Posted on 5/11/2020 4:00 AM By Door Power
Are you getting ready to purchase a new garage door? Not sure what you need to know to make the best choice for your needs? At Door Power, our garage door company has been in business for over 50 years, which means we’ve developed a level of expertise virtually unmatched in the Twin Cities. Below, we’ve outlined a few of our top frequently asked questions about new garage doors to help simplify your selection process. If your question didn’t make our list, don’t hesitate to reach out and ask us!
Posted on 4/6/2020 4:00 AM By Door Power
Most of us don’t think about our garage doors until something goes awry—but that’s a dangerous mistake to make. At Door Power, we know every garage door has a finite life, and though routine maintenance and repairs will help keep the door safe and functional, you can’t put off new garage installation forever. If you think your door might be approaching the end of its functional life, keep an eye (or ear) out for the following signs:
Posted on 3/23/2020 4:00 AM By Door Power
Thinking about a new garage door installation to add a bit of curb appeal to your home? You’ve come to the right place! At Door Power, we know selecting the best garage door to fit your needs and your home’s exterior design can be confusing. Should you go with a timeless, classic design? Or wait, what about sleek and modern? What kind of material should you choose? Do you need insulation? Is that just a marketing ploy? And what about color?! We know you’ve got questions, and fortunately, we’ve got some answers. Below, you’ll find a brief overview of what you should consider when scoping out your new door.
Posted on 2/17/2020 4:00 AM By Door Power
For most homeowners, the garage door is an essential component of the home, but without proper maintenance, it can become a nuisance or, worse, a glaring safety hazard. At Door Power, we stress the importance of routine garage door maintenance because we know regular upkeep can extend the life of your door and improve its safety status. If you’re not currently in the habit of inspecting, maintaining, and testing your garage door, you could be putting you and family at risk. To get you started, here are four essential maintenance actions you should be performing at least every two months, but preferably, every month:
Posted on 2/3/2020 4:00 AM By Door Power
When it comes to operating your garage door, you and your family’s safety is paramount. Often, though, homeowners take their garage door safety features for granted. If you’re not in the habit of testing your garage door’s safety mechanisms for proper functionality, there’s no time like the present to start. At Door Power, we know how critical garage door safety features are, so today, we’re giving you a quick rundown on four essential safety mechanisms and how to determine if your door features them. Let’s take a look.
Posted on 1/6/2020 4:00 AM By Door Power
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.
Posted on 11/18/2019 4:00 AM By Door Power
Thinking about upgrading your garage door? Have you considered the latest functional improvements? Garage door technology has advanced considerably over the last decade in terms of security improvements and performance. If you’re upgrading the rest of your house to operate using smart technology, why not add a few smart upgrades to your garage, too? At Door Power, we pride ourselves on offering industry-leading products, and today, we’re here to discuss the latest and greatest upgrades to garage door technology. If you’re in the market for a new door, check out these must-have features.
Posted on 10/21/2019 4:00 AM By Door Power
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.
Posted on 10/7/2019 8:46 AM By Door Power
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.
Posted on 9/23/2019 4:00 AM By Door Power
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.