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What are the standard sizes of Overhead Door Company of Lubbock's residential garage doors?

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.


Can my garage door be painted?

Overhead Door Company of Lubbock's steel garage doors for residential and commercial applications can be painted in the color of your choosing, with 100-percent acrylic latex paint. Some doors can also be powder coated, and we offer 197 powder coat colors to best complement the look of your home or your facility.


Can I replace a section of my door, or do I need to replace the whole door?

Depending upon the damage involved to the garage door system, replacing only a section of your garage door is possible in some cases. For additional help, your Overhead Door Red Ribbon® Distributor, can answer your garage door questions, evaluate your situation and recommend the best course of action.


What is R-value and what are the benefits?

R-value is a standardized measurement of thermal efficiency. The higher the R-value, the greater the garage door’s insulating properties. Overhead Door manufactures insulated garage doors for residential and commercial applications, with a broad range of R-values designed to meet your needs. Our Thermacore® doors offer the highest R-values up to 17.5.


How much does a garage door system cost?

Our products are available exclusively through a nationwide network of Overhead Door Ribbon® Distributor. That means the answer to this garage door question varies. A wide range of factors, including regional conditions, influences prices of new garage door systems. Contact us for help with up-to-date pricing regarding the specific product(s) you are considering.


How much maintenance does my garage door require?

Our garage door systems are built for long-lasting performance and daily use, but we recommend inspecting your garage door annually. Your Overhead Door Ribbon® Distributor can give you a thorough evaluation and perform routine maintenance, as needed. You can also visit our product downloads or access our online instructions.


I have a low ceiling in my garage. Will a garage door and opener work in this space?

Yes. A residential garage door requires a minimum of 4 1/2” of headroom space. Your garage door system may need a low-headroom track system or a low-headroom-torsion rear-track system. For a garage door opener, you will need slightly more headroom (about 6 1/2” minimum).


Can I insulate my garage door if it didn't come insulated?

Yes, we insulation kits available for installation on non-insulated garage doors.


What garage door is best for the style of my home?

This is a common question when it comes to choosing a garage door. We offer many designs, with a number of options to further customize your garage door.  Read our blog on choosing the right garage door for your home.