Choosing the Perfect Residential Garage Door for Your Home

Choosing the perfect residential garage door for your home can be overwhelming. With a plethora of options and emerging technologies, it’s easy to doubt if you’re making the right decision. Not only do you want a door that will fulfill all your needs in functionality, but also aesthetically pleasing and accurately captures the feel of your home. Finding the right balance is essential. Here are some of The Door Company’s important considerations to keep in mind:


Arguably the most important factor, the material of your garage door impacts its durability, maintenance requirements, and how well it synergizes with the style of your home. Steel, aluminum, wood, and fiberglass are all popular options. Each material has unique pros and cons, depending on the location and climate of your home. Make sure you choose one that will stand up to the elements in your environment.


Garage doors come in many different styles, from traditional carriage, to sterling minimalist garage doors. Some styles work naturally with certain architectural styles, but with a bit of creativity, you can make any garage door suit your home. Looking for inspiration? Click here to see the types of doors we offer.

Security Features

Ensure your garage door offers adequate security features to protect your loved ones and valuables. Intruders can break into outdated, weak garage doors with little effort. Updating your garage door to a model with more technology integration will without a doubt improve your home’s security. Look for options with sturdy locks, reinforced panels, and advanced security systems.


Last but not least, functionality. At the end of the day, choosing a garage door that is actually useful in your space triumphs aesthetics, and material. Making sure your garage door is easy to operate, and compatible with your existing door opener system will guarantee your new door installation is successful. Pay attention to details such as door size, clearance requirements, and track mechanisms.


All in all, finding a balance between aesthetics and practicality is key when selecting a garage door. While you want a door that enhances the curb appeal of your home, it’s also essential to prioritize functionality, durability and security. Serving California communities since 1986, The Door Company’s garage door experts will help you choose a design that reflects your personal style while meeting your practical needs. Contact us for a quote today!

Avoid Garage Door Scams: How to Identify and Protect Your Home

Recently, there has been a surge of garage door scams.  Fake companies exploit homeowners with exorbiant charges for unnecessary parts and services. Keep reading to learn how to identify garage door scams when they happen, and how to protect your loved ones and secure your home.

In response to this consumer alert, garage door trade associations including the International Door Association (IDA) and the Doors and Access Systems Manufacturers Association (DASMA) have put out multiple videos that inform you on the scam, then tell you how to identify the marketing and identify the scammers.

If the company asks for money upfront or for you to pay in cash, beware of them.

The Emergency Garage Door Repair Scam

These scammers aren’t just walking around and knocking on doors. They are developing websites and advertising their services like any legitimate business. There are ways to identify these fake businesses by looking at their advertising, checking their website and calling the company up by phone. View the following video for more specific information.

Make sure that the garage door business you choose is accredited by IDA or IDEA legitimately before booking an appointment. If you aren’t sure, call the company directly. There are certain ways that these scammers have to act on the phone in order to get your business. View the video below for more information on how to identify a scammer by talking to them over the phone.

On-Site Service

These scammers are very smart. Most of their information will line up, but if you take the above videos into consideration, you should be able to spot them. If not, when they get to your home, make sure that you ask for a written estimate and an explanation of the services provided before they begin their work. You should receive a valid invoice and any warranties associated with the new installed parts. If the company asks for money upfront or for you to pay in cash, beware of them.

Avoid Scams- Go with the Door Company

The Door Company has been working with homeowners and businesses in the state of California for over 30 years and we pass all the tests. If you need emergency garage door service, contact the company you can count on.

Garage Door Color- It’s More Important Than You Think

business units for small companies with colorful roller doors

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.

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The Door Company Offers Attractive Security Grilles Providing Peace of Mind for Commercial Customers

All retail shop and restaurant owners worry about after hours burglaries,
with some owners resorting to pricey security systems and unsightly iron bars to deter thieves.

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