When to Replace Your Windows

Your windows serve versatile purposes — from providing security to allowing natural light to enter a room. As a homeowner, you should not put off your window replacements. You may be unsure if it is time for new windows. If so, ask yourself if your windows are showing signs of wear. You’ll want to choose a reputable window company in the Cincinnati area to help with the job.

Common Signs It’s Time for Replacement Windows

Check for the following:
  • There is fog or condensation between the window panes.
  • You struggle opening or closing the window.
  • When you open the window, it falls shut and will not stay open.
  • You notice drafts when the windows are closed.
  • If you touch the window during the summer it ... Read more

Common Garage Door Problems in the Winter

Can Garage Door Openers Freeze? Solutions for Garage Door Opening Problems

Garages are the ultimate convenience come winter time. While people who park their car outside are dealing with dead batteries and scraping ice off of their windshields, your car is parked in a cozy garage, oblivious to the freezing conditions outside. When the sidewalks are slick, you don’t have to worry about slipping on the ice while you’re carrying a grocery bag full of eggs. Plus it’s just so much nicer to get into a car that isn’t freezing cold every morning on your way to work! Unfortunately, there are certain garage door issues attributable to winter. Cold weather can leave an automatic garage door stuck as temperatures fall. Homeowners have woken up on a frosty morning only ... Read more

A Guide to Garage Door Spring Replacement

Many of us take our garage doors for granted. Day in and day out, we use our garage to park our car, protect it from inclement weather and provide the simple conveniences that make life a little easier. As we pull up to the garage, we expect that with a tap of a button, we’ll be able to pull our car into our home and leave it safe and secure behind a closed door. But considering how many moving parts and how much weight is involved in an automatic garage door, it’s inevitable that as a door ages, things will start to malfunction. And as it matures, safety and reliability begin to suffer. One area that can wear down is the spring system. As the source of the best garage door spring repair Cincinnati has to offer, we consider ourselves to be experts on the subject. And considering t... Read more

Safety Tips

Here are some helpful safety tips. This list is not intended to be a comprehensive list of every safety precaution. Always consult AE Door or instruction manual for safety information about your model. For Garage Doors. Replace Old Springs. Your garage door’s springs are arguably the most important and most dangerous part of your door. Springs wear out. When they break, injury can result. If you have an older garage door, have your springs inspected by a professional technician and replaced if needed. If your door has two springs, replace both, even if one is not broken. This will not only prevent any damage caused by the breaking of the second spring, but also keep your door working efficiently. Check Your Cables. Visually ins... Read more

Safe & Secure Tips for Garage Door Owners

If you are the owner of a garage door, it is very important that you consider the following tips regarding maintaining a safe and secure door and operator:
  1. It is important to properly perform routine maintenance on your garage door system. To learn more about what we do and what not to do, check out the IDA website:
  2. Garage doors with operators feature an emergency release device that can be readily identified - just look for the red cord with the red handle. This device is required by law for the purpose of quick disengagement of the operator. It should never be modified, including the addition of a zip-tie for the purpose of security.
  3. Removing the red handle is not r... Read more

Tips to prevent break-ins

When it comes to stopping a burglar from breaking in, you should make sure your garage door is closed - but that might not be enough. Additional steps to secure your garage door are simple and cheap, and could prevent your home from a burglary. Read about all it here Read more

Canyon Ridge Ultra Grain Garage Door

Canyon Ridge Ultra Grain Garage Door AE Door is excited to announce their newest door - the Canyon Ridge Ultra Grain Garage Door. With many design options you will find the right door for your home. Composite overlay material is molded from actual wood to replicate the species’ natural texture and intricate grain patterns. Four-layer construction: steel + insulation + Ultra-Grain steel + overlay 2"-polyurethane insulation with a thermal break. R-value of 18.4. Clear Cypress composite overlay material. Factory finish options are Walnut and Medium. Utilizes Ultra-Grain steel finish: a durable, natural-looking woodgrain ... Read more


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