The question above doesn’t have a simple answer, but if I were to guess your situation I would say the answer is most likely a yes. The reasoning behind why you should get your garage door and opener repaired though really depends on the scenario. You need to take a look at your personal situation before you can really know the answer for yourself for certain. However, if you don’t want to do all of that thinking, the answer is still probably going to be a yes. If your garage door, garage door opener, or both are not working then you most likely are someone who needs to get them repaired.
Garage door repairs might not be for everyone, but they are definitely for most people who have a garage door or opener that is broken or damaged in some way. If you use your garage to store your cars, like many people do. You will probably realize that without a working garage door opener your life becomes much more inconvenienced.You might not be able to open your garage door at all without the help of the opener and so then you are stuck with a car that is working but can’t be used until you get some garage door repairs done.
If you aren’t someone who uses their garage to store their cars you might think that you really don’t need to care about repairs. Your garage door is rarely opened because you use the other door to move things in and out of the room. While you may be right that you don’t need the door too often, it is certainly going to be needed eventually. If you are using the room for storage then there are certainly going to be pieces or things that are put in and taken out through the garage door because of their size or bulkiness. This means that even if you are leaving your garage door in disrepair for long periods of time you are going to see some problems arise. You might not be able to get things out in time. You might miss opportunities like a garage sale, because you quite literally can’t use your garage door.
Some people might not need to repair their garage door or opener when things go wrong. If you are someone who doesn’t use their garage at all, or you are thinking of demolishing your garage altogether, then you certainly don’t care about getting your garage door repaired. If you are one of these people then you can probably be confident in a decision to put off repairing your garage door. You may be slightly inconvenienced, but at the end of the day you’ll know that you never planned to use your garage anyway so the value of the garage was never really that useful to you anyway.
That last subset of people is pretty small. If you are in that group you probably aren’t even going to be buying a home or renting a home with a garage. if you aren’t in that group then you definitely want to keep up with any garage door repairs.