Your home is most likely your most valuable investment. Understandably, you’d like any improvements you make to increase that value, not just in your enjoyment of your property but in intrinsic dollars and cents. The best home improvement projects make your home worth more in the end. That’s why garage door replacement is one of the best things you can do when it comes to improving your home. Study after study has confirmed it has one of the best Returns on Investments when it comes to the value of your property.
How much ROI a new door can bring depends on what condition it is in. Here are a few indications it’s time to consider installing a new door.
A door should open without hesitation. You don’t want it just flying open at the push of a button. That would be dangerous. But it should run smoothly when you push the remote or open it manually. If it’s a struggle, or the door creaks and rattles, you might consider a new one.
Another sign is just the overall appearance. Yes, looks do matter when it comes to garage doors. In fact, visual appeal can have a serious impact on the value of your home. Eventually, a paint job won’t be enough. There may be panels missing, rust, or the door sags in all the wrong areas. It’s time to replace it.