Posted on 1/3/2023 5:00 AM By Door Power
Like the rest of your house, a garage door requires occasional maintenance or repair. Because of its positioning by the driveway, the garage door can be subjected to bumps by a car or bike, or get tapped when backing a boat or trailer in the driveway, or can get struck by balls or a child's toys when children play in the driveway. It's nothing to get upset about, these things happen regularly enough for there to be common repair methods to fix the problem. On the other hand, garage doors can simply wear out with age over time and weathering.
Posted on 10/5/2022 4:01 AM By Door Power
Though a garage door may look like a simple mechanism—how much complexity does it take to mechanically raise and lower something, really?—it’s made of a variety of moving parts, each integral to its functioning. Your garage door springs, for example, help shoulder the weight of the heavy door, and your garage door cables hold the two together.
Posted on 1/11/2021 7:48 AM By Door Power
Garage doors aren’t fussy in the traditional sense of the word. When was the last time yours decided to become temperamental? You probably can’t remember it at all if you’ve worked with the garage door repair pros at Door Power – we’re great at upholding the integrity of these vital machines. Broken garage doors? Not on our watch!
Posted on 4/20/2020 4:00 AM By Door Power
Has your garage door opener suddenly stopped working properly? Not sure what might be causing the problem? How inconvenient! Fortunately, our team at Door Power is here with some answers. We know how irritating a non-functional garage door can be—especially when your vehicle is still parked inside. Below, we’ve outlined a few common culprits behind garage door opener failure and what you can do about them. As always, if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out and ask our team!
Posted on 6/17/2019 4:00 AM By Door Power
Garage door openers are great when they work right. They can lift doors that would otherwise be too heavy, keep you from having to get out of your car in the rain, and generally make life easier. When they stop working though, figuring out what's wrong can be mystifying. Here are some common causes of door opener failure for you to consider.
Posted on 3/25/2019 4:00 AM By Door Power
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.
Posted on 4/23/2018 4:00 AM By Door Power
You open and close your garage door approximately 1,500 times per year. Thus, the mechanism that controls the garage door is vital to the entire system's operation. Consequently, if an opener breaks down, you'll need to contact Door Power for a garage door repair. Below are some quick facts about garage door openers that are important for you to know. If you have any further questions, feel free to contact us today.
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 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 10/10/2016 4:00 AM By Door Power
There is a lot more to a garage door opener than what meets the eye. Many people think choosing a garage door opener is as simple as purchasing the least expensive garage door, but they are wrong. Beyond the price, you want to choose a garage door opener that is valuable to you. Our team at Door Power came up with a few key considerations you should make before purchasing your next garage door opener.
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