Installing a new garage door can be an exciting project that enhances both the functionality and aesthetics of your home. However, if you’ve never been through the process before, you may be wondering what to expect. In this blog post, Dixie Overhead Door will guide you through the typical steps involved in a new garage door installation, ensuring a smooth and stress-free experience.
Step 1: Consultation and Measurements
The process begins with a consultation with a Dixie professional garage door installer, who will assess your needs, discuss design options and take accurate measurements of your garage opening. This step is crucial to ensure a perfect fit for your new door.
Step 2: Door Selection
Once the measurements are taken, you’ll have the opportunity to choose from a wide range of garage door styles, materials, colors and features. Dixie’s installer will guide you through the options, considering factors such as insulation, security features and maintenance requirements.
Step 3: Removal of Existing Door
Before installing the new door, the installer will carefully remove the existing door, tracks and hardware. This step requires precision to avoid any damage to the surrounding structure.
Step 4: Installation of New Door
The new garage door will be installed according to the manufacturer’s instructions and industry best practices. This involves attaching the door panels, tracks and hardware as well as ensuring proper alignment and balance.
Step 5: Testing and Adjustments
Once the installation is complete, the door will be tested for proper functionality, including opening, closing, and safety features such as sensors and auto-reverse mechanisms. Any necessary adjustments will also be made to ensure smooth and quiet operation.
Step 6: Cleanup and Final Inspection
After installation, your professionally trained Dixie Overhead Door installer will clean up the work area and conduct a final inspection to verify that the door is installed correctly and meets all safety standards.
A new garage door installation involves several important steps and by understanding the process, you can have realistic expectations and ensure a successful outcome. With a new garage door, you’ll not only improve the security and functionality of your home but also enhance its curb appeal.
Just call Dixie and you’ll be enjoying a new garage door in no time installed by a reputable garage door installer who has experience and expertise in the field.