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Garage Door Repair

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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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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Winter Weather: How to Prepare Your Garage Door

Winterizing your garage door may not seem like a necessary task, but if you hope to enjoy a fully functional, long-lasting door, you’ll want to add it to your to-do list. Frigid winter conditions can negatively affect your garage door if you don’t make the appropriate preparations, and fortunately, there’s still time to get started. Here to help you check garage door prep off your autumn to-do list are the professionals at Door Power in Norwood, Minnesota. Let’s take a look at what every garage door owner should be doing come fall.

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Garage Door Maintenance: 4 Tips for Long Life

Oh, the unquestioned convenience of a fully functional garage door. Until one day, that’s no longer the case. Often, we take our garage doors for granted, assuming they’ll forever and flawlessly open and close at the touch of a button. And then reality hits. If you’ve ever been caught in the midst of garage door malfunction, you know just how frustrating, time-consuming, and potentially dangerous attempting to locate and fix the issue can be. The garage door experts at Door Power, in Norwood, MN discuss how routine garage door maintenance can help you avoid unexpected garage door failure.

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Your Modern Garage Door: The Latest Trends

If you’re looking to upgrade your home’s design, a new garage door is a smart place to start. Not only will a new garage door enhance the curb appeal of your property, but it can also give a new look and feel to your exterior design. Door technology and design have come a long way in more recent years, offering advancements in energy efficiency, safety, and ease of use. If you’re searching for a new garage door but don’t want to settle for a standard design, here are the latest trends to consider in 2019.

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Thinking of Moving? How a New Garage Door Increases Home Value

If you’re thinking of selling your home, a few simple upgrades can really enhance the value of your property. From the moment a prospective buyer pulls up outside your door, they’re evaluating the appearance of your home and making judgments about your asking price. To help ensure a speedy and lucrative sale, you’ll want to do everything in your power to make your property as appealing as possible. How can you do that? One of the easiest ways to increase your property value is by upgrading your outdated garage door. Curious to know how a new garage door adds value to your home? Let’s take a look.

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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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