Here are our most frequently asked questions about garage doors
How much does a garage repair cost?
The average garage door repair cost will be $200 to $400 if new parts are required.
How often do garage door springs break?
The life of a torsion spring is determined by the number of cycles (open and closed) it experiences. The typical life is 10,000 cycles and may last 7-10 years based on how often the door is operated.
How much does it cost to fix a broken spring on a garage door?
The cost of replacing a spring will typically cost around $200 to $350 parts and labor.
Should you replace both garage door springs at the same time?
If your door has multiple springs, they both should be replaced. Wear will occur at approximately the same rate and the spring will weaken over time making it necessary to replace both springs in order to properly balance the door.
How much does it cost to have garage door opener installed?
Operating systems will start around $350 installed for a standard professional grade chain drive.
Does a new garage door increase home value?
A Garage door is one of the major mechanical systems that may be used multiple times a day in your home. Research has shown that a premium garage door replacement will provide a 98.7% return on investment.
Should I repair or replace my garage door?
Each situation will vary. If your garage door sections are structurally sound it may make more sense to replace worn or damaged hardware. If the cost of repairs approaches or exceeds the cost of replacing, then replacing it the logical option to pursue.
My garage door in not closing all the way
This may require an adjustment of the travel settings on the operator. The travel settings determines how far the door is opened and closed.
My garage door will not open
A variety of problems could cause this. A malfunction of the operator or part failure of the door itself could prevent the door from opening. Each situation will vary.
Can you fix a bent garage door?
Damaged panels or sections can be reinforced or braced with struts to make them functional if they are not severely damaged. If the door is significantly compromised or damaged there is not a way to repair the door cosmetically.