Posts by Kristina

COVID-19 Update

Door Pros is currently open and operating under our normal hours and we are following all CDC guidelines to ensure the safety of our customers and employees. The safety and security of our customers and employees is our #1 priority. In an effort to keep our customers and employees safe during this time, we’ve established the following new procedures: We are still offering in person estimates and consultations. All employees will be wearing masks and practicing social distancing when interacting with customers. All technicians will also be wearing masks and practicing social distancing while working on repairs or installations. All…

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The Value of Smart Garage Door Openers

When it comes to how we run our homes, there’s an app for that. We access everything from our lights to our thermostats through those magic devices in our pockets. If you want to upgrade your home’s technology and security, a smart home garage door opener is your answer. Convenience and safety are two of the many benefits of a cutting-edge smart WiFi-powered garage door opener. What Is a Smart Garage Opener? A garage door opener lets you open your garage door with the touch of a button. A smart garage opener takes it to the next level and turns…

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Why Won’t My Garage Door Go Up?

There are many possible reasons why your garage door is not opening properly. If your garage door doesn’t open all the way, you may need to replace part or all of it. To repair a garage door that’s not opening, contact a professional garage door company that understands your door manufacturer. Some of the most common reasons why your garage door won’t open include: 1. Photo Eye Is Out of Alignment The photo eye is the safety sensor on the garage door. Its job is to detect a person or object in the way of the door. If you hear a…

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Preparing Your Garage For The Rainy Season

When the rain rolls in during fall, winter and spring, your garage may be susceptible to water damage. You can save your home, your valuables and your garage door by preparing your garage for winter and other rainy seasons. But how do you go about preparing your garage for the rainy season, and why does it matter? Below, we’ll explain the impact of rain on wooden garage doors along with wooden garage door maintenance and why it’s so crucial. As you gear up for the rainy season, remember Door Pros offers garage door services and repairs to keep your garage safe and…

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Garage Doors Installed On A Slope

A garage door is a primary entry point for homes and commercial businesses. These devices open and close hundreds of times throughout the year, allowing you to exit your residence or keep company operations right on schedule. A garage door helps to guard your family, home, personal belongings and more, but installations will only serve you well if they cater to your unique setup. When it comes to garage doors, there is no such thing as a “one-size-fits-all” solution. Residential and commercial buildings require a custom-fit door for safety and efficiency. The state of California is known for properties with…

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When To Repair And When To Replace?

Garage doors get lots of use in our fast-paced lives. The average garage door in America opens and closes about 1,500 times a year as families rush in and out for work, school, soccer games, doctors’ visits and vet appointments. That’s quite a workout — and one that can eventually lead to cracked panels, chipped paint and worn-down parts. If you have a damaged garage door, you probably know you should do something about it sooner rather than later. Untreated minor wear can lead to significantly more damage over time. Damaged garage doors can also admit pests from outside and can pose…

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Choosing A Garage Door Material For Your Home

Your garage door has a massive impact on the aesthetic appeal of your home. A garage door is more than just an entryway — it’s also a statement about your home’s personality and style. Whether you choose a timeless style or a contemporary, attention-grabbing design, you’ll want to be sure you select a garage door material that’s perfect for your home. For the average homeowner, selecting the right garage door can feel overwhelming when considering all the materials, styles, insulation, colors and decorative options. That’s why we’ve put together this guide to help you select a traditional, modern or craftsman…

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Why California’s New Garage Door Battery Backup Law Is Essential

Do you know what common household items can save your life in an emergency? Fire extinguishers and first-aid kits top most lists, and many households maintain smoke detectors and carbon dioxide detectors for this reason. Less obviously, furniture can brace a home’s doors against intruders, and flashlights will illuminate the way out of a dangerously darkened home. But did you ever imagine that your garage door opener could be part of this lifesaving suite of objects, too? It can, and as of July 1, 2019, California law requires that all garage doors in the state have a battery backup. A…

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Three Things To Modernize Your Home

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Whether you’ve recently purchased your home or have been living there for many years, you may be considering a project to modernize your home. Taking on a project like this is a great way to add value to your home and give you pride as a homeowner. The exterior of your home is an important feature. While you may not think about it every day like you would a kitchen or bathroom, it influences home value, curb appeal and other factors. The following projects are excellent choices when it comes to cost, added value and the end result. These projects…

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