Are you ready to make an investment in your home? Avoiding the purchase of new appliances is a smart idea, especially if it means repairing something that’s broken. The same goes for garages! While replacing an old residential garage door can give off big aesthetics and transform how people feel about their curb appeal, there are several alternatives available with repairs instead – including making adjustments on timing or installation problems. No one wants invest unnecessary money into things they may not need like brand-new gas ranges when good ol’ cooktop repair will do just fine.
As you make your decision between repairing or replacing, here are a few things to consider:
Wear and tear: Imagine the impact of your garage door on curb appeal. A beautiful, bright exterior brings attention to the outside world and allows others within view of it take notice as well! If there are signs that indicate multiple panels need replacing or fading then consider investing in a new construction instead because this will save you money over time by not having excessive maintenance costs associated with repairing what have become tired assets for homeowners everywhere.
You know how important looking good is when people go into homes – especially potential buyers who might be coming around later today/tomorrow morning? You want them noticing everything about where YOU live so make sure their first impression turns out great by keeping up appearances at all times.
If you have a wood model, look for warping and cracking. These are tell-tale signs that your garage door may need to be replaced soon! The age of the current one should play into this decision as well; if it’s less than 5 years old then residential repair services will do just fine–but if 15+ years has passed since installation? We’ve got some good news: now is exactly when replacements come cheaper too.
Damage: A garage door can be expensive to replace, so it’s important that you know the right time for getting new one. The first step is deciding whether or not your current version still works properly and if there are any safety risks involved in using it further before making this decision. If damage has already occurred then make sure to review all options available with regards repair versus replacement cost as well as who may provide insurance coverage during both scenarios based on their policy wording (i e , homeowner’s vs car).
Operation: Has your garage door completely stopped working altogether? This could be any number of issues, but it is important you find out how long the problem has been going on for before buying a new one. If it was working fine yesterday then there’s no need to worry about fixing anything today! However, if your garage door has been struggling for some time and its non-operation feels like the culmination of a long-term problem, the issues may be more significant — and one that necessitates a full door replacement.
All you need is a phone call away! At Efficient Garage Door, our team offers many services for residential garage doors. We have years of experience and can help with any issues you’re struggling to fix on your own or recommend what should be done next if it’s something more permanent like replacing an outdated installation.
Our customer service will always remain open-minded while being realistic about potential solutions based off individual needs which helps everyone feel comfortable knowing they’re getting quality workmanship at affordable rates.