garage Door Sensors

Garage doors feature numerous moving parts and can be extremely heavy, with potential for causing significant damage or injury to pets, family members, and property. Due to this potential, all garage doors manufactured in the U.S. after 1993 are required to have a...

Why Is IDEA Accreditation Important To You?

Your garage door is probably the biggest piece of moving equipment in your home. This is why we believe so strongly in taking every possible step to ensure your safety and security. Becoming IDEA certified is not for every company. It requires serious commitment to...

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