Posted on 2/1/2023 4:00 AM By Door Power
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.
Posted on 11/30/2022 4:08 AM By Door Power
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.
Posted on 10/5/2022 4:15 AM By Door Power
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?
Posted on 8/17/2022 4:00 AM By Door Power
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.
Posted on 6/24/2022 4:00 AM By Door Power
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?
Posted on 5/25/2022 4:07 AM By Door Power
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.
Posted on 5/25/2022 4:00 AM By Door Power
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.
Posted on 5/18/2022 4:04 AM By Door Power
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.
Posted on 3/21/2022 4:05 AM By Door Power
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?
Posted on 3/7/2022 4:58 AM By Door Power
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.