When you have a new garage door installed either in an old house or new construction, you should check what the warranty covers.

What to Look for in a Warranty

A warranty is a written document that is given to a customer at the time of purchasing a product. Warranties last for a specified period of time and cover different aspects of the product including the workmanship of the installation. Warranties cover one year, three years, five years and, in some cases, for the whole time the original owner owns the product.

Is It Important to Maintain a Warranty for a Garage Door?

The garage door is an important part of your house that you may take for granted until it breaks. It may be two-thirds of the appearance of the front of your home and is a major part of security for your home.

Since curb appeal adds to the value of your home, you want your garage door to look good. If the material starts to deteriorate because of weather or damage, it needs to be fixed right away.

If the motor stops working and your door doesn’t close properly, you are at risk of inviting burglars. You may keep a refrigerator, bicycle, motorbike or scooter in your garage that is attractive to thieves as they cruise your street.

What Does a Good Warranty Cover?

A Providence garage door installation comes with a warranty from the company that installs the door and another one from the manufacturer for the door and its parts. The warranties should cover any defects in workmanship and some cover defects in parts even above the manufacturer’s warranty. This usually includes labor and parts at no cost to you.

Some warranties cover repairs, including labor and parts according to the Warranty Options. This is why it’s important to read the warranty before buying a new garage door.

Conclusion: Sellers, installers and manufacturers promise their customers the best possible service and material available. They back this promise with a warranty, which you must read and understand, so you know what you are getting.