Having to replace your garage door, whether for aesthetic reasons or because of age and wear and tear can be a daunting project. After all, you don’t have to deal with this very often but knowing what to expect from whichever company you choose can help make the process less stressful. Here are a few tips for you, the homeowner, on what to expect when dealing with a garage doors Alpharetta GA company.

1. Local Company or Local Technicians

Usually the first step is searching for a garage doors Alpharetta GA local company that will suit your needs. You can do this through the internet, your phone book, or sometimes the more valuable, word of mouth. It helps to find a local company not just for the sake of convenience, but also because you are more easily able to obtain firsthand information about the company from your own community and often it is easier to trust a local firm. Another reason that you are probably not considering yet, is the emergency service you might need one day. Most garage door companies should offer warranties on their products. What would you do if you had an emergency and cannot leave the house when you have an important meeting that could cost you a promotion? Wait for the technicians to get to your home from another state? Trust me, local is always better for these situations and investments.

2. Affordable and Transparent Prices

The most pressing concerns are typically affordability and transparent pricing. Transparency is important as no one wants to be stuck with a bill for more than they anticipated and frankly it helps both the buyer and the company providing the service as well. It helps foster competitive pricing and aids the consumer in making the appropriate choice for them. A good company will be able to quickly answer your questions with accurate information and expertise on replacing your garage door. Ultimately, you will be making an appointment for a survey and a quote. You also will want to consider the services the company may offer after your successful installation, some convenient pluses would be 24/7 emergency service and affordable repair options. Better yet, they should provide warranty on their products.

3. Choosing Garage Doors Options

Many homeowners forget how complex garage doors can be with different functions, lighting systems and safety features. Most companies will be able to provide you with a wide variety of high-quality garage doors and opening systems to suit your needs. After the quote you will be able to make order. If you have chosen a ready-made model then this should be fairly straight forward and standard garage doors can often be installed at short notice. However if you have special size, color or feature requirements and the door will be made to order it is important to keep in mind that this may take more time to complete. An experienced technician should be able to advice you about the materials and insulation R-value you need for your garage doors and quickly show you the top options for your needs and budget.

4. The Installation Process

The installation process should be smooth and simple and carried out by the companies’ trained professionals with care and skill. Most companies will dismantle your old door and system as part of the replacement process and some are even considerate enough to offer removal services for the unwanted garage door and frame. When the installation is complete, the technician will make a thorough inspection of the garage door and mechanism, testing everything to insure a safe and reliable new unit that is easy for you to operate. Afterwards you will be asked to make an inspection on your own and you be shown how to use your new garage door, guaranteeing that you are completely satisfied with the door and the work as completed. Finally, the work area will be cleaned by the technician or installation team with all debris removed.

Fortunately, if you are located in Alpharetta GA or the surrounding areas in Metro Atlanta, you have a local company ready to serve you 24/7, with a wide range of high-quality brands of garage doors and openers, transparent and affordable prices, warranty on all products, and highly skilled and professional technicians. Give us a call today at (678) 981-8454 for a FREE In-Home Design Consultation and FREE Estimates!