Overhead Door Company of Tampa Bay – Our Story

Our Story

The Overhead Door Company of Tampa Bay™ has been serving the Tampa Bay area for over 67 years. We are a family owned business and a “Red Ribbon” distributor of Overhead Door products. We provide a full-line of residential garage doors, commercial overhead doors and roll up doors as well as industrial doors.

Don’t be fooled, look for the Red Ribbon!


Clarence Gilbert Johnson worked towards patent planning for the original overhead door.


Johnson and his wife mounted an upward lifting garage door on a Model T Ford truck and attended an automobile show to market the product.


Production of garage doors began in Hartford City, Indiana. Overhead Door™ begins the process of expanding to local distributors nationwide.


Overhead Door™ Company of Florida & Georgia was co-operated in two locations; Atlanta, GA & Tampa, FL. This was the first garage door company to serve the Tampa area.


As millions of soldiers returned from war, new home developments skyrocket. Americans recognized the advantages of attached garages and sectional garage doors.


Overhead Door Company of Tampa Bay™ moves to N. West Shore Blvd.


As Overhead Door Company of Tampa Bay™ continued to grow, the team moved to a bigger location on N. Manhattan Ave.


Bob Briesacher was awarded the Tampa area distributorship. 5134 West Idlewild Rd.


Bob and his staff noticed the need for bigger warehouse space and moved to new location. 4908 Savarese Circle


Overhead Door Company of Tampa Bay™ Bob Briesacher is one of the Founding Members of the International Door Association.


Overhead Door Company of Tampa Bay™ opens it’s first showroom. This allowed customers to visit the location and see product samples prior to installation.


Bob, planning for the future, purchased property to begin construction on a new custom warehouse and office space. The design process was a collaborative effort by the Overhead Door Company of Tampa Bay™ team.


The Overhead Door Company of Tampa Bay™ team welcomed the moved to Ann Ballard Rd. The new 20,000 sq. ft. building was designed to expand warehouse capabilities to meet the needs of customers.


Overhead Door Company of Tampa Bay™ was a finalist for the 21-50 Employees Category through the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business of the Year Awards.


Bob Briesacher celebrated 26 years of owning and operating Overhead Door Company of Tampa Bay™.

Residential Garage Doors Clearwater FL

Residential Doors

Classic beauty meets today’s technology.

Commercial Garage Doors St. Petersburg FL

Commercial Doors

Engineered excellence backed by superb expertise.

Client Testimonials

They did an excellent job. My garage door has never opened and closed more quietly than it does now. They fixed the opener and adjusted it so it doesn’t pop open when closed. The tech was very friendly and knowledgeable. I will definitely use their services in the future."


The representative that made the appointment was very friendly and professional. Process was painless. The tech was efficient, very chill and helpful. Would definitely recommend Overhead Door Co to others.”


We have used Overhead Doors on a number of occasions, and our last experience was as good as all the previous ones. They are prompt, polite, efficient and reasonably priced. People you can rely on!”


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