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Deciding on the Best Materials and Design For a New Garage Door

Garage doors can be made from many interesting materials and combination of them that include steel, vinyl, wood, and composites. They can also incorporate glass windows. How do you decide what materials are best for a new garage door for your home or business?

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How to Assess the Urgency of Garage Door Sheet Metal Tears

Between storms, vehicles, visitors, and accidents, garage doors take a beating. Often, small dents can become warped metal. Eventually, warped metal tears. It’s possible to repair a garage door with do-it-yourself methods, but we definitely suggest contacting a professional. Whether you’re in need of residential garage door installation, garage door repair, or long-term maintenance, an expert’s handiwork is more reliable.

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How to Avoid Garage Door Scams

Do you need to have your garage door repaired but do not know who you can trust? Door Power in Norwood, Minnesota is here to help you. We have been servicing the Minneapolis metro area since 1967. Here are a few tips to help you avoid getting scammed while having your garage door fixed.

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Should You Repair or Replace Your Garage Door?

If your garage door isn't working right, the first thing on your mind is usually to get it fixed so you can gain access and restore security. However, having a broken garage door fixed isn't always the best option. Depending on the situation, sometimes it's better to take the opportunity to have it replaced. Here are some questions to ask yourself as you make the decision to repair or replace your garage door.

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How To Fix Common Garage Door Problems

Whenever a garage door opener stops working out of the blue, the solution to the problem can usually be something incredibly simple to solve. Since many garage door owners who have similar problems that can easily be solved, we're going to explain likely repairs for such instances. However, if our advice isn't correcting your issue, it's possible that you'll need to contact a professional.

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How to Prepare for a New Garage Door Installation

Sort of! While we at Door Power, as a garage door company, do everything in our abilities to make this process as smooth and seamless as possible for you, your garage space will still necessarily be somewhat out of commission—and for many families, this can be a bit of a struggle. This isn’t to mention the sound of the power tools! Again, while we do our best to cater to client comfort, tools are inherently a bit noisy, which again might require a change in routine.

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Garage Door Safety: Four Ways to Keep Your Family Out of Harm’s Way

Previously on our garage door company blog, we’ve discussed in detail how to keep your kids safe around garage doors. But these powerful machines aren’t just a hazard to the children in your household; in the right circumstances, they can pose a safety hazard to anyone, regardless of age.

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Three Ways to Weatherproof Your Garage Door

With the weather as nasty as it gets in Minnesota, it’s all the more important to have a weatherproof garage—where you can put things that perhaps don’t belong indoors, but do deserve safety from the elements. Where else, after all, would you park your car when foul weather is on the horizon?

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Three Spring Maintenance Tips For Your Garage Door

We always stress the importance of preventative maintenance on our garage door installation blog—and for good reason. Taking care of this hardworking machine ensures it serves your family well into the future, that aspects like your garage door opener and garage door tracks stay looking and functioning at their best.

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How Door Power Takes Wooden Garage Doors to the Next Level

You’ve probably heard your exterior renovations pro advise you to stay away from wood siding, wood window frames, and wood roofs—they’re fragile and require intensive care. But does the same go for your garage door? Can this massive structure be made of this material and stand up to the heavy demands a typical family puts it through day-to-day?

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