The garage door isn’t really something you often think of—until it starts having problems! There are few things as inconvenient as a garage door that isn’t working properly. And more importantly, many problems can compromise the safety of the door. This is why timely replacement is essential!
Think you may need a new garage door for your home in the southwestern Ohio area? Overhead Door Co. of Greater Cincinnati can help. If you need a new garage door, call us at 513-394-6938 513-394-6938 or contact us online!
Signs You May Need a New Garage Door
When their garage doors start acting up, many homeowners ask themselves, “Do I need a new garage door?” If your garage door is old, or you’re not sure how old it is but you’ve had it as long as you’ve had your house, it may be time for replacement. Talking to a professional garage door company is the best way to determine if you need to replace your garage door, but it can be helpful to do some quick inspections on your own.
We don’t recommend you try any repairs, but every month or so—and after severe storms—you should go outside and inspect the garage door. While it’s expected that your garage door is going to get a few scratches and dings over time, there are some other things that may indicate a problem and that it could be time for a replacement. A few of the signs that you may need to replace your garage door are:
- Won’t open or only opens partially
- Won’t close or only closes partially
- Makes a loud grinding or humming noise when it opens or closes
- Won’t operate even when the motor is running
- Can be manually opened without using the opener or keypad
- Has broken glass
- Requires more frequent or increasingly expensive repairs
- Is corroded (painting over the exposed metal is a temporary solution and not a great one)
- Is sagging, cracking or warping (common in older wood garage doors)
We offer 24-hour garage door service in the Cincinnati area, so when you need garage door replacement, you can count on us to come out and help you with your problem quickly. Some of these signs indicate problems that can actually compromise the safety of the garage door, so don’t hesitate to contact a local company right away if your door is experiencing any kind of problem!
Garage Door Replacement in Cincinnati
For over 90 years, Overhead Door Co. of Greater Cincinnati has been helping homeowners with their garage door needs in southwestern Ohio. If you need to replace your garage door, contact us by calling us or filling out the short form on the right!