Overhead Door of the Northland
3195 Terminal Dr, Eagan, MN 55121
05 Jul 2016
residential garage door

Tips for a Cooler Garage in the Summer

Avoid a Garage from Overheating

Garages can sometimes turn into an oven during summertime, which magnifies the summer heat. Here are a few tips to surviving a hot summer in your garage:

  • Pick a Light Color – If you live in an area that known for hot summers. Take that into consideration when it comes to purchasing your garage door. Dark colors absorb heat while light colors reflect heat. Choosing colors such as white, off-white, or beige will help keep the heat out.
  • Insulation – The insulation of your garage plays a huge role in how hot your garage will get. Wood garages are natural insulators so they will repel heat. Consider adding insulation around window, doors, walls, and ceiling to keep the garage cool.
  • Bust out the fan – Keeping a fan in your garage to help circulate the air will reduce the heat.

To beat the sweltering summer heat contact Overhead Door Northland for a free quote or get inspired with our Doorview!

04 Jul 2016
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Tips for Great Service

Characteristics of a Quality Garage Repair Service: Part One

It can be a frustrating situation if your garage door is constantly breaking down. While you are on the hunt for a garage repair service here are a couple of key characteristics to look for:

  1. Professionalism– When dealing with a complex issue like garage repair it is best to do your research. Does the company have a rating with the Better Business Bureau? Were they courteous to you on the phone? Professionalism is a key indicator that you will receive quality service.
  2. Reliability– A good way to find out about a company’s reliability is by asking reliable people. Talk to friends and family if they have experience with the company, check out reviews online, and research social media sites.

Check out more tips on quality service in our next blog! Find more info on quality garage door service here.