Weather Seal Replacement
Weather-tight garage door seals are very important, as they protect your garage door from the harsh weather conditions. They help keep your garages warm in the winter and cool in the heat of summer. These garage door weather seals also keep out insects and debris from your garage, while at the same time making your garage more energy efficient.
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Garage door weather seals are found on all four edges of the garage door. Over time, these weather seals become less efficient and wear out due to various factors, varying from friction, if they have been in place a long time and exposed to harsh weather conditions. A weather seals efficiency is reduced if it is worn out. Different types of weather seals wear out in different ways. Self-adhesive foam tapes lose their resilience and grip over time, rubber and vinyl seals become dry and brittle over time, the spring metal V-shaped seals bend out of shape over time and could even crack.
How to check that your garage door weather seals need replacement:
If there are air leaks in your garage, or your garage door feels extremely cold during the cold season, this could indicate that your garage door weather seals are worn out and need replacement.
If your garage door has the replaceable rubber weather seals, but these have flattened out due to frequent use of the garage door, then a replacement of the weather seals is needed.
Our team of experts at Seattle Garage Door Specialists offer inspection services and will advise you on the best garage door weather seals and retainers to install.
How we start replacing garage door weather seals?
Measurements of your garage door are taken to help when you are purchasing the best sealing material to be used. The garage doors width, height and thickness are measured. Measurements are taken twice for accuracy.
The old garage door weather seals are removed, while taking care not to ruin the garage door tracks.
The tracks and the threshold are then cleaned carefully with a special detergent to remove dirt and any adhesive that was previously used. To install a new weather seal, the surface needs to be smooth, clean and dry.
Depending on the agreement between us and the client, a specific type of weather seal is installed for garage door. The new weather seal is cut according to the garage door measurements and fixed.
Some types of weather seals, like the silicone weather seals, last longer and are flexible. These need to be lubricated before being put back on the tracks. Vinyl seals are also flexible. Other types are specific to the type of garage door. For example, wood seals are installed on wooden garage doors. For garage doors that have seals fastened using screws, when replacing the weather seals, we use specific weather seals that can be fastened to the garage door using screws.
As our experts replace your garage door seal, they will be careful as seals are pressure sensitive. Each weather seal is installed following the manufacturers specifications on the temperatures applied. With our depth of knowledge on all major brands of garage doors and garage door weather seals, we are in a position to advise our clients on the best types of weather seals to use on their garage doors.
High quality weather seals are more durable and effective. Our team of specialists at Seattle Garage Door Specialists have years of experience in perfectly replacing garage door seals and also dealing with all kind of garage door repairs in Seattle to our customers satisfaction.