How to Replace Safe-Way or C.H.I. Garage Door Panels 

If you have Safe-Way or C.H.I garage door panels, you’re in good company. Both manufacturers produce incredibly durable panels that can withstand the ups and downs of Colorado’s extreme seasonal changes. Sadly, however, nothing lasts forever. If you think your garage door panels need replacing, you’ve come to the right place. This guide contains everything you need to know about Safe-Way and C.H.I. garage doors panels replacement.  

Safe-Way Garage Doors

Safe-Way Garage Doors is a leading manufacturer of residential, commercial, and industrial overhead garage doors. Located in Warsaw, Indiana, Safe-Way also operates facilities in Missouri and Tennessee with distribution throughout North America.

The company originated in Ohio during the 1950’s and moved to Indiana in the early 1960’s. Its 65,000-square-foot facility was built in 1983. In 1986, the manufacturer expanded its product line to include industrial steel doors. Safe-Way has excellent reviews from clients all over the Denver area. 

C.H.I Overhead Doors

C.H.I. Overhead Doors is another leading manufacturer of garage door systems. G Brothers Garage Doors has installed C.H.I. garage doors for residential homes, condominiums, warehouses, commercial buildings, shopping malls, and more.

C.H.I. Overhead Doors has panels in a wide selection of materials, styles, and finishes. Add some glass, window inserts, and special hardware, and you’re well on your way to finding the perfect garage door to complement your home. From traditional to contemporary, C.H.I has got you covered. What’s more, the C.H.I doors reviews from real customers across Denver are excellent. 

The Benefits of Garage Door Panel Replacement 

When it comes to maintaining your home’s aesthetics and functionality, overlooking the condition of the garage door can be a costly mistake. Fortunately, replacing aged, worn, or damaged panels is a straightforward job if you have the right tools (or turn to the right contractor). Furthermore, it has several benefits. 

When Do I Have to Replace a Garage Door Bottom Panel? 

As time goes by, it’s normal for a garage door’s health to deteriorate slowly. After all, nothing stays “like new” forever. If you notice any dents or other damage after a severe weather event or accident, don’t worry; it does not mean you have to spend a lot of money to get a totally new garage door system. Depending on the nature and severity of the damage, replacing the affected panels may be enough.  

It’s important to address the issue as soon as possible, though, as it can worsen over time. A damaged panel puts excess pressure on the door opener, and the entire system may eventually get stuck or misaligned. If you want your garage door to work properly, replace the broken panel right away. 

What Do I Need to Replace Garage Door Panels?

You may not need to call out a professional for garage door bottom panel replacement. It’s a straightforward procedure that can be conducted by anyone who has basic DIY skills. That means instead of spending money on the repair job, you can put it toward high-quality replacement panels that will match the rest of the structure and last for years to come. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you through the process: 

Tools You’ll Need:

  • Vise grips
  • Two hoists
  • Measuring tape
  • An impact wrench 

Congratulations! You’ve successfully replaced the bottom panel of your garage door, restoring its functionality and appearance. If you encounter any difficulties during the process or if you’re unsure about any step, don’t hesitate to reach out to G Brothers Garage Doors.

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