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The Most Important Garage Door Safety Features

Garage doors have come a long way, and they’ve been outfitted repeatedly to sustain heavy winds, freezing temperatures and break-ins. That said, you’re still vulnerable to the test of time. To secure your belongings, fortify your household and protect your family, make sure the following garage door safety features are secured year-round:

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What to Expect During a Garage Door Repair Service

With luck and a good maintenance routine, your garage door should only need the attention of a pro for regular checkups. Unfortunately, accidents and the unexpected can and will happen, though, and at some point you’re likely to find yourself in need of emergency repairs. Given that this doesn’t happen often—and that it’s quite the stressful experience of not having your garage door working—everything can quickly begin to feel quite overwhelming.

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Deciding on the Best Materials and Design For a New Garage Door

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?

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How to Assess the Urgency of Garage Door Sheet Metal Tears

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.

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How to Avoid Garage Door Scams

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.

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Garage Door Safety: Four Ways to Keep Your Family Out of Harm’s Way

Previously on our garage door company blog, we’ve discussed in detail how to keep your kids safe around garage doors. But these powerful machines aren’t just a hazard to the children in your household; in the right circumstances, they can pose a safety hazard to anyone, regardless of age.

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Three Ways to Weatherproof Your Garage Door

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?

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Three Spring Maintenance Tips For Your Garage Door

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.

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Why Winter Is Hard on the Metal Parts of Your Garage Door—and What you Can Do About it

Blowing snow and harsh winds can certainly have their way with your home’s exterior this time of year, but would it surprise you to learn that it’s not only exterior items that undergo strain? Indeed, certain parts of your garage door, no matter the brand or format, have to bring their A game to the colder months to serve your family faithfully—and if they take too much of a hit, you could be stuck with a service interruption, which is not something you want to deal with during one of our state’s brisk subzero streaks!

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What to Do if Your Garage Door Freezes Shut

With as much movement as your garage door does in a day, you might think that ice could never hold it shut—doesn’t that take weeks to form? Unfortunately, if you live in Minnesota, temperatures can and do drop quickly enough to actually prevent your garage door from opening, and snow can accomplish the same thing. Left without a major entrance and exit to your home, what are you to do?

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