Entries by Garage Doors Unlimited


Get Your Home Ready for Outdoor Entertaining

We are dreaming of warmer weather here in San Diego! This sounds like we’re kidding, but it’s been a cold couple of weeks at GDU! Our city received a cold snap and we miss our sunshine. The thoughts of summer parties and outdoor entertaining have been flooding our minds. We’ve come up with some ideas […]

Upcycle Projects We Love

Up-Cycling Transforms Up-cycling is a trend that is becoming a great way of making something old into something fresh and usable again. The internet is filled with awesome up-cycling ideas that can transform all different aspects of your home. Do a Google search for some of the materials you have around your home. You will […]

Family Fun on a Budget in San Diego

We are lucky to live in the land of endless sunshine! San Diego has some of the best weather in California and some beautiful things to do and see in our community. If you are looking for some fun, inexpensive things to do in our town, check out our list below.


Make Room & Money: Garage Sale Tips

Clutter is a common issue for home owners and really anyone over a period of time. We all come across items in our home, garage, or closet that end up taking space, but not adding to the quality of everyday life. Spring is coming, so why not remove unwanted stuff sitting in your garage by […]

Liftmaster’s Wall-mounted garage door opener w/ WiFi

Smartphone and WiFi Accessibility Space is a pivotal part of any garage or home and maximizing the most out of it is a common goal. Wall-mounted garage door motors, called Jackshafts, provide the same amount of power as your traditional overhead opener, while being compact and saving you overhead space. The new 8500W by Liftmaster […]


Blown Away: What is “Wind Load”?

Breaking Down Wind Load   Home renovation is  exciting and daunting for home owners. Luckily, a good contractor or builder has knowledge on details like wind load.  What exactly is wind load? It’s the amount of force placed on your windows and doors under windy conditions. Garage door brands and window companies give their products […]

Parking Gate

Underground Parking Structures We do a wide variety of gates here at Garage Doors Unlimited and one gate that needs more attention is our parking gate. We have done a few different gates for apartment complexes and homes that have an underground parking area.

The making of a pedestrian gate

Initial Estimate The early stages of production are extremely important for making a quality product. At GDU, we work to get the design, measurements, and the structure of the product 100% dialed in from the beginning. The free estimate is THE crucial first step into making a design that will live in your home for […]