People experience a garage door replacement all the time with ease. Garage door installation is a very different process. It is much more difficult and can be dangerous. Garage door installation is best left up to the professionals at the Auburn garage door company. There are two kinds of garage door installation processes, the automatic and manual.
Garage door installation involving the automatic garage door is the most difficult. Manual garage door installation is going to be the simplest, but you still may want to get an expert, at the Auburn garage door company, to do the job for you. Usually light weight doors are used in manual door replacement and installation, which makes them easier to carry. Automatic doors are, usually, much heavier and use heavier springs, making this garage door installation much harder.
As far as garage door replacement is concerned there are several factors that need to be thought about. First, you need to decide if the complete garage door needs replacement. Some garage door damage can be fixed by just replacing a portion of the door or just the garage door windows. By letting the professionals, at the Auburn garage door company, replace only the damaged panels and windows of your garage door, you will save a great deal of money.
If you find that you need a complete garage door replacement, it brings up a few more factors to consider. First, what kind of material do you want to use in your garage door replacement. There are aluminum garage doors, steel garage doors, and wood garage doors. You can work with our experts, at the Auburn garage door company, to decide what price and appearance will work best for your needs.
Steel garage doors are an energy efficient and sturdy option. The major problem with steel garage doors is that they are not as appealing. While the steel garage door can be painted to match your house, it will not have the same visual appeal as a wood garage door. A Steel door is the easiest to maintain, however. Due to their extreme weight, it is best to let one of the professionals, at the Auburn garage door company, replace or install your steel door.
A wood garage door is not as common as it used to be. Most of the time it is an older wood door that will be the reason for garage door replacement. A wood door will warp easily and need to be painted often. If a wood garage door is not maintained properly, it will stop rolling correctly in its tracks. A wood garage door will easily fall victim to weather changes and can become warped from moisture. The maintenance required for wood garage doors makes them the perfect candidates for replacement.
A compromise between the steel and the wood garage door that an expert, at the Auburn garage door company, may suggest is an aluminum garage door. Using an aluminum door for your next garage door replacement or installation is an affordable and long lasting choice. An aluminum door can be painted or stained to match your home and this way it will be hardly distinguishable from a wood garage door. An aluminum door will have all the visual appeal of a wood door with all the durability of a steel door. Also, an aluminum garage door is going to need almost no maintenance.
Regardless of the kind of garage door replacement you need, or if you want complete garage door insulation, it is best to contact a professional, like those you will find at the Auburn garage door company. Especially if you are going from a manual garage door to an automatic one because you will have to not only understand the garage door installation and replacement process, but also have a basic understand of electrical wiring.