Your garage door works hard for you. It conveniently opens several times a day to let you in and out of your garage. It keeps your family and personal belongings safe. Are you giving it the love it deserves for all of that hard work? Do you think much about your garage door, or spend much time with it? You should. A little TLC, and that garage door will be faithful to you for years.
There are lots of things you can do to show you care about your garage door--no flowers required. For those things you can't do, a professional has got your back. The important thing is to know what to do, when to do it and when to call in your professional back up.
When to DIY
The nice thing about your relationship with your garage door is that it doesn't require a lot of time. A few minutes every three months and a good annual inspection will keep your door rolling safely and quietly.
Every three months
Once a Year
Plan a couple of hours to give your garage door a complete inspection and do a few repairs.
When to Go Pro
While there's a lot you can do to keep your garage door working well, there are some jobs that should be left to a professional garage door technician. They are too dangerous to attempt yourself. Call a professional if:
It is also a good idea to call a professional to install a new door if yours needs replacing. If your door has cracks or bent panels, it's time to buy a new door.
Your garage door is there for you. Make sure you take some time to be there for it. It's an investment that is worth the effort. For more information, you can check out related sites or contact a local garage door repair company.
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