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Residential Garage Door Articles

We understand that as a homeowner there's a lot of things to consider when making a purchase for your home so it's our hope that this blog will inspire you in your search for the perfect garage door.


Articles on Residential Garage Doors

Peak 7 Adventures Project 
Peak 7 Adventures Project

Posted on September 13, 2019


Wayne Dalton Dealer NationServe of
Spokane Valley recently installed
Classic Steel Garage Doors at
Peak 7 Adventures an outdoor camp.

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Garage Door for your Father 
Garage Door Transformations and Sightings

Posted on September 6, 2019


Wayne Dalton Dealers across the nation
are taking homes from drab to fab
via garage door transformations using
various styles, colors and hardware.

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Garage Door for your Father 
Gilmore Girls’ Actor’s Modern Makeover

Posted on July 15, 2019


Australian actor Tanc Sade, best known
as “Finn” on Gilmore Girls
remodeled his home with a
Wayne Dalton Aluminum garage door.

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Garage Door for your Father 
Father’s Day Gifts He’ll Love

Posted on May  31, 2019


Take our advice for some great gift
ideas that will let the special man
in your life know how grateful
you are for him this Father's Day.

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Hurricane Season 
How Can I Protect My Home During
Hurricane Season?

Posted on May  2, 2019

  It’s National Hurricane Preparedness Week, 

which means it’s time to start
thinking about products that can help
protect your home and keep your family
safe. Find out more about hurricane
protection and our Fabric-Shield products.

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WD employees at IDA booth 
IDA Expo Recap 2019

Posted on April  3, 2019

  The International Door Association (IDA) 

Expo is one of the biggest
industry events for garage door
manufacturers, suppliers and dealers
to discuss business.  

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garage doors 
3 Ways Wayne Dalton
Helps You Win Customers

Posted on November 14, 2018

We've got you covered with a quick
refresher on tools and products
Wayne Dalton offers to benefit
your business for long-term success.
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Fabric Shield for Windows 
Wayne Dalton Unveils
New Products at 2018 IDA Expo

Posted on June 29, 2018


Whether you were unable to attend
the 2018 IDA Expo or are looking
for a quick refresher from Wayne
Dalton’s booth, we’ve got you covered.  

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Give Your Home’s
Curb Appeal a Colorful Boost

Posted on August 13, 2018

Choosing a colorful garage door
upgrade is a sure-fire way
to revamp your home’s 


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Curb Appeal is King

Posted on August 1, 2018


It’s National Curb Appeal Month,
which means a month full of
appreciating beautiful homes,
and more specifically, great
looking garage doors!  
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Celebrate National Homeownership
Month with Wayne Dalton

Posted on June 26, 2018

In honor of June being recognized
as National Homeownership
Month, let’s talk about
curb appeal!  

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glass door on commercial building 
HGTV Features
Wayne Dalton Garage Doors

Posted on May 7, 2018

See how the Property Brothers
and the Wayne Dalton Model 6600
Carriage House Steel garage doors
helped transform this family’s home.
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glass door on commercial building 
Prepare Your Home for
the Peak of Hurricane Season

Posted on May 7, 2018


It is National Hurricane Preparedness
Week and we’re highlighting
products that can help protect
your home and help keep your family safe.

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glass door on commercial building 
Wayne Dalton Named #1
Quality Garage Door Provider

Posted on May 4, 2018


For the second year in a row, Wayne Dalton
has been recognized by BUILDER
Magazine’s 2018 Brand Use Study as
the top provider of quality garage doors.

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glass door on commercial building 
A Year of Contemporary Flair
with Luminous™

Posted on April 24, 2018


One year ago, Wayne Dalton launched one
of the sleekest garage door designs on the
market, the residential Model 8450
Luminous and commercial Model 464
full-view glass doors.  

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new garage door app 
Most Popular Garage Doors
for Builders

Posted on April 04, 2018


For decades, Wayne Dalton has been
recognized by builders as a top
provider of quality garage doors.
Here are some favorites.  

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new garage door app 
Garage Door Design Center
Now Available on Google Play

Posted on March 22, 2018

Choosing the right garage door is
easier than ever with the
Garage Door Design Center
App now available for
Android Devices.  

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new garage door app 
Which Garage Door Material
 is Right for You?

Posted on February 27, 2018

Wood, steel and fiberglass are
three of the most popular garage doors
materials. Here is a quick guide
to help decide which door
is right for you.  

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new garage door app 
Garage Doors Top Cost vs. Value Report

Posted on February 19, 2018


Garage door upgrades have been
ranked as the top home improvement
project nationwide with the highest ROI,
according to the 2018
Cost vs. Value Report.  

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new garage door app 
Storm Defense for Windows

Posted on January 11, 2018

Wayne Dalton will showcase its
Fabric-Shield® Storm Panels and
Pull-Down Shutters at the
National Association of
Home Builders (NAHB) 2018
International Builders’ Show.

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modern house garage door 
Garage Door Ideas for Modern Homes

Posted on January 3, 2018
Need some inspiration to find the perfect 

garage door for your modern designed
home? We've compiled some of our favorite
modern style homes with garage door designs
 that look absolutely beautiful!

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bungalow renovation 
Mario celebrating 25 years

Posted on December 20, 2017

Mario Cespedes, traffic controller
supervisor, celebrates a 
special anniversary with Wayne Dalton
Sales Center of Chino 


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bungalow renovation 
Defining Colors 2018

Posted on December 20, 2017


Industry authorities such as
Pantone, Sherwin Williams and
Benjamin Moore have officially
announced their picks for 2018’s
most trendy colors of the year.

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new garage door app 
Garage Rehab

Posted on December 11, 2017


Wayne Dalton commercial doors
helped transform a struggling
automotive shop this fall on
Discovery Channel’s new series

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Carey Brothers 
Wayne Dalton Shares
Expert Tips with The Carey Brothers

Posted on November 30, 2017


Wayne Dalton Brand Manager Sarah Schram
 recently joined expert home building
 and renovation duo, The Carey Brothers,
on their home improvement radio show
On The House. 

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bungalow renovation 
Wayne Dalton Garage Door Showcased in
On The House 100-Year-Old Bungalow

Posted on November 20, 2017

Model 6600 was selected by The Carey
Brothers for this 100-year old Craftsman-style
bungalow in the San Francisco Bay Area.  

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garage door styles 
Which Garage Doors Are Most Popular
in Your State?

Posted on November 22, 2017

Taking design, material, insulation and price 
into consideration, Wayne Dalton’s Garage
Door Selection Guide assists homeowner’s
struggling to find the perfect garage door for
their home based on its architectural style.

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garage door 
Garage Door Safety Month

Posted June 16, 2016 

Garage door safety month is in the month 

of June and we consider our customer's 
safety a top priority. Read how our products
are designed with safety in mind. 

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new garage door app 
New Garage Door Design Center App

Posted on October 4, 2017


Wayne Dalton has launched its Garage Door 
Design Center iOS app on Apple's App Store, 
the company's first product visualization 
app gives dealers a vital on-the-go tool to  
aid customers with garage door design.

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creative with old garage doors 
Out with the Old and in With the New

Posted on September 13, 2017

If you thought the only place for an old 

garage door was the junkyard, think again.
Southern Material Handling Inc. got
creative when it came to the "disposal
method" of a few garage door panels.

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favorite garage doors 
Celebrating National Curb Appeal Month

Posted on August 23, 2017

There are many reasons to celebrate August
soaking up the final rays, fresh corn on
the cob is at its peak, the kids will soon
go back to school and most importantly for
- It's National Curb Appeal Month

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dallas decorators showhouse 
Featured in Dallas Decorators Showhouse

Posted on August 2, 2017


Wayne Dalton garage doors will be
featured in Traditional Home’s first ever
first-ever Dallas Decorators Showhouse
this fall. The approximately 8,000-square
foot home...


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custom wood garage doors 
10 Beautiful Custom Wood Door Ideas

Posted on July 4, 2017


Beautiful! That's one word to
describe custom wood garage doors


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all glass garage door 
Luminous Named Hottest New Product

Posted on June 27, 2017


Wayne Dalton has topped the list!
Our new Luminous™ glass front garage door
was voted #1 out of all products showcased 
at the 2017 International Door Association
Expo ‒ with an impressive 24 percent...


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garage door safety tips 
Tips for Garage Door Safety Month

Posted on June 22, 2017


With June designated as Garage Door Safety
Month by the International Door Association
and the Door & Access Systems Manufacturers
Association (DASMA), there is no better
time to perform safety inspections...


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builder brand study 
Recognized as Quality Brand

Posted on June 1, 2017


Each year BUILDER Magazine commissions
an in-depth study surveying what brands
builders recognize and use most. This year,
we've been recognized by the study as the
#1 provider of quality garage doors.


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green garage door 
Shades of Green for Garage Doors

Posted on March 17, 2017


It's St. Patrick's Day, so we want to
share a couple of our favorite garage
doors painted in different shades of green.
These homeowners brought the green
together beautifully.  

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new garage door model 
New Line of Designer Steel Garage Doors

Posted on October 24, 2016

We’re excited to announce our new line
of Designer Steel garage doors.
Designer Steel features tall section
section heights, large windows, and
a full-section embossment design.

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garage door model 9700 
Garage Door Trends in Canada

Posted on October 7, 2016 

Canada, the Great White North, is the 
birthplace of hockey, poutine...and garage
door trends? Over the last few years,
we've seen several garage door trends
come out of the Great White North. 

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garage doorROI 
 Home Remodeling Project with a High ROI

Posted on January 26, 2016


 The garage door is once again one of the
best remodeling projects a homeowner, 
contractor, or remodeler can invest in to 
obtain a major return on investment (ROI). 

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replace garage door 
 Replace and Refresh Your Garage Door

Posted on June 28, 2016

This week, we partnered with Laura Gaskill 

from the popular website Houzz shares tips 
on replacing or refreshing your garage door.

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garage door design center 
New Garage Door Design Center

Posted on August 25, 2016 

Finding your new garage door just got
a lot easier with our new Garage Door
Design Center. Find the style that fits the
best with your home's design.

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garage101 hastag 
Garage Door Terms: #Garage101

Posted on March 28, 2016 

Learn garage door terminology so you can 
go into the garage door buying experience 
with the knowledge to make an informed
buying decision. 

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garage door remodel 
Most Used Brands by Homebuilders

Posted on June 22, 2016 

Wayne Dalton was ranked ad the most used 
brand by home builders in the 2016 Builder 
Brand Use Study conducted by Builder 

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