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The Worst Garage Door Company in America

Worst Garage Door Company

And the winner is …

GDS Garage Door Services, the one with headquarters in San Diego and a national call center in Dallas.

What could they possibly do to earn such a title?

All the gory details can be found in the most extensive investigative report we’ve ever published. And it’s all yours right here.

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Another Garage Door Manufacturer Bought Out

Northwest Door

Northwest Door is the latest manufacturer to be acquired by a large global garage door giant.

Who bought them? (It’s not Assa Abloy!)

Plus, one of the nation’s largest garage door manufacturers also has a new owner.

Get the details here.

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Are Hardware Overhauls Justified?

Door Hardware

Some call them “rebuild packages.” Others call them “hardware overhauls.” Some companies use these package deals to overhaul the customer’s wallet.

But the real question is … are they justified? We asked one of the nation’s top garage door engineers to provide an expert analysis.

Read our report here.

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New EPA Rules Bring Changes to Insulated Garage Doors

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One of the EPA’s new initiatives is bringing changes to virtually every insulated garage door made in America.

Why the change? Two words: Global. Warming.

How are garage doors affected? We explain it all in our exclusive report.

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More Changes Coming to
UL 325

http://www.cunninghambaron.com/client/DAS_Insider/093015/UL 324 LogoStarting on Jan. 12, 2016, new UL 325 changes take effect for the gate operator industry.

Yep, here we go again. We talked to two gate operator experts who have outlined eight key changes coming your way.

Read their report here.

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Stop Rip-Off Repair Scams!

Juan VarguesIn his 42 years in our industry, Roy Bardowell has seen it all. He knows scores of dealers and manufacturers nationwide, and he’s had a ringside seat for most of the major battles since the 1970s.

In this special opinion column, he takes off the gloves and says what he really thinks about garage door rip-off repair artists. He has some choice words for dealers and for manufacturers.

You need to read this.

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