Things to Consider When Deciding Whether to Repair or Replace Your Garage Door

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Throughout your garage doors lifetime, it’s likely that things may go wrong – from functional issues to scratches and cracks in the paint work. But how do you know whether it’s time to replace your garage door or repair it? In this blog post, we take you through some things to consider when deciding whether to repair or install a new garage door. 



One of the most important things to consider is: how much will it cost to repair? If the repairs are going to cost more than a new garage door, it could be worthwhile and more cost effective to install a new one altogether. Here at Bullet Garage Doors, we offer a free consultation so you’ll know how much the repairs will cost, allowing you to weigh up the pros and cons. 


Level of Damage 

The level of damage on your garage door can range from minimal to severe. Minimal damage will most likely be aesthetic issues, such as scratches and chippings in the paint work. If the functionality of your garage door is fine, it’s recommended that for minimal damage it’s best to repair your garage door. Severe damage will include badly dented or buckled & various other problems that come with heavy impact to your garage door, which affect the opening and closing of your garage door. In this instance, inevitably, your garage door will need replacing. 


How Old Is Your Garage Door?

This is a key factor to think about when deciding. For instance, if your garage door is over 15 years old, you could have additional reasons for wanting to replace your garage door, such as wanting a different colour, material or function. 


Bullet Garage Doors

With over 25 years experience working on garage door repairs and replacements, we’d be more than happy to help. We offer free consultations on all of our services, including plantation shutters and external doors. Whether it’s for a replacement garage door or repair, give us a call today on 01582 932025. Moreover, you can complete our online enquiry form where a member of our team will be in contact shortly.

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