Frequently Asked Questions About Garage Door Replacement

August 14, 2019

When the time comes, you’ll need to replace your garage door. But, if you’ve never been down this road, you’re bound to have some questions. As a homeowner, you want to make the best decision for your home, and thus, your family. So, getting the answers to your questions is important before going about choosing a new garage door. In this article, we strive to answer the most commonly asked questions homeowners have about garage door replacement. This way, they can make sure they make the best decision for their new garage door.

Q: How Much Does the Average Homeowner Spend on a New Garage Door?

A: The answer to this question varies depending on what type of garage door a homeowner wants if the garage door opener needs to be replaced, and the manufacturer of the garage door that’s selected. Here at At Your Service Garage Doors, we offer a number of options that can accommodate all budgets. To give you a better idea of what type of garage door you could get with your budget, contact us to give us a price point. Then, we can send you examples of all the types of garage doors we could install for your home.

Q: Will I Need to Replace My Garage Door Opener Too?

A: In many cases, homeowners can keep the garage door opener they currently have when investing in a new garage door. However, if the new garage door is heavier than what the opener is rated for, you’ll need to upgrade. Additionally, if you haven’t replaced your garage door opener in the last 10 years, you may need to just to give your new garage door the functionality it requires to operate as it should.

Q: What Types of Garage Door Options Are Available?

A: There is a different garage door type for every style. Whether you like wood, something more resilient that looks like wood, metal, or even glass, there are options for every homeowner. To check out all the options for garage doors we offer here at At Your Service Garage Doors, simply view our booklet to view more about the manufacturers we partner with and the garage door types, styles, and materials they offer.

Q: Does my Garage Door Need Insulation?

A: This depends on what you want. If you want to save money on cooling your home and you want to keep the air of your garage from getting to over boiling point (like they do here in South Florida), you may want to consider selecting a garage door with insulating properties. However, these types of garage doors are obviously more expensive. So, they may not be everybody’s cup of tea. It’s simply a preference.

Q: Do I Have to Use a Professional Garage Door Replacement Specialist?

A: Surely, if you have never replaced a garage door yourself, you shouldn’t attempt to now. Far too often, homeowners think that this is a simple, easy process. And, they find out the hard way that it’s not. Attempting to replace your garage door yourself could result in serious injury and even death. Furthermore, and even more likely, attempting garage door replacement yourself can lead to issues with your garage door functioning. Additionally, this could lead to breaking your garage door system altogether. If you want your investment protected and you want your garage door replaced properly the first time around, you’ll consider the professionals.

Garage Door Replacement with At Your Service Garage Doors

Now that you have your questions answered, it’s time to go about getting your garage door replaced! For a wide selection of garage door options and a professional installation experience, consider the experts at At Your Service Garage Doors.

To learn more about our company or to ask us any more questions about garage door replacement you might have, contact us today!

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