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Common Garage Door Issues: Worn Out Extension Springs

Common Garage Door Issues: Worn Out Extension Springs

In 2007, there were 1,610 reported injuries caused by non-professionals trying to fix their garage door themselves… Worn Out Extension Springs Not only can run-down extension springs lead to squeaking, but in the most dangerous cases, they can also cause the door to fall down upon release. It’s best to... Read More
2016 Mid-Range Garage Door Replacement, image courtesy of Remodeling Magazine

Your Garage Door is Worthy of the Investment

BuilderOnline.com is watchful of the Cost vs. Value Report from Remodeling Magazine, their sister publication. These trends in remodeling projects are often tied to local real estate market conditions. Their research unearthed that nearly 60% of homeowners begin a remodeling project within six months of moving in. We recommend taking... Read More
Common Garage Door Issues: Damaged Garage Door

Common Garage Door Issues: Damaged Garage Door

In 2007, there were 1,610 reported injuries caused by non-professionals trying to fix their garage door themselves… Damaged Garage Door While many garage door problems are mechanical, sometimes the door itself can fall victim to weather, vehicles or gradual wear-and-tear. We can repair or replace single garage door panels, or... Read More
2015 Employee Appreciation Awards

2015 Employee Appreciation Awards

Ankmar hosted an employee appreciation banquet on January 15, 2016 to acknowledge the outstanding efforts of our teams for their work during 2015. See our photo album on Facebook. Employee Awards Rookie of the Year This employee’s service date is between six and eighteen months and they display a eagerness... Read More

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Common Garage Door Issues: Broken Torsion Springs

Common Garage Door Issues: Broken Torsion Springs

In 2007, there were 1,610 reported injuries caused by non-professionals trying to fix their garage door themselves… Broken Torsion Springs If your garage door is uneven, jammed, or straining to open, it could signify that the torsion spring is broken and needs to be replaced. The number one reason for... Read More
The Year of the Garage Door: Over 90% return on midrange and upscale garage door replacement

Garage Door Replacement Boasts 90% Return

Remodeling Magazine recently published their Cost Versus Value Report for 2016. In it, they compare the average cost of a number of remodeling projects with the value retained at resale in 100 US markets. They also list the difference between projects on a mid-range scale and upscale level. Garage Door... Read More
Team Impact Volunteerism at the Food Bank of the Rockies

Team Impact Volunteerism at the Food Bank of the Rockies

The fourth weekend in January, Ankmar employees gathered at the Food Bank of the Rockies to volunteer their time. The event was arranged by the Company’s Team Impact which empowers employees to be involved with volunteerism, charitable activities and wellness events. Those who volunteered helped with the Commodity Supplemental Food... Read More
Common Garage Door Issues: Broken Garage Door Opener

Common Garage Door Issues: Broken Garage Door Opener

In 2007, there were 1,610 reported injuries caused by non-professionals trying to fix their garage door themselves… Broken Garage Door Opener Unfortunately, these appliances don’t last forever. Most garage doors open 1,500 times a year and most garage door openers can withstand about 10,000 operations before malfunctioning. Only 40% of... Read More

How To Re-Cycle Garage Door Operators Without a Reset Button

Do you need to reset your garage door operator but aren’t sure how to because the unit does not have reset button? Easy! To re-cycle the system, just unplug the unit, wait 60 seconds, and plug it back in. Read More
What You Didn't Know About Today's Garage Doors

What You Didn’t Know About Today’s Garage Doors

The garage door, not the front entry door, is the main access point to the home for more than 70% of homeowners. (National survey) The garage door can command six times more space than the front entry door. 71% of homeowners use garage door openers to get into their homes... Read More

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