Garage Door FAQs
- Be Proactive with Preventative Maintenance
- Ensure Standard Garage Safety Features
- Be Aware of Your Garage Door's Security
- Organize Your Garage Space
- Prevent Injuries By Teaching Garage Safety to Family Members
Many of our residential garage doors can be painted. Please see your owner's manual for specific painting instructions. In addition, most of our commercial doors can be powder coated. We offer 197 powder coat colors to best complement the look of your home or your facility.
Yes, replacing only a section of your garage door is possible in some cases; however, depending upon the damage involved, the entire door may need to be replaced. Contact us to evaluate your specific situation and make recommendations for the best solution.
R-Value is a measure of thermal efficiency; the higher the R-value the greater the insulating properties of the door. Overhead Door Corporation uses a calculated door section R-value for our insulated doors. We have several door styles to meet your insulated door needs for both residential and commercial applications. View a list of all doors and their R-values.
Yes. Visit Overhead Door Corporation's Architect’s Corner for technical and specification information on our commercial doors. This tool allows you to download full product specifications, CAD drawings, BIM models, and product brochures with a few simple clicks.
Garage Door Openers
- Screw Drive — Powerful, fast and quiet. Maximum power for heavy doors.
- Belt Drive — Quiet and smooth performance. Ideal for garages adjacent to living areas.
- Chain Drive — Rugged and reliable. Suitable for most garage doors.
- For openers manufactured after 1980, an Overhead Door® Master Remote can be purchased from us directly.
- For openers manufactured prior to 1980, we no longer carry remotes and your system must be upgraded with a new receiver kit.
You can get the programming instructions for the OKP and OWKP wireless keypad in the support section of the Overhead Door Corporation's website.
To program the HomeLink® transceiver, some vehicles may require the ignition to be turned on or the vehicle to be running. For additional garage door opener help, view the HomeLink® programming instructions.
Overhead Door integrates different technology into its openers and wall consoles. The technologies are known as Series I, Series II and Series III. Series II is backwards compatible to Series I. Series III is not backwards compatible without additional purchased parts. Contact us today for further details. If the date code of your opener is 041217 or higher, you can use a Series II wall console with your opener. If not, you must use a Series I wall console for your opener.