When your garage door malfunctions, you might be tempted to look up videos on YouTube and try to fix it yourself. After all, no one wants to pay extra for an unexpected repair, especially if it’s possible to do it themselves, right? The problem with DIY garage door repairs is that you run the risk of seriously injuring yourself if something goes wrong. Garage doors are heavy, and if they fall on you, they can cause severe injuries or even death.
Even if you manage to avoid that particular fate, many people suffer pinched, bruised and even broken fingers from getting them pinched in the hinges. That’s why it’s always a smart idea to get professional garage door repair in McDonough, GA. In fact, you can break the reasons down into three major categories:
- Save yourself time and money: It’s estimated that DIY projects take about four times as long as they would if you hire a professional who does the same task day in and day out. If you have nothing but time and money on your hands, that might work for you, but the average person can’t afford to devote an entire day (or more) to fixing a part of their home that gets such heavy use. Yes, you’re going to pay for the labor, but you’re also paying for the job to get done faster by a trained expert.
- Get the job done right the first time: What happens if you attempt a DIY garage door repair—potentially investing in new tools and supplies to finish it—and something goes wrong? You’ll wind up having to hire a professional anyway. When you hire an experienced professional, you’re getting someone who does the same task daily, whose training has prepared them for any challenges that may pop up and who is familiar with the parts and tools they’ll need for repairs. You’ll save yourself the hassle of trying to DIY and then needing to research garage repair services.
- Get a guarantee for your garage: Finally, when you DIY and something goes wrong, you have no one but yourself to blame—and no way to fix it except to either shell out more money, more time or both. Hiring a professional, on the other hand, ensures that if something goes wrong after the repair, you’ll have recourse with both your repair service and the garage door manufacturer. (Most manufacturers require the doors to be installed and repaired by a professional for the warranty to be valid.)
The choice is pretty simple: hiring a professional for garage door repair is always worth it.
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Affordable Dock & Door is McDonough’s premier garage door service, supplying, installing and repairing garage doors for over 25 years. We work with our clients to find doors that are both functional and beautiful, ensuring that your garage doors suit your home’s or business’s aesthetic as well as your budget. When you’re ready to install high-quality doors with an experienced team, call Affordable Dock & Door.