Over time, every component and system in your home will fail and need to be replaced. It may be that a particular part of your house is becoming very expensive to repair and maintain, or it simply breaks or stops functioning altogether. Unfortunately, your garage door is not immune to the effects of normal wear and tear. Most of us rely on our garage doors as the main entry point into our home, so its no surprise that in time, they will need to be replaced. However, ware isn’t only one reason for purchasing a new garage door. Some other reasons you may want to replace your garage door include:
- Safety-In this day and age, home security has been completely revolutionized by modern technology. Unfortunately, it has also made it easier for thieves and hackers to get into your house. If you have an older garage door system, this could put you at a higher risk of being broken into.
- Appearance– Being a rather large feature of your home’s exterior, garage doors are natural focal points. A new one is a great place to start when modernizing the look of your house.
- Value– A modern garage door system can significantly increase the value and curb appeal of a home. If you are looking to put your house on the market, updating your garage door is a sure-fire way to up your asking price.
Can I Install a Garage Door Myself?
Installing your own garage door may sound appealing. After all, owning a home is expensive, so all of us will jump at any opportunity to save some money. While it is entirely possible to do the work yourself, this task may be a bit more complicated than you might think. Here a few things you may want to consider before you break out your tools and attempt to install the system yourself.
Difficulty-As mentioned before, it is not impossible to replace or install a garage down on your own. However, it’s important to note that it is not an easy project and requires advanced knowledge of construction and tool skills. Even with this knowledge, there is still a major learning curve to garage door installation. You may find yourself frustrated and confused, unable to understand the instructions. Professional technicians perform installs every day, So what may take you days to complete, they can easily complete in just a few hours.
Accountability-When you opt to install your own garage door, if you break something, or the garage door doesn’t function as intended, you are the only one responsible. On the other hand, When you pay a professional to install a door, you are paying for quality work, trusting that everything will function properly.
At The Doorman Service Company Inc., we stand by our work, if you run into any problems after the installation, call us right away, and we will do everything in our power to make it right.
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For over 40 years, The Doorman Service Company Inc. has been providing prompt and courteous garage door services to the Puget Sound area. We aren’t just pushy salesmen, our team of professional garage door technicians is eager to help you find the perfect solution that fits your style and budget. If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us or stop by our showroom today!