Myths About Garage Doors That Homeowners Must Ignore


Are you a mom who likes everything at home organized and functioning well – from the biggest structures like garage doors to the smallest furniture like side tables? If you are, this blog post would surely help and inform you with details that you must ignore when it comes to one of the largest movable items you have at home, your garage door!

Everyone is aware of how important garage doors are for both commercial and residential locations. One great function it performs is keeping everything you have at home safe and secure (because there are homeowners who are utilizing garage doors as entrances as well). But still, some people have negative thoughts about having a garage door at home resulting in the idea of not installing one. Keep in mind that you should not believe all the statements coming from several people without checking relevant facts and information. There could be “untrue” from those. 

Well, this is why this article was created. We would like to share with you some of those myths or sayings about garage doors that every homeowner must ignore. You can read all facts here that would help you decide whether you will proceed with garage door installation or not.

The Misconceptions About Garage Doors That You Must Know

Here are the most popular or most common sayings about garage doors that you should not pay attention to. 

Maintenance Is Not Needed That Much

You may have read from blog sites on the web that there are a lot of maintenance practices that one should look into once a garage door has been installed at home. Though information is available on the web, there are still garage door owners who are not paying attention to it and consider that maintenance is optional and is not actually needed. This is absolutely wrong, for every property you own, there should be corresponding maintenance practices that must be followed. It could vary from one garage door to another depending on the style, type, size, and many other factors but keep in mind that this must be done in a timely and consistent manner. 

Garage Doors Do Not Vary

For an owner who is not that sensitive when choosing a garage door at home, every type could look the same at first. But this is actually wrong! Definitely, garage doors vary when it comes to numerous things – the type of material used, size, style, color, and more. Before buying one, you can check out a lot of options on the web or ask professional people for good recommendations.

DIY Procedures Are Money-Saving 

For some items which are small and easy to handle, DIY practices are absolutely money-saving! Well, this is a different case when we are to talk about garage doors! As mentioned, garage doors are large structures, and doing garage door repair on your own is totally unsafe! If you push with those DIY procedures that you just saw on the web, that could lead to accidents (for homeowners who are not knowledgeable enough). Moreover, doing repairs on your own could also result in more damages that you would not surely want!

Kids Could Operate Garage Doors

Garage doors are heavy items. Surely, most families have kids at home. And, it is a misconception that children could operate garage doors. You should not let your kids handle garage doors especially if they are so young and without any knowledge about such. Letting them play near garage doors is very dangerous! You must talk to your children as early as now and explain why operating garage doors are unsafe for them. 

Garage Doors Are Only Functional Item, You Cannot Gain Any Benefits

Aside from being a functional structure, people are thinking nothing more about the benefits garage doors can offer. This is absolutely a misconception. If you are planning to have one installed at home, you should know that having a garage door can add value to your home. If in the future, you decided to sell your house, your garage door must be considered when it comes to value. 

It Is Normal for Garage Doors to Be Noisy

Generally, garage doors should not be noisy. If yours is producing strange noise, you must be alarmed at some point. This could be a result of either poor door installation, bad repair, or the door must be replaced. You can resort to checking maintenance procedures to see if noises would still be removed.

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LaDonna Dennis

LaDonna Dennis is the founder and creator of Mom Blog Society. She wears many hats. She is a Homemaker*Blogger*Crafter*Reader*Pinner*Friend*Animal Lover* Former writer of Frost Illustrated and, Cancer...SURVIVOR! LaDonna is happily married to the love of her life, the mother of 3 grown children and "Grams" to 3 grandchildren. She adores animals and has four furbabies: Makia ( a German Shepherd, whose mission in life is to be her attached to her hip) and Hachie, (an OCD Alaskan Malamute, and Akia (An Alaskan Malamute) who is just sweet as can be. And Sassy, a four-month-old German Shepherd who has quickly stolen her heart and become the most precious fur baby of all times. Aside from the humans in her life, LaDonna's fur babies are her world.

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