Is my Garage Door Hurricane ready?

Now that we are in the middle of hurricane season in Florida and considering the non-tropical storm weather we have had the last few days, it is a good time to discuss what it means to have your house “Storm Ready” especially in terms of your garage. Your garage door is the largest opening on…

How Much Does a New Garage Door Cost?

That is the most common question our sales consultants get. The real answer is it depends on several factors: where you live, what you use your garage for, and the façade of your house. Where do you live? Action Automatic Door & Gate services all of Southwest Florida, which means doors here must meet wind…

Keeping your Garage Safe

Many people have seen the news and the video about crooks being able to open the garage door with a coat hanger in six seconds. Some “keep yourself” safe videos recommend using a zip tie to stop them. As you can see from this Wink News Call to Action report, that is not the way…

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Repair or Replace Your Garage Door Opener?

According to Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association (DASMA) and Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL), anyone who as an opener installed prior to 1993 should replace the opener. Why replace the opener? Underwriters Laboratories, DASMA, and the Consumer Products Safety Commission worked closely to develop standards in operators for both garage doors and gate systems. Since…