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What to do With a Broken Garage Door Spring

You heard the tell-tale sound coming from the garage and know your garage door spring is broken. With a broken spring, your garage door won't open properly. Replacing the garage door spring can be a complicated process. Fortunately, the professionals at Door Power can help you solve this tricky situation.

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A Faulty Garage Door is a Risk You Don't Need

A garage door is a convenience many cannot see themselves without. The convenience of entering your home through your garage is a perk many look for in a new home, and it is often one of the first upgrades people choose if their home is not equipped with a garage. However, many people do not realize the dangers a garage door can present when they are not properly maintained, repaired, and inspected.

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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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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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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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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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The Most Important Garage Door Safety Features

Garage doors have come a long way, and they’ve been outfitted repeatedly to sustain heavy winds, freezing temperatures and break-ins. That said, you’re still vulnerable to the test of time. To secure your belongings, fortify your household and protect your family, make sure the following garage door safety features are secured year-round:

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Seven Garage Door Safety Tips You Should Know

Your home’s garage is important. Really important. It’s also an area susceptible to wind damage, water damage and even theft. Likely, your garage area stores important projects, your car and—of course—entry into your home. It’s important to maintain your garage door’s health, and it’s even more important to fortify your home’s security. Whether you’re considering a residential garage door installation or even a fix-up, the five safety tips below can help.

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What to Expect During a Garage Door Repair Service

With luck and a good maintenance routine, your garage door should only need the attention of a pro for regular checkups. Unfortunately, accidents and the unexpected can and will happen, though, and at some point you’re likely to find yourself in need of emergency repairs. Given that this doesn’t happen often—and that it’s quite the stressful experience of not having your garage door working—everything can quickly begin to feel quite overwhelming.

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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 combinations of them, including steel, vinyl, wood, and composites. They can also incorporate glass windows. With the sky being the limit for garage door customization, how do you decide what materials are best for a new garage door for your home or business?

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