At Merrimack Valley Glass & Mirror in Newburyport, Massachusetts, we are experts in garage doors. Weather you need garage door repairs, garage door installations, or garage door maintenance, we are the go to company in Newburyport. We have a large service area around Newburyport, serving the Merrimack Valley & Southeastern New Hampshire.
When it comes to garage doors however, homeowners usually don’t think about them much until something starts to go wrong. Homeowners should get out in front of any potential issues with their garage doors. The issue is, there is not a lot of education that goes into garage doors. With that in mind, here are a couple tips on how to find out when its time to replace your garage door.
Garage doors vary greatly depending on the materials they are made with. This will affect when they need to be replaced. They can be a great range, between 10-25 years for a lifespan of garage doors. They first sign to look out for is slowness. Are your garage doors older and taking forever to go up and down? This is sign number one.
Secondly, noise is a big indicator your garage could be starting to go. Hearing abnormal noises when your garage door is in use? This could be an indicator that there are cables or springs that need to be replaced, or worse, your garage door could be failing.
Garage doors should pretty much work every time without constant repairs being made. That’s why regular malfunctions are another sign of a failing garage door. If you find yourself calling a garage door repair company a couple times a year, it may be time to bite the bullet and replace your garage door all together.
Is your garage door showing signs that it needs to be replaced? If so do not hesitate to get in touch with Merrimack Valley Glass & Mirror. We work with all major makes and models of garage doors and have decades of experience in troubleshooting and diagnosing garage door problems. Get in touch with us today.