Managing Garage Heat in the Summer Months

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While you are spending time outside enjoying the summer sun with your family, it is important that you don’t overlook the safety and durability of your home. The heat of the summer can take a toll on outdoor and indoor features. So, these hot months might be the perfect time to work on repair and home restoration projects.

When it comes to your garage door, there are a few things that you need to watch for during the summer heat:

Storage Items in the Garage

Be careful about the items that are stored in the garage. If you have photos, antiques, electronics, or any other items that are sensitive to changing temperatures, then you should avoid garage storage. Keep these items inside where the air conditioner will help with temperature management.

Insulation for the Garage

Even though the garage is often considered to be an outdoor area of the home, don’t overlook the importance of insulating this space. The garage can act as a buffer between the summer heat and your home. An extra layer of insulation will reduce the lost air that might be coming from the air conditioner.

Consider upgrading to an insulated garage door. Make sure to keep the garage door closed as much as possible to manage the sun and heat exposure in the garage.

Wear and Tear on the Garage Door

Can you see visible fading or damage on the outside of the garage door? Then it might be an indication that it is time to replace the door. Right now is the perfect opportunity to make these upgrades. First, consider whether a fresh coat of paint and small repairs will work to overcome the damage. If not, then contact a garage door expert to learn about your options for a replacement door.

Our team is here to help with your garage quality and comfort. If you have questions about maintaining the garage door or improving the curb appeal of your home, then you need to call us right away for more information. Contact us at Precision Garage Door Service to schedule a complimentary consultation in your garage: (951) 331-3254