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Take Your Spring Cleaning Out to the Driveway

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Apr 30, 2018 7:35:00 PM

You’ve cleaned out your closets, organized the desk drawer, and even washed your curtains, but it’s time to take your spring cleaning outside—to the driveway! Not sure how? Follow these quick tricks to get ready for your first block party of the year!

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Topics: residential garage door installation

Is Your Garage Door Track Bent? Here’s What to Do

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Apr 2, 2018 7:03:00 PM

Your garage door is an important part of your day-to-day routine, so it’s important to keep it in tip-top shape. If you think your garage door track may be bent, it’s important to address the situation right away. Bent garage door tracks can lead to serious harm to you or your property.

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Topics: residential garage door repair, residential garage door installation

WD Door’s Quick Residential Garage Door Guide

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Mar 19, 2018 10:32:00 AM

With spring just around the corner, there's never been a better time for you to update your garage door! The curb appeal of your home matters, and your garage door likely makes up a fair portion of your home's visual front. Treat your home to a gorgeous new garage door that will make it and you the talk of the neighborhood. Check out the various types of garage doors available from WD Door, and find the perfect one for your home!

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Topics: residential garage door installation

Can I Use Old Garage Door Tracks for a New Garage Door?

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Feb 28, 2018 4:25:00 PM

It’s time to replace your garage door, but you’re debating whether to keep the tracks from your old garage system. From a novice perspective, keeping the tracks seems like an easy way to save money on your new install. While this may slightly reduce the cost now, you may end up paying far more in the long run. Not convinced? Check out our top five reasons to replace your garage door tracks when installing a new garage door.

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Topics: residential garage door installation

5 Tips for Reducing Your Garage Door Repair Costs

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Feb 24, 2018 6:57:00 PM

Your garage experiences some of the heaviest traffic in your home, so a little wear and tear is to be expected over time; however, a few simple practices will help you maintain your garage door and prevent costly repairs. Check out these five tips for reducing your garage door repair costs.

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Topics: residential garage door installation

Garage Door Installation Technician FAQ: The Basics

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Feb 6, 2018 7:02:00 PM

In this quick guide, we’ll explain how and when to obtain a garage door estimate and how to calculate different measurements inside your garage before a consultation. We’ll also share important facts about garage door insulation, ROI, and how to tell if it’s time to replace an old door.

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Topics: residential garage door installation

New Year, New Garage Door: How to Increase Your Home’s Value

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Feb 2, 2018 2:01:00 PM

Home remodeling is at the top of many “to do” lists for 2018—for good reason. Various home improvements result in significant return on investment and not only add value to your home, but also improve your cost and quality of living. While new countertops or luxurious shower heads might be nice for a while, trade experts have assessed home improvement ROI across the board, and the leading upgrade is right in front of your face...or your house’s face to be precise.

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Topics: residential garage door installation

How to Protect Yourself from Garage Door Repair Scams

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Jan 24, 2018 7:01:00 PM

Garage doors, much like many other modern amenities, are a fantastic addition to everyday life—that is, as long as they're functioning properly. When your garage door needs repair, it’s easy to reach out to the company that seems most available. Unfortunately, it's often in that time of urgency that scammers are likely to strike.

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Topics: residential garage door installation, homeowner information

European vs. American Garage Doors

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Jan 16, 2018 9:01:00 AM

From the earliest chariot racers to today’s modern luxury collectors, it’s been vital to have a safe and secure place to store your vehicles. Whether your garage is attached, detached, or underground, your choice of garage door depends on lots of factors—including which side of the Atlantic you’re on.

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Topics: residential garage door installation

Garage Door Repair Tips & Tricks Every Homeowner Should Know

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Jan 10, 2018 7:11:00 PM

As you approach your home with a carload of groceries, you press the button to raise your garage door. Nothing happens. You press it a few more times, frustrated, but still nothing. Before you call a professional service provider to fix a door that won’t go up or down properly, check the following.

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Topics: residential garage door repair, residential garage door installation

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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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