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Seasonal Garage Door Maintenance

Did you know that you should do some bi-annual maintenance on your garage door? A garage door that is neglected will probably wear out faster because some problems that could have been caught early on become big ones that ruin your garage door opener. 
Follow these steps in the spring and in the fall, and you will be able to catch most issues before they ever become trouble.
1. Watch and listen to your door. Open and close your garage door a few times, each time inspecting a different area. Is there a jerkiness to the operation? Do you hear scratching, grinding or some other noise that seems out of place? Your garage door should operate smoothly and be relatively noise free.
If you do hear or see problems, call a trusted garage door repair technician like Gandert Door Company. Garage doors have components that can be dangerous or deadly when worked on by the well-meaning, but un-trained DIYer.
2. Clean out the track. Since it is in the garage, it's probably not an area that you dust o…
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Types of Commercial Garage Doors and Their Applications

Commercial Garage Doors need to be fully functional and able to withstand daily operations in the toughest of industrial environments. For commercial applications, toughness is the name of the game. Gandert Door Company strives to offer the highest quality products and service to our clients, and that is why we proudly offer a wide selection of insulated and non-insulated commercial upward acting doors from CHI Doors to fit your exact specifications. Because commercial-use doors see a lot of action, they need to be durable and long-lasting. CHI’s line of tough, heavy-duty commercial doors are built to withstand a higher volume of operation, so you can be sure they’ll be around for a long time. 
For most heavy duty doors for the commercial or industrial user, the rolling steel is the answer. With the genuine rolling steel line, we offer the most respected rolling steel doors available, engineered for durability and smooth operation. Our line of sectional steel and insulated steel produc…

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…

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…