If your garage door has come loose or is broken, then you know the need for Garage Door Repair. If it has been left unattended for more than 24 hours, a professional garage doors repair company will come to fix the problem.
Broken garage door springs: Many garage door springs cost around $50. When you add labor and materials to the equation, you’re looking at anywhere from $200 to upwards of $300 for a replacement. Most garages have only one door, so if you have two separate doors, you could be looking at several hundred dollars. And of course, broken cables are a major headache and can cost upwards of a thousand bucks.
Broken opener mechanism: This is a much simpler problem to repair, but it can be as expensive as broken springs. You may think that it’s an easy fix, but there are many options for this type of repair, and they all vary depending on how the opener works. The most common way to repair this problem is by simply replacing the switch that controls the opener. But this requires the installation of a new door handle, so this is not always an option.
Noisy opening: If your garage doors are not opening smoothly, then it’s probably because your garage entry sensors are either too sensitive or not sensitive enough. The garage door sensors to open and close your door as they detect movement when you drive up or come down the driveway. Sometimes you don’t even see it happen, but you’ll be glad you installed an opener that opens quietly instead of going crazy.
Opening and closing sound coming from inside: Another annoying problem with a door is the sound it makes as you close and open it. Sometimes you will be unable to hear the sounds coming from inside. Other times you can hear a few seconds worth of the sound before your garage door shuts, but after you’ve shut it, nothing happens. There are two things you can do to fix this problem, but they tend to both require a professional garage door repair.
Over time, the opener mechanism of your door can wear out, especially the rollers. This is something that can easily be fixed by replacing just the rollers, or the whole door. The most common type of door is made from steel. It’s hard to find this type of door in some parts of the country, so you’ll have to buy in parts from a garage entry company.