Custom Garage Door Parts - DDM Garage Doors Blog

Posted November 2nd, 2018 at 5:18 pm by Dan Musick

An almond colored house with custom garage doors containing windows.

Custom residential garage doors are a beautiful addition to any home. No matter how old it becomes. We always tend to think of it as new, just like the day we bought it. When you can’t deny it any longer and admit it’s time for a repair (or maybe it breaks down and leaves you with no choice), you might worry that the right part won’t be available. Never fear, you won’t have to buy a whole new door.

White custom garage doors laying on sawhorses awaiting assembly.

Thousands of Parts Available

Luckily, you don’t have to worry. With thousands of garage door parts available. No matter where you bought your door, DDM Garage Doors is happy to be your solution.

An image of a garage door parts kit displaying all the different parts.

The sheer number of custom garage door parts in stock would make it seem overwhelming to sort through and find the one you need. For your convenience, we make the search a lot easier by organizing them into categories on the website. Therefore, not only will you find a listing of all the parts. You will also find pictures of them, information on the different parts, their purpose, and how they work. Additionally, there are links to DIY videos they’ve made showing how to replace the parts yourself.

For instance, one of those broad categories is garage door seals; these parts keep cold or hot air outside along with bugs and small animals. There are links to related parts, throughout the information on the various seals. One of our videos, How to Replace Garage Door Bottom Seal Weatherstripping, has been very popular on YouTube. With almost half-a-million views, and many people have commented on how much help it was for them.

DDM is committed to not only selling you the custom garage door parts you need. However, we also make sure you understand what they are for and how to install them.

What Type of Garage Door do I have?

Before you begin the search for custom garage door parts, you will need to know what type of garage door you have. Therefore, you need to ask the right questions. Is it a single bay or double? Also, what size is it? What style is it – carriage or classic? Does it roll up, or do they swing outward? What material are they made of – wood, steel, or aluminum translucent?

There are three types of steel garage doors: hollow or non-insulated, insulated with vinyl backs, and insulated sandwich doors with steel on both sides.

Knowing the answers to these questions will make it a lot easier to make sure the replacement parts you need will work with your custom garage door. Additionally, it will keep you from having to figure out the answers on the fly when you call to place an order.

Call us with Questions.

If you have any questions on the many different parts available or garage door options. Then, be sure to give us a call so we can help you sort through them.

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YES, WE'RE OPEN FOR BUSINESS!Due to the Coronavirus and the Delta varation, we have changed our local order pickup policy at our West Chicago location. To pick up an order you will need to order first. The quickest way to do this is through our online shopping cart. There you can select the local pickup option. Or, you can call 630-293-1337 for assistance and to place your order. When ready, we will call you and your parts will be available for pickup in the front entrance on the north side of the building. Longer items will be picked up on the south side loading dock. Please do not arrive until you have been notified that your order is ready.

COVID / DELTA VARIANT UPDATE! NO MASK, NO SERVICE! When picking up parts please wear a mask. If you don't bring one we'll gladly provide one. Please honor the six foot social distancing rule to protect yourself and our employees. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we all navigate this challenge together. More information is available on our blog titled DDM Adjusts to the COVID-19 Coronavirus. In the same article you will also find documentation and an answer to the question: "Is a garage door repair company a life sustaining business?"

PLEASE NOTE: COVID has interrupted global supply distribution chains resulting in unprecedented delays on incoming door and dock industry products. The result is limited availability of many products, three month delays on incoming shipments, and an inflationary rate of over 50% just this year on many of our products.


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