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About Overhead Door – Overhead Door Corporation’s founder C.G. Johnson invented the sectional garage door in 1921 and the electric garage door opener in 1926.  For nearly 95 years, the Overhead Door brand has stood for top quality products and expert customer service.

OHD Blog - Overhead Door of So Cal Garage Doors, Poway, San Diego
OHD Blog - Overhead Door of So Cal Garage Doors, Poway, San Diego
OHD Blog - Overhead Door of So Cal Garage Doors, Poway, San Diego

About C.G. Johnson & Overhead Door Corporation

OHD Blog - Overhead Door of So Cal Garage Doors, Poway, San Diego

In 1921:

Overhead Door’s founder, C.G. Johnson, was a true innovator and the epitome of a smart entrepreneur. He acknowledged the nagging problem of his day and came up with the most ingenious solution: the original Overhead Door. And, just five years later, he invented the first electric garage door opener. Then he leveraged those innovations into a business and a brand that quickly​ gained a reputation for quality, service, and integrity.


Overhead Door continues to be one of the most recognized and respected brands in the industry and offers everything from commercial and industrial overhead doors and access systems to a complete line of residential garage doors and openers.

Overhead Door products are manufactured to give you durable, long-lasting performance for years of extended use and trouble-free operation. Each product, from residential to industrial to commercial applications, is backed by knowledgeable and professional customer support for troubleshooting and answers to your questions.

Overhead Door™ Garage Doors and Openers Deliver superior Performance, Style, and Reliability

2305, 2019

New State Law – Garage Door Battery Backup

Garage Doors, Openers|

Effective on July 1, 2019, A New CA State Law - . California had its most destructive wildfire season to date. The resulting widespread power outages impacted garage door operation. Sadly, this left some [...]

1901, 2019

New Window Option for Thermacore® Collection

Garage Doors, New Products|

Overhead Door™ has a new window option for its Thermacore® model 195, giving homeowners a sleek look with maximum light infiltration. The design enhancement allows homeowners to place either long or short windows across [...]

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