Garage Door Replacement Guide

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Lifetime Garage Door Is The Second Largest Haas Dealer In The Country.

The need for a garage door replacement can happen at any time. For some folks a broken garage door means a replacement is needed right away. For others, it may simply be time for a new, modern garage door that looks beautiful and functions smoothly. No matter what your reason or timeline might be, Lifetime Door has the widest selection and industry-best pricing on all Haas garage doors and LiftMaster openers.

We understand that a new garage door is a significant investment, and we want you to not only be happy with the way your door looks, but to also feel confident that it will be reliable for years to come. That’s why we’ve put together the Garage Door Replacement Guide to help you understand when it might be time for a garage door replacement, and get inspired by some of the beautiful and functional doors available today.

When It Might Be Time For A Garage Door Replacement

It’s not very often that a garage door will simply stop working “out of the blue.” More than likely, the door or opener have demonstrated signs that they’re deteriorating or about to fail. Knowing what to look out for can go a long way in avoiding an emergency repair or replacement.

Here are a few telltale signs that you may need to replace your garage door in the near future.


The door is loud or noisy when opening and closing

If your door makes scraping, grinding or rattling sounds when it’s opened or closed, your opener may be starting to burn out. Believe it or not, garage door openers are supposed to be rather quiet! If your opener is more than 10 years old, or is making strange noises, it may be time for a replacement.


The door will occasionally fail to open

If your door seems to randomly “choose” when to open and not open, you may have a wiring or electrical issue. Minor wiring problems can sometimes be repaired, but advanced damage or frequent failure will likely require a new opener.


The door will not open or close at all

If your door simply won’t open or close no matter how many times you press the keypad, and you’ve ruled out any electrical issues, you more than likely have a dead motor and will need a new door opener.

Be aware that not all garage door malfunctions are related to a faulty opener. There are many ways the door itself can become damaged and in need of replacement. Time, weather damage, animal damage or normal wear and tear can weaken a door and make it less effective. If you notice your door is no longer closing all of the way, or is damaged to the point that it can no longer keep out the elements and other unwanted visitors, it’s time for a garage door replacement!

Be sure to browse our Online Specials to find significant savings on LiftMaster openers and Haas garage doors.

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Lifetime Door is Wisconsin’s largest LiftMaster dealer, and this distinction gives us incredible purchasing power and savings that we pass along to our customers. Simply put: no one can beat our prices! 

Why LiftMaster?

LiftMaster leads the industry in the most innovative, trusted and dependable products. We’re proud to partner with a US company that shares our values of quality, professionalism and service. We’re committed to providing our customers with affordable and reliable garage door openers that stand the test of time.

Get inspired with these beautiful Haas garage door designs

Did you know that Lifetime Door is the nation’s second largest Haas dealer? Haas Door is the undisputed leader in garage door manufacturing, with beautiful and functional doors that add value and curb appeal to any home. We’re thrilled to be able to offer industry-best pricing on these wonderful American made doors.

We offer seven different Haas door series, each with their own unique style and build.

Elegant & Timeless Haas Residential Door Series:

American Tradition

This elegant model is reminiscent of wooden carriage house doors, with stunning wrought iron details and modern materials. 

Modern, Contemporary Residential Aluminum:

360 Series

This aluminum door offers a dramatic pop of modern, contemporary flair to any home. Multiple styles and colors available!

Energy Efficient & Beautiful Insulated Steel:

2000 Series

The 2000s Series offers the most energy efficient and beautiful doors on the market. These doors are made of galvanized steel and come with an embossed wood grain look.

Insulated Steel: Heavy Gauge Galvanized Steel:

700 Series

The 700 Series adds beauty and value to any home. This highly insulated steel door comes embossed with rich wood grain and is highly energy efficient.

Strong & Virtualy Maintenance Free – Insulated Steel:

600 Series

This extremely low maintenance door comes with embossed wood grain and heavy gauge galvanized steel that stands the test of time.

Steel Garage Doors: Economical & Low Maintenance:

2400 Series

This series comes with a limited lifetime warranty and excellent energy saving insulation options. A truly high performance door with a distinct look.

Steel Garage Doors: Economical & Built To Last:

2500 Series

Built for the economically minded homeowner, the 2500 series offers superior value without sacrificing quality.

Browse Our Garage Door Buyer’s Guide

Feeling inspired by some of the beautiful Haas doors available from Lifetime Door? Be sure to check out our Buyer’s Guide for more helpful information.

Our satisfied customers are the reason we’ve been able to become Wisconsin’s largest LiftMaster dealer. See what our happy customers have to say about their experience with Lifetime Door.

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