Remodeling Magazine's Cost vs. Value Report
Remodeling Magazine provides an annual report comparing the cost of remodeling projects to the project's value. According to the magazine's 24th annual report, replacing residential garage doors ranked #2 in the category of “cost recouped.” On average, the report found, resale values of residential garage doors hovered just over $1,000 – a nearly 84% return on investment.
Even amongst upscale remodeling projects, upscale garage doors ranked #4 in return on investment.
Understanding the Value of Garage Doors in a Down Market
At Archway Garage Doors, proprietors Rick Burk and James Meyer understand how valuable a new garage door can be when it comes to a home makeover. The before-and-after photos on their website at www.ArchwayGarageDoors.com show just how dramatic an impact a new garage door can make on the way a home looks.
Garage doors are a major part of a home's first impression. When that garage door is old, broken, dingy, or otherwise unsightly, the first impression of the home itself suffers. That's why Rick Burk and James Meyer's Archway Garage Doors offer only the highest quality garage doors and sliding gates to their customers.
"Most homeowners think that their front door is the most important thing to impress guests and generate welcoming curb appeal," says Rick Burk. "What they forget is that the first door a guest or prospective buyer sees on most residential properties is the garage door. Making a great statement here is a very wise investment."
Providing More than New Garage Doors
In addition to new garage door installation and garage door replacement, Archway Garage Doors offers all types of garage door services – repair and replacement of garage door springs and garage door tracks, along with garage door maintenance and emergency garage door service.
The company's 24/7 emergency service is particularly popular with clients. Even during weekends and holidays, Archway Garage Doors is there for its clients. After all, malfunctioning garage door openers and devices pose a security hazard for homes – not to mention that malfunctioning garage doors are a real headache.
With the upcoming busy holiday entertaining season, Archway expects to get frequent calls for repairs on residential garage doors and driveway gates. If either of these two daily needed utilities starts malfunctioning before or during an important event, homeowners in their service areas will no doubt be thankful that someone can be of assistance around the clock.
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Archway Garage Doors operates in the Simi Valley in California. Besides the Simi Valley itself, the company's service area also includes Santa Clarita, Thousand Oaks, Calabasas, Oxnard, Ventura, Camaillo, Lancaster, Newbury Park, Conejo Valley, Westlake Village, Antelope Valley, Agoura, Oak Park, Moorpark, Palmdale, and Agoura Hills. To learn more about Archway Garage Doors and to see the before-and-after photo gallery, visit www.ArchwayGarageDoors.com.