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New TV Commercial for Overhead Door Brand​​

Posted: June 7, 2017

Thirty seconds goes by quickly. Especially when you are producing a TV commercial with such a great story to tell. The story of a garage door company that has local distributors that are considered industry experts who have been in the communities they serve for multiple generations.​

6 Ways to Accent Your Garage Doors​​

Posted: May 9, 2017

With arched glass windows, decorative iron work, and intricate hardware, architectural garage doors are already works of art in their own right. Still, you wouldn't hang a p​ainting without the​ perfect frame, right?

One Year Anniversary of High Speed Doors​​

Posted: April 27, 2017

Can you believe it has only been one year since we launched our new line of high speed, high performance doors for commercial and industrial applications?

Garage Doors that Women Continually Trust and Recommend​​

Posted: March 8 , 2017

Overhead Door has earned the 2017 Women's Choice Award® by WomenCertified® for 'America's Most Recommended National Garage Door Brand' for the sixth consecutive year.​​

Top Home Improvement Project: Garage Door Replacement​​

Posted: March 2 , 2017

If you’re looking for a home improvement project that’s a smart investment then look no further than replacing your garage door.

The Model 470: Reliable, Durable and Thermally-Efficient

Posted: December 20 , 2016

Recently, we unveiled our newest garage door for commercial and industrial applications, the Model 470. Our new door is not only reliable and durable, but also offers thermal efficiency.

New Fire Door Operator Provides Safety, Security, and Battery Back-up

Posted: December 15 , 2016

Have you heard about our RSX® Fire Door Operator? With a fully integrated door release capability and a 24-hour battery backup, this unique operator allows for additional protection in the event of a power loss. Further, there are a variety of mounting options available to fit most applications such as rolling steel doors and sectional doors.

New Garage Door Collection Offers a Classic Design with a Personal Touch

Posted: December 7, 2016

Homeowners wanting to enhance the curb appeal of their home can look no further, as our industry-leading products include a new line of Impression Steel garage doors. These garage doors feature new aesthetics, such as tall section lights, large windows and a full-section embossment design​​​​​​

Flipping Homes and Garage Doors: HGTV's New Series, Desert Flippers Features Overhead Door Garage Doors

Posted:October 19, 2016

Have you caught the newest "home flipping" renovation show on HGTV, Desert Flippers? Wisconsin transplants Eric and Lindsey Bennett are transforming sunny Palm Springs, California one dilapidated house at a time. In a recent episode, Overhead Door Company of the Desert helped transform a home's exterior with a beautiful new garage door.​​​​​​

Guest Blog: How Different Garage Doors Add Unique Curb Appeal

Posted:September 13, 2016

We've partnered with the team over at for a guest blog on curb appeal! is a network of the most professional, trustworthy contractors across the country. They're homeowners, too, and their job is to provide quality educational content to inspire ideas to their readers.​​​​

Celebrating 95 Years at Overhead Door Office and Plant Locations

Posted: August 25, 2016

We've been celebrating our 95th Anniversary all year long. In the months of July and August, our office and plant locations across the country have taken the time to celebrate and reflect on the last 95 years; how far we've come and the bright future that lies ahead for Overhead Door.​​

LED Light Bulbs for Your Garage Door Opener​

Posted: August 23, 2016

What type of light bulb should you be using in your garage door opener? Have you ever wondered what having an LED light bulb could do for your garage? Look no further, because we have just introduced our first ever LED light bulb – specifically made for garage door openers.

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Overhead Door Introduces New Line of High Speed, High Performance Doors for Commercial and Industrial Applications​

Posted: July 7, 2016

Attention architects, contractors, business owners and distributors! You now have five new models to choose from when looking for a high-speed, high performance door solution. Overhead Door recently entered the high speed door category with its new line of RapidFlex™ High Speed doors including four rolling fabric door models​ for both interior and exterior applications and a rugged rubber door model for applications in harsh environments like chemical and mining facilities.

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Homebuilders Recognize Overhead Door as Top Brand in Three Garage Door Categories​

Posted: June 28, 2016

Each year, Builder Magazine commissions an in-depth study surveying what brands builders recognize and use the most. The survey rates the products' quality across 70 categories. For the fifth year in a row, Overhead Door has topped Builder Magazine's list in brand familiarity, brand used most, and quality rating.​

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Overhead Door Reminds You to Stay Safe During Garage Door Safety Month​

Posted: June 22, 2016

June is Garage Door Safety Month, and seeing as how we’re the inventor of the upward-lifting garage door, we wanted to share some tips on maintaining the security and safety of your garage door. Did you know that more than 70 percent of homeowners enter and exit through the garage? The garage is the most-often used entry point of the home, opening and closing an average of four times a day. With that amount of foot traffic it’s important to keep track of your garage door activity and ensure you are maintaining a safe, functioning garage door.​


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