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Our showroom is currently open by appointment only and our parts department is closed till further notice. We are adhering to CT state CDC guidelines. If you need hours before, after or on weekends- just call for one of sales representatives to meet you at (860) 347-1507. Thanks again for your patience and loyalty. For guideline information please  see *Masks are required* – The American Overhead Doors, Inc. team

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Reasons to Buy an Insulated Garage Door in Connecticut

An important part of many residences that homeowners often overlook or put off tending to is their garage. As garage doors cover the home’s largest doorway, it is important for you to make any necessary repairs or upgrades to keep your garage functional, economical and comfortable. One of the many ways to do this is to invest in an insulated garage door.  Insulated garage doors are especially important if you live in an area like Connecticut, where the weather is often fickle and unpredictable. Having an insulating garage door is beneficial for many reasons, as it can increase the overall […]

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Benefits of MyQ Technology

An automatic garage door opener makes it easy to operate your garage door without keys or even getting out of your car. If you haven’t changed your garage door opener in a while, you may be in the market for a new one. In the past, these devices simply opened and closed your garage door. Modern garage door openers have some exciting new features, such as Wi-Fi access and connectivity to LiftMaster’s MyQ technology. Having a smart garage door opener provides many benefits to your house by making it more safe, secure and convenient. MyQ technology allows you to operate […]

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Entry Door Buying Guide

Your front entry works hard — it greets you after a long day of work or shopping, it keeps you and your loved ones safe from would-be intruders and it sets the first impression of your home for neighbors and guests.  Whether you’re replacing an old door or planning for new construction, elevate your entry with a quality door. More than just beautiful, a front door should be: Stylish Durable Low-maintenance Energy-efficient Are you thinking about installing a new exterior door? Read on to learn how to pick a front door for your home. How to Choose a Front Door […]

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Dangers of DIY Garage Door Repairs

Many homeowners or business owners use their garage doors several times per day, resulting in a lot of wear and tear. Eventually, your garage door will need some repairs. When you notice your garage door is working incorrectly, you may try to do the repairs yourself. This can be costly, difficult and even dangerous. Your best course of action is to hire a professional to get the job done, keeping you and your loved ones safe from garage door repair dangers. Garage Door DIY Dangers If you’re wondering if you should fix your garage door yourself, we recommend thinking about the […]

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My Garage Door Is Frozen Shut

You’re heading out on a cold morning, bundled up and prepared to go. But when you try to leave, you realize your garage door is frozen shut. Or perhaps you arrive at your business, ready to work. But when you try to open the garage, the door doesn’t move. If your garage door gets stuck when it’s cold or you want to prevent a frozen garage door, you need this guide. Your garage door is a main entry point to your home or business, so you need it to function year-round. Learn more about how to get a frozen door open […]

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Preparing Your Garage Door for Winter

Your garage door is likely the largest functional appliance of your home or business. It withstands heavy use as you might open and close it thousands of times each year and multiple times a day. It’s exposed to the elements of each season, sustaining a great deal of wear and tear. The cold winter weather in a state like Connecticut can be unforgiving, so it’s important to prepare your garage for winter.  There are several precautions you can take before temperatures start to dip. Investing in these precautions can help prevent emergencies and reduce repair costs long term. Many precautions […]

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