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Welcome Aboard Jim Lavelle

It is with great pleasure we welcome Jim Lavelle to the Overhead Door of Albany Team. Jim is now one of our residential garage door sales specialist. It’s never easy bringing in a team member to our company. The bold truth of it is that there are very few candidates that possess previous garage door … Continued

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Garage Doors Go Through “Cycles”

Cycle is a word we use virtually every day. Typically we use this word when we are asked how long a garage door spring should last. The springs do all the heavy lifting when your door opens and closes. Over time, spring manufacturers have come up with a rating system for spring longevity. One cycle, … Continued

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Homeshows, Thermometers, Requests, and More….

The proverbial balloon has popped. It seems all the hibernating communities have awoken for this years Spring. It’s certainly coming in with a bang. We were fortunate enough this past winter to stay busier than we’ve ever been but with the thermometer reaching almost 80 today and this past weekend being in the low 70’s … Continued

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It’s Garage Door Testing Season

You know what I saw in my rear view mirror this morning? Winter. I think it’s fairly safe to say that we can put winter 2013-14 safely in the history books. I know this is true because my wife has already loaded my garage with grass seed and fertilizer. She has also started unpacking the … Continued

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Special Update: Garage Door Innovation From Overhead

It’s very easy for companies to just keep on keeping on. You all know we’re proud of the products and services we provide. Having the industries best products and investing in our staff to make sure they are the best in the area are cornerstones of our philosophy. We could simply maintain the status quo … Continued

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Your Garage Door and 1970’s Television

Remember when Bruce Wayne was on the TV in the afternoons? Before cable TV in most cases. When we look back at those programs we now know that the graphics weren’t great and the writing was straight out of a comic book but that was as good as it got back then. The two crime … Continued

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Right on The Button

Everyday office banter can be amusing. Generally speaking we try to enjoy ourselves here on a daily basis. No matter how nutty it may get at times the office staff always seems to find a way to add some levity. Today the discussion turned to the word button. A word like that seems nebulous enough. … Continued

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If This Then That with Garage Door Openers

Now that I have a full 3 weeks under my belt answering phones and assisting the great customers in our service area my training is almost complete. Almost. Here’s what I have learned in my short stint so far. I hope you find some of these common issues and their simple resolutions helpful. IF THIS: … Continued

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Insurance and Your Garage Door

This post is not what you think, well maybe a little. In some cases damaging your garage door may be covered by insurance. I’m not an insurance guy but I know from experience there are specific instances when garage door damage is covered. I don’t know what your coverage may be, deductible is, nor am … Continued

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Special Teams and Special Teams

Much like a gazillion other people I watch some football on Sundays when the NFL season is underway. I’m a fan for sure but not a super fan like some of my friends and neighbors. I get it, they absolutely love their team. I happen to be a Buffalo Bills fan just so you know … Continued

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