Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Why should I use a professional installer?
A: The installation of a garage door is not really a do-it-yourself job. It is the largest moving object in your home and because of the how many parts, the installation is very technical. The springs can be very dangerous when contacting them and proper installation is critical for how your door works. Professional installer have the ability to dispose of your old door, if you are wanting to replace it. Installations by a homeowner can take up to a several days, when a professional can install the door with in a couple of hours. Also incorrect installation can void some warranties.
Q: Can I reinstall my old garage door opener on a new door?
A: It is best to check with your opener manufacturer to be sure that the device is compliance with today’s laws regarding safety features. When verified that your opener meets the government requirements, most openers can be re attached to the door. Make sure to review the installation instructions that was given to you with the door and opener.
Q: Can I paint my new door?
A: Most of the time you are able to paint your new door. The doctor should be painted with high quality exterior latex paint. Surface must be cleaned prior to painting to ensure paint adhesion.
Q: How much does a residential garage door cost?
A: The cost of an installed residential garage door can vary depending on the materials used for its parts and installation added by the buyer to get the product of desire.
Q: Does my garage door require maintenance?
A: Garages are the largest and hardest working part on a home. Your garage door needs regular maintenance and inspection to ensure that it runs properly.