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When You Should Replace Your Garage Door

Published on April 14th, 2016

When you find that your garage door has stopped working properly, you will be faced with the difficult decision whether to repair or replace. Whether it be cosmetic damage such as rust and scratches or physical damage from wear and tear, selecting the proper resolution for your garage door is important. Read through this list to learn when we think it is best to replace your garage door.

It Is Unsafe
Safety should be your number one priority when making decisions for your garage door. It is hard to determine if a garage door is unsafe without looking at it. The most important thing is to avoid any accidents and get the door inspected by a professional such as Robert’s Garage Doors. Often times an unsafe door can be repaired, however, the garage door opened will likely need to be replaced.

Physical Damage
If your door is physically damaged because of wear and tear it is likely it will not be able to be repaired. Wear and tear can be a result of high winds, vehicle contact or any other type of physical damage. The door panels will show stress and damage as well as the springs, track and the door opener. Damaged garage doors pose serious safety risks for your home. Call a professional as soon as possible.

If you notice that your garage door has multiple panels that are rusted and scratched it is time for a new garage door. Your wooden garage door may have aged and is warped, cracked or worn out. It is not worth spending the additional money just to repair. You will get the most bang for your buck and a longer lifetime by replacing the garage door entirely.

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