What to Do if Your Garage Door Freezes Shut

Will you need garage door repair? How do you cope until you can get things working again? A garage door company has the answers.

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Should you Renovate Your Garage Door to Sell?

Right now, the real estate market is hot, so it’s no wonder you’re looking to sell! Getting a hold of  your dream home in time for the new year is quite a sweet proposition, too. That being said, your home won’t catch a buyer’s eye if it doesn’t stand out, especially now, when it seems more people than ever are looking to move. You may therefore be considering upgrading your home to glean more money from the sale and to move out faster—but what’s the right renovation for you?

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Curb Appeal: What it Is and How Your Garage Door Affects it

Curb appeal: It’s a term used in a variety of fields, from real estate to exterior renovation. Though it’s quite commonly used, understanding it on a deeper level requires a bit of investigation. What is it in the first place? How does it affect everything from selling your home to the customer-drawing prowess of a business? And finally, of course, how does your garage door play into it?

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How to Prepare Your Garage Door for a Minnesotan Winter

Winterization is a big buzzword throughout Minnesota this time of year. It’s for a good reason, as any longtime resident will tell you! From subzero temperatures to chaotic freeze-thaw cycles, home exteriors everywhere must endure the near unthinkable just to stay standing—and your garage door is no exception.

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Garage Door Cables: the Ins and Outs

Your garage door is made up of loads of moving parts, and while all have important roles, some do more heavy lifting in a literal sense than others. Given that a garage door installation can weigh up to 200 pounds, these parts certainly must be tough in order to get the job done day in and day out!

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What to Look For in Your Commercial Garage Door

On our garage door installation blog, we talk a lot about the importance of residential garage doors to day-to-day life—and for good reason! Few homeowners truly appreciate how hard-working these appliances are. But when it comes to your commercial business, garage doors are just as important, if not moreso; they play an active role in your bottom line. After all, without efficiency and reliability, how are your workers to get to stored goods or unload trucks? How, then, are they to get their jobs done on time?

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How to Know if You’ve Got a Blocked Garage Door Sensor

Though a garage door may look like a simple mechanism—how much complexity does it take to mechanically raise and lower something, really?—it’s made of a variety of moving parts, each integral to its functioning. Your garage door springs, for example, help shoulder the weight of the heavy door, and your garage door cables hold the two together.

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What to Do if You Can’t Open Your Garage Door

You count on your garage door each and every day. It’s the one thing that stands between your valuable vehicles and the elements, and the one thing that can be moved to allow your car access to the outside world. So when it doesn’t open with your conventional control methods, it sure can be frustrating! Nobody likes their day-to-day routine grinding to a halt.

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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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