Prices on the Rise

Due to the recent tariffs added to Chinese imports material prices across the board are rising. This is especially true in our industry. Many garage door parts such as rollers are made only in China and, as a result, costs for these are directly increased. All of our garage door springs are made in the […]

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FedEx and Walgreens Team Up

In a recent bid to offer even more options and convenience to customers, FedEx has partnered with Walgreens to provide FedEx Ground and Express package pickup in every Walgreens nationwide. As an internet retail company, we are always quick to extend these benefits to our customers. Starting April 27th, 2018 this shipping option will now […]

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Future Employees

This morning I heard that the unemployment rate was around four percent, which is about as low as I can ever remember it being. Earlier this week the Wall Street Journal reported that there is a shortage of workers in the Midwest. This week one of our employees provided a solution for our shortage of […]

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Outside Sales Help Wanted

Our business is expanding and we’re looking for someone to help with outside sales. Some travel is required. For the qualified individual, we are offering $6,000 per month plus commissions after a minimum sales figure has been reached. The job involves contacting commercial and industrial accounts. The garage door industry is challenging, and a mechanical […]

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Sales Help Wanted

DDM Garage Doors in West Chicago, Illinois is growing, and we need someone to help customers in the United States and around the world get parts for their garage doors and dock equipment. Job Description Help customers get the parts they need via phone, email, fax and local purchases. Prepare and file written quotes including […]

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How to Replace TorqueMaster One Springs

This week we posted our new TorqueMaster Spring Replacement video on YouTube. This was created to use in conjunction with our written Wayne Dalton TorqueMaster Torsion Spring Replacement instructions with pictures and animated gifs. It took a while, but I believe the quality was worth the wait. Do-it-yourselfers can now watch the video and determine if they want […]

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Way to Go FedEx!

We had hit a quagmire in synchronizing our shopping cart with FedEx website. I told our customer service rep, Kevin Kedzior, about the problem. It seemed insurmountable. In just a few days he brought over two of FedEx’s top software guns, Justin Cagney and Ed Cohen. An hour later all the pieces of the puzzle were aligned. […]

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Business Kingdom Purpose

Business Focus Over the years our main focus has been to honor God by being good stewards of the resources He has provided. I learned this principle from two Christian business men, Bill Pollard and Dick Lauber, elders at a church I attended many years ago. Several years ago I began a Twitter Page expressing my […]

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