Professional Garage Door Advice
Here you’ll find expert tips on proper maintenance of various garage door parts and ways to deal with all sorts of common problems.
Garage door replacement is always an option
If you're struggling to keep your old garage door in good working condition, consider the option of having it replaced. Your repair costs will most likely be larger exceed the cost of getting a new door. Your new door will have more advanced safety and security features to offer, and will be able to operate more smoothly.
Test your safety sensors on a regular basis
Make sure to check that it works regularly since like every other electrical component it can malfunction and cause an unfortunate accident. Place something in the door’s path and then order it to close. If the reverse mechanism is working correctly the door should refuse to close or start doing so but then reverse. Perform this test at least once a month to ensure the safety of your family.
Everyone loves aluminum garage doors
Aluminum garage doors are popular due to their low prices, but if they are not properly insulated they won’t offer you any warmth during the winter. Nowadays, you can choose excellent insulation materials that will minimize the need for extra heating and will therefore also allow you to be more energy efficient.
Wooden vs aluminum garage doors
Aluminum doors became more popular than wooden ones less than a century ago, but wooden doors are still fashionable and beautiful. They usually cost more, though, and require more frequent maintenance and repainting than aluminum doors. On the other hand, they can add a visual appeal to your house and increase its value.