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Spring Replacement

Need a Garage Door Spring Replacement?

Garage door springs are some of the most essential parts of the doors. They make it so the doors lift easily, and without them, some doors couldn't be lifted at all. When it's time to close the door, the springs work to keep it from slamming down. Needless to say, if the springs are failing, the garage door is hard to open or close.

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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 Keep Your Garage Door From Jamming

There’s a difference between a garage door that won’t open or close all the way, and one that is completely jammed. When your garage door doesn't move at all, you’ll need to call the experts at Door Power to inspect the problem, as jammed garage doors need to be fixed by a professional. Whatever the issue is, it could lead to costly repairs or a complete garage door replacement if you don’t take care of it right away. To schedule a garage door repair, contact Door Power today. We can find the solution and get your door operating correctly once again.

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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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5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Garage Door

Garage doors are one of the best purchases you can make for your house. Real estate experts estimate that the average ROI on a residential garage door installation is 87%. This puts it in league with upgraded landscaping, a new roof, and new hardwood floors. With proper maintenance and upgrades, we can help you extend the life of your door over the years. Below are five maintenance and purchasing tips for getting and keeping the perfect garage door for your home.

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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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Should You Replace Your Garage Door Spring?

A functional garage door is an important aspect of your home. You rely on it to ensure you are safe when you use it. More importantly, you assume that it will continue to remain up as you drive underneath it when you enter your garage with your car. With that in mind, it’s important to know when you should replace your garage door springs to prevent harm to you and your family members.

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Garage Door Failure: What To Do Now!

People never think about their garage doors until it stops working, then they realize just how important the door is and how much they use it. You'll understand when you have to run through the rain from the car to the front door and then come through the house and unlock lift the garage door by hand in order to park inside. Or just as bad, much like 50 years ago, you have to raise the door to back your car out of the garage and then get out of the car to close and lock the door before you leave the house.

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Springs, Pulleys, Chains, and Power: Your Garage Door

You've probably never put a lot of thought into your garage door other than the fact that it goes up and down as needed and allows you to park out of the weather rather than running from your car to the front door when it's raining. The actuality of the situation is that your garage door has a bit of engineering and design behind it to assure it functions properly when you need it to.

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