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4 Reasons to Buy an Insulated Garage Door

Insulation is a big buzzword here in Minnesota—as it should be! Our winters are frigid, our summers boiling, and our springs and falls too neatly in the middle to be comfortable either way. We buy insulated coats, make sure our attics are properly insulated, and carry our drinks around in insulated bottles. So why don’t more people in this state have insulated garage doors?

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What to Expect During Garage Door Installation

Garage door installation isn’t something that you go through every day. In fact, it tends to happen only a couple times over the course of a lifetime, so of course, it’s hard to know what to expect. Besides the obvious, of course – that your old garage door is being hauled away and a new one to take its place.

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3 Features for a Truly Secure Garage

Garage door installation pros like us go above and beyond to provide advanced garage door security; learn what that entails here.

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What’s the Best Lubricant to Use on a Squeaky Garage Door?

Squeaks and squeals aren’t good coming from any mechanical object—and your garage door is no exception. Aside from being grating on the ears, it’s a surefire sign that something is wrong. But can that something be fixed with a little lubricant, as it can with so many other machines? And if so, what’s the right type of the stuff to use on your garage door? Will your trusty can of WD40 do the job?

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What to Do With Your Garage Door After Storm Damage

While it might not be as vulnerable to, say, hail, as your roof and siding are, it still can take quite a bit of damage from wayward tree branches and high winds. Considering that it’s both a huge aesthetic and energy-saving part of your home, it definitely deserves your attention!

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Three Ways to Boost Your Garage’s Security

But the truth of the matter is that your garage just might contain the most valuable items you own—namely, your cars. Considering that it also probably houses any number of miscellaneous chemicals and belongings, it’d be a great place for a thief to check out besides. Top it all off with the fact that it also probably has a door to your home that’s often left unlocked and it’d catch the eye of practically any would-be crook!

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How to Keep Your Vehicles and Valuables from Deteriorating in Your Garage

However, while it’s somewhat sheltered, your garage probably isn’t as temperature controlled as, say, your house. This might not seem like an issue until you consider everything that’s stored in it. You probably have temperature-sensitive chemicals in there, like motor oil, and your car can encounter tire pressure problems and battery issues if it gets too cold or hot. Given that we live in Minnesota, that’s practically a guarantee!

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How to Clean Your Garage Door Properly

In the age of pressure washers and internet how-to’s, it’s easy to think that cleaning your garage door is a straightforward process. Perhaps, in some senses of the word, it is. Getting the job done right doesn’t take more than a few tools you have at home and some elbow grease.

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Garage Door Springs: The Basics

When you think of the word spring, you probably think of one of two things: the season, or a metal coil that bounces up and down or cushions weight. Your garage door spring sure shares some similarities with that latter definition, but quite a few differences, too. Understanding the needs of this crucial piece of your garage door is critical to maintaining the entire machine’s longevity.

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Two Great Garage Door Features for Your Automated Home

Automated homes are all the rage these days, and for good reason. Who doesn’t want a little more convenience in their lives? When it comes to your garage door, though, you might not think there’s much that can be done in this department. After all, you may believe, the garage door you currently own is about as automated as it gets, as all you need to do is press a button to get it to lift. What more could you ask for?

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