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Common Garage Door Problems

Common Garage Door Problems

A garage door is one of those things that you don’t really think about until something goes wrong. Between the moving parts (garage door track, springs, etc.), the opener, and the door itself, there’s plenty of potential for issues to arise. Life gets busy and regular...

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Staying Safe Around Garage Doors

Staying Safe Around Garage Doors

June is Garage Door Safety Month, as designated by The International Door Association (IDA). While we take safety seriously every month of the year, June is the perfect time to remind others how important it is to operate their garage doors with safety in mind. This...

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Spring Cleaning Tips: Garage Doors

Spring Cleaning Tips: Garage Doors

While you’re making your spring cleaning list for the house this season, don’t forget one of the biggest parts of your home: the garage door! This is the largest entrance to your home, so it makes sense that you’d want it looking its best. Keeping it clean is just one...

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Improve Curb Appeal with a New Garage Door

Improve Curb Appeal with a New Garage Door

Your garage is the biggest entryway to your home. This means a certain amount of investment should be made when it comes to choosing the right garage door. When a garage door is an afterthought, it shows and if you’re looking to sell your home in the near future, it’s...

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Spotlight on the New WLED Battery Backup Belt Drive LED

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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