Why January is a Great Time for a Garage Door Inspection

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When was the last time you had your garage door inspected by a professional? If you haven’t had an inspection in a while, then you should set a New Year’s goal to schedule a time within the next few weeks

January Garage Door InspectionWhy Do You Need a Garage Door Inspection?

Even if the garage door seems to be working fine, it is important to regularly inspect the working parts of the door to make sure that everything looks good. Failing to conduct these regular inspections might actually lead to expensive repair bills later on!

During a garage door inspection, there are certain parts of the door that are assessed. For example, the chain or belt on the garage door opener should be looked at, because it might be beneficial to replace an old part before it breaks and causes more damage.

Bolts and screws on the garage door can become loose over time, and many homeowners don’t realize that there is a problem until the door breaks. But, these problems can easily be avoided by inspecting the working parts of the garage door and tightening down anything that has become loose.

Protecting the Safety of Your Family

If the door breaks, then it can be quite dangerous if it comes crashing down. Garage doors are quite heavy, and might cause bodily harm or damage to any items that are in the pathway of the door. Most garage doors and garage door openers are built with safety features to prevent these accidents, but it is still a good idea to hire a professional to inspect the door regularly to prevent this issues from occurring.

Whether you are shopping for a new garage door or you need to keep up with regular maintenance on an older door, January is a great time to get started! The New Year offers the reminder that certain home maintenance tasks need to be done, and many people find that they have more time since the holiday season is over.

Do you have questions about garage door maintenance or the options that are available to replace your old garage door? Contact Precision Garage Door Service by calling: (951) 331-3254