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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

Top Wood Garage Door Alternatives

Posted by Ryan Spooner on Jun 28, 2018 4:54:00 PM

If you love the look of wood garage doors but don't love the price tag or the required maintenance, this is the article for you! Advances in garage door materials make it possible for homeowners to enjoy the appearance of wood garage doors with the functional benefits of other garage door materials. Check out these wood garage door alternatives.

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Topics: residential garage door installation

Your Fall Preventative Maintenance Checklist

Posted by Ryan Spooner on Sep 4, 2015 4:00:00 PM

Everyone knows about spring cleaning, but in the garage door world, fall is the prime time to get some yearly to-dos crossed off the list. Spending a few minutes to check over your garage door and lubricate its moving parts can spare you a lot of frustration and avoid a potential breakdown when temperatures dip below freezing. Here is a list of garage door preventative maintenance tasks you should perform when the leaves begin to fall.

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Topics: 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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