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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 combination of them that include steel, vinyl, wood, and composites. They can also incorporate glass windows. 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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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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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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Curb Appeal: What it Is and How Your Garage Door Affects it

Curb appeal: It’s a term used in a variety of fields, from real estate to exterior renovation. Though it’s quite commonly used, understanding it on a deeper level requires a bit of investigation. What is it in the first place? How does it affect everything from selling your home to the customer-drawing prowess of a business? And finally, of course, how does your garage door play into it?

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How to Prepare Your Garage Door for a Minnesotan Winter

Winterization is a big buzzword throughout Minnesota this time of year. It’s for a good reason, as any longtime resident will tell you! From subzero temperatures to chaotic freeze-thaw cycles, home exteriors everywhere must endure the near unthinkable just to stay standing—and your garage door is no exception.

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Garage Door Cables: the Ins and Outs

Your garage door is made up of loads of moving parts, and while all have important roles, some do more heavy lifting in a literal sense than others. Given that a garage door installation can weigh up to 200 pounds, these parts certainly must be tough in order to get the job done day in and day out!

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4 Reasons to Buy an Insulated Garage Door

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?

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3 Features for a Truly Secure Garage

Garage door installation pros like us go above and beyond to provide advanced garage door security; learn what that entails here.

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Three Ways to Boost Your Garage’s Security

But the truth of the matter is that your garage just might contain the most valuable items you own—namely, your cars. Considering that it also probably houses any number of miscellaneous chemicals and belongings, it’d be a great place for a thief to check out besides. Top it all off with the fact that it also probably has a door to your home that’s often left unlocked and it’d catch the eye of practically any would-be crook!

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