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Things to Consider When Buying a Garage Door

7 Things to Consider When Buying a Garage Door

Buying the perfect accents and accessories for your home is can be overwhelming, but it’s critical to maintaining the home’s style and value. It’s so important to pick what will match the best while also providing the necessary elements to fit your home. Picking the perfect garage door is no different. And with some many different options available to you, it can be hard to make your decision.  With the help of BlackHawk Garage Door, you can find the perfect garage door for your home! 7 Things to Consider When Buying a Garage Door To be able to pick the […]

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How to Prepare Your Garage Door for Winter in the Midwest

How to Prepare Your Garage Door for Winter in the Midwest

As the winter season approaches, you might be getting ready to prep your home for the cold. One thing you need on your to-do list is winterizing your garage door. It could be costly if you overlook this task or put it off until it’s too late.  Your garage door is exposed to rain, sleet, snow and other adverse weather. Without the proper winter garage door maintenance, cold temperatures can cause your door to wear out faster and not operate as it should.  How Can Cold Weather Affect Your Garage Door?  During the winter in Wisconsin and Minnesota, temperatures can drop […]

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9 Tips to Repurpose Your Old Garage Door 

9 Tips to Repurpose Your Old Garage Door 

Installing a new garage door will improve the functionality and appearance of your home. When your old garage door comes off, you may wonder what to do with it. Instead of throwing it away, you can reuse your old garage door to make beautiful decorations and accent pieces for your home. You can transform a worn-out aluminum, fiberglass, solid wood or steel garage door into something new and exciting. This guide will explain nine tips for repurposing garage doors so that you can continue to enjoy them for years to come.  9 Ways to Repurpose Your Old Garage Door Once you’ve […]

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Guide to Improving Curb Appeal

omeowners want to boost their curb appeal for many reasons. One of the most common is the fact that curb appeal is helpful in the real estate market. When a home looks attractive and well-kept from the outside, it brings more buyers in the door for open houses and tours. With more interest, you’re more likely to get an offer, or even several. Other homeowners are ready to update their home’s look. Maybe it’s been a while since you’ve shown your property some love. Or perhaps you want a home that will impress your guests and rival some of the […]

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How to Choose a Garage Door for Your Home

Your garage adds significant value to your home. Whether you’re a recent homeowner or you want to revitalize a house you’ve lived in for a while, a new garage door may be the perfect upgrade. With regular maintenance and an updated door, your garage can elevate your home on the real estate market and improve your quality of life. You want to choose a garage door with function, design and affordability in mind and ensure a result that meets all your home’s needs. Our garage door buying advice will prepare you for every detail — from the top garage door […]

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What’s Wrong With My Garage Door?

Your garage door is likely your home’s largest moving appliance. Like any moving appliance, it can malfunction from time to time. When this happens, it can be a major inconvenience or even a safety hazard. A malfunctioning garage door might leave you stuck, decrease your home’s security or result in damaged property. It might also present a safety concern or cause injury. If you’re experiencing issues with your garage door, it’s important to determine the cause. Use this guide to help you differentiate between common garage door problems. Once you know what’s going on, you can take steps to resolve […]

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Concrete Floor Coating Guide: 10 Uses of Polyurea Flooring

There’s a new name to look for if you’re searching for floor coatings that offer durability, longevity, waterproofing and easy application — polyurea floor coating. In many areas, this coating surpasses the popular epoxy flooring often used in home garages. You will find innumerable uses beyond your garage for applying polyurea flooring. What’s the Difference Between Epoxy Flooring and Polyurea Floor Coatings? For starters, both applications can cover concrete, hiding years of wear and tear. But that’s where their similarities come to an end. The two concrete coating options differ significantly in visual appeal, UV stability, durable functionality, moisture barriers, […]

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Insulated vs. Uninsulated Garage Doors

[lwptoc depth=”1″ numeration=”none” colorScheme=”inherit”] As you begin shopping for a new garage door, you have lots of decisions to make. With so many styles and materials to choose from, you have plenty of options to fall in love with. Another crucial choice is whether to invest in an insulated garage door. Most garage doors offer insulation options, and making the right selection will affect your daily comfort and energy costs. Let’s weigh the pros and cons of insulating your garage door. The Pros and Cons of Insulated Garage Doors The difference between insulated and uninsulated garage doors is a thick […]

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8 Tips for Making Your Garage Door More Secure

[lwptoc depth=”1″ numeration=”none” colorScheme=”inherit”] The front door, back door and windows of your home are the top three spots a potential burglar could use to break in. Another opening you shouldn’t forget is your garage door. Nine percent of thieves attempt to break in through the garage. No matter the statistics, you’ll likely want to ask yourself, “How can I make my garage door more secure?” Your garage stores plenty of valuable items, from tools and sports equipment to your vehicle. It also allows access to your home, making garage door security vital. We’ve put together this guide to show […]

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How to Make Your Garage Door Energy Efficient

how to make your garage door energy efficient

[lwptoc depth=”1″ numeration=”none” colorScheme=”inherit”] Garages are very beneficial for homeowners. They offer a safe storage place and add extra square footage — but your garage can also be wasting money and electricity. One of the largest culprits for garage-related energy waste is an old, damaged or poorly insulated garage door. Energy-efficient garage doors are an excellent asset because they provide: A more comfortable space: If your garage doubles as a workshop, gym, studio or apartment, then a comfortable temperature is essential. Energy-efficient garage doors prevent costly and uncomfortable temperature fluctuations. An eco-friendly alternative: About 40% of the United State’s energy […]

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Rey of Sunshine Rey
Rey of Sunshine Rey
18:43 12 Feb 21
I started having issues with my old garage door openers a few years ago, each winter their performance got worse and worse, until finally one just died. I called several companies to get a quote over the phone. Blackhawk came in less than any... other companies I spoke with by over $100. Tom was a blast to converse with, asking detailed questions regarding the garage door openers I had at the time. Nate called me to schedule an install in a timely manner and when Tom stated her would. A pleasure to speak with and set up an appointment. I was expecting to wait a week at least. When he booked a tentative appointment for 2 days later ......I was elated. It was the coldest week so far this winter and I was so sick of parking outside in the subzero weather! Kyle and Colten showed up on time and both had smiles on their faces and were here and gone within 3 hours. Understand, they had to replace springs and had to install overhead rails etc as the previous opener was a wall mount type opener. They completely cleaned up their mess, briefly went over programming the new openers and were on their way. Thanks guys! You all rock!!!read more
Brent Haglund
Brent Haglund
20:54 05 Feb 21
Great company and great experience. Our garage door spring broke and within hours after talking with Nate their crew had the springs fixed, adjusted and door works perfectly. Thanks Blackhawk Garage Door and Nate!
Laura McNiff
Laura McNiff
20:19 02 Feb 21
The staff and crew at Blackhawk Garage Door were awesome. I have had them out twice in the past two weeks fixing broken springs and helping me to fix my door opener. They were very professional, timely, and most of all honest and trust worthy,... fixing a problem while giving honest answers. I would recommend them full heartedly. Thanks so much, Manny Krugread more
Sam Webber
Sam Webber
22:48 07 Jan 21
Had these guys fix a broken spring on one door and install an opener on another. Very knowledgeable and efficient techs. I will definitely be using them in the future and will recommend to friends. Big thanks to Nate, John, Colten, and Jordan!
David Feyereisen
David Feyereisen
11:51 03 Jan 21
John and Kyle put my garage doors in and did a FANTASTIC job. Great workmanship and great customer service. I highly recommend these guys. Thanks!!!!
Randy Prescott
Randy Prescott
15:58 29 Dec 20
Truely Excellent Service! I called on Monday evening about a broken garage door spring and they had a tech out to fix it up Tuesday morning. John, the tech they sent out was quiet, curtious and fast. He had the job done in about 30 minutes, Awesome!
Robert Schmitz
Robert Schmitz
22:16 17 Dec 20
Great service! The cable broke on my garage door at work...called mid morning and it was fixed before noon. Very efficient in their work and very professional. The customer service person that I talked to was very helpful and the technicians did a... great job. Would highly recommend them!read more
Scott Lee
Scott Lee
16:17 28 Aug 20
Blackhawk Garage Door was fantastic to work with when my garage door spring broke. When I called, Nate answered. He took care to understand my problem, he gave a clear estimate of the investment involved, and promptly scheduled a time for their... service crew to come and fix my issue. The 2-man crew came at their scheduled time, and replaced, and upgraded my spring setup in a quick and professional manner. They were in and out within about 45 minutes!! I would definitely do business again with Blackhawk Garage Door, and would refer them to my friends and family. 5-Star Rating, for sure.read more
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