Test Your Garage Door Knowledge With Our Fun Garage Door Trivia!
Haney Door Service knows how to get down to business when our Nampa ID customers need garage door service. However, we also believe there’s room to include a little fun into our lives. So today, we’re challenging you with some garage door trivia questions!
Will you learn how to maintain your garage door or about common garage door safety tips? Not this time, but all that information and more is on our blog! This article is all about those obscure facts that will earn you the side eye from friends and family wondering why in the world you know such random information about garage doors.
Ready to get started? Let’s dive in!
6 Garage Door Trivia Questions
Who invented the first garage door?
1. William C. Chamberlain
2. C.G. Johnson
3. Wayne Dalton
How much does the average garage door weigh?
1. 200 pounds
2. 300 pounds
3. 400 pounds
The average garage door weighs around 200 pounds! Aluminum and fiberglass doors are the lightest garage door material. These, along with certain steel garage doors, weigh under 100 pounds. Wood garage doors are the heaviest garage door material and can weigh over 500 pounds!
Speaking of size, where is the tallest garage door in the world located?
1. Wolfsburg, Germany
2. Florida, United States
3. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The tallest garage door in the world is currently housed in NASA’s VAB (Vehicle Assembly Building) in Florida. There are four doors to enter the bay where rockets are assembled, and each one is 456 feet high! It takes an entire 45 minutes to open or close the doors completely. Our Haney Door Service team is very confident in our garage door repair skills, but maintaining doors this size sounds a little intimidating, even to us!
Bonus Fact: The Volkswagen Autstadt in Germany houses the largest revolving doors at 66 feet high!
So, have any of these garage door trivia questions stumped you, or are you wondering why they’re so easy? If you’re anything like us, finding the answer to one question tends to lead to a rabbit trail of more questions. Instead of following those rabbit trails, though, we’re going to set you on a new path with some different garage door trivia questions and answers.
How much is the world’s most expensive garage door worth?
*Hint: A single residential garage door averages between $500 and $2,500.
The cost of new garage doors varies greatly depending on your choice of door brand, material, and customizations. Insulated garage doors are more expensive than non-insulated doors (but for good reason!). Full-view glass garage doors are pricier than standard steel doors, etc. But can you imagine a garage door worth $1,000,000 sitting in your driveway?
Well, it’s out there! There’s a golden garage door (like, actual gold) in Saudi Arabia! I wonder how much it costs to replace the parts and accessories on that door. Whew!
When was the first remote-controlled garage door opener invented?
The first remote-controlled garage door opener was invented in 1953 by C.G. Johnson Jr., not to be confused with the invention of the first ever garage door opener in 1929 by William C. Chamberlain. In the past nine decades, openers have continued to evolve. Modern-day garage door openers offer ultimate safety and security features and limitless convenience. Contact us for more information about our garage door opener installation!
What is the most common garage door color?
White garage doors are by far the most common garage door color. White doors are traditional, classy, and will never go out of style! Black garage doors have increased in popularity with the rise of modern garage doors. What’s important is choosing a door color that you love and one that complements your home’s exterior!
Garage Door Trivia: You’re a Winner!
Whether you guessed the answers right or not, you learned something new today, so you’re a winner! At Haney Door Services, we love to talk about garage doors. If you have any questions about your garage door or you’re curious about one of these garage door trivia questions, contact our team near Nampa ID!