Managing with Values

Although Action Automatic Door & Gate has always had a mission statement and a value statement, last year our owner, George Ebel, took the extraordinary step of allowing the Action Team to revise the value statement for the company, so that it reflects the values of all the team members. We started by surveying every team member…

Happy First Day of Spring

What does the first day of spring mean to you? In my In my family it meant the start of spring cleaning. If your family has that same tradition, don’t forget about your garage. I grew up in Florida, but my family came here from Ohio. In Ohio, we had basements and attics, neither of…

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…

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My Garage Door is Making a Loud Noise

At Action Automatic Door & Gates, we get phone calls all the time from home owners complaining that that garage door is making a lot of noise. While there are a lot parts on the door that could be making it sound noisy, the first place to start is the checking out the rollers. Especially…

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Dangers from Garage Doors

A few weeks ago, we shared with you the WINK News story about garage break-ins. Last night NBC-2 News’ Rachel Pierce did a story on the other dangers of the garage. All this news about garage door dangers might scare some people. The truth is that as long as you take care of your garage…

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What do all these Awards mean?

If you have poked around on the Action Automatic Door & Gate Website, you have probably seen all the award and membership symbols on the pages. If you are like me, you wonder what all those awards and memberships mean. Angie’s List Super Service Award: The Angie’s List Super Service Award honors excellence among service…

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Considering a Home Remodel?

Whether you are considering remodeling a house as an investment or making it a better living space, improving curb appeal offers some of the highest return on investments. While adding a new room or replacing your siding may seem like a good investment, replacing your entry door or the garage door with a steel door…

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Got Clutter?

According to the pros at This Old House Magazine, only about 30 percent of Americans store their car in the garage. The rest of us have too much stuff to manage that. In their article, “Read This Before You Organize Your Garage,” they offer 20+ concrete tips to get that garage organized. The initial tips…