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Garage Doors: What if They’re Getting Rusty?

If you have garage doors in your home, there’s a good chance they have some rust on them. Over time, this happens to almost all homeowners. Regardless of what climate you live in, your garage doors are susceptible to rust simply because they get wet from time to time. The environment can wreak havoc on your garage doors. Between rain, sleet, and snow, the odds of rust building up on your garage doors are good. Even if you perform routine maintenance on your garage doors, they will eventually succumb to rust and corrosion. Here, we will discuss some of the common causes of rust on your garage doors. We will also explain other factors that can speed up the rusting process. If it’s time for you to consider new garage doors, give us a call.

We can come out and take a look at your current garage doors to see how badly they’re damaged. If we think they’re worth salvaging, we will try to do that for you. However, if you’re like most other homeowners, it may be high time you invest in a garage door installation. Our team can come out and provide you with a free estimate so you have an idea of how much it will cost to replace your garage entrance doors. Even if you just have a few questions about how to prevent rust, you should still call one of our technicians. We’ll do our best to help answer your questions and, if you choose to move forward with the garage door installation, we can help there too.

Do You Live in an Area with High Levels of Humidity?

Depending on where you live, the weather could be the cause of your rusty garage entrance doors. Humidity is one of the leading causes of rust. When humidity levels spike, they can hasten the rusting process. This means that garage doors that are already prone to rusting will do so even faster. With so much moisture on the surface of your garage doors, you should expect a certain amount of rust. Of course, if you take good care of your garage doors, you may be able to extend their lives despite the humid weather. However, at some point, you’ll need to give in and consider investing in new garage doors for your home.

Exposure to Water Will Eventually Lead to Rust Buildup

If you live in a city where it rains a lot, it’s no surprise your garage doors are getting rusty. The same is true for any other water sources. For example, if you power wash your house a few times a year, you’ll be exposing your garage doors to even worse rust. This kind of thing, when combined with the rain, can do a real job on your doors. This is why we suggest that you reach out to one of our agents to discuss a garage door installation. We can come out and look to see how bad the damage is. While installing your new garage doors, we can also point out some of the things you can do to slow down the rusting process.

Are Your Current Garage EntranceDoors of High Quality?

Some of our customers are surprised to learn that there are different levels of quality when it comes to garage entrance doors. If you buy the cheapest garage doors available, you shouldn’t expect them to last as long as high-quality doors. For example, some of the less expensive garage doors are extremely thin. This means it takes a lot less time for the rust to eat through the doors and the joints. The same is true if the doors are made out of a poor quality material. Our technicians can show you some new garage doors that are of high quality. If you’re going to make this sort of investment, you want to make sure you buy the best. Your wallet will thank you years from now.

It May Be Time for New Garage Doors

If you’re on the fence about whether to bite the bullet and schedule a garage door installation, contact our office. We completely understand that no homeowner wants to spend thousands of dollars on new garage doors. However, you also don’t want to let the value of your home decrease when it doesn’t have to. Any investment you make on new garage doors today will be money well spent.

Contact Our Experts to Discuss a Garage Door Installation

If your garage doors need to be repaired or replaced, it may be time to give us a call. Many of our customers complain about rust building up on their doors. They typically think they did something wrong. Sometimes, that is the case. If you don’t perform routine maintenance on your garage entrance doors, they will succumb to rust and buildup in the garage door joints. While you can always apply a fresh coat of paint to cover up the rust, all that is doing is hiding the problem. It is also delaying the inevitable. Our technicians perform garage door installations all throughout the year. It doesn’t matter if it’s the middle of winter or the height of summer. We can install new garage doors in no time and show you simple steps you can take to protect them for years to come.

If you’re tired of making excuses for why your garage door squeaks and rattles when it goes up or down, contact our office. We offer a variety of solutions. We offer our customers a free estimate so they can consider their options before making any final decisions. If you’re not ready to replace all your garage doors just yet, you should at least consider replacing the that is suffering from the worst corrosion and rust. While we can’t do anything to prevent your new garage doors from becoming rusty in the future, we can teach you a few maintenance tricks that will slow down the process.

Since we offer all customers a free estimate, you have nothing to lose by reaching out today.

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