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Is Something Wrong with Your Garage Door Track?

If your garage door has become hard to move or won't move at all, you may fear that an expensive replacement is on the horizon. However, it’s likely that this will not be necessary at all. Instead, the problem could be one of the most easily overlooked parts of a garage door system: the track.

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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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Can’t Get Your Garage Door to Shut? Here’s Why

Troubleshooting garage door problems can be challenging at best. You should leave this type of work to a garage door professional. Door Power has experienced technicians that can identify the causes of a jammed garage door and fix the problems right away. Below are five possible reasons we look for and why these problems occur. If you have any further questions, feel free to contact us. We’ve got solutions!

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5 Business/Industries That Use Commercial Garage Doors

Many businesses and industries have a need for commercial garage doors. Just about every business that moves any amount of stock has a loading dock. Loading docks should have a commercial garage door installation for ease of unloading delivery vehicles. Door Power discusses the different types of businesses and industries that use commercial garage doors.

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4 Reasons Your Garage Door is Not Opening or Closing All The Way

Troubleshooting garage door problems can be challenging at best. You should leave this type of work up to a garage door professional. Door Power has experienced technicians that can identify the causes of a jammed garage door and fix the problems right away. Below are five possible reasons we look for and why these problems occur. If you have any further questions, feel free to contact us. We’ve got solutions!

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How to Tell if Your Garage Door Rails Need to Be Replaced

When we install garage doors, we fit them with the rails that were designed for that door and that door only. In fact, every garage door that is manufactured comes with its own set of tracks. Although some companies do make rails that are adjustable, they rarely work universally. In other words, there’s a good chance that your next garage door replacement will have to be a complete replacement, parts and all. This is why we recommend an entire system overhaul to ensure that your new garage door will work correctly. When the rails go wrong, it will affect your door’s performance. Below are ways to tell if we need to replace the rails on your door.

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Top 5 Ways to Upgrade Any Garage Door

Is it time to give your garage door system a much-needed refresher? Door Power has put together our top five picks for garage door upgrades and replacement ideas that will revitalize your entire garage. Check out our recommendations below:

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Get Help with These Five Garage Door Repairs

Garage door repairs aren’t too complicated, but they can be dangerous. Your door’s springs have high tension, and the rails need to be checked repeatedly. If you’re dealing with faulty seals, you’ll need a professional’s touch to assure complete repair. Here at Door Power, we love helping our Minnesota homeowners. Before turning to do-it-yourself methods, consider calling our team to handle the following:

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How to Care for Your Garage Door

As long as your garage door works properly, you probably don't think about it very often. You might use it several times every day, but it just goes up and down as needed. You should, however, be aware that like most other parts of your house your garage door does need upkeep from time to time, whether a repair because of immediate damage, general maintenance if parts have become out of alignment over time, or perhaps an upgrade which will provide a convenience for you.

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Routine Garage Door Maintenance and Repair

Although many homeowners don't spend much time thinking about their garage doors when something goes wrong, and it doesn't work properly, you realize that similar to other aspects of your home; the garage door needs regular maintenance and occasional repairs. Assuming there is no obvious physical damage to the door, the motor is the part people think to check if the door isn't working properly. However, there are also springs, cables, chains, and rails which can wear out over time or become out of alignment.

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