Founded in 1950 by Tom and Peg Giel, our company was incorporated in 1974.
During the 1980's, founders and son worked to transform the "mom
and pop" shop to a corporation that today has 35+ employees, with
30+ full-time trucks to service their customer's needs. Edward B.
Giel assumed ownership and presidency of the company following his father’s
retirement in 1989. His business education at Robert Morris University
has been a valuable asset, both in his position as President and also
in managing sales for the corporation. Ed has built and expanded the business
so that key staff members, administrative, sales & production managers
guide the daily operations.
Thomas V. Giel Garage Doors, Inc. furnishes and installs garage doors, openers,
entry doors, storm doors, canvas & aluminum awnings, retractable awnings & screens and glass block windows for residential
and commercial customers.
We work with customers to help discover what is important for them when
replacing, maintaining, and servicing any of our products. We are proud to offer honest quality workmanship, Thomas V. Giel Corporation
backs up their work with a "Written Labor Warranty". The company
also follows the IDA Code of Business Conduct and Regional/National and
Building Safety Codes. Employees attend monthly safety meetings, on site
education classes, and all crews are trained in First Aid and CPR for
We promise with
Thomas, you’ll get the
Best Giel in town!
Thomas V. Giel Corporation is a member of the Better Business Bureau (BBB),
Builders Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh (BAMP), International
Door Association (IDA), Pennsylvania Builders Association (PBA), National
Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) and Builders Club.
Edward and his wife Jacqueline live in the Pittsburgh area. They have three
kids: Candice, Lindsay and Taylor. After working in the corporate world
for several years, Candice Giel Brown moved back to Pittsburgh to work
in the family business. She had worked her way through almost every position
and is now part of the management team. Candice is currently in the process
of purchasing ownership from Ed and she will be the third generation owner
of Thomas V. Giel Garage Doors. Ed and his family are active in sports,
cultural, and community activities. Ed also likes giving back to the community
through many volunteer hours and corporate sponsorships. The picture above
shows (left to right) Jacqueline, Edward and Candice.
Remember it's Giel Garage Doors not Geil!