Please browse our frequently asked questions, and feel free to call us if your question is not answered here. We are always here to help!
What are the standard sizes available for your residential garage doors?
In general, standard sizes for door widths are 8’, 9’ 10’, 12’, 15’, 16’, 18’, and 20’. Some door series may have exceptions to this rule. Give us a call about the availability of specific sizes or custom-width doors.
Can I paint my garage door?
All Overhead Door steel garage doors can be painted with the color of your choice by using a good quality exterior latex paint.
Can I replace a section of my door, or do I need to replace the whole door?
Depending upon the damage involved to the garage door system, it is possible in many cases to replace a section of your garage door. We can evaluate your situation and give you a recommendation on the best course of action.
How much does a garage door system cost?
The price of your new garage door is influenced by a wide range of factors; give us a call for an accurate price for the specific product you are considering.
What maintenance does my garage door require?
We recommend you have your garage door inspected about every two years. Our team can evaluate and perform routine maintenance as needed.
I have a low ceiling in my garage. Will a garage door and opener work in my space?
Yes. A residential door requires a minimum of 4 ½” of headroom space. Your system will need a low headroom extension track or a low headroom torsion rear track. For a garage door opener, you’ll need slightly more headroom, about 6 ½” minimum.
How can I get a new remote control for my opener?
Your Overhead Door distributor can provide you with a broad range of opener accessories from remote controls to wireless keypads. You will first need to determine if your opener is a newer model with CodeDodger® or an older model that does not have CodeDodger®. However, if your opener was manufactured before 1980, you have an analog type of opener that we no longer carry remotes for and your system will need to be upgraded with a new receiver kit. These kits are available through your distributor.
Can you help me with instructions for re-programming my wireless keypad?
Yes. Please give us a call and let us know which of the following brands you have:
How can I program my opener to work with my Homelink® system?
Some vehicles may require the ignition to be turned on or the vehicle to be running to program the Homelink transceiver. We recommend following the directions laid out in the owner’s manual that came with the vehicle. Older vehicles pre-2012 might need a home link repeater. Give us a call today if you need a Homelink repeater.
What are the California battery backup requirements for garage door openers?
As of July 1, 2019, California Bill SB-969 requires all residential garage door operators sold, installed, or
replaced to be equipped with a battery backup. It also states that reconnections an existing garage door
operator without a battery backup to a newly installed door is a violation.