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    Why Won’t My Garage Door Open?

    As residential and commercial garage door professionals, we’ve come across every issue you can think of when it comes to garage door service and repair. The most common issue we run into is when a garage door just won’t open. We understand this can be frustrating, and there are numerous reasons[...]

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    Guest post by Kevin Pettiette; acting president of the International Door Association. Recently, awareness about upgrading your garage door opener to a model made in 1993 or after has gone up. These ’93 and later models of openers adhere to the revised safety standard set forth by the Consumer[...]

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    Common Question: Why Won't My Garage Door Close?

    Uh-oh! Your garage door won’t close. Sometimes the fix can be as simple as replacing the battery in the opener, but other times it may be a sign of a bigger issue. Although certain garage door repairs should be completed by professionals, there are a few steps you can take, if you’d like, to [...]

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    Frequently Asked Question: How Do I Open My Garage Door During A Power Outage?

    We’ve all come to highly depend on our automatic garage door openers; it’s an aspect of our day to day routine! They deliver a wonderful convenience with the simple click of a button, which often gets taken for granted. So, when something like a power outage occurs, it suddenly becomes a [...]

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    Components of Your Garage Door Explained

    Here at A-1 Door Company, we want our clients to understand the anatomy of their garage door – so, we’ve written a blog post for you about it! While looking for a new garage door, or a garage door repair, chances are you’ll hear various technical terms thrown around without truly knowing what[...]

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    Garage Door Parts That We Offer, If You're a Do-It-Yourselfer

    If you’re a DIYer, then this blog post if for you! A-1 Door Company supplies a wide variety of garage door parts and hardware that you can stop by and pick up at your convenience. Our number one priority is always helping our clients in any way we can. We get it – when your garage door [...]

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    Aim for The Sky! What to Know About Aircraft Hangar Doors

    Choosing the right aircraft hangar doors offers multiple benefits including increased safety, energy efficiency, cost savings, and a customized look. Here at A-1 Door Company, we specialize in the installation of rolling hangar doors, hydraulic hanger doors, and bi-fold doors. Aircraft hangar doors[...]

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    Welcome! We're Here to Talk About Entry Doors

    Your entry door is the first impression visitors have of your home, so why not make that impression long-lasting? That said, an entry door should be strong yet integrate beautifully within the look and feel of your home. Homeowners in Richmond, VA might find themselves too busy to think about [...]

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    Quick, Listen Up! What You Need to Know About High-Speed Doors

    High-speed doors serve the basic function of a barrier in a commercial building. Their most important purpose is to open and close quickly. Most high-speed doors are power operated and require minimal maintenance. They serve specific functions in industries like food processing, car dealerships, [...]

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    Residential Garage Door Options

    A garage door is a big part of your home's curb appeal, especially when it's situated in front of your home! This means that you can not only use the door functionally, but it can also add style and beauty to your home. There are many different styles of residential garage doors to choose from, so [...]

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    Ding-Dong! It's Information You Need to Know About Video Doorbells

    With the help of video doorbells, you’ll always know who’s at your door even when you’re not home! Video doorbells are beneficial because they provide an extra layer of security to your home. You’ll be able to tell the deliveryman where to leave your package, see when friends and family [...]

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    Benefits of Garage Door Screens

    A garage door screen is a beneficial addition to the garage opening that allows for a patio style screen door to be placed inside of your garage door. This addition uses up as little space as possible and is fully retractable, which works with your existing garage door. Garage door screens allow [...]

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    Educational Information Regarding Smart Door Locks

    When it comes to securing your home and your front door, a well-made conventional lock does the job just fine. However, a smart door lock adds an entirely new dimension to a lock’s utility, security, and overall convenience! A smart door lock essentially works as an electronic lock—using [...]

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    Differences Between Four-fold & Bi-fold Doors

    Folding garage doors offer several advantages over conventional systems in addition to giving the exterior of your building a unique aesthetic. One of the main benefits of folding doors is that they can permit easy entry and exit and optimize your space fully. There are two different types of [...]

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    What Causes Garage Doors to Become Off-Balance?

    As it is often said, living a life of balance is key when it comes to your health, harmony, and happiness. For some, it could mean the right repetition of self-care. For others, it could mean a home that serves as a well-organized safe haven. That said, your garage door needs proper care too in [...]

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    Noisy Garage Door Driving you to Become Unhinged?

    A quality garage door is something that you should be proud of; these doors make up a big portion of your home’s curb appeal, after all! With all of the current styles and materials of doors available these days, it’s becoming easier to grab the attention of your neighbors with your garage [...]

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    What You Need to Know When it Comes to Garage Door Alignment

    No matter the age or style of your house, if you have a garage, there may come a time when your garage door will require some maintenance and TLC. Picture this, you try to leave for work in the morning and you cannot get out of your garage. The doors won’t open properly, and you’re left [...]

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    What is The Typical Lifespan of a Garage Door?

    Your garage door is a focal point for your home and business and can therefore significantly enhance its curb appeal. Besides contributing to your property’s value, your garage door is a convenient point of entry and adds a sense of security as well. That being said, with your garage door being [...]

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    All about Garage Door Springs

    Garage door springs play a vital role in the efficiency of your garage door system. Many home and business owners understand the need to repair a broken spring, yet they don’t quite understand the function of the springs – or where they’re even located in the garage! That’s why we’re [...]

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    How to Program Your Car Garage Door Opener

    Garage door experts are naturally the most qualified when it comes to handling projects regarding your overhead door. In regards to installation or repair, you’ll always want to call on a professional. Programming your garage door opener, however, is something that most homeowners can typically [...]

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