Property North Wales

Reasons to Change Your Garage Door

There are many different reasons why you need to consider replacing or changing your garage doors North Wales, this is particularly relevant if it is more than 10 years old. Here are some of the top reasons why you need to consider a replacement. 

Increase Your Property Value & Curb Appeal

If you are in the position to sell your home, a new garage door will instantly increase the curb appeal of your property - and we all know that first impressions count. Many garage doors are visible to anyone driving past your home and it can have a big impact for those visiting the property. A potential buyer could see the old garage door, think of it as something expensive to fix, and be put off a purchase. 

There are many different types of garage doors available on the market, and they are also often in a wide range of colours, so you will be able to find a door that compliments your home aesthetic accordingly. 

Types of garage doors include; sectional garage doors, up and over garage doors and roller garage doors. 

Reduced Maintenance Time

Newly installed or replaced garage doors will require significantly less maintenance if they are fitted by an approved installer. All garage doors need for maintenance are an annual service to ensure that everything is in good working order. 

Depending on the type of garage door you have chosen, there will be varying amounts of standard maintenance that is required. For example, a wooden garage door will require painting and staining several times over the course of its life in order to preserve the wood against the elements. A door made from steel or aluminium will simply just require cleaning with soapy water - doors made from these materials often come with a 10 year warranty on their finish as standard. 

Reduction in Energy Bills

If you choose to have insulated roller garage doors or insulated sectional garage doors installed, you are preventing heat loss from occurring through the opening. A well fitted door will create a good seal around the entire opening. If your garage is connected to your property, and there are additional forms of insulation within the space, you are further guaranteed to save money on your energy bills, whilst the door is closed of course. 

Increase Security

New technology allows for automated garage door openers that can be connected to your smartphone - this makes it difficult for any unauthorised persons to gain access. The remote controller or app will have specific codes programmed into it, so you can monitor people’s comings and goings. 

An electric garage door can make life a lot easier and more convenient - by using a remote handset or smartphone, homeowners are able to drive into their driveway, press a button and drive their car straight into their garage with ease. 

As you can see, there are a number of reasons why installing or replacing your garage door can be of great benefit to your home. 

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