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  May 22 2020

What Do You Need to Know When Buying a New Garage Door?

Your garage door is utilitarian, protecting your belongings from the elements, prying eyes, and thieves but at Bob’s Advance Garage Doors, we know a garage door is also more than that. A beautiful garage door can work with the overall architecture of your home or completely clash with it. As one of the largest features of the front of your home, the garage door is one of the first things that catches the eyes of guests and potential homebuyers. So, it is only right to invest some time and money in choosing the right garage door. Here are some things to consider when buying a new garage door.

See the Garage Door in Person

In today’s age, it seems that everyone likes to buy what they need through online markets but ordering a garage door online is asking for trouble. Returning a shirt that looks nothing like it did on the listing is easy. The same cannot be said about returning a garage door. Visiting an actual store like Bob’s Advance Garage Doors gives you the opportunity to see and feel the details of the garage door in addition to getting real-time help from a knowledgeable salesperson. At Bob’s Advance Garage Doors, our friendly professionals will make sure to help you pick the garage door that best suits your home. Call our office now to schedule garage door repair, replacement or installation services in your area.

Be Aware of Material and Maintenance

It can be tempting to opt for the best-looking garage door off of looks alone but be sure to consider the material that the door is made of. Garage doors come in a range of materials from wood, steel, aluminum, to fiberglass, and more. Many people enjoy the aesthetics of wood but do not know that wood requires a lot of maintenance. Neglected wood doors will decay, rot, and damage more easily than the others. Steel is the most common and the least expensive. Aluminum is resistant to corrosion and rust, so it is ideal for locations where moisture is a problem. Vinyl is a newer material being used; it is durable and requires low maintenance. For more detailed information on the materials, visit Bob’s Advance Garage Doors and ask a friendly salesperson for assistance for garage door replacement, repair or installation services..

Check the Insulation

If you are going to be in the garage often, then you will want to make sure it is the right temperature in there. If you live in a cold climate, then you want to keep the heat inside and you will want the heat of the harsh summers outside during the hotter seasons. Therefore, it is important to ask about the insulation of the garage door. Ask your Bob’s Advance Garage Doors salesperson about the R-value of the garage door. Higher R-values mean better insulation. Remember, solid insulation will save you on energy consumption for heating and cooling. Definitely a worthy investment!

Consult A Professional

The people at Bob’s Advance Garage Doors know their garage doors. Visit the store and feel free to take a look at the inventory. A friendly salesperson would be more than happy to help you make the right pick. We look forward to seeing you!

  • What Kids Need to Know About Garage Door Safety?

    Your garage door serves as a massive entry point to your home. At the same time, it can be the most dangerous moving object for your loved ones, especially the kids. Children are naturally curious and may want to experiment with the fascinating science behind the movement of garage door systems.

  • Did I Close My Garage Door This Morning?

    It’s happened to all of us. You get caught up in the daily grind of a fast-paced day and halfway to work you wonder, did I close my garage door this morning? Luckily, Bob's Advance Garage Doors has the solution to these ancient problems.

  • Why should you keep up with Regular Garage Door Maintenance?

    Apart from the front door, homeowners frequently use the garage door but unfortunately, it is often neglected and not properly maintained. We are more concerned when something goes wrong with the electric or plumbing systems in our homes. The truth is, the garage door deserves the same care and maintenance because, over the years, it also experiences wear and tear like the other hardware and components in your home

  • Common Cause of Garage Door Damages

    You don’t have to think about your garage door too often when you schedule regular maintenance service with Bob's Garage Doors. When your garage door is working optimally, it should open and close without any issue, unfortunately, things don’t always go as planned. 

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