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Should You Repaint or Replace Your Garage Door?

Your garage door plays a role in the curb appeal of your home. If your garage door looks shabby, it can detract from others’ perceptions of your house–and affect the way you see your property. So when a garage door looks weathered or worn, what should you do: repaint it to hide the wear and tear or replace it with something new?

When to Repaint a Garage Door in Oklahoma City

Do you like the style of the garage door, and does it perform well? Is the door still fairly new, with a long lifespan left?

If the answers to these questions are yes, then you may be able to repaint the door and make it look good as new. If you’re moderately handy, you can repair a garage door yourself. Wash the door first with a cleaning solution to remove dirt and debris, then allow it to air dry. Sand the door to roughen up the texture, so the door takes the coat of paint. Apply high-quality exterior paint within a day of cleaning the door, so new dirt doesn’t settle on your door. Do this project in the morning or evening to avoid the heat of the day, and avoid painting when rain is forecast.

When to Replace a Garage Door in Oklahoma City

Is your garage door old or outdated? Does it need other maintenance, or do you just not like the style?

If you can say yes to these questions, you’re better off replacing the door with a modern garage door that you like better. If your garage door routinely needs service, or if the door opener no longer works reliably, you’re best off replacing the garage door with something new instead of putting money into servicing the worn-out door.

Garage doors these days include a lot of features that you won’t find in a door that’s ten years old, from safety mechanisms to increased insulation to stabilize home temperatures and utility costs. Replacing a garage door is also recommended when you’re putting your home on the market. A new garage door can increase the curb appeal of your home and comes with a return on investment of 97.5 percent.

When you select a new garage door, you can choose the finish, so you basically get the best of both worlds: a new garage door that protects your home and complements your color scheme. Garage doors come in all types of styles, so you’ll find something to match your home, whether it’s historic or modern.

Browse Residential Garage Doors in Oklahoma City

Whether you’re ready to start shopping for a new garage door in Oklahoma City or want to learn more about repairing an existing garage door, look to Overhead Door Company of Oklahoma City, which serves the surrounding communities, including  Midwest City, Norman, and Yukon. Reach out online today to get a quote for garage door repair in Oklahoma City or to consult with a technician on selecting a new garage door that best meets your needs.

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The Overhead Door Company of Oklahoma City
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Kristen Mangum
Kristen Mangum
2022-12-21
Friendly customer service. Bought a hard to find remote for an old garage door opener. Opener has 3 buttons so I can program both doors to it. Easy to find location right off 29th St.
Betsy Chronister
Betsy Chronister
2022-09-13
I was given a very fair quote. A week later a tech came and installed. Then came back to install lock. Tech was very professional and polite. Spen time with me making adjustments to my liking. I totally recommend Overhead door to my fellow Okies.
Hendrix Morrow
Hendrix Morrow
2022-06-29
Overhead Door did a great job. They got me on the schedule the next day and fixed my spring in 30 minutes or less. Joe was great, professional, and courteous. Awesome service, and he didn't tell me I needed extra materials like the previous garage door people that quoted me $575. Overhead Door told me a price over the phone and it didn't change. I'd recommend them every time.
Sandy Molleda Molleda
Sandy Molleda Molleda
2022-03-22
A very good place for a new garage door and a new remote.
John Ehrhardt
John Ehrhardt
2022-01-28
Pleased with their services. Coil spring broke and door stopped working. Spoke to Ron, and less than 24 hrs later the technician had us up n running again. These guys did exactly what they promised to do, with no nonsense. I like that.
Julie Franco
Julie Franco
2021-08-24
Excellent and always count on them. Take care of you right away. I will always recommend them.

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