Your garage door is more than just an entry cover for your storage area, it is a part of your house, and by it being such requires upkeep just like everything else. You need to make sure there is no, or at the least minimal rust, all of the moving parts are up to date and not deteriorating, and that the lock is functional. One thing you should do that many people tend to forget is painting your garage door. Having a painted garage door can improve the aesthetic appeal of it, but also help reduce the infliction of the elements on it. Here are some tips to remember when it comes to painting your garage door.
Painting the Door
Going through a set of instructions on how to paint a garage, without accompanying it with visuals may cause some important detail to become lost in translation. To counteract this here is a video to help guide you through the process of painting your garage door.
The Best Paint to Use
Just is the case when it comes to internal and external paint, there is paint that perfectly suits what a garage door may need. Here are a few choices you have when deciding on what to use.
Valspar Duramax Semi-Gloss Latex Exterior Paint- Thick to apply and reduced drip, this paint is great for those looking to get going right away. Its usage applies on both wood and aluminum; it known that this is a single layer paint you can trust.
Behr Premium Plus Ultra- Though it may take two coats, this has been an old reliable paint with an appealing look to the finished project.
Behr Marquee- What separates this paint choice from the previous Behr product is its advanced dirt and fade resistant technology.
Should I Paint my Garage Door?
The short answer to this is yes; you should either have your garage door painted or do it yourself. An appealing looking door adds to the overall positive aesthetic feel of your house, but more importantly, this will offer protection for it. Paint will reduce the advent of rust and seal your door from the brunt of the elements; painting it will improve the lifespan of your garage door.
Unique Garage Door Services
Unique garage doors and gates have been helping people with garage door maintenance for several years. In that time, we’ve worked with big businesses and small family homes. If you would like to learn more about our services and rates, give us a call today at (954) 703-4054.