New Garage Door New Rochelle
Live in New Rochelle or in Westchester New York interested in replacing your garage door? Are you not sure if it will best to fix the current garage door, or to replace it with a newer one? Did you have lost during the search for a new garage door? Not sure which garage door to purchase? Couldn’t find a reliable garage door supplier in New Rochelle? We are here for you! With many years of experience in the overhead doors industry, and after hundreds of new garage door in installations in New Rochelle, and in Westchester County, we can help you find the right garage door for you.
How to find a new garage door?
Looking around you when walking or driving through the streets of New Rochelle, will reveal endless amount of different garage doors, with different size, colors, and which were made from different materials. You will probably find some doors that will be close, if not exactly what you are looking for. There are Wooden garage doors, Hollow doors, Glass doors, Aluminum doors, Insulated doors, one panel doors, commercial door, garage doors with a walk through doors and more. So it easy to get confused through all the options. We have created few things to consider when looking to purchase a new garage door.
Look for High quality garage door and parts
If we will leave the design and the color aside for a moment, what really matter is the quality of the door you will purchase. When you are purchasing a new garage door, you are making an investment that will last for many years, and when you purchase quality you are getting quality in return.
There are different garage doors brands in the American market. And many of them do offer high quality doors, aside from low quality doors. The difference between a high quality garage door, and a low quality garage door can range between 20-50% in price. But if you look at it in the long term, while considering the fact that a high quality can last more than 20 years, and with the right maintenance it may never need repairs, you will see that invest some more money in quality, will save you both time and money.
The high quality doors are stronger, insulate better, and will probably last longer. But beside the time and money you will save on repairs, and the need to replace the door much sooner than if you would of purchase a high quality door, the quality of the garage door is something you are going to enjoy every time you will use the door. And if you replaced a law quality door with a top quality one, you will see the difference from first use.
Use the services of a professional Installer
Another important thing that you must consider on your way to a new garage door is the installer. You want a professional installer to remove the old door with minimum damage, and to install the new door in the best way it can be installed. Whether you are looking for a new garage door in New Rochelle, or someplace else in Westchester, look for a professional installer that may be a bit more expensive than others who offer quick and cheap service, but which eventually going to cost you a lot more.
Not every new installations is the same, and not once the installation require certain knowledge and experience, to overcome unexpected issues such as an unordinary structure of the garage, a low head room, and other obstacles that may require experience in installing new overhead doors.
The two most important things you should be looking for when purchasing a new garage door are: High quality door and opener, and a professional installer for the job.
What is the price of a new garage door?
If someone will tell us what the price of a new car is, we will tell him what the price of a garage door is. Now seriously, the price range of new garage doors usually run between 100$-100,000$. Ok, you got the idea. There is no one price for a new garage door, just like there is no one price for a new car, it depend on many variables, and each installation may require certain parts. And if someone tell you that he can install a new garage door for you for 399$, you should know that it will not end with 399$.
There are single garage doors, double garage doors, residential, commercial, glass garage doors, steel, wood, Vinyl, glass section, insulated, non-insulated, low headroom, torsion spring system, extension spring system Etc… So it is impossible to define how much it cost to install a new door.
If you choose to buy a quality insulated overhead door, you are getting 2 things: The first thing is a door that will serve you and last for many years. And a door that will operate smoothly and silently, and which its quality you will notice from first use (As long as it will be maintained on time). So we prefer to use the term “invest” instead of “spend”. If you try and save money, buy purchasing the cheapest overhead door, you will get a cheap door in return. It will probably last for 5 years, and may need repairs during that period.
We avoid installing the cheap garage doors. We have decided that we prefer to refuse accept the job, than to put the signature of All Westchester Garage Doorson a garage door from a low quality. There are other companies in Westchester County, who will be glad to install a cheap and low quality garage door for you. But if you are looking to install a good and high quality door, which is going to serve you and your family for many years, we welcome you to contact us.
What to do, repair or replace?
The way we see it, to try and answer that question over the email, or over the phone, without physically inspect the garage door, is irresponsible and definitely unprofessional. There are many variables which should be calculated, and first one is the safety. We usually consult with the customer, and give our professional impression whether to repair or replace, but if it is a matter of safety, we will not repair the garage door.
- If the repair will accede 70% of the price of a completely new garage door, we may advice you to consider replacing the door (Of course that the condition of the garage door matter).
- If the panels are rotten, and repairing the door will only be a temporary solution, we may recommend to replace the door.
- If the door is not safe for use, even if we will repair it, we will recommend to replace it.
- If the door is old, we may recommend to replace it.
- If the door does not fit the open where it is installed, we may recommend to replace it.
- If the door is installed in the front of the house, and it is in bad condition, you may want to consider replacing it.
New Opener installation New Rochelle
A new opener installation is usually required in one of 2 situations: When the old opener stopped working, or if there was never an opener installed, and you are interested to switch using you garage door from manually to electrically. If it is an opener replacement, and you would like to continue and using the type of opener (Chain drive/Belt drive/Screw drive), the first you need to do is to contact a garage door company in New Rochelle, to come and inspect the opener, and determine whether to repair or to install a new opener.
There are cases where the opener can be repaired, but we still recommend to replace it! If our experience that repairing the opener will only last for 2-3 months, before the same problem will repeat, or before another issue will stop the motor from working, we may recommend to replace the operator and install a new one.
If you never had an opener installed before, and you are interested in installing one, as funny as it may sound, the first thing you need to do is to confirm that there is a power outlet in your garage, to which the opener will be connected to. Once you confirmed that, you need to choose which type of opener to install. We welcome you to check our article which explain about the different types of garage door openers.
During the installation, you must confirm that the installer include safety sensors as part of the installation. It is illegalto install a new garage door opener which does not include a reversing safety mechanism such as the safety sensors.
Which new opener should I buy?
There are many openers in the American market. Some of them from top quality, and some are from low quality, and as we explained above, we always favor the better openers. But if you wonder what kind of opener you should purchase, we will say in general that there are 3 leading kinds in the market today: Chain drive opener, Belt drive opener, and screw drive opener. If you would like to read more about the openers, visit this article about garage door opener.