Your garage door plays an important role in your home and yet it is often ignored. Not only does it secure your house against thieves, it also provides easy access for you to come and go and adds to the curb appeal of your home.
Most property owners will purchase a new garage door once or twice in their lifetime. Below are some factors that you might want to consider when trying to decide if it’s time to purchase a new garage door.
The Garage Door Has Become Damaged
Often, a damaged garage door can still technically function. Dents can be unsightly but the door will probably open and close fine. However, if there is serious damage to the door, it might be time to replace it, especially if the damage becomes a security issue.
Normal Wear and Tear
Most households open and close their garage doors 3 to 4 times per a day. That amounts to over a thousand times a year– rather amazing for something that lifts and lowers hundreds of pounds. Although most never consider it — it is an extremely intricate mechanical device. Overtime, components will wear out. Little problems might might grow into bigger problems, causing failure overtime. If you are noticing several failures beginning to happen, it might be an excellent idea to consider purchasing a new garage door.
Improving the Look of the Home
Purchasing a new garage door is a solid investment in your property. An older garage door can make your house appear outdated. Adding a new garage door can significantly boost your residential or commercial property values just due to what it does for your curb appeal.
Older doors are genuine safety concerns. Burglars are educated to spot them at a glance. Fractured or missing panels or damaged garage windows can provide easy access. A new garage door might supply you the safety you need.
A new garage door is an investment worth considering. If you would like more information about purchasing a new garage door, give us a call at 225-281-6346.