Do you have questions about garage door replacement? Find your answers here!
Modern doors can remain in optimal condition for around 25 years. Some may last for as long as 35 years. There are various factors which determine the useful life of a unit. The list includes make, local climate and maintenance. In general, it is recommended to buy a garage door which is designed to withstand the damaging environmental effects in the local area.
The choice is not personal but as the experts of our company in Barrington would say, it would depend on the weight of the garage door. Heavy garage doors will need torsion springs and, in fact, some of them will need two or more torsion springs or a combination of torsion and extension springs.
It's important to inspect your wooden garage door at least once or twice a year depending on their age. Even if they appear to be in a good condition, a good round of cleaning and touch up is required. Use a clean wet cloth or sponge to wipe the door and if the finish starts to wear away, then clean the underlying area and follow it up by priming and applying a finish coating.