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Consumer Alert: How To Detect A Scammer

Consumer Alert Part 4: How To Detect A Scammer By Phone

In the fourth installment our series on garage door repair scams we are talking about ways you can determine a scam company simply from your interaction on the phone before they even have a chance to waste your time and possibly money with a visit. Here are some things to... Read More
Consumer Alert Video

Consumer Alert Part 1: An Important Introduction Into Garage Door Repair Scams

Buyer Beware: Garage Door Repair scams exist right here in our community. We want to help you avoid these companies that aim to take advantage of uninformed homeowners and often charge you multiple times what your repair cost should be. We’re sharing these informative videos from the International Door Association to arm you with... Read More
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Be Ready – September is National Preparedness Month

September is recognized as National Preparedness Month (NPM). We all must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work and visit. Use these tips from Ready.gov to be prepared for unexpected emergencies. Family Emergency Communications Plans... Read More
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Ankmar Employees Pull Plane for Special Olympics

On August 13, 2016, both Ankmar employees and family members gathered at the Denver International Airport to test their strength and support the Special Olympics Colorado Plane Pull. The Plane Pull is a giant tug-of-war between a team of up to 25 people and a 164,000-pound airplane. The Ankmar team... Read More

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All About Garage Door Safety Inspections

All About Garage Door Safety Inspections

Garage doors are often the largest moving object in a home. It’s critical to properly maintain them so you and your loved ones remain safe. If you aren’t sure what a garage door safety inspection includes, continue reading. Prior to the safety inspection, our service technician will discuss any noticeable... Read More
Common Garage Door Issues: Snapped Cables

Common Garage Door Issues: Snapped Cables

In 2007, there were 1,610 reported injuries caused by non-professionals trying to fix their garage door themselves… Snapped Cables A broken cable can prevent one side of your garage door from lifting, or lock you out of your home entirely if neither side will move. Luckily, cables are easily replaced... Read More
Common Garage Door Issues: Dry or Squeaky Rollers and Hinges

Common Garage Door Issues: Dry or Squeaky Rollers and Hinges

In 2007, there were 1,610 reported injuries caused by non-professionals trying to fix their garage door themselves… Dry or Squeaky Rollers and Hinges If your garage door is sticking or making noise as it tries to open or close, the rollers and hinges may need to be lubricated so they... Read More
2015 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Ankmar Earns Esteemed 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Ankmar has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2015. “We strive to provide our customers with quick, clean... Read More
Common Garage Door Issues: Dirty or Misaligned Sensors

Common Garage Door Issues: Dirty or Misaligned Sensors

In 2007, there were 1,610 reported injuries caused by non-professionals trying to fix their garage door themselves… Dirty or Misaligned Sensors This is usually the explanation for a door that reverses before it hits the floor, or that stops in the middle of operation. Sensors may need to be cleaned,... Read More
Garage Door Issues: Warped or Misaligned Tracks

Common Garage Door Issues: Warped or Misaligned Tracks

In 2007, there were 1,610 reported injuries caused by non-professionals trying to fix their garage door themselves… Warped or Misaligned Tracks A bent track can be the root of garage doors that won’t open or close properly. A garage door professional can straighten the bend or replace a track altogether,... Read More

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