4 Incredible Ways To Update Your Garage Doors
- January 27, 2016
- Posted by: Edmontongaragedoor
- Category: Garage Door Repair Tips Edmonton
Your garage door is the most noticeable part of your home from outside. They can make or break the overall appearance of your home exterior. Our garage door technicians in Edmonton has shared a few incredible ways to spruce up the look of your home by updating your garage door.
1. Paint Them
Is your garage door dull or faded? Don’t replace them, rather increase their life span with stain or paint. Make sure you choose a sunny day for your door makeover. First, you need to sand any rust or peel off the paint and then with your garden hose, clean it thoroughly. If you are planning to stain over a similar color, then one coat would be fine. But, if you want to paint the door with a different color, apply a primer first. Make sure the paint and primer are formulated for exterior use. Use a brush to evenly and effectively paint the entire door. If you want to complete task as soon as possible, use a roller.
2. Add Windows to Them
Make your carriage-style garage door look more elegant by applying stickers or faux windows. You can also consider of adding real windows that will not only give gorgeous look but also increase ventilation and sunlight. If you are tight on money and couldn’t install a new garage door, invest in attractive windows. Make sure you consult with a professional before installing them as they can guide you about the weight distribution.
3. Reface Them
Wooden decors and accessories are in trend these days. Just like you adorn your home with wooden décor, you can do the same with your garage door. Invest in some handsome wooden trim to cover faded or damaged areas. You can also use wood-look PVC to reface your door. Consult a professional garage door technician to ensure that these additions won’t affect the smooth and safe operation of your door.
4. Replace Them
Don’t know whether to replace or refurbish your garage doors? Well, for this you need to consider the age of your garage door. On an average a door has a lifespan of 30 years. If your door is close to hit its 30s, then consider replacing it. There are a variety of styles and colors of doors available in the market to add instant curb appeal to your home. Moreover, they are equipped with the latest safety features and since they are insulated, they also help curtail your heating and cooling bills.
Still confused? Contact our professionals at Edmonton Garage Door Service. We will inspect your garage door and help you determine whether you should replace or just facelift your door. We have years of experience in the garage door industry and you can rely on us for everything related to your door.