18 Mar The Importance of Maintaining Your Garage Door
Whether you realise it or not, chances are that your garage door is in need of either maintenance or a repair. It’s probably not the first thing on your mind when you think of maintenance, you’re probably more worried about your roof or your heating. However, your garage door is the part of your home that you’re going to see, if not use, every day.
What’s more, these doors are costly investments, which is why it’s important to keep them maintained in order to sustain their condition for years to come.
Why is it Important to Keep Your Garage Door Maintained?
Helps With Convenience and Safety
If you keep your vehicles in your garage, you’ll likely want to ensure they’re kept safe and that your garage door is operating efficiently. When the door is having difficulties opening and closing as quickly as it should, this can really affect your day to day schedule. So, by keeping up with regular maintenance, you can easily avoid these problems. It’s also important to keep in mind that in the unfortunate event that your garage door fails, it could potentially fall. So, while this is a rare occurrence, the best way to ensure the safety of you and your family is by ensuring regular maintenance.
Allows You to Avoid Costly Repairs
Making sure that your garage door is regularly maintained will allow you to avoid the hassle of costly repairs. If not, a serious emergency could occur due to small problems getting worse. For most of the common issues that affect garage doors, such as a faulty spring or a misaligned track, maintenance will be able to identify the problem and fix it before it becomes worse.
Small Repairs are Quicker Than Extensive Repair Work
Once a small issue in a garage door becomes a problem that requires extensive repairs, your door could potentially be out of order for a long time. Ensuring that regular maintenance is carried out, these small issues can quickly be identified and repaired without taking up too much time.
Keep it Looking Great
Normal wear and tear can damage your garage door parts without you even being able to notice it. During a maintenance check, a professional will be able to check for any internal or external damage that could potentially later lead to more significant and expensive damage.
By ensuring that your garage door is regularly maintained, you will boost the durability of your door. It will last for the expected lifespan or even longer if it is cared for regularly and repairs are made when they’re needed.
The Chase Garage Doors Guarantee
Here at Chase Garage Doors, we provide a free 12-month installation warranty with every garage door and electric operator that our engineers install. This warranty will come as standard with all our door installations.
What’s more, when you choose to have a garage door installed by us, your newly installed garage door will be covered by a manufacturer’s ‘safe and reliable’ guarantee/warranty.
Keep in mind these warranties can vary from manufacturer to manufacturer, mechanical part to mechanical part, and can range from 2 years cover through to 10 years.
Be sure to take a look at our maintenance contract for more information.
When Was the Last Time Your Garage Door Was Maintained?
If it’s been more than a year since your garage door was maintained, be sure to give Chase Garage Doors a call. We’ve been supplying the Midlands with some of the best prices for garage doors for over 25 years, with our services including supplying, installing, repairing and servicing all different kinds of garage doors.