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Can I repair a hole in my garage door ?

Several times each year we have customers ask if we can repair a hole in a garage door panel. The general answer is no we can not repair a hole in a garage door panel. Most modern garage doors are made of thin steel, 24 and 25 gauge most commonly. We get asked can’t you just weld up the hole. Trying to weld this thin steel would be like trying to weld a soda can, it is much too thin to weld. Depending on the location of the hole, decorative handles and hinges might take care of the problem of
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Can Garage Door Panels Be Painted?

Garage door panels come in 5 basic colors; white, almond, sandstone, desert tan and brown/chocolate ready to install. If you would like to paint your garage door a specialty color it is primed and ready to be painted any color you choose. Check with your homeowners association and local codes to be sure you choose a color acceptable in your neighborhood. Some areas have no restrictions on colors for your garage door and other are very strict in their guidelines.

Is it possible to fix a split/dent on my garage door or should I replace it?

Residential garage door panels are typically made of wood, metal or vinyl. It is possible to fix a split in a wooden garage door using wood filler and/or replacing the piece of wood. On metal  and vinyl there are ways to repair a split/dent, but the split/dent will still be present. The ability to repair a split/dent in metal or vinyl depends on the severity of the split/dent. If the dent/split is not to severe you can install a strut that runs the length of the garage door panel/section. Struts are metal braces that attach to the garage door section/panel
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Is it possible to repair a crack on a garage door Section?

Garage door panels come in many shapes and sizes and made of several types of materials like wood, aluminum and vinyl. Actually fixing a crack in a garage door panel can be a difficult and even impossible task. If the garage door panels are wood then yes a garage door panel that is cracked could be fixed using wood fillers and glue. If your garage door is metal or vinyl it is much more difficult and even impossible to fix. You could try to weld the panel is you have the skill, but with lighter gauge metal like in most
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