Licensed and Insured at Baldwin Garage Doors and Gates

Deciding on what garage door company to use can seem a bit overwhelming. There are so many to choose from! You want to make sure that you are picking the right one. You check reviews, research costs, talk to neighbors and friends to see who they recommend. But do you check to see if they are licensed and insured?

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Garage Doors Need Tune Ups Too

Cars aren’t the only things that need regular maintenance. Garage Doors need tune ups too! Annual Tune Ups are an inexpensive way to ensure your garage door runs smoothly and operates as designed. During your appointment, we will tighten all screws, nut and bolts, reset the limits on your motor, inspect and oil all moving parts and check all safety functions. If it’s been more than a year, give us a call today!

Garage Door Upgrade

Upgrading your garage door will increase your home’s curb appeal. Whether or not you’re planning to sell, call us so we can go over all your options from standard to ultra modern. Here at Baldwin Garage Doors and Gates, we strive to provide clear information so you can make the best decision based on your budget, design and styling.

What type / style garage is right for your home?

If you are looking to move to a new house or want to renovate your existing one, the first thing you will need to think about is curb appeal. It is your home’s first impression to the world and can make a big difference in home value or impact your decision to buy a new home. While it may be tempting to jump on the bandwagon for the latest styles and trends in garage doors, you should consider several factors before you decide.

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Your Garage Door Won’t Open. Now What?

You hit the wall button or your remote control and your garage door won’t open. Now what? You check the emergency release on the motor and it is engaged. You check to make sure you have power to your garage door opener and there’s no issue there. So why is the garage door not opening?

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DIY Garage Door Safety Beam Repair

You don’t always have to call a garage door company when your garage door won’t close. It could be a simple fix that you can do yourself. If you push the wall button or your remote control to close your garage door and it starts to close but opens right back up or there is a flashing light on your motor, you could have blocked, misaligned or dirty safety beams.

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Baldwin Garage Doors and Gates Offers 24/7 Emergency Service

Whether it’s late at night and you are coming home from a night out or early in the morning and you are trying to leave for work or get your kids to school, a garage door that won’t open is extremely frustrating! At Baldwin Garage Doors and Gates, we offer 24/7 Emergency Service. Give us a call and we will get your garage door open!

Garage Door Spring Cleaning

It’s that time of year again. The clutter has taken over your home during the long, Iowa winter months and it is time to do a deep clean. But don’t just focus on the inside of your home! Garage Doors could use a good cleaning and maintenance as well! Take this time to wipe down dust, grime and handprints from the interior and exterior of your garage. Wood doors might need to be sanded, re-stained or painted.

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What is myQ Technology?

Just like everything else that we use today, motors have gone high tech! All the LiftMaster garage door motors that we provide are equipped with myQ Technology. So, what exactly is myQ?

With myQ, you have the ability to monitor, open and close your garage door or gate, and control your myQ lighting remotely using the myQ App or website. You never have to worry again if you left the garage door open when you are away or wonder if your child has made it home from school. You can also add accessories like a camera for real time video monitoring and integrate myQ with other smart-home devices. You can even give your Amazon deliver drivers limited access to your garage, so your packages are safe and secure, all through one easy to use system that is included with your LiftMaster garage door motor.

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The Benefits of Garage Door Weather Seal

Your garage doors are the largest entry point of your home so if they are not sealed properly, you are risking exposure to the elements and you are inviting unwanted pests and insects inside. All garage doors come with bottom weather seal at the time of installation, but like all things, over time, the seal starts to break down and no longer does the job it was designed to do. The easiest way to prevent weather damage, unwanted pests and debris from coming into your garage is to make sure you have properly installed weather seal.

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