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ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems acquires Amarr, leading garage door player in the US

Nov 07, 2013 9:41am

ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire Amarr, one of the leading players in the North American garage door market, with sales of ca USD 300 million and 1,200 employees.

Garage space isn’t just for cars anymore

Nov 01, 2013 12:10pm

Take a look at your garage with a fresh eye. The space can be so much more. Entertaining space, work space, a space for a personal hobby that you’ve always wanted in your home but could never figure out how to have. The possibilities are endless.

Buying a garage door? Think insulation.

Oct 21, 2013 7:34am

There are seemingly endless options through which homeowners must navigate when buying a new garage door: the style, materials, and accessories, just to name a few. But perhaps the most important feature that should top the garage door consumer’s list is energy efficiency.

The Carriage House Style Garage Door Continues to Increase in Popularity

Sep 26, 2013 9:28am

Sales of carriage house doors have tripled since 2005, now accounting for 19% of the typical North American door dealers’ residential garage door sales.

Amarr Introduces Online Door Designer for Consumers

Feb 15, 2013 3:38am

Amarr has introduced a new and improved Consumer Door Designer for that allows consumers to upload a photo of their own home and view their home with a new garage door.  The Amarr Door Designer allows consumers to view any Amarr steel garage door on their home, choosing from the various product collections,  panel designs, colors, windows and hardware options.

Amarr Garage Doors Featured on HGTV Curb Appeal:  The Block

May 22, 2012 4:42am

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (MAY 9, 2012) – Products from Amarr Garage Doors were featured on a recent episode of “Curb Appeal: The Block” on HGTV.  The first airing of Curb Appeal featuring the Amarr products was on Friday, May 4.  It is likely to be repeated during the next couple months (please check local listings for dates and times).

Amarr on HomeTalk USA with Michael King The Cajun Contractor

May 06, 2012 4:07pm

Listen to Amarr on HomeTalk USA with Michael King The Cajun Contractor, and find out how our new partnership with Coach House Accents can enhance your home’s curb appeal and save you money!

Design Reveals Desires

Apr 17, 2012 4:40am

Her Home magazine features Amarr and how Amarr garage doors designs meet the needs of today’s women consumers who are the sole or primary decision-makers in 91% of new home purchases (International Builders Show).

Small-scale renovation projects continue to provide the best return for homeowners

Feb 24, 2012 9:36am

A new garage door is one of the best ways to improve your home with the confidence of receiving a solid return on your investment (ROI) when it’s time to sell. Replacing a garage door offers the second-highest ROI at 83.9 percent, out of 35 midrange improvement projects listed on the 24th annual Cost versus Value report.

Opening the Doors to International Sales

Dec 19, 2011 4:50am

Richard Brenner, chief executive officer of Amarr Garage Doors, a North Carolina-based manufacturer of garage door systems, tells how his company has devoted its resources over the past 20 years to developing an international mind set and thereby finding success in exporting.