Serving the Triangle & Wilmington Areas

Battery Backup Garage Door Operators – A Must Have

After every storm or power outage here in Raleigh – Durham we are reminded of the need for battery backup garage door operators. After another recent hurricane, Chapel Hill and Raleigh were especially affected by power outages for days. Days of power loss seems to really take its toll on homeowners opening and closing their …

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Garage Doors and Hurricanes, What Raleigh, Durham, and Wilmington Homeowners Should Know

Three things to know about your garage door and motor with the upcoming hurricane and other severe storms. First of all, it is important to know how to pull the emergency release cord on the garage door opener and make sure it is functioning as it should. The red emergency cord can be pulled to …

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Full View Glass Garage Doors

Soaring to high popularity is the Full View Glass Garage Door. What is not to love about them? They are modern, sophisticated and come in many different color and tint options. You may see one on your updated neighbors home, or at a cool restaurant or brewery in the area. They also look great at …

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The Most Experienced Garage Door Service in Raleigh-Durham

Garage Door Specialist has been repairing garage doors in Raleigh-Durham and the surrounding cities since the beginning of the decade – 2002! Our technicians are experts, with the majority having worked here over 10 years. We point that out because we have seen a rash of failed repair work by unqualified people lately. We recently …

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Durham Carriage Overlay Doors

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Durham, North Carolina is known for being on the cutting edge of research and development. Durham is alive with sports, music, and culture. The city’s homes have such rich history and design details. Most Durham homes are classic with a lot of special features. This is exactly how we would describe this customers garage doors …

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Inside the Garage … A Before and After

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You usually see a before and after of a new Garage Door but this time we would like to show you the difference and space a high lift update and a side mount motor can add to your garage. This project was completed in Garner, NC. Garner is a growing city and with the addition …

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Liftmaster MYQ Garage Door Operators

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Garage Door Specialist now makes it easier than ever before to monitor and control your garage and your garage door. Our customers in Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary, and Wake Forest are loving the options MYQ provides and the additional home monitoring they have access to. We can install Liftmaster garage door operators that are compatible …

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The Two Most Popular Garage Door Styles

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When purchasing a garage door, you have many different options. Most people are looking for something that compliments their homes design and features. Adding a beautiful garage door to your home is proven to upgrade your homes value. Studies have shown a new garage door provides one of the highest returns on investment! Here in …

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Common Garage Door Repair Issues

At Garage Door Specialist, we can handle any garage door issue – big or small – for residents of the Raleigh-Durham area. We know that accidents can happen to anyone at anytime, so we’re available seven days a week to offer honest, reliable repairs. To give additional help, here are some of the most common …

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6 Easy Ways To Secure Your Garage (And Home!)

Security? As a homeowner, you probably know how to be safe around your garage door. You’ve taken precautions when it comes to operating and maintaining your garage door. You know how to avoid and prevent accidents while operating it. But, what about your security, both with the garage door and your attached garage? At Garage …

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