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  • Overhead Door Company of St. Louis Earns Esteemed Angie’s List Super Service Award

    Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service

     St. Louis, MO – Overhead Door Company of St. Louis is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA).  This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service rankings on Angie’s List.

    “We consider it a privilege to be invited into our customers’ homes,” said Jim Summers, Overhead Door Company of St. Louis™.  “To be recognized for the way we treat customers is by-far the best honor we can receive.”

    As a Super Service Award winner, the Overhead Door™ team has met strict eligibility requirements in garage door service.  Companies on Angie’s List are graded on an A through F scale in multiple fields ranging from price to professionalism to punctuality. The SSA winners must pass a background check and record a current trade license attestation.

    “The service providers that receive our Angie’s List Super Service Award demonstrate the level of excellence that members have come to expect,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks.  “These pros are top-notch and absolutely deserve recognition for the trustworthy and exemplary customer service they exhibited in the past year and overall.”

    For almost 100 years, Overhead Door™ has been the trusted name in garage doors.  If you have a service issue or interest in a free quote on a new garage door, please click here.

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    #1 ROI In Home Improvement – New Garage Doors

    Both recent and long-term key trends indicate that curb appeal projects generate higher return on investment than work completed in the interior of the home. Compared to other upgrades, garage door replacement now ranks at the top in a recently released annual survey.

    Garage Door Replacement Offers the Biggest Bang for Your Buck

    Remodeling Magazine’s 2018 Cost vs. Value Report compares the average cost for 21 popular remodeling projects with the value those projects retain at resale. In this national survey, garage doors rank #1 with the least amount invested and the highest return. Nationally, homeowners can expect up to a 98 percent return on investment for their garage door replacement, on average. Now that’s using your money wisely, AND making the neighbors jealous!


    Don’t wait until you are prepping to sell to make the improvement. Replace your garage doors now and enjoy your curb appeal while you still live there. Request a free quote today.

    Old or new, annual planned maintenance on your garage door system plays a big role in the efficient operation, safety, and the lifespan of the system. Schedule your garage door maintenance here.

  • National Ladder Safety Month

    National Ladder Safety Month: Ladder Safety at Home

    If your home has a garage, it is most likely the place you choose to store a step ladder. Reacquaint yourself with ladder safety at home in honor of National Ladder Safety Month.

    Next time you take the ladder out to change light bulbs or reach something from a top shelf, take care to use stepladders safely and avoid common ladder injuries.

    Proud supporter of National Ladder Safety Month | March 2018

    Prevalent Ladder Injuries

    Did you know that 136,118 emergency room visits per year related to ladder injuries?

    Compared to the following examples, chances are much more likely to be involved in an incident with a ladder.

    • 19,000 emergency room visits per year from high heel related injuries
    • 11,000 injuries per year from house fires
    • 3,736 emergency room visits per year from microwaves
    • 16 shark attacks per year in the US

    Take safety into your own hands by taking ladder safety seriously. Visit to learn more.

  • National Ladder Safety Month

    March is National Ladder Safety Month

    Ladder safety affects everyone. Whether at home or at work, you should take ladder safety seriously.

    Ladder Safety and How It Affects Everyone


    These numbers speak for themselves:

    • 2,000 ladder injuries happen every day
    • 364 deaths are caused by falls each year
    • The most common ladder falls happen between 6 and 10 feet off the ground

    How Do Most Common Ladder Accidents Happen?

    1. Overreaching
    2. Missing the last step when climbing down

    Avoid overreaching while using a ladder. You could lose your balance and the ladder could topple over, causing a fall.

    Be sure to use the last step when you climb down. Skipping over the last step could lead to a fall if you trip.

    For more information, visit

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  • Envy™ Glass Garage Doors Reflect Good On You

    Overhead Door™ announces the launch of Envy™ – a contemporary full-view, all-glass garage door.

    The new Envy™ garage door by Overhead Door™ delivers a sleek, frameless door for an ultra-modern look. The ¼” glass panels attach to a hidden aluminum frame.  Available for residential and commercial, these custom-made doors modernize the exterior of a home or business.  They also provide a versatile option for room dividers and patio doors.

    Envy™ sustained rigorous safety and reliability testing, including exposure to extreme temperatures and user testing on homes.

    The glass panel door is available in five finishes, including Mirrored Gray, Mirrored Bronze, Translucent Black, Opaque White and Opaque Black.  The doors are custom made for openings 8′-18′ wide and 7′-14′ tall.

    Look for the Envy™ and other garage door collections by “The Genuine. The Original”, Overhead Door™.

  • DIY Network's Bargain Mansions host Tamara Day worked with Overhead Door Company for the show

    Our Garage Doors Star on DIY Network’s Bargain Mansions with Tamara Day

    Overhead Door is proud to be part of the new life breathed into old homes on the DIY Network’s Bargain Mansions. Hosted by Tamara Day, the show documents a home’s journey from filth to fabulous. Our quality entry doors and garage doors and stunning new age designs are the perfect way to transform a rundown property into the beauty of the block.

    Tamara Day, Host of Bargain Mansions on DIY Network

    Follow Tamara Day and Bargain Mansions

    Catch all of Tamara’s excitement of Bargain Mansions on social media! Follow Bargain Mansions host Tamara Day on Facebook. Also, she has a page for her interior design business called Growing Days. Likewise, follow Growing Days on Twitter.

    Follow the DIY Network on Facebook and Twitter. Plus, use #BargainMansions to find all the tweets where the show is tagged!

    Video Transcript

    Hi. I’m Tamara Day. I’m the host of Bargain Mansions on the DIY Network. When we get a new front door or garage doors on a house, it completely transforms the look of the house from old and dingy, to new and fresh and clean. It also makes it look safer and much more desirable to a new home buyer.

    We’ve looked at lots of companies for garage doors and – hands down – Overhead Door Company was the company we chose. They’re an awesome company that I love working with because their doors are fantastic and their people are amazing to work with. It always comes together beautifully.

    The selection at Overhead Door Company is awesome. Everything from standard to perfectly custom is available and it’s really easy to see exactly what you’re going to get. When I go out to their showroom, their computer system is amazing, it’s perfectly seamless, I can really see exactly what I’m going to get and when it shows up, it is exactly what I expected. The install is incredible. It moves perfectly smooth – it’s really perfectly seamless.

    I’ve worked with Overhead Door Company for lots of projects, not just the show, but our personal residence as well as several of our rental properties. It’s really fantastic.

  • 37th Annual Home and Remodeling Show

    Come Join Us at the 37th Annual Home & Remodeling Show!

    The 37th Annual Home & Remodeling Show is Coming To St. Charles!

    Overhead Door Company of St. Louis is excited to be a part of the 37th Annual Home & Remodeling Show September 22nd through September 24th.

    So come see in person all that we have to offer in garage doors, garage door openers and more!


    St. Charles Convention Center 
    One Convention Center Plaza 
    St. Charles, MO 63303

    The 37th Annual Home & Remodeling Show hours are:

    Friday, September 22       11 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
    Saturday, September 23   11 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
    Sunday, September 24     11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Admission is Free!

    37th Annual Home and Remodeling Show
  • Builder Brand Uses Study

    Builder Magazine’s Brand Use Study Ranks Overhead Door Among The Top Brands For Your Home in 2017!

    Each year, Builder Magazine releases a study of the most popular brands used in 51 popular product categories in home construction and improvement.

    In the 2017 study found here, Overhead Door continues to top the list of the garage door and garage door opener brands that contractors and builders use the most. 

    Here are some examples of the results:

    builder brand use survey results


    Our Liftmaster and Overhead Door garage door openers also ranked among the brands used most nationwide:

    Builder Brand Use Garage Door Opener Survey Results

    The survey was conducted online and included subscribers that classified as “Builders, Builders-developers or General Contractors.” The data was collected from November 2016 through January 2017 and is based on 936 qualified responses.

    The following chart breaks down key factors that influenced the selection of top brands:

    builder brand use survey results

    For more information on our top rated products click here!




  • OHD Anywhere: garage door opener iPhone app

    Stay Safe During Garage Door Safety Month

    June is Garage Door Safety Month. Since Overhead Door is the inventor of the upward-lifting garage door, we wanted to share some tips on maintaining the security and safety of your garage door.

    Did you know that more than 70 percent of homeowners enter and exit through the garage? The garage is the most-often used entry point of the home, opening and closing an average of four times a day. That’s a lot foot traffic. It’s important to keep track of your garage door activity and ensure your garage door is well-maintained and functions safely.

    Maintaining Garage Door Security

    OHD Anywhere: garage door opener iPhone appManaging the activity of your garage door is easy with OHD Anywhere™​. With this application, you can control and monitor your garage door from anywhere. You can check if your garage door is open, closed or if there is any change to the door position. Know instantly when someone is operating your garage door, or open the door for anyone. Consider how great it would be for delivery, repair person or friends. All without having to provide the access password to your garage.

    OHD Anywhere™ uses a sensor attached to the garage door. This is an important security advantage. Other systems monitor the opener, instead of the garage door position. The system alerts you whether the door changes to the fully open or closed position. Even if the door is operated manually by disengaging the door from the opener, you are notified.

    OHD Anywhere™ delivers convenience, control, peace-of-mind and safety all in the palm of your hand. Another great tip: while on vacation, unplug the garage door opener unit. Or, use the vacation lock security switch on the wall console. This feature renders remotes unusable and is an optional accessory to most openers.

    Garage Door Safety Tips:

    1. Keeping your garage door in working order is also important to safety. First, test the reversing mechanism by placing a 2-inch by 4-inch board in the door’s path. If the door does not reverse after contacting the object, call us or schedule a repair online.
    2. If the opener has not been replaced since 1993, replace the garage door opener with a new one that has safety beams and auto-reverse as a standard feature.
    3. All garage door owners should make sure that their little ones are kept safe when playing in or around garages. Make sure the garage door opener control button is out of the reach of children. Also, do not let them play with garage door remote controls.
    4. Visually inspect the garage door for wear and tear. Pay particular attention to springs, cables, rollers and pulleys. Do not attempt to remove, adjust or repair these parts or anything attached to them. These parts are under high tension and should be fixed only by a trained garage door professional.

    If you find there is an issue with your garage door or opener, make sure you contact us for service. Our garage door repair professionals are fully trained on how to properly (and safely) fix your garage doors.

  • Family of Doves on top of Legacy Garage Door Opener

    Sure Go Ahead, Make Yourself at Home! This Was Too Funny Not To Share.

    Legacy Garage Door Openers: Industry leading openers and….ideal home for a family of doves?

    This was too funny not to share.

    We love getting emails and photos from our happy customers proudly showing their new garage doors, entry doors and garage door openers. Recently a customer emailed us to share a photo of their Legacy Garage Door Opener. The difference in this photo was that a family of doves had decided to make their home on top of the opener! We always brag about how quiet our garage door openers are but we’ve never been given such a solid endorsement from a family decided to set up camp right there!

    Family of Doves on top of Legacy Garage Door Opener


    Thanks to Brenda S. for sharing! 

    If you have stories or photos to share about your products or service from us we would love to hear from you. Click here for a few ways you can share with other customers in your area.


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