Protecting Your Garage Doors from Storm Damage

Some say the garage door is a home’s weakest link. Once it has been compromised, the entire home is vulnerable. If your home experiences a storm strong enough to completely damage the garage door, you may have bigger problems. But taking some precautionary measures can reduce your risk of incurring such damage. In this blog, we’re going to give you some advice on protecting your garage doors from storm damage.

Protect the Garage Door
There are ways to fortify your garage door in the event of severe weather. There are a number of products on the market that can brace your garage door and make it sturdier. These products secure to the floor and ceiling and have stabilizers at each hinge, securely holding the door in place. It is reported these fixtures are effective in preventing extensive damage to your garage door.

Protect the Windows
If you know you’re in for some severe weather, take precautions by protecting the windows on your garage door. If they’re calling for strong winds, hail or any other potentially hazardous weather, board up the windows. This simple safety measure saves you money in the long run. Obviously, glass is easily broken, so sometimes it is necessary to take steps to keep it intact.

Storm Damage Repairs
Protecting your garage door entirely from storm damage is not always possible. There are bound to be storms that leave chips, dents and dings. That’s where we come in. We can help get your garage door back in working order after storm damage. Most of the storm damage around here won’t leave your whole door disabled, but if it does, we have 24/7 emergency services.

Do you need help in protecting your garage door from storm damage? Give us a call today at 651-344-0489 or contact us online.