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Garage Weatherproofing

Garage Weatherproofing

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Importance of Shielding Against the Elements

Every owner has witnessed weather cause damage to their homes. Sometimes these damages are minor, but strong winds or torrential rains can cause significant issues in other cases. Water is one of the main problems as it can seep through the tiniest cracks. Over time, the moisture from water absorption gives rise to rust, mold, algae, and numerous other issues for the homeowner. It is best to shield against these elements in advance through garage weatherproofing. 

WEATHER STRIPPING

Weather seals are fitted around the perimeter and along the bottom of your garage door. The seals are composed of rubber and PVC. They are designed to keep damp and cold air, rain and snow, insects, and rodents out of your garage. Weather seals, like storm shields, aid in lowering heating and cooling expenses, minimizing outside noise, and preventing that annoying windy whistling noise by closing gaps.

INSULATION

Garage weatherproofing is not just to protect against natural factors and the damage they cause, but it also helps insulate the home. Door seals ensure warm air stays inside and the cold air stays outside. This process provides energy efficiency as the ventilation system can work with lower powers. As a result, homeowners can notice significant savings on their power bills. ASAP Garage Door specializes in installing and repairing garage door seals for residential and commercial properties.

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MAINTENANCE

Like any other area of your home, regular maintenance is the key to maintaining your garage. Wear and tear will ultimately set in over time, and you may see dents, scrapes, and gaps where the weatherproofing has worn off. If the damage is beyond repair, your garage door may have to be replaced totally as a final resort. Frequent upkeep of the garage door can help mitigate extensive damages, costs, and inconvenience.

CONSEQUENCES OF WEATHER ANOMALIES

Your garage doors can undergo extreme damage due to weather. Many areas have occasional flooding or rain which eventually causes materials like wood to absorb water. It may be a slow process, but you will soon notice issues if this is the case with your home. The garage door can start to jam or stop operating, and faulty doors can also cause injuries to people living in your home.
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HOW TO WEATHERPROOF GARAGE DOORS

There are various ways in which professional garage weatherproofing is done. Installing garage seals or brush strips are two of the most common techniques. Seals can prevent elements like water or heat from damaging the doors and their components. On the other hand, Brush strips are best at keeping pests from entering the garage. These things are crucial to protect against because the damages they cause can become a nuisance.

HIRING RELIABLE GARAGE WEATHERPROOFING PROFESSIONALS

Finding a trustworthy professional is vital because they guarantee value for money. When you install a garage door, you want them to last a long time. Garage weatherproofing is another part of ensuring that the doors can withstand damage for a more extended period. ASAP Garage Door takes pride in employing the best technicians for the job who make sure that every project is completed according to the requirements of each client.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does a garage seal last?

Garage sealing should last two or more years, depending on the weather conditions in your region and how you use your garage.

How do I know I need to replace my garage door seals?

If you notice any air passing through your garage, water easily making its way into your garage, or stiffness in the seal, it is time to replace the seals. 

Does weather stripping go away?

Weather stripping does deteriorate over time, exposure to the elements, and usage.