If you’re a homeowner, chances are you have either an attached garage or a separate-standing building for housing both your vehicles and for storage of your important personal possessions. Even though garages add to the aesthetic of your home and increase property value, they are often considered more of an afterthought rather than a permanent fixture on your property. Many of us don’t spend a great deal of time in our garages, so they are often not as well-maintained as your actual house or other property. So when it comes to overall property value, you’ll want to maintain the structural integrity and aesthetic of your garage door just as you would your house or yard.
The cost of upkeep for maintaining a functional garage door is relatively low, but the springs are often the culprit of many issues, and sometimes will need to be replaced. Considering how frequently they are used, most garage door springs are actually built to last an average of five or more years. Total replacement of a garage door itself will cost a lot more, so here are some things to consider when it comes to the cost of replacing the springs only: