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Retained Value of Replacing Your Garage Door

The Year of the Garage Door Remodel

Overhead Door Corporation published a release stating that 2016 is the year of the garage door remodel. Why, you ask? In case you missed it, Remodeling Magazine published their yearly Cost vs. Value Report, which ranks home improvement projects and upgrades according to their return on investment. According to the... Read More
Common Garage Door Issues

Common Garage Door Issues: Damaged Garage Door

In 2007, there were 1,610 reported injuries caused by non-professionals trying to fix their garage door themselves… Damaged Garage Door While many garage door problems are mechanical, sometimes the door itself can fall victim to weather, vehicles or gradual wear-and-tear. We can repair or replace single garage door panels, or... Read More
Common Garage Door Issues

Common Garage Door Issues: Broken Torsion Springs

In 2007, there were 1,610 reported injuries caused by non-professionals trying to fix their garage door themselves… Broken Torsion Springs If your garage door is uneven, jammed, or straining to open, it could signify that the torsion spring is broken and needs to be replaced. The number one reason for... Read More
The Year of the Garage Door: Over 90% return on midrange and upscale garage door replacement

Garage Door Replacement Boasts 90% Return

Remodeling Magazine recently published their Cost Versus Value Report for 2016. In it, they compare the average cost of a number of remodeling projects with the value retained at resale in 100 US markets. They also list the difference between projects on a mid-range scale and upscale level. Garage Door... Read More

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Overhead Door Prototype on Model T: image courtesy of Overhead Door

Overhead Door Turns 95!

We’re helping Overhead Door Corporation celebrate their 95th anniversary during 2016! Interestingly, the Company’s foundation has strong historical roots. With automobiles becoming more commonplace, Americans needed somewhere to store their vehicles. C. G. Johnson patented the sectional overhead door, which opened more conveniently than side-opening panel doors on early garages.... Read More
Common Garage Door Issues

Common Garage Door Issues: Broken Garage Door Opener

In 2007, there were 1,610 reported injuries caused by non-professionals trying to fix their garage door themselves… Broken Garage Door Opener Unfortunately, these appliances don’t last forever. Most garage doors open 1,500 times a year and most garage door openers can withstand about 10,000 operations before malfunctioning. Only 40% of... Read More
Overhead Door Company of St Louis and Bi-State Loading Dock Little Wishes Celebration

Granting Little Wishes Across St Louis

Did you know that we’re about more than garage door repair and services? Part of our culture is to acknowledge the social responsibility we have and give back to the community. During the month of December, Overhead Door Company of St. Louis and Bi-State Loading Dock teamed up to raise... Read More
Overhead Door Company of St Louis Interview on KSDK5 TV

Your Garage Door is Really Something You Take for Granted Until it Doesn’t Work

Overhead Door Company of St. Louis is internet famous! We kid, we kid. But in all seriousness, long-time Overhead Door technician Al was interviewed by Show Me St. Louis on KSDK-TV. He talks about how things have changed in his 23 year career as a garage door technician, as well... Read More
What You Didn't Know About Today's Garage Doors

What You Didn’t Know About Today’s Garage Doors

The garage door, not the front entry door, is the main access point to the home for more than 70% of homeowners. (National survey) The garage door can command six times more space than the front entry door. 71% of homeowners use garage door openers to get into their homes... Read More
Toys for Tots

Help Support Toys for Tots!

Overhead Door Company of St. Louis and Bi-State Loading Dock are jointly registered Toy Drop Sites for St. Louis Toys for Tots. We will be collecting donations at our offices at 12046 Lackland Rd., St. Louis, MO 63146 from November 23 through December 18, 2015. If you’re feeling the holiday... Read More

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