1. How Do I Open My Garage Door During a Power Outage?

    Ever been locked out of your garage during a power outage? Automatic garage door openers are a convenience that we may take for granted - until they’re rendered useless. If your car is stuck in the garage, don’t panic! Follow our steps below to learn how to manually open and close your garage door and read our suggestions to make this disaster a little less stressful. How To Open the Garage Do…Read More

  2. How To Make Your Garage Door More Secure

    There are many factors to consider when it comes to your garage doors. Garage doors increase your home’s value - providing you with an ROI (return on investment) of over 90%. They are an essential part of any home’s curb appeal - garage doors take up about 30% of your home’s facade. Garage doors are also the largest moving part of your home and many homeowners now use the garage door as thei…Read More

  3. Did I Close the Garage Door?

    Did I Close the Garage Door? Have you ever thought to yourself - Did I close the garage door when I left? You may have even driven back home just to double check. You are not alone - we’ve all done it! And an open garage door can pose some pretty serious security risks. A smart garage opener can offer you peace of mind, not to mention added home security and convenience. LiftMaster’s smart ope…Read More

  4. What’s the Best Garage Door Opener?

    If your old garage door opener sounds like an airplane taking off, chances are it’s time to buy a new one. Today’s models of openers are capable of a lot more than their older counterparts, but which model is right for you?  Here’s a closer look at some of the most common garage door openers so that you can decide which works best for your home. The Common Types of Garage Door Openers At TG…Read More

  5. Going Away On Vacation? Invest In A Garage Door Vacation Lock And Other Items To Ensure Your Home Is Safe

    Planning a family getaway in celebration of the holidays? Great! You deserve it. Just remember, however, that before you leave, you take the proper steps to ensure the safety of your home. More specifically, the team at TGS Garages & Doors recommends that you pay special attention to securing your garage door. One of the most effective ways to do this is to invest a garage door vacation lock. …Read More

  6. How To Build An Office In Your Garage

    Individuals who work from home are often viewed as the envy of the bunch; nevertheless, this seemingly beneficial perk can be anything but convenient without the existence of an at-home office environment in which you can be productive. That is why many New Jersey homeowners opt to build an office in their garage. Providing plenty of space and isolation from the rest of a residence, building an of…Read More

  7. How To Tell If Your Garage Door Spring Is Broken

    As the weather gets progressively colder with the arrival of winter, the importance of a properly functioning garage door cannot be underestimated. Heating and insulation, security, and the overall appearance of your home are just a few problems that arise for homeowners when their garage door deteriorates. And while there are several reasons a garage door may break, one of the most common is a br…Read More