Posted on 12/23/2019 4:00 AM By Door Power
A garage door that does not close properly is not just a safety hazard; it also compromises the security of your home. If your garage door doesn't close fully, there are several small issues that may be causing the problem. At Door Power, we know how important it is that your garage door functions safely and provides protection for your home. To help you better understand why your garage door won't close, we've listed a few of the most common reasons behind the issue. Take a look.
Posted on 2/5/2018 4:00 AM By Door Power
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.
Posted on 9/18/2017 4:00 AM By Door Power
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:
Posted on 6/19/2017 4:00 AM By Door Power
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.
Posted on 5/8/2017 4:00 AM By Door Power
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.
Posted on 1/9/2017 4:00 AM By Door Power
Now that the festivities of last year have ended and you're well into the new year, it's time to turn your attention to your garage door. This time of the year is the perfect time to evaluate your garage door to determine if it needs to be replaced. Look for the following signs.
Posted on 11/21/2016 4:00 AM By Door Power
Garage doors tend to take a lot of abuse as one side is part of your home's exterior, subject to the outdoor weather conditions, and the other side isn't exactly a finished interior room but rather tends to smell like car exhaust, dirty pets, and your child's athletic gear. The door is opened and closed multiple times every day and isn't generally treated very gently. All of these circumstances are fine, the door is designed for such use, but it does lead to an ongoing need for maintenance and repair.
Posted on 9/5/2016 4:00 AM By Door Power
You probably don't give very much thought to your garage door as long as it opens and closes smoothly like it should. Besides the obvious reason for replacing a garage door -- it doesn't work correctly -- there are a few other instances when doing so is a smart idea.