Saving up for a garage door installation? Holding on to your old door could actually be incurring hidden costs that outweigh the upfront price of calling garage door installers to your home. Let’s take a look at what they are.
A garage door installation can lower your hydro bill
Did you know that your old garage door can be a huge source of wasted money when it comes to your energy bill? Since it acts as the buffer between the inside and outside of your home, your non-energy-efficient garage door may be allowing warm air to escape or cold air to enter. For example, have you noticed that every time you step into the garage or any nearby rooms, it’s a significantly different temperature from the rest of your house (super cold in the winter or super hot in the summer)? This is a clear sign that you need a new energy-efficient garage door.
At TOHO Garage Doors, we’re also big advocates for insulated garage doors. Not only are they energy-efficient and cost-saving, but they also come with a range of other benefits. Once you complete an insulated garage door installation, you’ll instantly notice the difference it makes!
It can increase your home’s market value
Especially in a competitive real estate market like the Greater Toronto Area, curb appeal is a major factor in the value of your home. By carefully selecting the best garage door manufacturer and working with them on your garage door replacement, you can add some serious dollars and cents to your purchase agreement. Don’t believe us? Speak to your real estate agent and you’ll quickly realize that a new garage door is an amazing investment whether you’re flipping or selling!
Your buyers will appreciate the added value of energy efficiency, plus you can custom-tailor the look to whatever is currently popular on the market. If your home’s overall style is a little bit older, for example, try browsing our modern garage doors for something that will instantly bring your home’s style up to date.
It can deter potential burglars and keep your family safe
In some ways, you can think of your new garage door as an insurance policy that can help protect your family and keep them safe. Since this is a common entry point for burglars, having an older garage door that’s in obvious need of repairs could be sending out the wrong message and ultimately leaving you vulnerable in the unlikely event of a home invasion.
Plus, there are many features and additions available today that can make you feel extra safe in your own home. The right home security system or even a sophisticated garage door opener is the perfect way to keep you and your loved ones protected.
It can help you qualify for energy rebate programs
Although the standards in Ontario are constantly changing, a new energy-efficient garage door may help you qualify for certain provincial energy rebate programs. While garage doors are not currently Energy Star qualified, there’s no telling whether this will change in the future. To ensure that you’re making the best choice, check for certain elements like a high “r-value” – which is generally a sign of excellent energy performance.
Save money and avoid costly garage door repairs by working with the best garage door manufacturer!
At TOHO Garage Doors, we have extremely high standards and will do everything it takes to help you avoid overhead door repairs, keep garage door prices low, and provide you with high-quality, eco-friendly doors that will help you save money in the long run.
Since we manufacture and install our own doors, by working with us, you’ll also be cutting out the middle-man – which means we can pass the savings on to you.
Start saving today by contacting TOHO for a free quote on your next project!