Sometimes an unfortunate accident can actually turn into an opportunity.. This was recently the case for one of our customers in NE Minneapolis. While many folks know winter can cause all sorts of havoc on a garage door, but having your garage door run in by a vehicle is probably the last of your concerns. Well, this is exactly what happened to this particular homeowner. Instead of just trying to patch the door back together, the homeowner decided this was a great opportunity to add some much needed curb appeal to the home. After setting up a free onsite door estimate, Garage Door Repair Company was able to help pick out the perfect door. This North Central RP-25 door is like most standard residential garage doors. But when the customer saw the Colonial Glass Design he knew he had to have it! Not only does it add curb appeal, but it also adds great natural light into the garage which the customer needed for his workshop.

Does adding windows increase the price of a New Garage Door?

This is a common question we get when customers are looking to replace their garage doors. The answer is yes, adding a custom glass top section does add to the cost, however the money you are gaining in curb appeal can easily out way the cost of the glass. Windows are not the only add on that can increase the price of your door, having an insulated garage door can also add unwanted cost to your project. Insulation can be very important if you have an attached or heated garage. Ensuring you have the proper R-Value for your home can save hundreds on your heat bill.

What is R-Value?

R-Value is a metric used to gauge an objects resistance to heat and cold. The higher the number the better resistance your garage door will have. There are many different types of doors with different R-Values, and knowing what’s right for your home can often be troubling. This is why Garage Door Repair Co. offers all of our Minneapolis customers free onsite estimates. This allows us to assist you in finding the perfect design and level of insulations for your home. If you are looking to Replace your Garage Door call 612-886-9606 today or fill out our online appointment form.

Navigating COVID-19

We are still open as an essential business

To our valued customers,

Recent news about COVID-19 is unfortunate for many of our customers and our local businesses. As we continue to learn more about COVID-19 and as other businesses start the Pause phase of the recent Executive Order, our team at Garage Door Repair Company would like to express our concern for all those who have been affected. Our employees and our customers are our top priority , and we are doing everything we can to ensure the health and safety of each.

We have been closely monitoring the situation since it began and fully support all precautions being taken to prevent any further spread of the virus. Garage Door Repair Company has remained open and in full operation as we understand how important it may be to your daily lives to have a fully functional Garage Door. We continue to follow the plan we set in place in March when this pandemic began and will continue to do so. These are the changes we have made to our policies to help prevent the spread:

  • Our technicians will practice social distancing rather than shaking hands at the door.
  • Estimates and repair recommendations will be done remotely or over the phone while our customers stay inside or quarantined.
  • Preferably all payments will be made by credit card rather than by check.
  • We will continue to clean up after ourselves, wash our hands, and use hand sanitizer often.

The nature of our industry allows us a lot of flexibility in these times as most of our technicians are working in one to two man crews which is well under the guidelines that have been laid out before us. We even have the ability to complete all work without any face to face interactions and take payments over the phone.

We thank you for working with us as we navigate this situation.

With kind regards,

Josh Dutcher and Alex Johantgen

GDRC Team
612-886-9606
Info@GarageDoorRepairCoMN.com

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