When should you replace your garage door?

21/11/2017

The garage is an important place, with it increasingly being used to store valuable belongings as well as vehicles. It is therefore important that your garage door is always in perfect working order to protect expensive equipment such as sports gear from the elements as well as from theft. Here are some signs that things might not be quite right with your door:

1. Obvious damage to the door

If after carrying out a visual inspection you find large patches of rust, cracks or gaps then these are all issues which need addressing. This is because if they are not dealt with they are likely to lead to serious door failure which could put the possessions in your garage at risk.

2. Strange sounds

Normally a garage door should open smoothly and without making much noise. If you hear anything unusual such as loud clunking noises, grinding or scraping when you open and close your door this is a warning sign that something is wrong. In this situation it is best to call a professional garage door company for help in identifying the issue to prevent the problem escalating.

3. Inefficient heating

With many garages attached to houses or used as extensions of living spaces, it is not unusual for heating to be used within them. If your costs are higher than normal this could signal a problem with the door and heat escaping. It’s a good idea to check for gaps as well as if the weather seal on the door is all intact.

York Garage Doors have been established for more than 40 years and during this time have built up an unrivalled reputation for providing a high-quality service at a competitive price. If you are considering replacing your garage door and would like some expert advice please get in touch now by calling 01904 275 182.


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