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Spotlight on the New WLED Battery Backup Belt Drive LED

Everyone loves a two-for-one product, so it’s no wonder why we’re excited about the new WLED Battery Backup Belt Drive LED garage door opener from LiftMaster. In fact, “two-for-one” isn’t an accurate description, because it does so much more than operate as a garage...

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Winter and Broken Garage Door Springs

It’s hard enough dealing with Iowa winters, but it’s sometimes made much worse by the effects fluctuating temperatures can have on your garage door springs. After a long day at work, you don’t want to pull up to your garage, hit “open” on your garage door opener, and...

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Preparing a Garage Door for Winter

Des Moines has already seen some snow this season and that means winter might be here earlier than we’d like. With winter weather comes frigid cold and that’s not easy on garage doors when they’re not properly prepared. Now is a great time to prepare your door for the...

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Real Wood vs. Woodtones Garage Doors

If you’re just starting to look for a new garage door, you’ve probably noticed there’s much more out there than you thought. First of all, take a deep breath. You aren’t the only one who’s found themselves overwhelmed with the amount of choices. The good news is that...

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Keep Your Home Safe: Preventing Garage Door Break-Ins

According to the FBI, a burglary happens every 18 seconds in the United States and just one out of every ten cases are solved. Since the garage door is the largest entry point to most homes, it’s often the obvious target for criminals. Many people fail to lock the...

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Choosing the Right Garage Door

Deciding on which style and color your garage door should be can take some time. As it should! It’s the largest entry point to your home, has a giant impact on curb appeal, and can have up to a 98% return on investment. All of this adds up to make this decision pretty...

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Lubricating Your Garage Door

When we install a brand new garage door, it’s working properly, operates smoothly—opening and closing with ease. Of course you always want your door to work exactly like that. In a perfect world, it would never age or need to be serviced. Unfortunately, as with...

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Welcoming the New LiftMaster 8164W Chain Drive Opener

We’re excited to start offering the brand new LiftMaster 8164W Chain Drive Opener to our customers! This opener pairs industrial-strength power with durable performance you can depend on time and time again. Since this is new to the Amega Garage Doors and Openers...

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Preventative Maintenance Tips for Garage Doors

A garage door is an investment, so it makes sense to protect it with routine maintenance. The good news is, these tips are all pretty simple and easy to do yourself. Like anything in your home, it’s important to remember to check up on it from time to time to prolong...

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Garage Safety Feature: LiftMaster 8550W

Amega Garage Doors and Openers has proudly offered the LiftMaster 8550W for years and we’re often asked about the many features it includes. Since it’s Garage Door Safety Month, it’s the perfect time to put the spotlight on this garage door opener! Garage Door Battery...

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Garage Door Safety Tips

June is Garage Door Safety Month and we’re celebrating by giving you tips on how to keep your family safe and your garage door running smoothly. The first step to safety is preventing dangerous situations from ever happening. Prevent Pinching Injuries from Garage...

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Spring Cleaning and Your Garage Door

After the snow and ice storms Des Moines had this winter, it’s nice to finally welcome spring. With that, we can start thinking of spring cleaning! Before you start a spring cleaning to-do list this year, remember that your garage is a big part of your home—even if...

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