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Garage Door FAQs2020-05-06T22:44:43+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions about Garage Doors

How do I buy a C and M garage door?2020-05-06T22:40:05+00:00

Some C and M products are manufactured in plants all across the United States and then distributed through a distribution channel of which we are a member and will install your door. At C and M we also manufacture custom doors at our facility in Henderson, Nevada.

To buy a garage door you need to contact us.  C and M Garage Doors 702-655-3667

How do I get my garage door repaired?2020-05-06T22:39:57+00:00

Garage doors are the largest moving object in your home and the most dangerous. Do not attempt to repair your own garage door.
Contact C and M Garage Doors for a professional and Certified technician  to come repair your door. They are fully trained in how to repair your garage door properly.

Can my garage door be painted?2020-05-06T22:39:50+00:00

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.

We recommend that any of our custom doors NOT be painted once installed so choose your finish at time of order.

Can I replace a section of my door, or do I need to replace the whole door?2020-05-06T22:39:43+00:00

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 an C and M garage Doors to evaluate your specific situation and make recommendations for the best solution.

What is R-value, and how does it benefit me?2020-05-06T22:39:37+00:00

R-Value is a measure of thermal efficiency, the higher the R-value the greater the insulating properties of the door. At C and M garage Doors we use 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.

Do you have Architect resources?2020-05-06T22:39:29+00:00

Yes.   We have in house designers and work closely with architects on new construction. With over 50 years combine experience in our shop your new doors will be constructed to fit and look perfect. All dimensions are are checked 3 times by 3 different entities in our shop to guarantee a professional door.

What are the standard sizes of Garage Doors Direct residential garage doors?2020-05-06T22:39:20+00:00

Standard sizes are whole width increments starting at 8′ wide and going to 20′ wide. Some door series have sizes smaller than that. Standard heights are 7′ and 8′ tall. Odd-heights and odd-widths are also available and vary by individual door series.

What garage door best complements my home’s architecture?2020-05-06T23:00:14+00:00

This is a common question when it comes to choosing a garage door. C and M Garage Doors offers many designs, with a number of options to further customize your garage door.

For a contemporary look to set your home apart, our  Collections features garage doors that combine glass and aluminum for unparalleled visual style, strength and light infiltration. It’s a unique solution for your extraordinary home.

To transform the look of your home, choose a beautiful, custom-crafted wood door. Fine woods and precision craftsmanship make the doors in our collection architectural works of art. You can also design your own door to match your home’s architectural style. Optional decorative hardware adds the finishing touch.

For the beauty of wood and the durability of steel, our Custom Doors combine the classic look of a carriage-house door with the value of insulated steel. These doors come in many different designs (with or without windows) and six colors. Or they can be painted to match your home’s color scheme (frames, trim and overlays are white).

Our traditional steel garage doors  simulated woodgrain embossments enhance the appearance of your door. Choose from classic, raised panels or contemporary, ranch panels (some models). All doors can be painted to match your home’s décor.

What garage door works best in my climate?2020-05-06T22:39:05+00:00

Living in the Las Vegas area your door will be subjected to extreme temperatures, hot & cold, consider a well-insulated door to ensure your maximum comfort. The higher a door’s R-value, the greater its insulating properties. Insulated doors offer R-values up to 17.5. This is made possible by a continuous layer of foamed-in-place polyurethane insulation sandwiched between two layers of rust- and corrosion-resistant steel. These doors also feature between-section seals that provide added resistance to air infiltration, as well as bulb-type bottom seals that guard against wind and rain.

 

Frequently Asked Questions about Garage Door Openers

How do I choose a residential garage door opener that completes my door system?2020-05-06T22:42:59+00:00

C and M Garage Doors features a comprehensive list of residential garage door openers and opener accessories that work with your garage door, giving you a complete system designed for practical applications and durable, daily use. After choosing a garage door, please see our list of residential garage door openers and accessories that work best with the door you select.

What is DC Motor Technology that is featured in some of Garage Doors Direct openers?2020-05-06T22:46:19+00:00

DC motor operates with variable speed for soft start and stop, smooth operation and less wear and tear on your garage door.

My opener came with a Series I wall button. Can I install and use a Series II wall console with this opener?2020-05-06T22:47:10+00:00

No, you need a Series II wall console to install with a Series II opener.

My opener has a Series II wall console. Can I use more than one wall console with my opener?2020-05-06T22:48:04+00:00

No, you can install only one Series II wall console per opener; however, you are able to use a Series I wall button as second device.

Can all garage door opener remotes be programmed to my in vehicle remote?2020-05-06T22:50:03+00:00

Yes. Different manufactures have varied ways to do this so check your vehicle owners manual for instructions.

What is the difference between the Screw, Belt and Chain drive garage door openers?2020-05-06T22:54:43+00:00

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.