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Buying a New Garage Door? Things You Need to Know

Selecting the perfect garage door for your home can be confusing. Door Power breaks down what you need to know when you’re in the market for new garage door installation.

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Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Garage Door

If you’re spring cleaning your garage, don’t forget about your garage door! Door Power gives tips on how to clean your garage door and perform routine maintenance on its mechanical components.

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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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Garage Door Won't Close? Here's Why

A garage door that does not close properly is not just a safety hazard; it also compromises the security of your home. If your garage door doesn't close fully, there are several small issues that may be causing the problem. At Door Power, we know how important it is that your garage door functions safely and provides protection for your home. To help you better understand why your garage door won't close, we've listed a few of the most common reasons behind the issue. Take a look.

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3 Things to Consider When Choosing Your Commercial Garage Door

Purchasing a commercial garage door is vastly different than purchasing a residential garage door. As a business owner, you likely have high-traffic bays and must seriously consider the quality and longevity of your garage door options. While commercial garage doors are significantly more durable than their residential counterparts, they’re still subject to wear-and-tear as a result of constant use.

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Garage Door Tech: Must-Have Functional Upgrades

Thinking about upgrading your garage door? Have you considered the latest functional improvements? Garage door technology has advanced considerably over the last decade in terms of security improvements and performance. If you’re upgrading the rest of your house to operate using smart technology, why not add a few smart upgrades to your garage, too? At Door Power, we pride ourselves on offering industry-leading products, and today, we’re here to discuss the latest and greatest upgrades to garage door technology. If you’re in the market for a new door, check out these must-have features.

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Cold Weather and Your Garage Door: 3 Common Problems

Leaves have turned, temperatures have cooled down, and in Minnesota, we know the coldest period of the year isn’t far off. In anticipation of the snowy, icy days ahead, it’s important to prepare your home to withstand the winter, and that includes your garage. Your garage door can take quite a beating during winter if you don’t take care of it properly—and even if you practice proper maintenance, you can still run into problems. Today, the experts at Door Power in Norwood, MN, discuss three of the most common winter garage door issues and what you can do about them.

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