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What is a storm-ready garage door?
A storm-ready garage door is built with a passive reinforcement system to withstand strong wind conditions. The reinforcement pieces are contained on each panel and they come together as a reinforcement system for the panels when the garage door is closed all the way.
What are the advantages of buying a new garage door?
According to Remodeling Magazine’s 2016 Cost vs Value data, garage door replacement placed third in terms of cost recouped. The resale value of the house was shown to increase almost as much as the cost of a new garage door. Besides the value, a new garage door instantly upgrades the looks of your property and will come with the latest safety and energy-saving features.
Why is so hard to find a garage door showroom?
Well, garage doors are huge and they’re not as expensive as fancy kitchens or bathrooms. But fear not, this is the age of online shopping. Just browse online for a few samples of your favorite garage doors and show them to your installer.
How long will my garage door last?
There is no specific timeline because it can depend on the material and condition that your door is kept in. Some people keep their garage doors working in great condition for over twenty years and some may need to change them before they reach ten. The general rule is, the more you maintain your system (we recommend preventative maintenance appointments at least once a year), the longer they will last.
What is the emergency release cord?
By pulling this cord you will bypass the automatic operation of your door and turn it into a manually handled one. This is an important component of the mechanism since you will need to use it when there is a power failure or if there is an emergency and you need to open your door quickly. It's good to know how it works beforehand in order to find your way in the dark during a power-cut - the best place to check for instructions is always the user manual.