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5 Tips For Reducing Your Garage Door Repair Costs

 April 10, 2019

Your garage door is used every day, multiple times a day and is with any piece of machinery it will wear down over time. While wear and tear is expected and easily addressed, an unexpected repair can be both inconvenient and costly. Garage door repair, while necessary, can be an untimely expense, however with a few tips you can work to reduce the cost of any future repairs.

1) Keep Up With Routine Maintenance

 

In order to continue to run efficiently, garage doors require routine maintenance. With annual garage door maintenance from a professional garage door company, you can be sure that parts of the door and opener system are working properly and in good condition. Routine maintenance will

  • Perform a visual inspection checking for signs of wear and any obvious issues
  • Lubricate all parts including hinges, tracks and rollers
  • Tighten any loose screws or bolts
  • Look for signs of potential problems

2) Replace Old Parts With Quality Pieces

 

A garage door that is not operating as efficiently as it should can sometimes be resolved by simply replacing an old worn down part for one that is newer and of better quality. During routine maintenance, you could ask your repair technician to inspect the quality of existing parts and replace any that may break or wear down in the near future.

3) Find A Reliable Garage Door Repair Company

 

Take some time to research local garage door repair companies. Look for companies that are licensed and insured with an established business and years of experience.  To help you find a reputable company, you might also ask friends or neighbors for referrals. Hiring a company that you know has done quality work can provide peace of mind. You can also check online reviews to find out what previous customers have thought of their service.

 

4) Don’t Wait To Fix A Problem

 

If your garage door isn’t working like it should be or if you know of a repair that needs to be done, be sure to call for garage door repair sooner rather than later. Neglecting a small problem will inevitably lead to a larger problem, while neglecting a big problem will inevitably lead to an even bigger, and more costly, problem. Garage door professionals have found that the vast majority of issues with garage door are a result of homeowner’s waiting too long to fix it. Even if you think the problem is nothing major, have a garage repair company come out to inspect and assess it before you’re forced to call for emergency repair.

5) Don’t Try To Fix The Problem Yourself

 

You might be tempted to take on garage door repair on your own, but without the proper training and experiencing you could make the problem worse or even injure yourself. Garage door repair can be difficult and dangerous if you don’t know what you’re doing. Attempting to fix a garage door without the right tools, skill, and know-how could end up costing you much more in the long run.

For trustworthy and affordable garage door repair in Las Vegas, contact us at K&B Door Company today to schedule an appointment.

 

K & B Door Co
3711 W Sirius Ave Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 871-0662

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