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Prepare to Sell Your Home by Having Your Garage Door Serviced

If you live in a house that does not have everything your family needs, you may decide that you want to sell the property and find a more suitable one. When you are determined to sell a house in excellent condition, you will want to check on some of the most important features. Garage door service is worthwhile to make sure this feature is ready for new owners.

Working Condition

While you may know that your garage door is working when you use it on a regular basis, you should feel confident that it will continue to operate properly while selling the home. A thorough inspection will determine whether there is anything that needs to be replaced or repaired.

Having any work that needs to be done before people start looking at the home is important because you do not want a broken garage door to be the thing that potential buyers remember!

Smooth Usage

In addition to working properly, you should also make sure the garage door runs smoothly. Ideally, you want every potential buyer to be able to open and close the door without any issues. This means eliminating strange sounds or stutters that may happen while opening or closing.

When you can open and close the garage door several dozen times without noticing anything out of the ordinary, you may feel confident about showing the garage door during property tours.

Visible Wear

While you will not be able to minimize or eliminate all signs of wear and tear on an older garage door, you can’t go wrong with at least trying. In some cases, your garage door may only need a paint touch-up in a few places.

Hiring professionals to service your garage door will help you look forward to listing your home for sale and getting tours from potential buyers. If you have a home in the San Francisco Bay Area and you need your garage door serviced, contact R&S Erection of Concord today! If you’re a homeowner in the Richmond, VA area, we recommend calling our trusted partners at A-1 Door Company for superior service.

When to Have your Garage Door Serviced

Garage doors are a very important piece of equipment but, like a lot of gear, they tend to deteriorate over time and need to be replaced. So, the question to ask is if your garage door is working as well as it did when you first purchased it. A garage door is a multi-functional piece of equipment that needs to be kept as functional as it possibly can be. Aside from the obvious functions of protecting your cars and belongings from being burglarized, it can also help keep your home safe from thieves. While this depends highly on where your garage is located, if it is directly adjacent to your house then having a working door will help in blocking a potential entry point which thieves can use to get into your home.

Servicing your garage door means repairing it by performing preventative maintenance to improve functionality. But the next question is how to know when it needs this because it isn’t always as easy as looking at the door and seeing that it needs repair work done. These are some signs that you need to look for.

Opening and Closing Problems

If there are times when you have trouble with opening and closing your garage door or if the door moves extremely slowly, then those are some signs that it has issues. If your door is not promptly responding to signals from its remote control, then you may have any one of several issues which can eventually lead to the door ceasing to work entirely. Fortunately, all the issues that can cause this are fixable if you catch them early enough. So, make sure you call for a professoinal if you notice any of these issues and there shouldn’t be any more problems.


This can be something as commonplace as rust on the door, chipped paint or worn tracks. While these problems may be cosmetic, there is no reason to risk it. Servicing the door will both improve the visuals and extend the durability of your garage door’s parts.

Even though your garage door may be in excellent shape today, it’s smart to schedule a maintenance tune-up at least once a year to make sure that no unexpected problems crop up.

But, if you need a garage door tune-up ASAP then contact us today to get started with servicing, professional repair services and more!

R&S Erection of Concord, Inc.

2424 Bates Ave. Concord , CA 94520
(925) 671-7606 Fax: (925) 671-7621
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