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Garage Door Wind Resistance: An Important Factor in Protecting Your Home

Though much people don’t give much thought to it, a garage door’s wind resistant is an important factor in protecting your home. Not taking your garage door’s wind resistance into consideration before you choose it could lead to expensive damage to your home. This is because if you live in an area with strong winds, such as beachside along the California coast, and a big wind storm comes, it could be catastrophic. Garage doors are rated for their ability to withstand different wind speeds, and it can be a very important factor to keep in mind when you’re deciding which one to buy for your home.

It is important to note that, if your garage door fails, then the roof is likely to be damaged. This will also cause damage to the home to be severe. This is why it is crucial to have the proper amount of wind resistance in the garage door you choose.

One thing people don’t realize is by installing a sturdy garage door that properly handles super strong winds, they can save money on their insurance premiums. You can save up to 30 percent!

Signs of an Unbalanced Garage Door

An unbalanced garage door can lead to several other complications. Please check the signs below to know whether or not your garage door is unbalanced.

  • If your garage door looks uneven, then it probably is. If your garage door is noticeable uneven when it goes up or comes down, then it could definitely be an underlying cause of a few different factors. This could mean you have a broken torsion spring, or even possibly a frayed cable.
  • A garage door that starts to close on its own when you have opened it manually is a sign of an unbalanced garage door.
  • A garage door that makes strange noises is an indicator that something is wrong. Sometimes a failing spring or cable is the cause.
  • If your garage door just isn’t opening at all, then it could be unbalanced.

Having an unbalanced garage door is a big cause for concern because a cable could spring or snap. It can be very dangerous. That is why it is so important to check for signs of an unbalanced garage door, and if there is an issues, then seek professional expert help. The team at OC Garage Doors and Gates has many years of experience dealing with issues like the ones listed above. If you need advice on what type of wind resistance garage door is ideal for your home, or if you have an unbalanced garage door in Los Angeles, give us a call today!

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