When to Repair Your Garage Door

When to Repair Your Garage Door

You depend on your garage door to be there for you – and work as it is intended to. Whether you are coming and going, you want to be able to use your opener and have easy access to your garage. And when you go to bed at night, you expect it to be a secure barrier between your family and a potential threat.

So, when your garage door is no longer functioning as it should, it is time for a repair.

Your garage door is an investment. And, unless you are looking to seriously boost your curb appeal, try to put additional value into your home, or don’t mind making investments that aren’t warranted, you may want to see if your garage door can be repaired.

A couple of the most common things to go wrong with garage doors are faulty operation, wear and tear, and physical damage.

Faulty operation. Your garage door can stop working properly for several reasons. Sometimes these issues involve something simple and can be repaired with a short service call. This is often the case when a garage door stops working abruptly. On the other hand, if your garage door has been having some issues and finally just gives out – the problem may involve a much more complex repair.

Regular wear and tear. It depends on how much you use your garage, but if you open and close it on a daily basis, you are subjecting the motor and all other parts to wear and tear. Of course, wear and tear can also come from being exposed to inclement weather and harsh outdoor conditions at all times which can take a toll on your door. Things like fading, rust, sluggish movement are all considered wear and tear.

Damage due to weather or collision. For those who accidentally hit the gas pedal rather than the brake, the kid who threw a baseball at a high speed into the door, or the wind storm that swept through your area – damage due to weather or collision is common. The severity of the damage always varies.

Why you need a professional Locksmith

Garage door professionals can inspect your garage door to determine the cause of malfunction. The cost of repair can vary depending on the situation. This could give you many more years out of your garage door. There are some situations where the door is damaged or requires complex repairs that may increase the cost of repair. You might consider replacing your garage door entirely.

A professional may also be able to inspect your garage door and advise you if it is too damaged or in need of repair. Garage doors older than 15-years old may need to be replaced.

An expert opinion will tell you when your garage door should be repaired – and when it should be replaced.

Lock Change Locksmith Offers Garage Door Repair Services

Your garage door is an access point into your home. When it isn’t working properly, you are putting your home – and everything in it – at risk. Including your loved ones. At Lock Change Locksmith, we can help you with all your garage door needs, including:

  • Garage door installation
  • Garage door repair
  • Garage door openers

Don’t wait until your garage door is stuck. Schedule an appointment with one of the professional, highly experienced technicians at Lock Change Locksmith today at 0203.667.3601.

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