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Regular Garage Maintenance: How it Reduces Safety Risks and Saves You Money

Your garage door serves an important function for your home, with not only allowing you to gain access to your house and store your vehicle, but it also adds to the curb appeal of your property. However, ensuring that your garage door and its opener are well maintained is crucial for the safety of you and your family, as well as helping you avoid costly replacements down the line.

Our team at Precision Garage Door of Delaware is here to help homeowners in Delaware and North Maryland learn why regular garage door maintenance is important for their safety and finances.

Keeping Your Family Safe in the Garage

measuring garage doorGarages, particularly the doors and openers, can be very dangerous if not properly maintained and checked regularly. There are plenty of opportunities for injuries to be sustained from the door closing on someone, whether there’s something blocking the sensor for the closer, a misaligned wheel in the track, or even worn cables which can eventually snap and cause the door to slam down.

A major step toward avoiding such issues is by having garage door professionals inspect your door and opener mechanisms regularly. They’ll notice any problems in advance and they’ll be able to provide the necessary repairs and adjustments to ensure that your garage door and its opener are in great shape and free from any issues that could lead to harm.

Saving Money Down the Road

repair garage doorOne of the major reasons to have your garage door inspected regularly is to catch any problem early on. Garage door professionals will be able to spot any issue that you can have repaired quickly. However, if this problem were looked past, or put-off, it would worsen over time, potentially resulting in a break that could not only cause harm, but result in significant damage to your home.

Having regular maintenance and inspections can help you prevent damage to your home or injury to one of your family members. However, repairs for the issue would be less costly than if it had broken and caused damage to your home or even your car. Spotting the issue early on results in a simple and cost-effective solution, but waiting can add to the costs and make the repairs more involved and complex.

Knowing How Often to Have Your Garage Door Inspected & Maintained

It’s tricky to know how often to get your garage door looked at by professionals. However, it all depends on the components fixed with your garage door. The rollers in your track are expected to last for seven years, so having them inspected at least twice a year is a great way to stay on top of their replacement. Some parts are expected to last longer, and others fewer, so having your garage door inspected every few months is a great metric to go by.

Start Your Garage Door Maintenance & Inspection Plan Today!

Having a safe and stable garage door is crucial, and the best way to ensure that is to have the condition of your garage door assessed by experts. At Precision Garage Door of Delaware, we’re here to help homeowners in Delaware and North Maryland learn more about garage door maintenance and the common issues that can cause premature wear to your opener, tracks, and rollers. Contact us for a free estimate to get started on maintaining your garage door!

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