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Precision Door always strives to keep customers as informed as possible when it comes to their garage door system. We’ve gathered some of the most commonly asked questions to help you understand your garage door system.
Why should I use a professional garage door dealer/installer?
A garage door system is complex, consisting of many working parts, including a running motor. Even if you think you know what to do when handling the repairs, it can result in serious injury to you and others around you. From cables to springs to the motor, there are a lot of parts that require a great deal of knowledge to handle properly. Because you’re unfamiliar with the parts of the system and how they work, you run the risk of seriously injuring yourself.
Why are carriage house garage doors so popular?
Homeowners, builders and architects have been striving for a more designed garage door has become to enhance or compliment the appearance of the home. As a result, carriage house garage door have become an increasingly popular design element. These types of doors also produce the highest return on investment of any other door.
How do I know if my garage door can be repaired with a service call or if I just need to replace the garage door?
The best way to determine whether a garage door can be repaired through service or needs to be replaced is to call a garage door repair service near you. They’ll come out and inspect the door and explain the options available to you. In most cases, the door can be repaired.
When should I replace my garage door with a new one?
If your garage door isn’t working, it’s a potential hazard. When you see any of the following signs, you should consider replacing it:
- Fading or sagging
- More than two sections are cracked or bent
- A wood garage door that needs repainting and you don’t want to keep having to do it; replacing it with a new pre-painted steel garage door may be a better value
- You want to increase your home’s curb appeal
- The manufacturer of your door went out of business or your door is no longer made
Why should I choose an insulated door?
Having your garage door insulated is important for many reasons, including the following:
- Reduce the transfer of air from the outside to the inside
- If you use your garage as a workshop
- If your garage is below another room of your home
- Keeps noise out
- Additional strength
Should I purchase a new garage door opener or repair my old one?
Garage door openers can usually be repaired, which will also be the less expensive option for you. A garage door company will be able to determine exactly what’s wrong with the opener and what the best decision is.
How often should my garage door be serviced?
The International Door Association states that your garage door should be serviced by a professional every year. Because your overhead garage door is like a moving wall, so it’s crucial to keep it running properly with adequate maintenance and repair.
Why are Precision’s springs more expensive than most?
Normal springs last anywhere from 5,000 to 10,000 cycles – one full opening and closing action – but Precision Door’s springs last for 25,000 to 50,000 cycles. Precision Door’s uses an extension spring with a heavy-duty clip end to ensure top-notch strength and reliability, and the torsion spring is coated to protect it from rust. These springs will last up to five times longer than other companies’ springs, making them worth the price.
Our products and services are high quality and reliable, so customers pay a little more for better results.
How soon can you come out?
Precision Door offers 24-hour emergency service, so we’ll send technicians to inspect your garage door as soon as you call. If we’re not there within four hours of your call, the service call is free.