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Common Winter Garage Door Malfunctions and How to Fix Them feat. Clopay

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Winter has arrived, and our garage doors often bear the brunt of harsh weather conditions. Cold temperatures, moisture, and ice can lead to various malfunctions, causing inconvenience and potential safety hazards. Fortunately, many common winter garage door issues can be easily addressed with some troubleshooting and maintenance. South Dakota Overhead Doors, along with some helpful tips from Clopay Doors, explores some of these common malfunctions and provides practical tips on how to fix them.

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Transforming Spaces: South Dakota Overhead Doors' Top Picks for Alternative Garage Uses

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Garages may seem to be one of the least cared-for spaces in a house. You may be taking for granted the untapped potential your one to three-car garage can offer you. With most two-car garages averaging between the sizes of 400 and 720 square feet, that is the size of a typical small apartment. It’s time to think outside the parking space, and as the winter season descends upon us, it is important to remember that your garage can become more than just a space for parking your car. South Dakota Overhead Doors is here to offer you our top picks for alternative garage uses.

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Lustra™ Unleashed: The Trendsetting Matte Palette for Your Garage Doors

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While on the quest for the ideal garage door, customers often ask us – “do you have any colors that have less shine?” With the rising popularity of black garage doors, the demand for a matte finish has also surged. Now, we can answer that question with a “YES!” thanks to Clopay and their new Lustra™ finish collection.

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Clopay's Doors Featured on HGTV's Barbie Dreamhouse

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We are tickled PINK that Clopay’s Canyon Ridge Louver garage doors were featured on HGTV’s Barbie Dreamhouse Challenge! The four-part series kicked off days before the Barbie movie hit theaters in July. Eight teams competed and transformed their pallid Southern California homes into vibrant life-sized Barbie Dreamhouses.

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Garage Door Replacements Offer Customers a Bigger Bang for Their Buck

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For the first time, garage door projects exceed over 100% in return on investment (ROI) for homeowners. A 2023 study released by Door & Access Newsmagazine reported that the average $4,302 cost of a garage door replacement delivered an estimated resale value of $4,418 equating to an impressive 102.7% ROI.

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Why You Should Hire a Professional Garage Door Installer

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Your garage door is an essential part of your home's security, convenience, and aesthetic appeal. When it comes time to install a new garage door or replace an old one, you might be tempted to attempt a DIY installation to save money. However, there are several reasons why you should hire a professional garage door installer instead, such as South Dakota Overhead Doors.

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Clopay Avante Sleek Garage Door: Spruce Up Your Home

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Your garage door is one of the most prominent features of your home's exterior, and it can greatly impact your home's curb appeal and value. If you're looking for a garage door that combines functionality, durability, and sleek design, then the Clopay Avante® Sleek garage door is an excellent option to consider. And, for the best installation experience, you can count on South Dakota Overhead Doors.

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Modern Steel™ Garage Doors: The Perfect Addition to Your Home

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Introduction

Your garage door is a significant part of your home's exterior and plays a crucial role in your curb appeal. Modern Steel™ garage doors offer a wide variety of options to suit your taste and your home's appearance. Whether you have a mid-century modern home, contemporary, or somewhere in between, these beautiful and durable steel-panel garage doors will add charm to your home's exterior. In this blog post, we'll explore the construction and design options available, so you can make an informed decision when selecting your new garage door.

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What You Need To Know About WD-40 and Your Garage Door

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WD-40 is a popular multi-use spray used for a variety of tasks inside and out of the home, but is not recommended for use on garage doors. In this blog post, we'll look at what WD-40 is made from and why it can be detrimental to the operation of your door. Read on to learn more about how to keep your garage door functioning safely.

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VertiStack Clear Compact Sectional Door: The Ideal Solution for Businesses of All Sizes

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Businesses of all sizes are always looking for ways to maximize efficiency, productivity and saving costs. The VertiStack Clear Compact Sectional Door is the perfect solution for businesses looking to make the most out of their workspace. With a sleek design and fast installation, it's the perfect addition to any business workspace such as restaurants, retail, educational facilities, and office buildings.

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Get with the Q

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Ready or not, myQ Technology has reimagined ways to improve your life. Using your smartphone, you can now easily and seamlessly manage, control, and grant access to your home. All you need is a garage door with a compatible Liftmaster opener and an internet signal that reaches your garage. Take a look at some of the amazing features below when you download the myQ app on your smartphone or tablet.

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Garage Door Trends and Style Guide

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Garage doors are an important role in the exterior of your home. They are the largest moving door on your home and can add unique curb appeal. Having a trendy style is crucial when it comes to making your home external aesthetics stand out. As we launch into the New Year of 2023, let’s take a look at the latest garage door trends and styles of 2022.

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Reasons to invest in your garage door

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New garage doors are a big investment that can be difficult to justify, particularly when there are countless home fixes on your agenda. Deciding to take the leap to purchase a new garage door can help to reduce energy costs, provide you with a safe and secure place to store your vehicles, and can give your home a stylish updated curb appeal which translates to a return on investment in the future.

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Exterior Updates

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As cold weather slowly approaches, you may be planning some exterior updates for the following year. This is the time to picture, plan, and save! Fall and winter months are the time to focus on the interior of your home. Once spring and summer roll back around, your interior will be astounding and now, you need an exterior to match! There are plenty of reasons to make exterior updates to your home including, aesthetic, safety, energy efficiency, and of course, to add value. The garage door experts at South Dakota Overhead Doors are here to tell you a few ways to make a big impact on the look of your home!

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Common Problems When Cold Weather Hits

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Garages are the ultimate convenience come winter time. While people who park their car outside are dealing with dead batteries and scraping ice off of their windshields, your car is parked in a cozy garage, oblivious to the freezing conditions outside. When the sidewalks are slick, you don’t have to worry about slipping on the ice while you’re carrying a grocery bag full of eggs. Plus, it’s just so much nicer to get into a car that isn’t freezing cold every morning on your way to work!

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Evolution of the Garage Door

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Garage doors have come a long way from where they were over 100 years ago. Today, overhead doors are as sophisticated as ever, with key features that keep your garage warm and safe. Join us as we walk you through the history of the garage door; past, present, and future.


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What to Expect When You’re Expecting…Your New Garage Door!

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Congratulations! The time has come to pull the pin on getting your home a brand-new garage door! But where do you even start? Are you googling garage door repairs near me? Or are you walking aimlessly down the hardware store? The process may feel overwhelming at first but, with the help of the garage door experts here at South Dakota Overhead Doors your stress will be quickly eased by providing you all the details on what to expect when you’re expecting…a new garage door!

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Benefits of an Insulated Garage Door

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Whether you’re in the market to upgrade your current garage door or just window shopping with your next garage door in mind you may not know the benefits that come along with having an insulated garage door. The garage door experts here at South Dakota Overhead Doors are here to help you understand the basics!

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Garage Experts at South Dakota Overhead Doors are here to bring you your 2022 Garage Spring Cleaning Guide to get you Ready for Summer!

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Garage experts at South Dakota Overhead Doors are here to bring you your 2022 garage spring cleaning guide to get you ready for summer!

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SD Overhead Doors: Keeping Commercial Customers on Track

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No other garage door service provider in Western South Dakota is more well-versed in serving commercial customers with top-of-the-line garage door products, repairs, and service than South Dakota Overhead Doors in Rapid City.

It’s our passion for accommodating the unique needs of our commercial customers that has allowed us to keep hundreds of businesses on track with the latest and greatest garage door technology for the last 25 years. From fire stations and construction companies to museums, automotive dealerships, and more, South Dakota Overhead Doors has equipped businesses with the garage door products and services they need to work efficiently and safely.

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Keeping Your Home on Track with Stylish Garage Doors in 2022

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2022 is officially here and South Dakota Overhead Doors is committed to keeping our customers and followers on track for the New Year with our lineup of new garage doors. From modern-style garage doors to classic silhouettes, our trusted vendors at Clopay Garage Doors and C.H.I. Overhead Doors offer some of the best garage door styles you’ll find anywhere – all built to last decades.

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Quality Garage Doors, Longer Lead Times – Why They’re Worth the Wait

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With summer becoming a fading figure in our rear view mirror and the roaring chill of winter quickly approaching, we’ve already got our sights set on spring. Amid an ever-fluctuating journey with lead times and increasing prices on products like garage doors, opener systems, parts, and more, our latest orders are already expanding our installation timeline into the reaches of March and April. In this blog, we’re here to tell you why you should really consider ordering your new garage door now and why they’ll be worth the wait.

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A Safer Home Starts With a Smart Garage Door Opener

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In the era of consumer safety, there has never been a greater emphasis on the need for new, secure technology that allows home and business owners to have peace of mind that their homes, businesses, employees, and valuables are kept out of harm’s way by all means possible.

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Our Top Tips for Getting Your Garage Ready for the Return of Cold Weather

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As summer begins to wind down and school starts, there’s no better time than now to get the upper-hand on preparing your garage door for the inevitable return of cold weather in the weeks and months ahead. If you’re from the far reaches of South Dakota like we are here at South Dakota Overhead Doors, you already know that seasonal weather can change in an instant. It could be 101 degrees today and 44 degrees tomorrow. While we’re quite used to abnormal changes in weather, your garage door can’t always keep up in the same way.

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The Top Four Reasons Why You Should Replace Your Garage Door

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How old is your home or business’ garage door? If the answer is “over 20 years old,” you might be missing out on a great opportunity to enhance the look of your home, increase your property value, and more! With more door styles, safety and security features, and functionality than ever before, there’s never been a better time to invest in a new garage door.

With nearly 30 years of experience in installing, repairing, and finding the perfect overhead doors for home owners and business owners, we’re here to share our top four reasons why you should consider investing in a new garage door.

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Keeping the Black Hills and Surrounding Area on Track for over 25 Years!

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3280 W Chicago St,
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