How to avoid the dangers of a fallen garage door – Columbia MD

If you haven’t had the experience of having your garage door fall from its tracks then that’s a good thing, but it’s not hard to imagine what your thoughts would be if that were to happen to you. This is definitely one of those things that can wreck your entire day. There’s no good time for your garage door to slip off its tracks but if it happened in the morning hours of the day … Read More

How a homeowner in Ashburn VA got it right with a new garage door installation

A new garage door perfectly complements a newly remodeled home. A remodeling project to improve the curb appeal and beauty of a home is just not complete without a newly installed garage door. With so many garage door designs and options available, homeowners can choose from various material finishes and colors. For example, they can choose a design with large carriage handles and hinges for a retro look. Want a color to match the siding … Read More

Shouldn’t you expect professional service from your garage door company?

Should professional service be a novelty experience customers have when they interact with garage door technicians? At 495 Garage Door we don’t think professional service should be a novelty experience. We think professional service should be the norm experienced by all customers. Let’s hear from two customers in Herndon, Virginia. These are reviews two customers shared about their experience with 495 Garage Door.

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“Eli and Avi were amazing! What impresses me the most about

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What To Do Before Your Emergency Technician Arrives

Has your garage door stopped opening? Or, perhaps, when you were leaving for work in the morning, the door halted halfway. If so, what should you do? Attempting to repair the door yourself could potentially lead to injury, especially if you are not familiar with garage door repair. One wrong move and the heaviness of the door can careen down on you, or someone else, and potentially cause more damage to the rest of the … Read More

What Kind of a Garage Door Works for You

Did you know many reports suggest that a garage door replacement project returns more than 80% of your investment if you sell your house? That’s because, in many houses, the garage door is one of its most visible aspects, in addition to being a very important practicality. Coincidentally, we here at 495 Garage Door know quite a bit about garage doors, so we wanted to give you a little introduction to what kinds of doors … Read More

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495 Garage Door launches its new website

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website! Here you will find general information about our services and pricing; and you may contact us directly with questions or concerns. Your continued patronage and referrals have made us a trusted name in garage installation and repair business in the Washington Metropolitan region.  Our commitment to efficient and reliable service remains the same.

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Garage Door Safety

By Mike McClintock
Special to The Washington Post Page H02

Older homes may have charm that’s difficult to find in a new house today, but often they do not compare well when it comes to meeting current safety standards. In fact, even houses built only 15 years ago may have major components that don’t measure up. Case in point: automatic garage doors

Although these sometimes massive doors are spring-loaded and move at the touch of … Read More