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Garage Door Repair or Replacement: Which is Your Best Option?

It’s often difficult to decide whether to repair or replace your garage door. Especially if it’s your first house and you don’t have any prior experience with the issue. There are definitely times when repair is the right choice but there also comes a time in the life of all garage doors that the only reasonable option is replacement. So how can you decide which course of action is the right one? In this post we’re going cover reasons you may want to replace your door along with some common problems that can be repaired without much trouble.

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Signs that Garage Door Repair is in Order

Garage door repair is something you’ll want to do quickly before small problems mushroom into big, dangerous ones. Here are some problems that can be easily repaired by the technicians from A Better Garage Door:

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Seal a Garage Floor - Picking the Best Type and Sealing it Properly

One of the questions we get a lot when we show up to repair a garage door or a garage door opener doesn’t have anything to do with garage doors. People want to know what we think is the best type of flooring for their garage. It’s a good question and, while we’re not flooring experts necessarily, we do see just about every different kind of flooring during the course of our workday and get to see which ones work and which ones don’t. So below we’re going to look at the different types of garage flooring that we think make the most sense. Then we will give you the best DIY guide to sealing your garage floor properly.

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When is the Best Time for Home Improvement and How to Avoid the Money Pit and Stick to a Budget

Summer is the best time to engage in home improvement projects. True or false?

Most people will say that statement is “true” without much hesitation but as it turns it’s not quite as black and white as all that. Certainly from the perspective of weather summertime is undoubtedly the best time to be making holes in exterior walls or digging up the yard for an inground pool. But weather is not the only thing that needs to be considered when setting up a schedule for your home improvement project. Just as important, (and in many ways more important), is that the renovation occurs at a time that fits best with your family’s schedule and dovetails nicely with optimal financial conditions; both your own and those related to the cost of materials and labor.

The Law of Supply and Demand

The summertime may be the best time to open up the side of the house to create an addition but it’s also the contractor’s busiest time of the year. That’s because everyone wants their addition built during the warm weather. If you can wait until fall or early next spring you can likely catch the contractor at a slower time when they really need the work. Translation? You’ll get a better price. Waiting out the market can sometimes make the difference between being able to afford the renovation you want and having to settle for less.

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