A Des Moines Garage Door Blog

Allison Peet

Inbound Certified Marketing Coordinator Allison has been part of our team since 2013. Her background is in sales, marketing and event planning. She manages WD Door’s marketing and advertising and also helps with daily operations in the office. Outside of work, Allison spends time with her husband and their two children. She also makes time for photography, cooking, yoga, and being outdoors.

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What Style of Garage Door Complements My House?

Posted by Allison Peet on Nov 16, 2018 1:26:00 PM

Your home is a visual representation of your personality. Whether it's a traditional colonial, a modern bungalow, or a rustic lodge, you've worked hard to develop your home's style. When it comes to the exterior of your home, few elements have a bigger impact than your garage door. Before you replace your garage door, you should first consider what style will best complement your home.

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Topics: homeowner information, residential doors

Battery Backup System for Summer Storms—Don’t Get Trapped!

Posted by Allison Peet on Jul 6, 2018 4:29:00 PM

Summer is here, and with it comes the potential for storms. With the increased chance of a power outage and damage to your garage door, it’s time to take precautionary measures. Don’t get trapped during a power outage; install a backup battery system for your garage door opener before summer storms strike.

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Topics: homeowner information

Dub Hub Spotlight for August: Kenny Wilson

Posted by Allison Peet on Aug 11, 2016 9:00:00 AM

This month we are highlighting Kenny Wilson, one of our main residential garage door installers. He started working for us in September of 2015. Despite being relatively new to WD Door, Kenny has already moved up to doing specialty, complex jobs because of his knowledge, attention to detail, and professional demeanor. His strong work ethic and excellent customer service skills make him a perfect fit for our team.

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Topics: Employee Spotlight

Our July Dub Hub Spotlight is on... Merle Pottorff!

Posted by Allison Peet on Jul 16, 2016 7:00:00 PM

This month we are highlighting Merle Pottorff, one of WD Door's main residential garage door service technicians. He started working for WD Door in Des Moines back in December of 2005. His strong work ethic, attention to detail, and excellent customer service skills make him a perfect fit with our team.

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Topics: residential garage door installation, Employee Spotlight

How to Pick a New Garage Door

Posted by Allison Peet on May 19, 2016 4:00:00 PM

If you’re in the market for a new garage door in Des Moines but don’t know where to begin with all the choices out there, read on. I’ll show you an amazing tool that will allow you to see what your house will look like before you pay thousands of dollars on new garage doors. I just went through the entire process myself.

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Topics: residential garage door installation

Steve Tesser - Des Moines Residential Garage Door Installation

Posted by Allison Peet on May 9, 2016 3:00:00 PM

This month we are highlighting Steve Tesser, one of our residential garage door installers. He started working for WD Door in Des Moines back in August of 2011. He went from a residential assistant to a team lead in a very short time because of his strong work ethic and attention to detail. Steve handles all of our unique and complicated installation projects. We count on his precision and expertise to get the job done well and efficiently.

Thank you, Steve, for all your hard work and commitment to the WD Door team!

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Topics: Employee Spotlight

How Does Our “Free Estimate” Process Work?

Posted by Allison Peet on Apr 28, 2016 11:45:00 AM

How Does Our “Free Estimate” Process Work?

You probably hear the terms “free estimate” and “free quote” all the time, but have you ever wondered how they actually work? What goes into an estimate and how is a job quoted? Today, we’re going to break down the process, so if you call us wondering what a repair or replacement will cost, you will understand the steps taken to determine an amount. We offer both residential and commercial estimates for our customers.

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Topics: residential garage door repair, residential garage door installation, commercial doors

Dub Hub Spotlight: Ryan Spooner - Garage Door Installation

Posted by Allison Peet on Apr 12, 2016 7:00:00 PM

This month we are highlighting Ryan, our residential salesperson. He started working for WD Door in March of 2005 in our Des Moines residential garage door installation department as a helper to one of the lead installers. He is self-taught and motivated and was quickly promoted to doing lead residential garage door installs. He was the go-to guy for detailed, tricky, and labor-intensive installation and service jobs.

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Topics: Employee Spotlight

Des Moines Garage Doors Dub Hub Spotlight: Petr Grunt

Posted by Allison Peet on Mar 11, 2016 3:00:00 PM

This month’s spotlight is on Petr, one of our commercial installers. He’s worked at WD Door for garage door repair and installation for 10 years.

He started in residential garage door installation and quickly moved into Des Moines' commercial work. Petr goes the extra mile for everyone, and is such a hardworking team member. His work in the field reflects this as he’s in charge of large, more complex installations.

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Topics: Employee Spotlight

Is My Garage Door Spring Broken? 5 Facts

Posted by Allison Peet on Feb 24, 2016 9:03:00 AM

We receive all sorts of calls about garage doors in Des Moines and surrounding areas where people are running their door with a broken spring. People don’t know where the spring is located, let alone know how to check if it’s intact or not. Most of us don’t give our garage doors a second thought these days with how busy our lives are...until it stops working. Then it sends us into a panic! Here are a five tips to help you prevent getting your car trapped inside your garage due to a broken garage door spring.

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

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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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