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The Anatomy Of Your Garage Door

When you're in the market for a new garage door, chances are you'll hear a lot of technical terms thrown around by your dealer. Or perhaps your door isn't working quite right, but you don't know what's causing the problem. Understanding the parts of your garage door can make it easier to diagnose issues, perform routine maintenance, and make an informed purchase decision.

Keep Your Garage Safe This Winter With These 5 Tips

As we approach the holidays and colder weather, homeowners are preparing for winter home maintenance. Shoveling or plowing your driveway isn't only about convenience, it's about safety! Snow and ice can produce some serious challenges for homeowners, especially in Western New York.

Winterizing Your Garage Door

As we approach another icy winter season here in Western New York, there's much to be done in preparation for the cold. Once you've taken all the necessary precautions inside your home, it's time to step into your garage and winterize your garage door.

Clopay Doors: Benefits & Features

At Hamburg Overhead Door, we are careful in selecting the garage doors brands we install for our customers. Clopay Door is a garage door manufacturer that we have trusted to make quality doors for us for years. Here is some insight into why Hamburg Overhead Door chooses Clopay when we're looking to create the perfect look for any style and budget.

Why We Choose LiftMaster

Providing outstanding service to our customers starts with the products we offer. At Hamburg Overhead door, we're proud to offer the best brands in the industry when it comes to your garage door. We like to partner with companies that hold the same values as we do -- making your home safer and more efficient with a modern garage door system. LiftMaster is one of the most popular products we offer, and has been around almost as long as we have -- 45 years to be exact!

The Winner of 2017's Ugliest Garage Door Contest Is Here!

We have a winner! Thank you to all who submitted their garage doors and voted for their favorites in our annual Ugliest Garage Door Contest. We enjoyed reading every single entry and can't wait for next year! So, who had Western New York's ugliest garage door in 2017?

Manual vs. Electric Garage Doors: The Pros and Cons

There are two types of garage doors commonly found in homes across the country: manual and electric. Each type of door has its unique benefits and drawbacks. Do you know which is better for your home? Here we've identified the major pros and cons to each type. 

4 Tips For A Greener Garage

 "Going green" may mean something different for everyone. You can switch up your diet and drive an electric car, or you can go the more simple route by turning your garage into an eco-friendly space. Our garages are often used as storage or as a workspace, which can include the use of toxic chemicals and hazardous materials. Making eco-friendly changes to your garage can reduce energy bills, improve functionality and make it a safer place for the whole family.

How to Extend the Life of Your Garage Door

 We use our garage doors almost every day. While a quality residential garage door should have a lifespan of 15-30 years, the length depends on how often it's used and how well it's maintained. We need our garage doors to operate safely and effectively, so getting an annual tune-up keeps things running smoothly. In the meantime, what are some ways to keep your garage working without any hangups? Here's some things you can do to help extend the life of your garage door.

Why Your Garage Door Repair Needs A Professional

 Making improvements to your home is a great way to add to its value and feel prideful about where you live. While there are many do-it-yourself (DIY) jobs that don't call for technical expertise, repairing or replacing your garage door is not one of them. 

Hamburg Overhead Door's Ugliest Garage Door Contest 2017

Is your garage door an eyesore? It's that time of the year! We're back with our Ugliest Garage Door Contest and we want to know who you think has a garage door that NEEDS a makeover! 

4 Major Signs Your Garage Door Needs Repair

With any major appliance or home device, it's important to be observant of signs that indicate a need for repair. A garage door is no different. As one of the more complex mechanical systems in the home, a garage door must function properly for safety concerns and garage use. How do you know when it's time to repair or replace your garage door? We've identified four major signs that your overhead door requires more than a DIY-job.

A Smart Garage Door For The Smart Homeowner

 Have you ever worried that you left your garage door open? An exposed garage can leave valuables and the entrance to your home open to intruders, inclement weather and unwanted critters. If you're a homeowner in 2017, then you likely have some sort of smart device hooked up to your electronics. Smart technology allows us to connect household items to wifi, making our daily activities less consuming of our time and energy. Did you know this convenient feature can be applied to your garage door?

What Are The Best Uses For A Garage?

Garages: the space in your home you may have never thought to utilize - until now. What makes the best use of a garage may differ per person, but there's no doubt it can host a multitude of activities. Depending on your hobbies and lifestyle, your garage may require electricity, heat or some soundproofing to accommodate some ideas. With a proper garage door for insulation and efficiency, as well as some basic utilities, your garage can become your home away from home (even if it's attached to your house).

4 Reasons Why Your Garage Door Is Important

If you're planning projects to increase the resale value of your home, or want to replace a garage door that's run its course - our showroom in Hamburg, NY is the perfect place to start! Choose from a variety of new additions and work with our experts to customize an overhead door that will step up your curb appeal for years to come.

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