Homeowners often ask the same question when something is wrong with their garage door. Can my garage door be repaired or does it need to be replaced? We know the decision can be stressful, so let our team of experts at 1st Rate Garage Doors ensure that you are making the right decision for your garage door.
How do You Know Something is Wrong?
Outside of the obvious issues such as your garage door not opening or closing, there are often overlooked signs that show something is wrong. Your door being louder than usual when opening or closing could mean there’s a problem with the springs or the opener. If you notice your door is taking longer than usual to open or close, there could be something wrong with the opener or receiver.
The fact of the matter is, you know your garage door better than anyone else. You open it day in and day out so you can tell when something is off. If you think something is wrong with your door, it’s best to give our team of experts a call so we can find the best solution for you at the best value.
Signs Your Door Needs Repaired
Thankfully, most of your common garage door issues can be fixed by repairing or replacing broken parts. Your garage door not opening, slow response time, closing or opening loudly or the door coming off the tracks are all signs that your door needs repair and maintenance. Some parts of your garage door that can be commonly replaced or repaired include:
It’s important to have your door commonly checked for maintenance and for problems to fixed immediately to avoid catastrophic failure down the line. If you think something is wrong with your door, it’s probably because there is. If your door is under 10-15 years old, our technicians will more than likely have the parts you need.
Signs Your Door Needs Replaced
Unfortunately, some problems do call for your door to be replaced altogether. If your garage door is over 15 years old, there’s a high chance manufactures no longer produce the parts that are needed for repair. Other signs include sagging garage door sections, peeling or cracked paint, or major dents.
Fortunately, getting a new garage door can be an exciting time. Technology has come a long way over the years, new garage door models are sleek, reliable and energy efficient. Replacing your garage door can greatly increase your property value.
Don’t Try to be a Hero!
With search engines and tutorial videos, everyone thinks they’re an expert. Garage door parts can be heavy and dangerous to operate with if you have no experience. Let our team of highly trained technicians work on your garage door for you so you don’t have to.
Call us For a Repair or a Replacement?
When you notice something is wrong with your garage door, give our team at 1st Rate Garage Doors a call so we can help you make the right decision. We know it can be difficult deciding whether you need a repair or a replacement so let us make that decision easier for you!