Fixing a Rotten Garage Door Post

The structural integrity of your wooden garage door in Wyckoff is essential, and it can impact the whole home. You should repair an issue like a rotten garage door post as soon as you can so that the problem doesn’t become any more complicated. Watch this video for an overview of fixing a rotten garage door post.

You’ll need to stabilize your garage roof in order to replace your garage door post, and you can do this using a temporary post. Once the roof is secure you can take out the old trim work and cut out any damage from pests and rot. Pull out the post and clean out the debris from the hole, and then fill the hole with concrete. Next, put the post base in the wet concrete, cap the base nut, and place the new post. Replace your wooden post with a similar PVC post for easier maintenance.