There is a great sense of reward and achievement in DIY projects. I consider myself quite handy, and I've completed a few home-improvement projects, running the whole gamut from the very simple to projects that are quite advanced. Most importantly, I'm honest about my limitations and know when to leave it to the pros. Ranking high up in the list of projects best left to the experts is garage door services.
The installation, servicing, and repairs that are routine tasks for pros are not my wheelhouse. With highly skilled and experienced professionals, not the handyman everyone calls for quick fixes, you can be more at ease with the outcome of your job.
Here is a look at some of the top reasons why I strongly recommend hiring a professional garage door services company as opposed to pulling out my toolbox. By the way--It doesn't matter whether it's a residential or commercial property.
1. Safety Always Comes First
Garage doors are quite heavy, and even with multiple helpers, it may be quite difficult to get them in place. Professionals have the tools and equipment, as well as the experience to ensure everything runs smoothly and safely. From correct cable and spring alignment to counterbalancing, the experts know how to keep your garage doors safe.
There is a certain risk of injury with DIY projects. Any seemingly small mistake during installation or repair can quickly turn your project tragic.
2. A Professional Job Saves Money
A single mistake can make your DIY garage door installation or repair project quite expensive. Think of the damage to costly garage door components or the cost of medical expenses in case of an accident. In the end, you may still have to bring in the pros to fix these installation and repair errors.
Taking on the project as a DIY may save you money upfront as you avoid the service charges of the professionals. However, for the reasons highlighted, it may end up costing you more in the long run.
3. A Professional Job Maintains Product Warranty
Garage door manufacturers offer a warranty for their products. For everything that I buy, I always ensure that I go through the terms of the warranty and become familiar with what may void the warranty.
To maintain the parts warranty of your garage door, it's best to leave all work to the experts. I suggest that should include from the installation to any repairs, minor or significant.
Choosing Between Garage Door Services
With the aforementioned benefits, among others, you have every reason to get in touch with a professional garage door service company. What then, should you look for as you choose the best garage door service company?
Here are a few tips to keep in mind when selecting a company to install or repair your garage doors:
I. The Value of Experience
I have nothing against new players in the industry, but there is no denying the value of having years of experience. Like other trades, installation, servicing and repairing garage doors is perfected over the years.
If a garage door service has been around for decades, there's a good reason why. Leave no doubts in the selection process: pick a long-term winner. Don't look for reasons to try someone new; it's your money, after all. A solid track record should inspire your confidence.
Windsor Door Sales has been in business for almost five decades. We take great pride in our many years of experience doing what we do best. It's this experience that makes it easy for our crew to offer over-the-phone troubleshooting and very fast on-site garage door services and repairs.
II. Full-Service Company
It is quite convenient to know that you can rely on the same company who installed your garage doors and roller shutters to carry out servicing and repair work. Go for a company that has trained staff, equipped with the skills and tools to take on all repair jobs. They should be able to handle all jobs on your doors and shutters, big or small.
Over the years, I have tailored routine maintenance programs for our clients. With proper maintenance, you can look forward to your garage doors lasting long and working with nearly the same efficiency as during the initial installation.
III. Go Local
I have heard one too many tales of people being scammed by unscrupulous companies preying on home and business owners. To avoid falling victim, choose a local company with a solid reputation. For your own peace of mind, visit their physical location.
Windsor Door Sales is a locally owned and operated service company. It's a family business, and you can trust the Pomroys for all your garage door installation and repair work.
As a local company, we are just a phone call away and guarantee fast response times when it comes to emergency repair requests.
IV. Service Pricing and Financing
How much will you be paying? Before rushing to hire the company, offering you a ridiculously low quote, can you be confident you will get value for your money?
If the quality of the service is commensurate with the price, then go ahead and pay for it. What would be a real shame is skimping on the installation or repairs, only to end up with a shoddy job that will cost even more to fix.
We offer free, no-obligation estimates. Our quotes are very market-competitive. At Windsor Door Sales, we even offer a flexible financing program.
Lastly, before committing to work with a garage door services company, be sure to enquire about their guarantee policy. Can you trust the company to stand by and back their work fully?
At Windsor Door Sales, we always ensure we get the job done right the first time. That said, we always guarantee all our work. Our responsive customer service and support team are always ready to address any queries or issues that may arise after the installation or repair work.
Protect Your Investment
Buying garage doors and openers for your home or business is an investment. There are several options to choose from--some with popular new “smart features.”
Whichever type you select, you want to ensure that you get real value out of your investment. Professional installation and repairs are a good place to start. It will properly equip your garage door to perform as it should, and last for a long time.
With Windsor Door Sales, you have a professional garage door services company that you can trust. Our reputation is well-known across New Mexico, and we look forward to adding you to our ever-growing list of satisfied clients.