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How to Tell If You Need a New Garage Door

Think you need a new garage door? Maybe you just need professional garage door repair and installation services. Use the information in this blog post to figure it on your own.

Signs of a Garage Door That Needs to be Repaired or Replaced
It's really loud - Your garage door shouldn't be making a lot of noise. In fact, when your garage door opens and shuts, it should be fairly quiet. If your garage door or your garage door is making loud, cranking noises, then make sure you get it inspected by your garage door repairman.

It's really old - Your garage door won't last forever. 15 to 30 years is the lifespan of a typical garage door. So if your garage door is in that age range, then it may be time to replace your garage door. Don't try to make your garage door last much longer than that, it just won't work that way.

It's slow as molasses - Your garage door should open and shut rather quickly. It shouldn't take a very long time to open and close. This is a definite sign of a garage door that needs to be repaired.

It won't open or shut - If your garage door won't open or shut, that's a sure sign that something is very wrong with your garage door. In fact, that's a sign that you need emergency garage repair. So, if you find yourself in this position call your garage door repairman immediately. A garage door that won't open or shut on it's own is very unsafe, and in fact, can be very hazardous.

It's starting to crack - There should be absolutley no signs of visible damage on your gargae door whatsoever. It shouldn't be cracked or warped. It shouldn't be peeling. None of that at all. If you notice any structural damge, give your garage door repair man a call today. You'll be glad you did.


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