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Top 3 Garage Door Failures & Fixes

Learn about some of the most common garage door problems and how you can troubleshoot them at home from the garage door experts at Door Power.

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5 FAQs When Purchasing a Garage Door

Are you getting ready to shop for a new garage door? The experts at Door Power discuss frequently asked garage door questions that can make the selection process easier.

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Troubleshoot Your Garage Door Opener: 4 Common Problems

Has your garage door opener suddenly stopped working properly? Not sure what might be causing the problem? How inconvenient! Fortunately, our team at Door Power is here with some answers. We know how irritating a non-functional garage door can be—especially when your vehicle is still parked inside. Below, we’ve outlined a few common culprits behind garage door opener failure and what you can do about them. As always, if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out and ask our team!

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4 Signs It’s Time for a New Garage Door

Most of us don’t think about our garage doors until something goes awry—but that’s a dangerous mistake to make. At Door Power, we know every garage door has a finite life, and though routine maintenance and repairs will help keep the door safe and functional, you can’t put off new garage installation forever. If you think your door might be approaching the end of its functional life, keep an eye (or ear) out for the following signs:

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Buying a New Garage Door? Things You Need to Know

Thinking about a new garage door installation to add a bit of curb appeal to your home? You’ve come to the right place! At Door Power, we know selecting the best garage door to fit your needs and your home’s exterior design can be confusing. Should you go with a timeless, classic design? Or wait, what about sleek and modern? What kind of material should you choose? Do you need insulation? Is that just a marketing ploy? And what about color?! We know you’ve got questions, and fortunately, we’ve got some answers. Below, you’ll find a brief overview of what you should consider when scoping out your new door.

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Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Garage Door

Spring is almost in the air in the Twin Cities, and we all know what that means: spring cleaning! Though it’s neither exciting nor glamorous, spring cleaning is one annual practice that almost all homeowners take part in, and if you’re planning to spring clean your garage this year, don’t neglect your garage door! At Door Power, we know what a difference routine cleaning and maintenance can make in the appearance, functionality, and life of your residential garage door. So, when it’s time to dig out your cleaning supplies and tackle your garage, follow these tips to give your door some attention, too.

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Routine Garage Door Maintenance: 4 Things You Should Be Doing

For most homeowners, the garage door is an essential component of the home, but without proper maintenance, it can become a nuisance or, worse, a glaring safety hazard. At Door Power, we stress the importance of routine garage door maintenance because we know regular upkeep can extend the life of your door and improve its safety status. If you’re not currently in the habit of inspecting, maintaining, and testing your garage door, you could be putting you and family at risk. To get you started, here are four essential maintenance actions you should be performing at least every two months, but preferably, every month:

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3 Essential Garage Door Safety Features: Do You Have Them?

When it comes to operating your garage door, you and your family’s safety is paramount. Often, though, homeowners take their garage door safety features for granted. If you’re not in the habit of testing your garage door’s safety mechanisms for proper functionality, there’s no time like the present to start. At Door Power, we know how critical garage door safety features are, so today, we’re giving you a quick rundown on four essential safety mechanisms and how to determine if your door features them. Let’s take a look.

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Need to Childproof Your Garage Door? How We Can Help

If you have small children running around, your garage door can be a significant hazard unless you have the appropriate safety mechanisms in place. While you can certainly stress the importance of garage door safety to your kids, that won’t always stop them from touching something they shouldn’t. At Door Power, it’s our goal to help you keep your home and family well-protected, so if you need to childproof your door, we’re the team to call. Below, we detail a few of the garage door safety mechanisms we can install to keep your kids protected.

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How to Extend the Life of Your Garage Door

The average garage door has a lifespan of 15 to 30 years—quite a broad range, right? So what determines the difference between a door that lasts 15 years, and one that makes it all the way to 30? It’s simple: proper maintenance. At Door Power, we stress the importance of proper garage door care because we know high-quality doors are a significant investment. When maintained properly, a well-constructed garage door can serve your home for decades. Curious about what you need to do to maximize the life of your door? Check out our brief guide below.

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