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:
Home repairs are never fun, and they never seem to come at an opportune time. Whether you are trying to leave home for a work meeting or a vacation or you have already spent money on a recent car repair and do not have money for a home repair in the budget, it is easy to get frustrated and overwhelmed. Fortunately, garage doors are not normally the source of the stress, as they may go many years without needing to be repaired. But, when you find that you have a problem with your garage door…
Just like any other major home appliance, your garage door needs routine care and maintenance in order to work properly. Garage door repairs can range for very minor to major–and the team at The Garage Door Repair Company specializes in helping homeowners when the repairs require professional assistance. If you are in doubt, we always recommend that you give us a call before trying a repair that you are not comfortable with. But there are times when you can troubleshoot before giving us a call. Here are some basic garage door repair tips to try yourself before
When the weather warms up, it means that many of us spend more time outside. That may mean that you get out items from the garage to use more often — bikes, strollers, sporting equipment, lawn chairs, and cornhole. We also tend to drive more in the summertime with more daylight hours. If you own a home with a garage, it is really important that it functions in the summertime. No one wants to be fighting with a garage door during the summer months. The Garage Door Repair Company can come out and…
Most of the time when you push the button on your garage door opener, you never even consider the possibility that it might not work. We open and close the garage door multiple times a day without a thought. Until the one time that it does not work – then what? You are stuck…if you are lucky, your door gets stuck closed without your car inside, so you have some time to think about a repair. But, let’s face it, we are not always lucky. If your garage suddenly stops working and you need to get what is inside out…
Think about just how many times you open and close your garage door each day…each week…and each month. You may open it to drive your car(s) in and out, to access recreational equipment, your lawn mower. You also may use your garage to store kids’ items, holiday decorations and many other things that simply do not have a perfect home inside. Over time, all of this use adds up and requires all parts of your garage door to remain in good working order. Routine maintenance is a way to keep your garage door working when you need it and the team at The Garage Door Repair Company can help.
When your garage door is not working properly, it can throw your entire day off. Even if you don’t park your actual vehicle in the garage, most garages are still a large point of entry and exit for the majority of homes. So, when you go to press that magical button and it does not work, let our expert professionals here at the Garage Door Spring Repair Company in Minnesota come take a look.
Your automobiles are one of your most valuable investments. Second to your home, you spend hours of your time in them, and they are responsible for getting you to your job, to the grocery store, doctor’s office and pharmacy
How do you know if you need to replace your garage door? That decision can be difficult because many times, a repair can be made that prevents a replacement from being necessary. Even if your garage door is no longer working, a repair may be less expensive and less complicated than you might think. The Garage Door Repair Company can assess any damage or problems with your garage door and help you determine the best next steps
When you purchased your home, one of the determining factors that pushed you toward the home you bought may have been the garage. Homes with garages are in high demand and have a higher resale value than homes without garages. In fact, more than 80 million homes in the US have a garage door. They are used to store and protect your vehicles, lawn equipment, children’s toys, bikes, exercise equipment, holiday decorations and much more