A Comparison Between Automatic Garage Doors and Manual Garage Doors

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Automatic garage doors have many advantages when compared to manual garage doors. It's always better to have automatic garage doors for your garage unless you have a very precise reason to select the manual doors.

#Installation
 
When it comes to automatic garage gates, installation may be considered as the hardest part. It is a good thing though that installation is done only once so make sure a professional would complete the installation. But in case you are converting a manual garage gate into an automatic one, the installation will take only very little of your money and time.
 
Even though installing a garage door on your own is an option which will save you a considerable amount of money, this job is always best left to the professionals. This is because the huge size of the garage door makes the installation a tricky job which may injure you seriously.
 
#Maintenance
 
Expect that automatic garage doors will require higher maintenance than manual types. The maintenance techniques will usually vary between different doors, so make sure you are familiar with the maintenance procedure of your newly installed automatic garage gate.
 
Even though automatic garage doors are usually resistant to most damage due to water and weather, sometimes non-water chemicals in rain may cause corrosion to metal gates. Cleaning your automatic garage gate once in a while using a little soap will solve this problem. The springs of the garage doors should also be kept in proper operation as even small damages can cause serious accidents.
 
#Control
 
A remote control is an important part of an automatic garage door simply due to the convenience it offers. This is most beneficial in such instance as heavy rain occurrence when you have to go outside to lift the garage door.
 
Having an extra remote in your hand will be very useful in case of emergency. The second remote can be a blessing in case you happen to lose the first one. It is recommended that you keep a spare remote in your car to use when the situation calls for it.
Almost all automatic garage doors are made for maximum security by integrating additional manual locking and unlocking system.
 
#Aesthetics
 
It is not a sin to fancy a garage door with high aesthetic value. But don't let the looks deceive you into buying a good for nothing door as if it's the only alternative. Keep in mind that an automatic garage door can be presented in a conventional way but its contemporary features are much worth all the money than the beautiful ones.
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Toby Gibbon has been providing helpful information regarding Garage Door Edison for many years. His expertise is the result of years of hands on experience in the garage door business. If you are having trouble with your door and would like some help he recommends giving Garage Door Repair Edison a call.

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This article was published on 2011/11/14