Posted on 5/11/2020 4:00 AM By Door Power
Are you getting ready to shop for a new garage door? The experts at Door Power discuss frequently asked garage door questions that can make the selection process easier.
Posted on 1/20/2020 4:00 AM By Door Power
If you have small children running around, your garage door can be a significant hazard unless you have the appropriate safety mechanisms in place. While you can certainly stress the importance of garage door safety to your kids, that won’t always stop them from touching something they shouldn’t. At Door Power, it’s our goal to help you keep your home and family well-protected, so if you need to childproof your door, we’re the team to call. Below, we detail a few of the garage door safety mechanisms we can install to keep your kids protected.
Posted on 1/6/2020 4:00 AM By Door Power
The average garage door has a lifespan of 15 to 30 years—quite a broad range, right? So what determines the difference between a door that lasts 15 years, and one that makes it all the way to 30? It’s simple: proper maintenance. At Door Power, we stress the importance of proper garage door care because we know high-quality doors are a significant investment. When maintained properly, a well-constructed garage door can serve your home for decades. Curious about what you need to do to maximize the life of your door? Check out our brief guide below.
Posted on 11/4/2019 4:00 AM By Door Power
Leaves have turned, temperatures have cooled down, and in Minnesota, we know the coldest period of the year isn’t far off. In anticipation of the snowy, icy days ahead, it’s important to prepare your home to withstand the winter, and that includes your garage. Your garage door can take quite a beating during winter if you don’t take care of it properly—and even if you practice proper maintenance, you can still run into problems. Today, the experts at Door Power in Norwood, MN, discuss three of the most common winter garage door issues and what you can do about them.
Posted on 10/21/2019 4:00 AM By Door Power
Winterizing your garage door may not seem like a necessary task, but if you hope to enjoy a fully functional, long-lasting door, you’ll want to add it to your to-do list. Frigid winter conditions can negatively affect your garage door if you don’t make the appropriate preparations, and fortunately, there’s still time to get started. Here to help you check garage door prep off your autumn to-do list are the professionals at Door Power in Norwood, Minnesota. Let’s take a look at what every garage door owner should be doing come fall.
Posted on 10/7/2019 8:46 AM By Door Power
Oh, the unquestioned convenience of a fully functional garage door. Until one day, that’s no longer the case. Often, we take our garage doors for granted, assuming they’ll forever and flawlessly open and close at the touch of a button. And then reality hits. If you’ve ever been caught in the midst of garage door malfunction, you know just how frustrating, time-consuming, and potentially dangerous attempting to locate and fix the issue can be. The garage door experts at Door Power, in Norwood, MN discuss how routine garage door maintenance can help you avoid unexpected garage door failure.
Posted on 9/23/2019 4:00 AM By Door Power
If you’re looking to upgrade your home’s design, a new garage door is a smart place to start. Not only will a new garage door enhance the curb appeal of your property, but it can also give a new look and feel to your exterior design. Door technology and design have come a long way in more recent years, offering advancements in energy efficiency, safety, and ease of use. If you’re searching for a new garage door but don’t want to settle for a standard design, here are the latest trends to consider in 2019.
Posted on 9/9/2019 4:00 AM By Door Power
If you’re thinking of selling your home, a few simple upgrades can really enhance the value of your property. From the moment a prospective buyer pulls up outside your door, they’re evaluating the appearance of your home and making judgments about your asking price. To help ensure a speedy and lucrative sale, you’ll want to do everything in your power to make your property as appealing as possible. How can you do that? One of the easiest ways to increase your property value is by upgrading your outdated garage door. Curious to know how a new garage door adds value to your home? Let’s take a look.
Posted on 8/5/2019 10:08 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 7/22/2019 9:13 AM By Door Power
Garage doors are often used multiple times daily and certainly see their wear and tear. People are often surprised when their garage door finally fails, but there are some telling signs that typically precede total failure. Below, let's examine some early symptoms that you may need to replace your garage door.