A Des Moines Garage Door Blog

Take Advantage of this Flash Sale

Posted by Melanie De Anda on Nov 10, 2022 9:00:44 AM


For a limited time, get up to 50% off select overstock residential garage doors! Colors and sizes vary. These amazing deals won’t last long – contact Kody for details! (kody.smith@wd-door.com / (515) 268-7356

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Topics: residential garage door installation, garage door operators, garage door repair, Flash Sale

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

Types of Garage Door Openers

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Nov 2, 2022 10:45:00 AM


It’s natural for the pieces and parts that make up your garage door system to have some wear and tear over the years. You’ll most likely need to replace these components as time goes by, or you might just want an upgrade from what your house came with. No matter your reason, a new garage door opener can provide many benefits, including heightened security, keypad entry, and wireless features. To know what kind of garage door opener is best for your needs, first decide what you want to prioritize. What matters more to you and your family: cost, noise level, maintenance?

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Topics: garage door operators, residential doors

How Can I Increase the Lifespan of My Garage Door Operator?

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Aug 26, 2022 12:00:00 PM


You use your garage door every day, so it makes sense that you’d want the operator to last as long as possible. While you can’t extend its life forever, you can take practical steps to get the most out of your garage door opener and system. Here’s how to increase the lifespan of your garage door operator. 

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Topics: garage door operators

Is It Time to Replace Your Garage Door Opener?

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Feb 18, 2021 3:45:00 PM

Just like garage doors, garage door openers can last for 10–15 years when properly maintained. But, just like with anything used on a regular basis, garage door openers and the remotes that go with them can get worn down or damaged. The remote is probably one of the most important aspects of your garage to you, since it allows you to get your vehicle in and out on a regular basis.

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How Does a Garage Door Opener Work?

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Oct 30, 2019 2:50:00 PM

Your home’s garage door operating system is composed of several different pieces and parts that all work together to open and close your door every day, probably multiple times a day. Just one click of a button sends everything into motion, but have you ever stopped to think about how it works?

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Topics: garage door operators, myQ technology

5 Emergencies Your WiFi-Powered Garage Door Opener Can Save You From

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Jun 28, 2019 2:57:00 PM

When you take advantage of home automation and myQ technology, there are a number of situations you no longer have to worry about. MyQ technology from LiftMaster gives you complete control over your garage and provides unprecedented accessibility and security for your home. Check out these emergencies that your WiFi-powered garage door system can save you from, and then have myQ-equipped products installed in your home

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Topics: garage door operators, myQ technology

What Is the Average Lifespan of a Garage Door Operator?

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Apr 20, 2019 10:13:00 AM

Your garage door system works with many different parts, and one of the most important is the operator. While there’s no way to know for sure how long your opener will last, you can prolong its lifespan with a few simple practices. Here’s what you need to know about the average lifespan of a garage door operator—and what you can to do extend it. 

Would you rather talk with us about it? We can help! 

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Topics: garage door operators

What is the Average Lifespan of a Garage Door?

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Dec 10, 2018 2:05:00 PM

You know the life expectancy of your water heater and your roof, but what about your garage door? Just like any other part of your home, your garage door requires regular maintenance and repair. At some point, it’ll be time to replace your door entirely. Here’s what you can generally expect when it comes to the lifetime of your garage door. 

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Topics: homeowner information, garage door operators

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

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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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