Replace your Garage Door or Operator
Five Good Reasons to Replace your Garage Door or Operator
It goes up, it goes down. But a new Garage Door can do a lot more than that. Here are Five reasons why you may want to consider installing a new Garage Door and Opener.
- New Garage Doors can Increase the Value of your Home.
An online survey conducted by the IDA says that 71% of homeowners who recently replaced their Garage Door believe it increased the value of their home. When nationwide real estate agents were shown “Before” and “After” photos of homes upgraded with new Garage Doors, they increased the list price of the home to reflect the increase in curb appeal. Check out our “Before & After”, section to see and the difference a new Garage Door can make to your home.
- New Garage Doors are a Design Statement.
People are always looking to increase the value of their home and are becoming more design conscious when replacing their Garage Door. On many homes, the Garage Door claims a third of the façade, so it is relatively easy to quickly makeover the look of your home. You can easily increase your Curb Appeal when you choose from the hundreds of different designs available on the market today.
- New Garage Doors, Openers and Accessories provide you with increased Home Security
According to statistics compiled by metropolitan police departments, approximately 50% of all residential burglaries can be traced to an open or an unsecured Garage Door. Make it a practice to always close and secure your Garage Door to protect your personal safety and your possessions. See: Garage Doors & Home Security.
- New Garage Door Openers have Built-in Safety Features.
Garage Door Openers with photoelectric eyes, mounted about six inches above the floor, cast an invisible beam across the door opening and provide extra protection against entrapment. If a door is closing and a child or pet runs underneath the door, the beam breaks, causing the door to automatically reverse. New Garage Doors Openers, with a battery back-up system work even during Power Outages! (See LiftMaster Model 3850) This feature allows you to come and go as normal in the event of a power outage.
- Garage Doors are Today’s Front Door.
Many homeowners use their Garage Door to get into their homes every day, even more often than the Front Entry Door. The key to the Front Door is now the Garage Door’s Remote Control and Keypad. Yesterday’s Latchkey Kids are today’s Keypad Kids. Entering through the Garage Door also allows families to remove their boots & jackets before they enter their home cutting down on home maintenance.