Prepare for the Weather
The garage door is the largest hole in your home. Every time you open it, the elements can take a toll on your home. Heat escapes, and moisture enters each time you decide to use it. Fortunately, there are methods to reduce the impact weather has on your garage and your home. You don’t have to implement these methods and features alone, however. Thunder Garage Door & Locksmith Services knows how to weatherproof your garage door using professional and highly-effective methods.
Thunder works with a number of different weatherproofing features designed to meet your garage’s needs. In most cases, proper insulation and a garage door seal will help prevent the loss of heat and moisture from entering your garage door. These are the most effective features for weatherproofing your garage door. Our technicians can implement or inspect these parts of your garage door to prevent future problems with the weather impacting your home.
Below, you can find a few ways of weatherproofing your garage door:
- Bottom garage door seal
- Threshold seal
- Panel weatherstripping
Garage Weatherproofing Tips
Apart from an annual inspection, there are other tasks you can perform to weatherproof your garage door and the entire garage. You should perform these before each winter and as fall approaches. Doing so will help you catch any problems that may need to be addressed by a professional. Thunder Garage Door & Locksmith Services will work with you to ensure your garage door is ready for the cooler weather!
Here are some tips to consider when preparing your garage for the colder seasons:
- Inspect and replace insulation
- Replace or install weatherstripping
- Seal cracks and holes
- Get a professional garage door inspection
- Install a smart garage door opener
- Replace your garage door
The Importance of Weatherproofing
Weatherproofing is beneficial for your garage and your home overall because it lowers utility costs. When heat escapes your home, your HVAC system works harder to replace it. The more heat you lose from your garage, the longer your HVAC system runs. As a result, you are paying a higher price for your heating. It’s also important you feel comfortable in your own home. A poorly weatherproofed garage door will impact the rest of the home’s comfort. You may experience drafts or cold spots, only diminishing your comfortability. Avoid these issues by getting your garage and garage door weatherproofing.
Weatherproofing by Professionals
Thunder Garage Door & Locksmith Services knows the importance of weatherproofing and has helped many homeowners complete this process in the spring and summer. We want to help you weatherproof your garage door so you don’t suffer from water damage or serious utility costs. Our technicians have experience with many types of weatherproofing technologies and manufacturers. Let them be the professional you need to keep your home comfortable and your garage warm. We offer free consultations with every garage door service we offer, so don’t hesitate to give our team a call!