Man at the Blackboard with Questionmarks
Posted by: admin on August 22, 2013
As you may already know, across Toronto there are many overhead and garage door companies. And while having plenty of choice is certainly beneficial, it can also be somewhat confusing -- especially if you aren’t sure what to look for.
To help you make a wise decision for your home or commercial/industrial property, here are 5 key questions to ask any potential overhead and garage door company BEFORE you buy:

 

1. What is your experience?
Today’s garage doors and systems are extremely sophisticated and complex, and you want to choose an overhead and garage door company that has proven, in-depth experience in every aspect that matters to you: sales, installation and service. Quite frankly, there is no substitute for experience. The last thing you want is to choose an company that is “learning as they go,” or will be unable to help you avoid costly and hazardous problems long before they have a chance to emerge.

 

2. Do you offer the latest products?
The world of garage doors is constantly changing thanks to new technology, products and demand. As such, it’s important to choose an overhead and garage door company that offers the latest selection of doors, systems, accessories and more. You don’t have to necessarily buy the “latest and greatest” products if they aren’t right for you, but they should certainly be available to you if you wish.

 

3. How important is safety to you?
While reliability, durability and long-term cost-effectiveness are important considerations, there is one aspect that you simply cannot afford to compromise on under any circumstances: safety. Indeed, whether you’re looking to purchase a garage door for your home, or you’re aiming to solve your property’s parking access problems, the overhead and garage door company that you choose must view safety as their top priority. This not only prevents potential injuries, but it also avoids costly repairs and potential litigation down the road.

 

4. What can I expect in terms of after-sales service?
The relationship with your overhead and garage door company shouldn’t end when you make a purchase. On the contrary, it should immediately enter the next phase: after-sales service. This phase includes providing you with extremely responsive communication in the method of your choice (e.g. phone, email), and feature rapid on-site service by trained and experienced experts.

 

5. What do your customers say?
What an overhead and garage door company wants you to know about its products and services is important. However, what its customers want you to know is just as meaningful. So make sure that you review testimonials, and pay attention to comments that refer to issues like customer service and quality – as these are extremely important.

 

At Atlas Overhead Doors, we have over 25 years of experience, and pride ourselves on putting all of our knowledge and insight to work for our valued customers – whether they’re looking to add beauty, energy efficiency and protection to their home, or they need to reliably, safely and cost-effectively solve their property’s parking access problems. We also offer a huge selection that reflects the latest technology, and our customer service commitment during and after purchase is second to none.

 

To learn more about how we can help you, contact us today. We’re always here to help!
Past Articles
November 2017
Answering your questions before you BUY!
October 2017
Got a Garage Door Problem? We have the solution!
September 2017
4 steps to prepare your garage for Fall!
August 2017
Garage Door Styles
July 2017
Summer 2017 Garage Door Trends
June 2017
3 DIY Affordable and Quick Garage Door MakeoversDIY ways to re-use your old garage door!
April 2017
5 easy DIY Garage Door Maintenance Tips
March 2017
2017 Garage Door Trends
February 2017
3 DIY Family Day Garage ProjectsHow Your Garage Door Can Boost Your Curb Appeal
December 2016
5 Ways to Decorate Your Garage Door for the Holidays
January 2016
Beware the Hidden Costs of Getting an “Ultra Cheap” Garage Door
December 2015
5 Awesome Gift Ideas for the Man Caver Dweller on Your ListHow to SAFELY Keep Your Garage Warm & Cozy this Winter
November 2015
Reasons Why People Regret DIY Garage Door Replacement
October 2015
4 Clues that Your Garage Door Springs May Need Replacing
September 2015
When You Should Replace a Damaged Garage Door Panel
August 2015
3 Things You Should NEVER Store in Your Garage
July 2015
A Special Note to Our Senior Citizen Customers (and their Families, Caregivers & Friends!)Why You Might LOVE a Wood-Like Steel Garage Door
June 2015
10 Reason Why a “Cheap Garage Door” Can End Up Costing You Much More Down the Road
May 2015
4 “Red Flag” Phrases to Watch Out for from a Garage Door Company4 Tips to Prolong the Life of Your Garage Door System
April 2015
How to Child-Proof Your GarageThe 4 Key Advantages of Buying an Automatic Garage Door
March 2015
The Pros and Cons of Sectional Garage Doors
February 2015
How to Re-Engage Your Automatic Garage DoorHouse Hunting? Don’t Forget to Check out the Garage Door!
January 2015
What Your Noisy Garage Door Might be Trying to Say
December 2014
4 Reasons Why D-I-Y Garage Door Installation is a B-A-D IdeaTop 5 Reasons to Replace Your Garage Door
November 2014
3 Reasons Why You Need Same Day Service for your Garage DoorGarage Door Springs 101
October 2014
How to Insulate Your Garage DoorStrong Garage Doors: Protecting Your Home from Wind Damage
September 2014
The #1 Thing NEVER to do in your Garage!How to Re-Program Your Garage Door Opener
August 2014
Signs that You’re Working with an Unprofessional or Unreliable Garage Door Company
July 2014
How to Stop Water Leaking Under Your Garage Door3 Benefits of Choosing a Custom Garage Door
June 2014
How to Make Your Garage Door Pet SafeHow to Deal with a Noisy Garage Door Opener
May 2014
Garage Door Spring Cleaning TipsGarage Door Painting Tips
April 2014
How to Decrease the Risk of Damaging Your Garage DoorWhen Is It Time Replace Your Garage Door?How To Prevent Garage Door Break-Ins
March 2014
Getting Your Garage Ready for Spring5 Key Benefits of Choosing an Insulated Garage Door
February 2014
3 Questions to ask BEFORE You Call for Garage Door Service
January 2014
How to Open Your Garage Door During a Power OutageHow to Open a Frozen Garage Door
December 2013
5 Reasons Why an Insulated Garage Door Makes Sense4 Reasons Why a New Garage Door Boosts Your Home’s “Curb Appeal”
November 2013
Exploring Different Types of Garage Doors5 Simple Garage Door Troubleshooting Tips
October 2013
The Top 5 Garage Door Myths4 Reasons Why Purchasing a New Garage Door is an Investment – not an Expense
September 2013
5 Tips to Maintain Your Garage Door in Winter5 Signs that Your Garage Door Needs to be Repaired
August 2013
5 Questions to ask an Overhead and Garage Door Company BEFORE You Buy5 Tips to Secure Your Garage Door & Protect Your Home
July 2013
Benefits of Choosing a Wooden Garage DoorThe Benefits of Choosing a Steel Garage Door
June 2013
5 Tests to Keep Your Garage Door System Safe and Working Great
May 2013
Garage Door Operation 101Keeping Your Children S.A.F.E.
April 2013
Understanding Your Garage Door System