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Dan's Garage Door Service is an established family owned and operated company with over 44 years of experience providing garage doors, entry doors, and garage door openers to homeowners and builders throughout the Alton/Godfrey and greater Riverbend area.


Calling himself "The Door Keeper", Dan started his garage door business in 1977 working out of his home-garage in East Alton, Illinois.  He would hang garage doors during the day and work midnights as a full-time assembly line worker for Ford Motor Company in Hazelwood, Missouri.  He retired from Ford Motor Company in 2006.

Dan with Van, Early Years
Dan with Van, 2018

In the spring of 2013, Dan took the plunge and moved his business out of his home-garage and opened his first store and showroom in Godfrey, Illinois.  Two yeas later, in 2015, a second showroom was opened in Edwardsville, Illinois.  In 2019, to better serve our customers, Dan's Garage Door Service combined both showrooms in to a brand new larger location in Godfrey, Illinois.  Little did we know, this would set us up for what would become the biggest move of all - in January 2020, shortly before Covid-19 shut everything down, Dan's Garage Door Service purchased Alton Fence and Door.

Alton Fence & Door was first established in 1976. The original owners were Roy and Thelma Ferguson. In 2009, the couple retired and sold their family owned and operated business to another local resident, Ron Garner, owner of Garner's Tree Service. In January 2020, Garner sold the fence and door business to Danny Rowe, who is no stranger to the garage door industry. Since 1977, Dan and his family have owned and operated Dan's Garage Door Service.  

We are excited for this new opportunity to provide sales and service for fencing, gates, flags and carports. A huge showroom is located at 5501 Godfrey Road, in Godfrey Illinois, with garage doors, automatic garage door openers, fencing and gates on display. We also have a parts store for those those do-it-yourself projects. 

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Dan's Garage Door Service. 

We have experienced phenomenal growth in the past years because of our dedication to customer service and reputation of providing quality products at affordable prices.  We know that there are other garage door service companies in the area that you could call, and that is why we appreciate this opportunity for you to get to know us.  We know that that without our customers, we will surely fail.  Thank you for visiting our website, and for giving us a chance to earn your trust and business.


We are fully accredited by the Better Business Bureau.


Bonded and insured with proof of insurance available upon request.  

EPA Certified R-I-99273-19-04358