Replace vs. Repair: Signs You Need A New Garage Door Or Opener

Replace vs. Repair: Signs You Need A New Garage Door Or Opener

Mountain View Doors is your friendly, local garage door and accessories expert here to help guide you in your repair and replacement needs! When it comes to thinking about whether you need a repair or a replacement of your door or opener there can be several factors to keep in mind. Below we have assembled a list of things to consider that may indicate that you need a new garage door or opener over a repair.


Excessive Noise

If your garage door or opener makes loud and unusual noises, it could be a sign of wear and tear or a malfunctioning part.


Difficulty Opening or Closing

Is your door having difficulty opening or closing? It could be due to a worn-out motor or broken springs, which could be dangerous if not addressed promptly. Likewise, if your garage door or opener is slow to respond when you press the remote or keypad, it could be due to a failing motor or outdated technology.


Sagging or Damaged Door

If your garage door is sagging or damaged, it may be time to replace it. A damaged garage door not only affects your home's curb appeal but also poses a safety hazard.

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High Energy Bills

If your garage door or opener is old and not energy-efficient, it could be costing you more in utility bills than a newer, energy-efficient model.


Lack of Safety Features

If your garage door opener does not have the latest safety features, such as automatic reversing or photoelectric sensors, it may be time to upgrade to a newer model for added safety and security.

When it comes to your home’s doors and openers. It’s important to identify when it’s time for replacement or repair. If you’re unsure whether you need to replace or repair your door or opener, call our team at Mountain View Doors for assistance!

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