You may compare your garage door to the other doors in your home, but the truth is your garage door is more closely related to your appliances. It is a complex mechanical device that needs regular maintenance, adjustments, and repair to remain in top operating condition. This includes annual tune-ups, like the ones you schedule for your HVAC system. This ensures your door is working properly and prevents costly repairs down the road.
A few safety checks and maintenance projects can be done yourself. However, repair, replacement, installation, and most maintenance needs to be completed by trained and experienced service technicians.
Your garage door system is intricate and complicated. Children should understand that this system is not a toy and homeowners should always use extreme caution around garage doors.
Garage doors can be made from a variety of materials, depending on how you want your door to look and operate. Popular options include wood, different metals, vinyl, and more. A popular design option is to make your garage door look like wood, no matter the material it is made of. Other design options include windows and hardware which can impact the look as well as the function of your door.