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

Posted by Jeff Myers on Nov 2, 2022 10:48:45 AM

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

6 Reasons to Install a New Garage Door This Year

Posted by Jeff Myers on Nov 2, 2022 9:00:00 AM

You use it every day. It protects your car; it stores your holiday decorations; it’s the grand entrance into your home. There are plenty of reasons to install a new garage door this year, but these are our top six.

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Topics: residential garage door installation

8 Signs Your Broken Garage Door Needs to Be Replaced

Posted by Jeff Myers on Aug 26, 2022 8:54:00 AM

Do you have an old, damaged, or broken garage door? Maybe you’ve been considering either replacing or repairing your door for a while but are unsure which would achieve the best and most cost-effective results. We’re here to help you. Today, we’ll be discussing several signs that suggest you should repair or replace your current garage door.

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Topics: residential garage door repair

Is Insulating A Commercial Overhead Door Worth It?

Posted by Jeff Myers on Jun 21, 2021 12:00:00 PM

If your commercial garage door is damaged, worn out, or just old, it may be time to replace it. If so, consider purchasing an insulated garage door that has multiple layers! Did you know that garage doors can be single-, double-, or even triple-layered? The more layers the door has, the more insulation the door can hold. Here are just a few reasons to consider an insulated commercial garage door for your business.

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Topics: commercial doors

3 Rules to Follow for Your Garage Door System

Posted by Jeff Myers on Nov 10, 2020 9:45:00 AM

If you want to get the most out of your garage door system, there are some basics that you just have to know. Follow these simple rules to maximize your system’s potential. You don’t have to take our word for it, though! Try these three practices out for yourself.

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Topics: homeowner information

Is it Safe to Use a Dented Garage Door?

Posted by Jeff Myers on Oct 6, 2020 10:00:00 AM

The August derecho left much of Iowa in a state of disarray, causing lengthy recovery efforts in numerous communities. If you who suffered damage to your home, you may be wondering what repairs still need to be done or if you can ignore the ones you’ve already noticed—including those on your garage door.

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Topics: homeowner information, garage door repair

4 Tips to Extend the Life of Your Garage Door

Posted by Jeff Myers on Jul 28, 2020 2:45:00 PM

Your garage door is one of the commonly used entrances and exits to your home, most likely being opened and closed multiple times a day. This much activity can cause wear and tear, which can result in damage to your door.

It’s important to maintain your garage door and its entire system to ensure it remains in great shape for years to come. Here are four tips to help extend the life of your garage door. 

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Opening the Door for First Responders

Posted by Jeff Myers on Apr 9, 2020 5:18:38 PM

The COVID-19 pandemic is at the top of everyone’s mind right now, as we navigate our way through stay-at-home orders, the closing of various businesses and schools, new at-home workspaces or classrooms, and even possible unemployment. However, we've also seen numerous stories of generosity that offer positivity to help us get through these uncertain times. 

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Topics: residential doors

5 Ways to Increase Your Home's Curb Appeal

Posted by Jeff Myers on Mar 2, 2020 3:45:00 PM

Spring is just around the corner, and if you’ve been thinking about selling your home, now it the time to prepare! Remodeling the inside of your house is important to the process, but don’t forget about the outside of the home, too.

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Topics: homeowner information

Are Wood Garage Doors Harder to Maintain?

Posted by Jeff Myers on Feb 26, 2020 10:45:00 AM

There is plenty to consider when choosing a new garage door: budget, security, materials, and the style of your home, just to name a few. If you are looking to upgrade the classic look of your home, a wooden garage door may be the best option for you.

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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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