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Why upgrading your garage door is a great investment


It’s inevitable that one day, the time will come for you to replace your garage door. This can be a daunting prospect, but in actuality it’s an opportunity to improve the value and utility of your garage. Here are five reasons why upgrading your garage door is a great idea and a smart investment.

1.Make your property more secure

From the perspective of a burglar, a garage is something of a lucky dip. It could contain more or less anything, from valuable tools to expensive cars, and it’s therefore a prime target. An old door that can’t shut properly or has an unreliable locking mechanism is an easy target, whereas a newer door will prove much less forgiving.

2.Save on maintenance and repair costs

Due to the wear and tear that some older doors have been subjected to, it can be much more cost-effective to just replace them with newer models rather than continually forking out for repairs. Added to that is the fact that modern garage doors are made with eco-friendliness and durability in mind, so you can be sure your new door will represent value for money.

3.Lower your energy bills

Another way in which a garage door upgrade can save you money is on the energy front. Newer insulated doors are much more energy efficient, retaining heat more effectively and allowing less air to sneak through gaps in the frame. Combine this with well-insulated walls and your energy bills will plummet.

4.Enhance your property’s visual appeal

With so many colours, designs, materials and finishes to choose from, your garage door can now have a bigger impact than ever on your property’s curb appeal. A smart new door is a simple way of modernising the look of your home whilst providing a whole host of practical benefits to boot.

5.Increase the value of your property

Now that you’ve got a better idea of all the benefits a garage door upgrade brings, it should be no surprise that it also increases your property’s value. A shiny new door could be just the thing to tempt a buyer whilst also raising the price they’re willing to pay.

If you’d like to upgrade your garage door, Bradford Garage Doors can help. Through our partnership with Hörmann, the world’s leading manufacturer of garage door products, we offer a great range of designs, styles and colours. To find out more, call us on 01274 352 303 or fill in our contact form.

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