How long have you had your current garage door system? Have you been considering repairing or replacing your garage? In some cases garage door repair can be the solution. However, there are some reasons that you may want to consider replacing your garage door and system completely. A+ Garage doors shared 4 reasons to replace your garage door and system.
1. Reduce Power Bills
Have you been experiencing high electric bills? Your old garage door system may be increasing your costs. On an attached garage, replacing your old garage door system with a new, insulated model can help to decrease your electric bill. The outside temperature won’t have as much influence on the temperature inside your house because your garage can now serve as a buffer. An added benefit of insulation? Storing items inside an insulated garage protects them better from the elements.
2. Increase Your Home Value
A better looking home is easier to sell. A new garage can increase your home value, which is especially important if you are considering selling your house.
3. Increase Your Home’s Security
Older garage door models can be easier to break into. Newer models can increase the security of your home. For example, using new rolling code technology gives you a better chance of securing your garage.
4. Prevent Injuries
Does your old garage door system have photo-eye sensors that prevent the garage door from being lowered on someone? The garage door being lowered on someone is one of the most common injuries caused by garage doors and some older garage doors systems may not have sensors. Upgrade to a new model to help prevent injury.