Our mission is to provide our customers with the highest quality garage door materials available today, and to back that up with highly trained installers. Furthermore, it is our mission to operate our company in line with the financial principles outlined in the Holy Bible, so that fifty years from now this company will still be in business to serve the garage door needs of your future generations.
In June 1978, Gary Redekas, the managing partner of American Excellence, L.L.C., Garage Doors & Awnings of Tariffville, CT, quit his job at a local lumber yard to start his own business as a remodeling contractor. In the years that passed, he gained knowledge and experience in all phases of home remodeling. Over the years he was drawn into specializing his business in one aspect of the construction industry. That aspect is garage doors. In July 1998, Gary formed a partnership with his wife, Jean, and their son, Steve; and named it American Excellence, L.L.C., Garage Doors. In 2008 we also took on the Sunsetter Awning line of products. In every job they do, the goal is excellence in the finished product.
In 2006 Gary successfully completed and is certified with the State of Connecticut's EPA-HUD-approved training in lead-safe work practices. In 2007 Steve also completed and is certified with the State of Connecticut's EPA-HUD-approved training in lead-safe work practices.
We have a New Home Construction Contractor License and a Home Improvement Contractor License.
Custom-made Garage Doors
Gary also makes custom-made garage doors as seen in the picture at the top of the page and also here to the left.
Residential Management Letter
G&W Management, Inc Letter
Imagineers LLC Letter
You guys are outstanding! I am sorry it took so long to call and say that and you did the work a couple of weeks ago but I'm thrilled about everything you have done for me from start to finish. Very professional. You helped me out tremendously by giving me a used Garage Door Opener and not sinking me to a brand new one. The guy who came to install it was great and the initial guy who came out to look at it was great. Great team work - great communication. You guys really do an outstanding job. I will be referring you and will be doing more work with you in the future. Thanks again." David P. - Wethersfield
"American Excellence. This is the perfect name for this company. They do an excellent job. They are always respectful and courteous. They did the job promptly and charged a fair price. I would refer them to anyone. " Bob Hiler
"Thanks for the great and fast work Gary! Always happy to recommend you to others!" Mark & Diane S.
"Your guy (Steve) came this morning & put in a new Garage Door Opener. Works great: Just want you to know, you've worked with me three times and every time you've been good. Your service and responsiveness is good. If you ever need a testimonial, feel free to give them my cell phone number. I've been very happy with your work, your pricing and your service. So I just wanted to let you know that. Thank you very much - cheers!" Andrew McNeill
"Steve & Russ, Thank you for being available so soon & your great service. I'll definitely keep your information on hand and gladly share with others." Gwen - Avon, CT