Posted on 3/1/2023 5:00 AM By Door Power
A functional garage door is an important aspect of your home. You rely on it to ensure you are safe when you use it. More importantly, you assume that it will continue to remain up as you drive underneath it when you enter your garage with your car. With that in mind, it’s important to know when you should replace your garage door springs to prevent harm to you and your family members.
Posted on 3/1/2023 4:00 AM By Door Power
If your like thousands of other homeowners, you probably keep your home’s heaviest valuables in the garage. While thieves may have trouble stealing your car, your bench press or your tool stand, they can still cause financial damage if they’re let in.
Posted on 2/1/2023 5:00 AM By Door Power
People never think about their garage doors until it stops working, then they realize just how important the door is and how much they use it. You'll understand when you have to run through the rain from the car to the front door and then come through the house and unlock lift the garage door by hand in order to park inside. Or just as bad, much like 50 years ago, you have to raise the door to back your car out of the garage and then get out of the car to close and lock the door before you leave the house.
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 1/3/2023 4:00 AM By Door Power
A garage is a nice addition to your home. It protects your cars, and it makes it easy for you and your family to unload groceries and other items safely. However, having a garage doesn’t come without any hassles, like all other aspects of owning a home. There are times when garage doors won’t close, which can undermine the intrinsic value you get from having a garage. At Door Power, we are here to help you figure out why your garage door won’t open.
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 4:48 AM By Door Power
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:
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?