Garage Door Themes for Old Home Restoration

If you’re involved in restoring an older home in any way and for any purpose, there are several key areas that you’ll likely be considering here. One common example that you can think about in a few different ways, and which will often be one of the most important parts of the project, is the garage door and garage area.

At Price’s Guaranteed Doors, we’re happy to offer a huge range of garage door installations, repairs and more for clients around Salt Lake City, Midvale, Provo and other parts of Utah. We’ll assist with any project where a garage door in being considered, including home restoration efforts of any kind. Here are some key areas to be aware of if you’re involved in a home restoration project and looking to include the garage door as part of your approach.

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Knowing How Older Garage Doors Work

One area where it pays to have a bit of expertise as you consider a garage door for older homes is in understanding how they generally tend to work. Some of these systems are fairly old and may not be similar to modern doors, so being sure you have the right equipment and knowledge is important.

For instance, many older existing garage doors are made from older wood materials that may be prone to a few specific types of damage and wear. These include issues like rot, warping or other forms of deterioration that can impact how the door operates. Make sure you’re familiar with these potential concerns and how to prevent them.

You should also be thinking, however, about the opening format. Some older garage doors were upright options that actually swung open rather than the modern up-and-over format. In these cases, you might need to consider working with an older-style door specifically for this purpose. Our pros can help out here as well if needed.

Garage Door Materials

In many cases, the materials used to build older garage doors are a bit different than those used in modern options. As mentioned above, wood is often used more frequently here, but this doesn’t mean it’s your only option – fiberglass and steel are also common materials that can be used for older garage doors.

Repair, Refurbish or Replace?

As you’re assessing the state of an older garage door, one major question to ask is whether it’s in good enough shape to be repaired or refurbished, or whether a full replacement will be needed. In most cases, this will depend on the specific condition of your door – if there are significant structural issues, for instance, replacing may be necessary.

At Price’s Guaranteed Doors, we’ll help you make this determination and move forward with the best possible solution. We’ll also offer tips and expertise on how to care for your door over time, ensuring it lasts as long as possible while still looking great and functioning perfectly.

Many Modern Options – With Older Aesthetics

If you’re looking to maintain the traditional aesthetic of your older home while still getting modern convenience and functionality, we also offer several options that are perfect for this need. We have a huge range of traditional-style garage doors available in various materials and colors, allowing you to pick the perfect fit for your particular home’s style.

One key benefit this offers is efficiency, which can save you significant money on your energy bills over time. Our modern garage doors are built to the latest standards, ensuring they keep cool air inside during summer and warm air inside during winter, all while still looking great for years.

Ensuring New Door Compatibility

If you do choose to replace an older garage door, it’s important to ensure that the new door is compatible with your current setup. Our technicians can examine and advise you on this before installation begins, looking at areas like size, weight and other factors that may play a role here.

In addition, we’re also happy to provide any necessary maintenance or repair work for your existing garage doors as well – we’re your one-stop shop for anything and everything related to garage doors.

For more on any of our services for clients around SLC, Midvale, Provo or other parts of Utah, or to learn about the various advantages offered by a new garage door, speak to the staff at Price’s Guaranteed Doors today. We’re standing by to assist you with all your needs.