Importance of a garage door
Your garage door is an important part of your overall home. Having a good door on your garage will keep your car and your other belongings safe from the elements and secure against theft. Here are some important things you should know.
There are a variety available depending on the size and type of garage you have. You might have a manual garage door that you have to operate yourself or an automatic one that you operate with a keypad and/or remote control. If you have a two-car or larger garage, yours may have long or separate doors for each car stall.
Why you need it
A garage without a door is really just a covered parking spot. A secure garage door can keep your car from getting stolen or vanadalized, and it also can protect other belongings you choose to store in your garage. A quality door will also will protect the contents of your garage from severe weather.
Whether you have a manual or automatic door, there are some maintenance tasks to keep in mind. You should always keep the area both inside and outside your garage door clear to ensure proper operation and reduce the risk of damage. If you have an automatic one, you may need to periodically change batteries in your remote and keypad to ensure proper operation.