What Does Garage Door Repair Cost?

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What is the most massive moving object in your home?

If you guessed the garage door, you’re correct.

Double-car garage doors measure 16’ X 7’ and can weigh upwards of 400 pounds!

Ensuring the structural integrity of the door and its many components is crucial. Properly maintained, it should last upwards of 30 years, depending on the material. Today’s openers are designed with a 10- to 15-year lifespan, on average.

You should act immediately to avoid dealing with a substantial headache, not to mention, a significant safety risk anytime the door begins to malfunction. Always hire a garage door repair professional for a malfunctioning door or opener.

Cost Considerations for Repair

Several factors can affect garage door repair cost. These include the specific parts giving you trouble as some components cannot be repaired and must be replaced. Door assembly (i.e., size, style, material) may also impact price. It always an excellent idea to contact a local garage door repair professional for an accurate estimate.

Common Garage Door Problems

Track Misalignment: The tracks guide the door’s movement during operation. They must be regularly wiped clean using a damp cloth as well realigned when, not if, something bumps into them. The latter requires an expert as does any substantial impact damage. If comfortable, you may repair minor dents by gently hitting them with a rubber mallet. Another critical component of the track assembly is the rollers. These too require professional replacement.

A Noisy Garage Door: Another common issue that plagues homeowners is noise. Noise is often associated with a lack of lubrication, wearing rollers, or chain-driven openers. All moving parts require semi-annual lubrication. Always use professional-grade oil (NOT WD-40!) Roller replacement, vibration isolators, and belt- or screw-drive opener installation requires the help of a professional.

Broken Garage Door Springs: Behind every garage door are torsion springs. These use torque to lift the weight of the door each time it’s opened. Torsion springs feature between 10,000 and 20,000 cycles. The number of years torsion springs last depends on spring type and daily usage. Broken garage door springs must be replaced in pairs, if applicable, by a garage door repair professional.

Faulty Photoelectric Sensors: Garage door openers rely on two sensors – located on both sides of your garage door about six inches from the ground up – for operational safety. The sensors must be perfectly aligned and free from obstructions as they are designed to prevent entrapment. Faulty photo eyes typically result in a door that is either nonoperational or will not all close all the way. Hire a pro to diagnose and repair faulty sensors.

Hire a Garage Door Repair Professional

Contact Arizona’s Best Garage Door and Repair Company at (480) 448-5782 to gain incredible peace-of-mind. We specialize in garage door installation, garage door maintenance, and garage door repair for both residential and commercial clients throughout the greater Phoenix metro area.

Category : Broken Garage Door Springs, Garage Door Repair, Misaligned Safety Sensors, Off-track Garage Doors, Torsion Springs

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Craig Engstrom
five stars

The price of my garage door was exceptional far better than any one else. The technicians that did the install were great, courteous very helpful. they exceeded all my expectations of doing the job. I would highly recommend using Arizona’s best garage. They are the best!

Jason Graun
five stars

No doubt they are the best garage door company in the valley. Had them out to replace an opener, springs, rod and gave me a very good quote to add a 2nd opener on the small door. Cody was the technician doing the work, great guy, very helpful and took his time explaining my options.

Jennifer Richardson
five stars

Really saved our night. When we discovered the spring had broken on our garage door, locking our cars inside, it was a stressful situation. At first we thought we’d have to wait til morning but Arizona’s Best Garage Door got technicians over the same night, fixed the door at a fair price, and got us unstuck in time for me to pick up my teenager (saving us Uber money). They did a great estimate and stuck to it. And when my big dog barked at strangers in the house they both took time to put him at ease. It was an excellent resolution to our little emergency

Jennifer Sorensen
five stars

Thank you so much for looking at my garage door and figuring out why it kept bouncing back up! I appreciate your honesty and not trying to sell me something I didn’t need!!! Jay was honest, respectful and friendly! If I do need help in the future I will surely be calling you back!

Joanna Darby
five stars

Google verified job · Very responsive ! I am the landlord and this is a rental for me. It was almost as if I was there but didn’t have to be. Travis communicated with me, sent pictures/video, cared about my budget, went above and beyond with a temporary fix until a replacement door could be installed. Made sure I benefited from current incentives, price was reasonable. Travis was my main point of contact and could not have been better. I have never given any service 5 stars. REALLY impressed and positive about this experience. Thank you so much !

Jon Doe
five stars

Tim & Cody were great. Cody explained everything in details and terms I could understand. Cody made special accommodations for my handicap and made me feel at ease with his professionalism. He is dedicated to his craft and it shows. My only complaint would be with google for only letting me rate up to 5 stars when they deserve a lot more. Great company, excellent service, could not of dreamed of any better. Thanks a Million Guys!!

Jon Gomez
five stars

A star for same-day service! A star for arriving precisely on time with a 30-minute advanced notice! A star for the company sending me a biography and clearance check of my service person in advance! A star for excellent repair service done in 30 minutes! A star for the best pricing of any garage door service I’ve ever had! Why would I not give them 5 stars?!

five stars

Jay was very professional and showed me the problem with the door. He then made the repair in an hour and it was working better than before! I would recommend Arizona’s Best Garage Door and Repair Company to anyone that needs their garage door fixed!

five stars

I’m not one to post or post comments but I have to Arizona’s Best Garage Door has DEFINITELY lived up to its positive reputation that others have commented on. Our spring broke on the garage door. We replaced the spring, cable and opted to get a new opener. I experienced the same great customer service from the beginning when the appt was scheduled over the phone to the moment when the technician Travis completed the work. Travis was friendly and thorough to explain the operation of the wi if opener we installed. I would use this company again and highly recommend to anyone in need of garage door repair.

Nick Nicolini
five stars

We are extremely pleased with our 3 new garage doors and the service provided from quote to install. Jay and the crew are very professional, respectful and well educated on their trade. All three of the installers we enjoyable to talk to and had great sense of humor. We HIGHLY RECOMMEND if you need replacement or repair of your garage doors you should call Arizona’s Best Garage Door and Repair.

Philip Randall
five stars

Came out and completed requested repairs on my garage doors and as completing inspection, found several other ares that they recommended replacement parts. Most of the parts were original to the home (1995) so I wanted peace of mind that our doors would function with no issues moving forward. Our technician, Travis, took the time to explain what he saw and was very through in his work. Thanks again and will highly recommend.

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