Garage Door Noise

Ultimately, every garage door opener will make noise. It’s impossible to get something as large and as heavy as a garage door to be whisper quiet. In earlier decades it didn’t matter because many garages were detached, but in the last 20-25 years most single family homes have been built with attached garages. As a […]

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Business Philosophy

There are not seven nor 10 nor fifteen ingredients for success. There are thousands and one mistake can torpedo a business. One important ingredient for the Christian in business is to honor God. In the book of Proverbs the wisest man who ever lived prescribes timeless principles for success and failure in business as well […]

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Garage Door Sales

DDM Garage Doors no longer sells garage doors outside of the Chicagoland area. In the past we built wood crates for shipping garage doors over the road. We recently stopped doing this because the $500-$1,000 freight costs were often as much as the price of the door itself. We also tried shipping doors through the […]

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High Lift Kit FAQ

  1: How much does a high lift kit cost? A custom high lift from DDM typically costs $200 – $350 when an operator is not included and $600 – $750 when an operator is included. In addition to the kit cost, expect shipping costs of $50 – $100, sometimes more if the kit is […]

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Stewardship

When my three kids were young I was struggling with ordering my life of family, business, church work and leisure time. I approached a fellow church member, Bill Pollard, for advice. He had successfully grown Service Master. I asked how to establish priorities. He replied, “You know, Dan, in the original English the word ‘priority’ […]

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