A Des Moines Garage Door Blog

Commercial Garage Door Options

Posted by Jeff Myers on Sep 19, 2018 2:15:00 PM

As a business owner, you’re well versed in the art of options. You have options when it comes to your payroll system, your lobby furniture, and even the snacks in the break room. Did you know you also have options for your commercial garage door system? Check them out for yourself!

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Topics: commercial doors

How to Test Your Rolling Steel Fire Door

Posted by Jeff Myers on Sep 10, 2018 2:00:00 PM

Safety is of the utmost importance in the work environment. Keep your employees, building, and business safe by conducting an annual rolling steel fire door drop test with the help of a garage door professional.

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Topics: commercial doors

How to Reprogram Your Genie Garage Door Remote

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Sep 3, 2018 3:39:00 PM

Reprogramming your Genie garage door remote doesn’t have to be difficult! With a few simple steps, you’ll have your system programmed for maximum convenience and usability. Try it for yourself!

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How to Choose a New Garage Door

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Aug 29, 2018 5:23:00 PM

We get it. It’s hard to get excited about choosing a new garage door. For starters, how do you even begin? Fortunately, you no longer have to walk blindly into a showroom or spend hours researching the hundreds of different options available. Here’s how to choose your new garage door the fun way—using WD Door’s “Build Your Door!” tool.

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Topics: residential garage door installation

What to Expect When Working with WD Door

Posted by Jeff Myers on Aug 23, 2018 11:48:00 AM

Whether you’ve been using commercial garage doors in your business for years or you’re brand new to the overhead door game, it’s important to find a reliable, knowledgeable garage door company to work with. If you’re looking for a reliable garage door service company in the greater Des Moines area, WD Door has the commercial garage door experience you need. Here’s what you can expect when working with WD Door.

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Get Started Automating Your Home—A Beginner’s Guide to MyQ Technology

Posted by Jeff Myers on Aug 14, 2018 5:17:00 PM

Home automation is all the rage these days. If you’re ready to jump on the bandwagon, then you’ve come to the right place! We’ll walk you through how to begin your home automation journey with MyQ Technology from LiftMaster. All new LiftMaster motors come with automation capability. Here’s what that means for you.

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Topics: garage door operators

What to Know Before Speaking with a Commercial Door Salesperson

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Aug 9, 2018 7:01:00 PM

A garage door can greatly impact the efficiency and effectiveness of your business. Whether you’re preparing to purchase your first commercial door or you’re getting ready to update your existing doors, there are a few things you should know before speaking with a commercial door salesperson.

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Topics: commercial doors

What Is a Smart Door and What Features Does It Have?

Posted by Ryan Spooner on Aug 1, 2018 7:28:00 PM

Everywhere you look, there's a new smart product. There are smartphones and smart cars and smart appliances and now…smart doors? You heard it right, folks. What used to be a creaky slab of metal is now a high-tech safety mechanism complete with features for increased usability and convenience. So, what sets a smart door apart from your (apparently) “dumb” door? Check out the MyQ line from LiftMaster and prepare to get smart!

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Topics: garage door operators

Make Your Garage a Smart Garage

Posted by Ryan Spooner on Jul 24, 2018 6:49:00 PM

Smart technology is on the rise—even for your garage door operator! Many mainstream garage door system manufacturers have adapted their models to work compatibly with other staple technology features like Wi-Fi and smartphones; LiftMaster is no exception. If you're looking to update your garage door opener, do it the smart way. Make your garage a smart garage with these techie features.

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Topics: residential garage door installation, homeowner information, garage door operators

LED Bulbs to Use in Your Garage Door Opener

Posted by Ben McDougal on Jul 21, 2018 9:52:00 AM

With the decline of the incandescent bulb, it's no surprise that homeowners are searching for alternative light bulbs for their home—including the garage door opener. Not all bulbs are equal; certain models are best suited for garage door openers. If you're looking to switch to LED bulbs in your garage door opener, here's what you need to know.

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Topics: residential garage door installation

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WD Door is a privately owned overhead door and operator company with over 25 years experience in both residential and commercial fields. We work closely with both our customers and manufacturers to ensure high quality overhead door products and customer service.

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