The first question you may ask yourself is, “why should I replace my garage door?” The average homeowner uses their garage door multiple times a day. If your garage is making strange noises or is acting differently, there may be an issue on the horizon- if not already. If your door is over ten years old, makes loud noises, and keeps failing to work properly, you should consider replacing your garage door.
A garage door is the largest and heaviest moving part of the home, so it is important to understand how to properly operate and maintain your garage door. Like any machine, there may be potential for a dangerous situation if the mechanism is not finely tuned.
Ask yourself these questions to help you decide if you might need to replace your garage door:
- Does your garage look outdated and old?
- Is your door making loud noises?
- Have you had numerous failures in the past few months?
- Do you see any balancing issues with the door itself?
- Do you see any visual issues?
- Have you had any repeated problems that you can’t seem to fix?
Observe your garage door and perform regular maintenance checkups at least once a year. Unfortunately, you can never be sure if previous homeowners have maintained the garage, but routinely checking up on your garage will help keep your door healthy. If you have any questions about safety or the life of your garage, feel free to call us for a garage door inspection.
Often the main reason to replace your garage door is because it is necessary. When upgrading your garage door, you can improve fundamentally and save in annual energy cots, as well as peace of mind. A new garage door can give your home a facelift as well, attract potential buyers, and improve the style and design of your home, adding to its value.
Observe your garage door and perform regular maintenance checkups at least once a year. Unfortunately, we do not always know if previous home owners have kept up with the garage. If you have any questions about the safety or life of your garage, feel free to call us for a garage door inspection.