4 Signs It Is Time To Replace Your Garage Door

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4 Signs It Is Time To Replace Your Garage Door

It can be easy to put off household repairs and replacements. Taking time to maintain or even renovate your home can be an obnoxious and costly process, but ATR Garage Door Repair will do everything we can to make your garage door replacement simple and affordable. Still, you may not know if your garage door is in need of a replacement: consequently, this blog will share four signs it is time to replace your garage door.

Strange Noises

One of the first signs your garage door is in need of a replacement is if it is making a strange noise. The occasional squeek or creak may just mean your garage door is in need of oil, but if your door continues to make a strange, grinding noise — it is time to give ATR Garage Door Repair a call.

Slowing Down

Home appliances naturally slow-down over time, and this includes your garage door. Most garage doors last at least 10 years before needing any major repairs, but if your door has encountered damage or heavy ware, repairs or replacements may be needed sooner. If your garage door is slowing down or failing to open on demand, it is time for a service call.

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If you are growing bored of your home’s decor consider replacing your garage door. A garage door replacement naturally makes sense if it is not functioning well, but some people choose to replace their garage door simply as a design preference. Our team of professionals, at ATR Garage Door Repair, will happily help you choose a garage door that fits your home’s .

Constant Repairs

One of the most popular reasons people choose to replace their garage door are constant repairs. While one, two, or even three garage door repairs may be justified — at some point you will begin losing money. If you are constantly calling a garage door technician it may be time to replace your door.

When it comes to replace or repair your garage door turn to ATR Garage Door Repair. Our team of professional technicians will secure your home with a new garage door that functions well, looks great, and fits your budget. To set an appointment with us today or to get a free quote, give us a call: 719-499-04901. ATR Garage Door Repair is a full-service, locally owned, garage door repair and replacement company. We have been working with residents in Colorado Springs since 1990, and look forward to demonstrating why our customers continue to trust in us.

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17 Comments
  1. The garage door is one of the largest panels on your home and can really make a difference to your homes overall aesthetic. I think having a garage door that you’re happy with and fits the style of your home will not only increase how you feel about your home but increase its potential resale value. I’ll have to look in my area for any garage door service companies and see if they offer to replace the door with a different one. Thank you for the information.

  2. Last week, our garage door has started making a weird creaking sound, and it’s strange because it has never done that before. My husband tried putting oil on it and the creaking noises were lessened. I don’t know what this means. You said it needs replacement if it continues to make these sorts of sounds after oiling it. I’m not sure if our garage doors need replacement or just oil, so I’ll get someone to check on it just to be sure. Thanks!

  3. Last week, our garage door has started making a weird creaking sound, and it’s strange because it has never done that before. My husband tried putting oil on it and the creaking noises were lessened. I don’t know what this means. You said it needs replacement if it continues to make these sorts of sounds after oiling it. I’m not sure if our garage doors need replacement or just oil, so I’ll get someone to check on it just to be sure. Thanks!

  4. It was very nice that I read this article because I learned that if the garage door was needing constant repairs, then it’s time to get it replaced because eventually, we will lose a lot of money because of it. I felt a sense of relief knowing that this will only be the first time that we will ever get the garage door fixed. At least, now I have hope that we will not have to replace it because we do not have the money for that yet. Thank you so much for sharing this.

  5. I am glad you mentioned that when your garage door starts to slow down that maybe you should replace or repair it. My parents’ garage door opens so slowly. I appreciate the information on signs that your garage door needs to be replaced.

  6. I never realized that it’s time to contact a professional garage door repair company if your garage door continues to make strange noises. Our garage door has been producing a grinding sound since last week. This is very unusual for us because it never happened before. I will make sure to contact a garage door company to inspect our garage door and repair it if needed.

  7. I like that you suggested having your door repaired if it starts opening slowly. My door has been taking longer than usual to open. It would be smart to call a repair service soon because I don’t want to wait as long for it to open in the mornings.

  8. It sure got my attention when you said that it is time to get the garage door replaced if in case it has started making loud, grinding noise that is different from the usual creaking sound. I guess now it is time to get the old garage door replaced as my mom complained that I woke her up when I opened the door to go to work yesterday. It has been around for a while now, so I am not surprised that it has reached the end of its lifespan. Thank you for the info.

  9. Thanks for bringing to my attention that failing to open on demand can indicate that your garage door needs some attention. My garage door is probably around eight years old, and it was incredibly sluggish when opening this morning. That seems to be a bad sign, so I’ll definitely have a professional come to see if it needs to be repaired or replaced.

  10. My wife and I think there might be something with our garage door, but we weren’t sure. I really like that you say that if your garage door is slowing down or failing to open on command, there could be something wrong. I will definitely have to pay attention to this and see if there are companies in the area I can call.

  11. There are several factors that you can look into when choosing a reason to replace your garage door. As the article points out, some of them might even be as mundane as aesthetic reasons. After all, if the garage door doesn’t match the style and color of the rest of your home then you’ll want to replace that.

  12. My garage door has been making strange noises when I open and close it. It makes sense that getting a professional to take a look at it for me would be a good idea! They could determine whether it should be repaired or replaced.

  13. Thanks for pointing out that you should have your garage door looked at if it’s taking longer than usual to open and close. As I was leaving for work this morning, I noticed the garage door took much longer than normal to close. I thought it might be due to the cold or humidity, so thanks for pointing out that it indicates I need garage door repair!

  14. Last night, my husband had a problem with opening our garage door. He said that it might be got stuck because of the rain. However, it’s been a week since it rained, it should be dried by now. So I guess, I will just suggest that we replace it already.

  15. Thank you for pointing out that I need to replace the garage door even if it hasn’t reached the age when it needs a replacement if it has received major damages. The last storm has taken a toll on the garage door and now it has a lot of dents and a few scratches. I think I need to get it replaced immediately before it gets worse. It’s only five years old, but it’s better than risking my family and my car.

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