2017 was one of the worst years on record for wildfires in California. According to the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, fires covered nearly 1.5 million acres of land, led to $18 billion in property damage and 45 civilians and 2 firefighters lost their lives. Some of those deaths could have been prevented by simply having battery backups in their garage doors.
According to the FBI, there is a burglary every 22.6 seconds in the US. Nearly 80% of those burglaries occur during the day when you are at work or out running errands.
Your garage door is an often overlooked area of your home when it comes to security, but is a primary point of interest for a thief. Neglecting your garage door security can be a mistake that could put your family and property at risk. Here are some tips from The Door Company to help keep you safe.
If you are looking for a new commercial garage door for your business, there many factors to consider. What is the purpose of your door? Will you use it to store vehicles, load and unload equipment or is it just for foot traffic? Make sure you know exactly what types of features you need in order to choose the best commercial garage door for your business needs.
Did you know that your garage door is rated as the number 1 home improvement project in terms of ROI? A clean, well-maintained garage door can add up to four percent onto the value of your home. Knowing that, it makes sense that any damage that your garage door gets should be taken seriously.
It’s always difficult seeing the light at the end of the tunnel when thinking about home improvement projects. We understand that a new deck or garage door will look nice, but it’s not always obvious how much return on investment (ROI) you get in the long run.
The garage is typically seen as an overflow area. It’s the place where you put all the things that don’t have a designated spot in the house, but it doesn’t have to be.Continue reading
When thinking about your home’s curb appeal, the mind typically goes to roofing, landscaping or the overall design of the house. While these are all vital to presenting a beautiful house, the color and design of your garage door can really stand out — for better or worse.
Your garage door may be one of your home’s most prominent, visible elements, presenting the opportunity to improve your home’s curb appeal or, if it’s in bad shape, detract from your home’s appearance. That’s why The Door Company (TDC) — California’s leading garage door company – wants homeowners to recognize when their garage door has seen better days and it might be time to consider replacing it.
These days it is not only computers and cell phones that can be hacked; now thieves are finding ways to enter your home by hacking into your garage door opener. As one of Northern California’s leading garage door companies, The Door Company (TDC) would like to educate consumers about the steps they can take to protect their homes. Continue reading
The Door Company (TDC), California’s garage door installation and repair specialists, has been providing customers with garage door products and services in Northern California for nearly 30 years. One TDC specialty is helping customers decide on the type of garage door that is best suited to their style, needs and budget.
As cars have grown more important to our lives, garage doors have gained prominence in residential floor plans. Over the past decade, garage door manufacturers and architects have begun to improve on the curb appeal of garage doors.
If you are having trouble with your garage door, The Door Company (TDC), California’s leading garage door company, may be able to help you troubleshoot the problem. Knowing what’s wrong with your garage door may help you to determine if it is a problem you can tackle or if it’s time to call someone for assistance.
The Door Company (TDC), California’s garage door installation and repair specialists, has been providing commercial customers with garage door products and services in Northern California for nearly 30 years. One specialty is helping business customers decide on the type of commercials doors they need.