With proper routine garage door maintenance (a great way to prevent problems and ensure that your garage door is safe) you can expect your garage door to last 20-30 years. That is a long time when you think about how many times you open and close it each week. In fact, it is easy to ignore your garage door for weeks, months, or even years assuming that it is working just fine. Rather than wait for the day that you push the door opener, and your garage door fails to open or close, you may want to consider routine maintenance. The team at Rise & Shine Garage Doors specializes in residential and commercial garage door maintenance.
Your front door may be the door you use to welcome your guests to your home, but your garage door is likely used just as much (or even more) for all kinds of other things. You may use it to enter and exit multiple times a day with groceries, your kids, and/or pets. You may use it to store your lawn mower, holiday decorations, and it is perhaps most often used to park your vehicle when it is not in use. Some estimate that your garage door is opened and closed more than three times each day and over 1500 times each year and more than half of homeowners with a garage door use it more frequently to enter/exit their home than any other door.
While there is no exact number of years you can guarantee your garage door will last, you can generally expect it to work well for anywhere between 15 and 30 years. There are many factors which can influence the longevity of your garage door, including how frequently it is used, the construction, durability and even the weather and environment in which you live. There are things that you can do to protect and extend the life of your garage door. Here are some tips to help the longevity of your garage doors:
COVID-19 has changed our lives in many ways. For example, many of us have not been putting as many miles on our vehicles over the last two years, so our garages have become even more important for protecting our cars from the elements. Whether you use your garage space for storage, a gym, or a place to park your car, a convenient way in or out of your home, your garage door moving up and down safely and correctly is an important function. Rise & Shine Garage Doors is your one-stop-shop
We all know that there are positives and negatives with owning a home. Fortunately, the positives outweigh the negatives overall, but home maintenance issues can be stressful and extremely expensive. And, of course, they always seem to happen at the wrong time. Your garage door is likely the most frequently used door in your home, it is certainly the heaviest and can be the biggest problem for you if it stops working. Fortunately, if you live in the Twin Cities Metro area
If you use your garage exclusively for storage, you may think you don’t need to keep it warm during the winter. However, many of us have turned our garages into multipurpose spaces; not holding just our cars and gardening tools anymore. We also store home improvement supplies and other items we do not have room in our homes for that should not freeze. No matter how you use your garage, you should do what you can to keep it warm in the colder months.
When you move into your home, you may not think about the fact that one day you will need to repair or replace things like your windows, roof, siding, and even your garage door. If you are lucky, you will go many years without having to worry about a major home repair, but the fact is, these types of issues are a normal part of home ownership. Rise & Shine Garage Doors specializes in residential garage door repair and installation. So, if you have a problem with your garage door that you cannot fix
When your garage door suddenly stops working, you naturally begin to wonder what could be wrong. We all try to diagnose these types of problems in our home, even without the knowledge or expertise to come to a real conclusion. Here are some easy things that you can do yourself to see if the issue with your garage is an easy fix, or if you will need to call a repair company for assistance
When something stops working in your home, you want it fixed as quickly as possible. Whether it is your air conditioning, your stove or your garage door, if it is something that you use daily, you feel the immediate impact of the problem. Finding someone in your area to complete the repair can be stressful as well. It can be hard to know who you can trust to come into your home and also trust to complete the repair for a fair price. If your garage door needs repair, you can trust our team to come out right away
Your garage door should be one of the parts of your home that you do not have to worry or think about. However, despite their simplicity, garage doors can be deceptively complex components of a functioning home. When something goes wrong with your garage door, it can disrupt your life in ways you might not have expected. Fortunately, though, Rise & Shine Garage Doors is not only fully qualified to repair your garage door
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