old masonite doorWhen is the right time to replace a garage door? This is one of the most common questions we get from our customers. Most recently one of our Minneapolis customers was having this same dilemma. He called us out to take a look at the garage door that had a Broken Torsion Cable. When going over the repair options the customer asked how much it would be to replace the entire garage door, preferably something with windows. The technician went over the best replacement options with the homeowner and they decided the best course of action was to install a New Garage Door. Our customer was really eager to add some natural light into the garage in order to use it as a work space. We were able to install a brand new garage door with cross glass inserts. The finished product not only looks great but will be running smooth for years to come!

Does Adding Glass To A Garage Door Cost More?

As technicians this is a question we are asked daily, and the answer is yes windows are always going to be an extra charge. The reason for this is the higher cost of glass as well as the labor involved in cutting the glass into the sections. However the cost to add glass to a garage door in comparison to how much curb appeal it can add to a home is a minor expense. By adding glass you are not just adding curb appeal, but also natural light that so many garages are lacking. This will help make the garage a great work space.new door cross glass

What Type Of Warranty Options Come With New Doors?

The list is endless for the different amount of warranties on garage doors. Every manufacturer has different specification and warranties. However the typical industry standards are Limited Lifetime Section Warranty, 3 Year Hardware Warranty. At Garage Door Repair Company we are proud to exceed expectations by providing a 5 Year Parts & Labor Warranty on all garage door installations we complete. Any issue you have with one of our installations will be covered at no cost to you for the first five years.

All of our New Garage Door Estimates are done free of charge, we also come to you and bring all of our brochures, color and window options to ensure you pick the right door for your home. If you are interested in scheduling an appointment simply call 612-886-9606 today!

COVID-19 Update: We are still open as an essential business

To our valued customers,

As the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak continues to develop, 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're closely monitoring the situation as it continues to unfold and fully support all precautions being taken to prevent any further spread of the virus. Garage Door Repair Company will continue to remain open and in full operation as an essential business. We understand how important it may be to your daily lives and to your business to have a fully functional Garage Door. In response to this public health emergency, we’ve continued to follow the implemented changes 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 can be done remotely or over the phone, touch free, while our customers stay inside or quarantined.
  • All of our technicians will wear gloves when working inside the garage.
  • All payments will be made by credit card rather than by check or cash.
  • 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, Alex Johantgen, & The Entire GDRC Team
612-886-9606
Info@GarageDoorRepairCoMN.com

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