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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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Types of Fire Doors

Posted by Jeff Myers on Nov 8, 2018 2:41:00 PM

Fire doors are manufactured for safety, but they can also contribute to your business’ efficiency, productivity, and usability. There are a number of fire doors on the market, each with its own benefits and applications. If you’re a business owner, you can’t afford to not put one of these doors into action. Safety regulations require them in many settings, and even if they aren’t required, they can still greatly impact your building’s functionality. Check out the following types of fire doors, and then contact a garage door expert to choose the one that’s right for you.

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Topics: commercial doors

What Are Fire Doors Made Of?

Posted by Jeff Myers on Oct 17, 2018 2:53:00 PM

If you’re a business owner, you’ve probably heard the term “fire door” tossed around before. Fire doors are excellent additions to any building and can improve your company’s overall fire safety. What exactly is a fire door? We’ve got that answer and more. Read on to find out!

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Topics: commercial doors

4 Things to Consider for Your Loading Dock

Posted by Jeff Myers on Sep 27, 2018 3:04:00 PM

Loading docks are excellent ways to increase the efficiency, productivity, and output of your business. To get the most out of your loading dock, it’s important to consider all aspects of its design to ensure your operation is working at top capacity. Whether your company already relies on a loading dock for its day-to-day operations or you’re contemplating adding one to expand your influence, here are a few things to keep in mind.

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Topics: commercial doors

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

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