05 May

Maximize Efficiency with a Customized Rolling Steel Door Solution

High-Speed Rolling Steel Door Saved Lippman Manufacturing on Energy Costs As winter came and went, Lippman was faced with a daunting challenge: the absence of a high-quality steel rolling door in their garage which was causing significant heat loss and slower work pace. The door's slow opening and closing time was causing additional problems, as workers had to wait for the door to fully open, slowing down forklift traffic in and out of the facility. These delays were costing Lippman time and money. The Benefits of Installing a High-Speed Steel Curtain Door for Your Facility The solution to ...
12 Jan

Multi-Project Managing Garage Door Service Provider

Being a commercial and residential garage door services provider can be a very busy job. With the need to be available for both emergency and scheduled services, it can be difficult to keep up with the demand. On top of that, there are also the regular maintenance and installation services that need to be completed. This can mean long hours and a lot of travel, making it important to be organized and efficient in order to keep up with the schedule. It is important to prioritize tasks in order to manage multiple commercial garage door projects. Creating timelines and staying organized will ...
15 Dec

Southeastern Wisconsin Commercial Garage Door Services

From East to West Don’t be mistaken, our garage door services are not solely exclusive to Milwaukee County. Although we’ve done large commercial door projects in the City of Milwaukee such as The Garage at the Harley Davidson Museum , we are available to serve areas outside of Milwaukee as well. Ideal clients for us are those looking for commercial door installations that are designed to service exit and entry needs of heavy duty equipment. What makes us different is the area we service. Whether it is the city of Milwaukee or westbound across the state of Wisconsin, Overhead Door Company of ...
10 Oct

You’re Telling Me There Are Garage Door Service Scammers?

Service industries exist for the various needs consumers have. We all know there is a fullness of gratitude for businesses out there that perform their services with excellence and integrity. Unfortunately, some people don’t create businesses and services with integrity in mind. A good business understands the market's needs and tailors their services to meet those needs in an honest and economically advantageous way. But when people start to think of what others don’t know and then use the unknown to exploit them, there ends up being a whole dark market full of fake businesses preying on ...
09 Sep

History of Overhead Door Company ™ (Part Two)

Note: Begin in Part 1 for full story Connected to Community Johnson was heavily supported by the chambers of commerce in both Lewistown and Hartford City for his commitment to the community. In both cities, Johnson partnered with the community by selling stock in the factory and allowing the locals to be part of the success of Overhead Door Corporation. According to Tom Wadsworth from DASMA, when the stock market crashed and the Great Depression hit in late 1929, Johnson kept Hartford City alive, and even added more factories despite the economic crisis. In 1930, the company then announced a ...
21 Jul

Garage Door Installation for The Garage of Harley Davidson

Overhead Door of Metro Milwaukee™ is servicing projects all over Southeastern Wisconsin. We are passionate about providing the American working family with everything that involves garage doors, but have also completed many commercial projects we are proud to display. One of our most recent completions was for The Garage of Harley Davidson, which is part of the new construction to the Harley Davidson museum right here in Milwaukee! Our team installed 5 full vision glass doors in the front of The Garage of Harley Davidson located on 400 W Canal St, Milwaukee, WI 53201. This garage matched the ...
12 Jul

History of Overhead Door Company™ (Part One)

Overhead Door Company ™ – A History (Part One) In 1896, Henry Ford developed the first automobile, and a couple decades later he began using the first assembly line to begin mass production. It wasn't long before consumers realized they would need a place to store and easily access these new vehicles. In 1921, C.G. Johnson began his journey to develop a garage door that could safety function and allow an automobile to maneuver through an opening. Thus, the up-ward acting, sectional garage door was invented, and changed the way Americans leave and enter their homes. Over 100 years later, The ...
10 Jun

All About Rolling Garage Doors

Many know that at Overhead Door Company of Metro Milwaukee™, we install residential and commercial garage doors. However, many are not aware that we also install rolling garage doors . Rolling garage doors are ideal for providing security to businesses in high pedestrian traffic locations, warehouses, counter-top stands, security grills for retail, commercial and industrial applications, as well as many other functions. Rolling Service Garage Doors : Overhead Door Company of Metro Milwaukee™ offers a complete line of rolling steel garage doors with insulated or non insulated slats. These slats ...
13 May

Garage Door Spring Failures

Many of us pay no attention to our garage doors until something goes wrong. Garage doors do a lot for our homes, helping to retain heat in the winter, keep cool in the summer, and provide storage and an extra layer of safety, just to name a few. For this reason, we want to keep them working well. One major reason for your garage door to suddenly malfunction may be a broken spring. Your garage door springs are responsible for the heavy lifting, and when the door is lowered, the springs take on tension. This is why when your garage door springs break, it is often when your garage door is lowered ...
12 Apr

Things You Should Know Before Buying a New Garage Door (Part 2)

When purchasing your new garage door, there is more to think about than just material, cost, and motor speed, as discussed in Things You Should Know Before Buying a New Garage Door (Part 1) . There are many garage door accessories and upgrades that you may want to invest in as well. Garage accessories are often just as important as the garage door itself. Stronger Garage Door Springs – Worth the Cost Garage door springs help your garage door to run smoothly, as well as help your garage door to operate properly. Your garage door should raise easily and lower slowly. Most garage doors operate ...