People usually do not pay much attention to their garage door as long as it will open and close. So, it is usually not at the top of their priority list. But maybe you should reconsider since it is in the front of the house and represents 40% of your home’s facade. We would like to list a few things about why you may want to rethink the possibility of purchasing a new garage door.
Are You Repainting Your Garage Door Often?
You are spending a lot of time repainting to cover up rust and peeling paint on your garage door. Today a new garage door would be weather resistant and require little or no maintenance. The resilient sealing stands up to the elements and is perfect for all climates. This door won’t rust making it a dream come true ,it won’t warp, rot, split or crack. Many garage doors come with a lifetime warranty and are energy efficient. Having one less thing to worry about in your home gives you that special time to focus on what’s most important to you.
Are You Repairing Your Garage Door Often?
According to Remodeling Magazine on average a new garage door with cost about $2,000. While that is a large investment the article suggest it is one of the top three items to invest in, and could earn up to 91% in the return on your investment. So, if you are spending money on repairs, it is generally a good idea to consider replacing instead of repairing.
Does Your Garage Door Lack Curb Appeal?
How do you achieve great curb appeal when garage doors are the dominating factor of your home? If you are think about selling your home it is especially important to get rid of an ugly or peeling paint garage door. There are many many models and styles available these days just choose a garage door that will complement your home architecture. Real estate agents will tell you your home will sell quicker if it has curb appeal.
Is Your Garage Door Hard to Open and Close?
The problem is that garage doors have a number of heavy, powerful moving parts. If the door is working as it is designed, it can open and close hundreds and hundreds of times without issues. However, if there is even a small issue in the lifting mechanism that repeatedly influences the movement of the door, you will soon find that the damage caused over those hundreds of lifts can’t be fixed. At a certain point, the cost of repairing portions of a damaged door end up costing more than replacing the whole thing.
Are You Having Electric Garage Door Opener Problems?
When it is cold and snowy or pouring down rain and and you now have to get out of your car to open the garage door manually it is time to look into a new system. The new systems can even be programmed to operate from your smartphone. You can open and close your garage door from anywhere in the country.
Is Your Garage Door Insulated Correctly?
Does your present garage door help keep your garage warm in the winter. If not, purchase a new garage door with a well insulated and weatherproof properties. Your garage will be nice and warm. A R-12 level of insulation is suggested for energy efficiency.
Is Your Garage Door Noisy?
Does your garage Door make a horrible grinding sound when you open and close it. This could be good or bad news . The best thing to do is to call a specialist for a tune up which will consist of…
- inspect/fix door sections
- inspect/fix track
- inspect/fix counterbalance system
- inspect/fix hinges
- inspect/fix rollers
- inspect/fix weather seals
- Inspect/fix all bolts and screws
The inspection could solve your garage door problem but the specialist could also advise about what is a wiser decision repair or replacement of your Garage Door.
Cincinnati Window Design can help you with many types of garage doors. We offer superior products, competitive pricing, and friendly service that will help transform your home into one that is beautiful, energy efficient, and comfortable to live in. We offer free, no-obligation, in-home consultations to create an estimate that is uniquely customized to your specific needs and project.
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