Automatic garage door systems are incredibly complex, so it's not unheard of for them to experience all sorts of problems. Below are several FAQs that can help you deal with various scenarios. Let our team know if you need professional repair services.
Can I repaint my steel garage door?
Steel garage doors usually come pre-painted with a factory-applied baked-on coating. However, if you are unable to find the perfect color that compliments your home when you're buying, or if the paint has worn down, you can repaint your steel door. Avoid the use of oil-based paints and make sure you've got prime the metal surface first with a rust-resistant latex or oil-based primer. You may also need to lightly sand the surface first with sandpaper.
Why are fiberglass doors good for your garage?
With a factory pre-stained finish, fiberglass doors can provide the richness of wood with much less maintenance. Like aluminum, fiberglass is very lightweight. The material also helps to control salt air corrosion and translucency. Furthermore, vertical or horizontal raised panels of fiberglass boards can create an elegant look and increase curb appeal.
What are the benefits of having a steel garage door?
Steel garage doors offer the best value for homeowners because of their strength, security and overall energy efficiency. They are also less costly than many other types of doors because of today's advanced manufacturing. They can also come in a variety of colors, and even a wood aesthetic finish.