Skip to main content

Posts

Picking the Right Garage Door Opener

Gandert Door Company offers two different lines of electric garage door openers: residential and commercial. Each of these options are manufactured by LiftMaster and have a proven track record in the industry and meet exacting performance requirements.
In addition, all of our models offer the utmost in safety and security features and are available with a variety of horsepower levels and drive systems. We pride ourselves on providing options for every home or business. But say you are a homeowner, and you aren't sure what kind of garage door opener you need. This blog will help you through some questions to think about in order to make your decision.
First, what kind of features would you like? LiftMaster offers quiet and ultra quiet operating models. If your garage is attached to your house, ultra quiet is probably what you want. Lighting is also a feature to pick. Do you want standard lighting or ultra-bright LED lights? Depending on how much time you spend in your garage, you m…
Recent posts

Garage Door Trends

When you think about garage doors, you probably do not think of the latest trends, but garage doors have come a long way from when they were just a barrier between your garage and the outside. Technology, even mobile tech, has found its way into garage doors and we want to share with you some of those latest trends!

1. Smartphone accessibility.

This is the top trend for a good reason. You can use your phone to pretty much do everything nowadays! There are Wi-Fi openers that have smart technology built in so it's easy to connect your garage. LiftMaster has the myQ app, which allows you to be able to:

Receive activity alerts and open/close your garage door on your smartphone.Set recurring schedules to close your garage door and turn myQ lights on/off.Sync with popular smart devices and platforms. 2. Energy efficiency.
New garage doors are more energy efficient due to their insulation properties. They tend to lower energy costs by helping to maintain a consistent temperature inside. U…

Commercial Garage Doors at Gandert Door Company

Gandert Door Co. is proud to serve Mansfield, Ohio, and many surrounding areas with residential and commercial garage door services. Our technicians are trained to work on garage doors, opening systems, and fire doors. We offer garage door installation and replacement, as well as service call response services. In this blog, we’ll be discussing our commercial garage door services!



We understand that commercial garage doors need to be long-lasting and durable. As a business owner, you want to invest in garage doors that will benefit you in the long run. Of course, you also want to choose a company that offers quality garage door maintenance services. That’s why you should choose Gandert Door Co.! We offer a line of heavy-duty commercial doors that are specifically engineered for durability and smooth operation daily. Our line of sectional steel and insulated steel products encompasses one of the industry’s most complete selection of panel profiles, gauges, track styles, and hardware fo…

Garage Doors Are the First Impression of Your Home

When friends and family pull into your driveway, what’s the first thing they see? Your garage doors, of course. First impressions tend to stick with people, so you want your garage doors to communicate the right message about your home. Let the professionals at Gandert Door help you find the perfect garage doors to properly show off your home.


If you are looking to sell your home, then updating your garage doors is a must. Many realtors recommend increasing curb appeal for quicker selling. Our residential garage doors are not only beautiful, but also are they efficient. Our garage doors are made with state-of-the-art materials to represent top-of-the-line design. They are the most durable and elegant garage doors available on the market. From the classic raised panel to the beautiful carriage house collection, we are confident that our doors will add a stunning look and will have a positive impact on the value of your home.
When choosing the garage doors for your home, we recommend a b…

Preventative Maintenance for Your Garage Door in Winter Climates

Snow removal and winter damage is a serious possibility for your garage door. If you haven’t thought of it yet, here are a few tips for preventing expensive garage door repair related to snow and ice. 

Avoiding piles of snow seems like a no brainer! Snow piles can cause damage to your garage doors threshold. Snow piles often include leaves, branches and other debris that can cause damage as the snow melts or is removed. This debris can weaken the integrity of your garage door’s threshold, which affect your door's energy efficiency as well as potentially damaging your garage door.

Ice can potentially cause the worst damage to your door's threshold that can potentially turn into a domino effect of damage. When you go to open your garage door with ice formed to the threshold, the opener then must work overtime to pull the threshold away. This extra effort can cause your garage door to pull out of alignment and premature the garage door’s age. Even worst ice can fully prevent your g…

7 Quick Tips to Keep Your Garage Door Running Smoothly

It’s easy to overlook how often we use our garage doors, but daily wear and tear can take a noticeable toll. The average garage door moves up and down around a thousand times per year, so keeping yours in working order is very important. Here are a few tips to help you avoid premature garage door service.
Pay Attention Is your garage door making any noise? Grinding, scraping, etc.? Do you notice any odd jerky movements? If so, where is the problem originating from?
Keep It Clean Check your garage door for any water damage, rust, or peeling paint. Cleaning your door regularly will prolong its use and prevent a costly replacement.
Tighten It Up Examine your garage door for any asymmetry; hanging wires, strings, etc. Secure any pulleys or cables and tighten bolts and brackets.
Keep It MovingLubricate any and all moving parts of your garage door to prevent rust and damage. Keeping these parts in oiled and working order will add years to your garage door’s lifetime.
Stay Updated Replace w…

5 Signs Your Garage Door Needs Serviced

Garage Doors are a critical part of protecting our cars, workspace, equipment, and outdoor belongings. Ensuring your garage door is in working order is key for making sure these things stay safe and out of the elements. So how do you know it's time for you to call Gandert Door for a garage door service? Here's a few common signs something is going on.  It Won’t Open or Close – This is the most obvious sign of needed repair however the cause isn’t always so clear. Bad wiring, misfiring sensors, age, or simply an obstruction could be to blame.
Slow Response Time – If your garage door is taking longer than it used to for opening or closing, there could be an issue with the response sensor responsible for receiving the signal from your door opener.Noisy Door – Are you noticing a lot of squeaky sounds as the door opens or closes? It could be from door joints, worn rollers, loose hardware, or old track. Regardless of the sound’s cause, we can take care of it for you.Off the Track – So…