Posted by: Caylee Kalisky on July 10, 2017
Summer is the time for barbecues, gardening, parties with your friends and enjoying the space you’ve worked hard to create. We also know it’s always busier than we want it to be. Here are some top summer garage door trends that will help make your summer go off without a hitch. Focus on Energy Efficiency Everyone […]

Summer is the time for barbecues, gardening, parties with your friends and enjoying the space you’ve worked hard to create. We also know it’s always busier than we want it to be. Here are some top summer garage door trends that will help make your summer go off without a hitch.

Focus on Energy Efficiency

Everyone is looking to make their home energy efficient, why not start with the largest moving part in your home?

Opting for an energy efficient garage door will help keep your garage cool in the summer and warm in the winter and one of the best ways of making a garage more sustainable and environmentally friendly is by installing proper insulation. For the homeowner who works out in their garage, regardless of season, this could be a great option for climate control. Not only will it help to reduce the passing of air through your garage and into your home if you have an attached garage, it will also save you money on your energy bill.



The lines between outdoors and indoors are blurring as patios and decks are used as livable spaces—this same trend is being extended to the garage. The garage is no longer just a place for parking cars. Rather, they are being outfitted with screens, movable walls, insulations, and outdoor furniture to make them more usable and inviting all year round.

Smart Technology

User-friendliness and convenience are two of the most important elements that are driving technology-based improvements in our daily routines, including how we secure our homes. Many garage door companies are currently integrating a wide range of security features in their garage door designs, including wireless and keyless entry, remote-controlled, smartphone-controlled, and internet-activated door opening and closing capabilities. Others are also providing rolling codes that are virtually impossible to replicate.


Your garage door stands out, if you like it or not. Make 2017 the year you fall in love with your home all over again with a little help from a garage door update.

Contact Atlas Overhead Doors today to find out how we can help you achieve your garage door needs!



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