Residential Garage Doors
and Openers

Modern day residential garage doors and openers are quieter, more reliable, safer, more secure, easier to install, and improve the appearance of your home.

Home with 2 car and 1 car garage doors

Garage door openers have more safety and security features than ever before.

There are the chain drive, screw drive, belt drive, torsion drive and wall mounted operators for residential applications.

Overhead Garage Doors

Sectional overhead garage doors are the most popular series in use today. Other types are still available. There is an incredible variety with which you are able to match the design of your home and your personal preferences.

Garage Door Repair

Parts are available for most doors and openers. Troubleshooting, finding the cause of your problem, is the hardest part in most cases.


There are many manufacturers, some serving regional areas and others are nationwide here in the USA. You will find descriptions and reviews of the most popular in these sections.

Garage Door Manufacturers

Garage Door Openers

Garage door openers have become a necessity in most homes today. When it no longer works properly we have to get it fixed or make repairs ourselves.

You know you can pull the emergency release lever and operate the door manually, but who wants to do that for very long? We have provided information about the most popular garage door openers here on this website; and a whole lot more.

  • Installation Manuals give you installation instructions, adjustments, and troubleshooting procedures.

Garage Door Opener Manufacturers

  • Allstar/Allister - popular models and resources
  • Chamberlain - Liftmasters Pro Line
  • Sears Craftsman are probably the most popular openers today. Find the different models available with links to down-loadable manuals.
  • Genie - designed especially for the DIY (Do-It-Yourself) type.
  • LiftMaster Garage Door Opener - the largest manufacturer and favorite of many contractors.
  • Linear is an interesting alternative as they let you match any power-head to either chain or belt drive rails.
  • Marantec is a German company with a presence in the USA. We show their residential and commercial products, dealer locator, and readily available parts.
  • Master Mechanic - a convenient list of parts and accessories
  • Overhead Door
  • Raynor - a description of each current model plus a source for manuals and brochures for each.
  • Stanley - no longer manufactured but some parts are still available.
  • Wayne Dalton - recently acquired by Liftmaster. Manuals, openers and parts are still available. Future unknown.

Remotes - a selection of remotes for all the most popular garage door openers.

Accessories available for your operator.

Garage Door Opener Parts for making repairs or replacements.

Garage Door Screens keep your garage bug-free and keep out the debris which may try to blow in when you are working or entertaining in the garage. Turn your garage into an extra room.

Storage and Organization - reclaim your garage for its intended purpose; to park your car.

Garage Floor options. From sealers and coatings to mats and custom designs.

Garage Heaters provide enough heat to make your garage comfortable during cold weather.

Garage Buildings - Do you need a detached garage for additional parking, a workshop, office or storage?

Sheds and Outdoor Storage - Many options to store your stuff, including motorcycle, mowers or garden tools.

Garage Contents Insurance - Does your homeowners policy cover your contents? What about any special tools or equipment? It is best to check with your insurance agent to be sure.

Garage Liability Insurance - This is an absolute must have if you do any business out of your garage.

Our Store - Our online store offers almost anything you could want for your garage.

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