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. 5 Reasons For Garage Door Spring Failure

    Garage door spring failure. Most New Jersey residents don't worry too much about this common problem until their garage door stops working. Once that time comes, however, it's all anyone can think about. And it's one of the reasons the team at TGS Garages & Doors receives so many requests for garage door repair throughout the year. When confronted with garage door spring failure, it's best to…Read More

  8. Converting Your Garage to an Office Space: What You Need to Know

    Garages now serve multiple functions. No longer just a place for parking the car or storing your holiday decorations, garages are more and more frequently being transformed into an office. If you need more room and you don't necessarily have any other purpose for your garage, you may consider converting your garage to an office space. If you think this may be the next best move for your home, we …Read More

  9. Commercial Grade Garage Doors for New Jersey Businesses

    Throughout New Jersey, businesses like yours rely on high-quality and heavy-duty commercial grade garage doors. Whether you're managing a hospital or running a retail outlet, providing your company with adequate security and efficiency is critical. TGS Garages and Doors is happy to explore the garage doors we supply to commercial entities throughout the region, taking a closer look at the type and…Read More

  10. Tips for Choosing the Best Garage Door for Your Money

    While installing a high-quality garage door may be expensive, the long-term cost benefits are significant. From the style that enhances your home's exterior to insulation that'll reduce your heating bills, you could save or even make money in the long term. By understanding what you want from the beginning, you'll find a cost-effective solution. At TGS Garage and Doors, our qualified garage door i…Read More

  11. Six Reasons Your Garage Door May Malfunction in Cold Weather

      Seasonal temperature changes can put a lot of strain on your garage door. Blustering winter weather can cause your garage door to malfunction and a garage door that refuses to operate can keep you from staying safe and secure in the comfort of your home. At TGS Garages & Doors, we have the expertise essential for repairing and maintaining your garage door, offing same day repairs and a…Read More

  12. Emergency Garage Door Repair for the Peak of Hurricane Season

    Hurricanes have a penchant for wreaking havoc at a minimum, utter devastation at their worst. The past couple of weeks have proven that! During New Jersey's peak hurricane season, we often see storms that result in power outages. For homeowners who use their garage door as their main entry point to their home, it can be scary to find themselves locked out because their garage doors have been disab…Read More

  13. Diagnosing The Causes Behind Torsion Spring Failure Part 2

    Your overhead door represents the biggest moving part of your home. From the door itself to the torsion springs, there are a lot of moving components that are vital for proper operations. When something goes wrong, the risk and inconvenience can both by high. TGS Garages & Doors is here to provide top-notch garage door repairs to New Jersey residents. Our garage door services are available to …Read More

  14. Diagnosing The Causes Behind Torsion Spring Failure Part 1

    Your overhead door patiently waits day in and day out for your car, opening and closing on command. When something goes wrong, however, you may find yourself sitting outside wondering why that darn door isn’t moving. One issue could be the torsion spring, which will require professional garage door service to rectify. TGS Garages & Doors is proud to be the go-to overhead door company for Mon…Read More

  15. Security Tips To Keep Your Garage Safe And Sound Part 2

    Garage doors have historically been known as the weakest point of a home. Whether through user or equipment error, burglars are known to take advantage of this easy access point. In our last blog, we looked at a few security tips to keep your garage secured. Today, we’ll continue this discussion with a few more security aspects that you as a responsible homeowner can utilize to make life harder …Read More