Garage doors are quick to get damaged or dented. For a lot of homes, the garage faces the road. Therefore, it is important to maintain clean and well- maintained garage doors. Here are some common questions people have about garage doors.
- What is the cost of new garage doors?
According to Better Homes & Gardens, a single garage door will range from as low as $200 to $4,000 for two or more doors. Not to mention the installation, that averages about $1,063.
- How to pick the right door?
There are a couple of factors that go into picking a garage door such as, size, style, materials, and the cost. Expect to spend between $740 and $1,417 installing a garage door.
- What material is best for a garage door?
Materials can vary, which is good because they can be modified to everyone’s likes. The most popular materials are wood, vinyl, steel, and glass. Wood gives a classic and antique look. Vinyl is low- maintenance, rust- resistant and durable. Steel can be painted to accommodate the houses colors. Lastly, glass is becoming very popular. The maintenance of glass doors includes washing with water and soap.
- Damaged door, what to do?
The damage may seem simple to fix, but it is important to keep in mind that a damage could get worse if not assessed correctly. Depending on how old the garage door is, if it has a dent, consider if repairing it will cost more than replacing it.
- What will a garage door opener cost?
Believe it or not, garage openers are often not included in the price of replacement. The garage opener itself will cost between $150 to $300.
- What to do with old door and parts?
Make sure that the old doors are properly recycled. Another alternative would be getting creative and build a headboard or even wall art.
Haugo, Rachel. “Answers to Your Garage Door Repairs & Replacement Cost Questions.” Better Homes and Gardens, 27 July 2017, www.bhg.com/home-services/advice/cost/garage-door-repair-costs-questions/.