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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

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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
Ankmar is in the holiday spirit!

We’re Getting In The Holiday Spirit!

At Ankmar, we are getting in the holiday spirit! We’ve decorated our offices and we’re working to collect hats, gloves and socks for Denver Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)! This drive is organized by Team Impact which is a group local employees that encourages employees to be involved with volunteerism... Read More

Five Red Flags

Like any other service-based business, professional garage door companies work to earn your business legitimately. These tips can be red flags that indicate something is amiss. If you aren’t comfortable with how the process is going, ask clarifying questions or say you’re going to take some time to consider next... Read More

Ten Tips on Choosing A Garage Door Repair Service

Use these ten tips to choose a quality garage door repair service. Ask your friends or neighbors to recommend a good garage door company. Contact two or three business to ask for estimates, and be sure to ask for details about product warranties. Ask the company for a list of... Read More

Can a Thief Intercept the Radio Signal of Your Garage Door Opener?

Transcript from ABC News: Tonight, new concerns raised by a small device that can help thieves gain easy access to homes. It’s called a code grabber and if you use a remote control to open your garage door, you could be a perfect target. Here’s ABC’s Phillip Mena. Watch this... Read More

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