Category Archives: Garage Door Replacement

Same Day Garage Door Installation in Saint Paul, MN

busted door 2busted door fixedIn Saint Paul, MN we had a customer that had just bought a new home and needed some repairs done to their Garage Door; they had an accident happen where their car hit a patch of ice and actually slid through their door. We determined it could not be repaired but we were able to offer a Same Day Garage Door Installation and have the door completely replaced later that day. There are many different types of Garage Doors in the Twin Cities area and not everyone can choose what they end up with when they purchase a new home. Some Garage Doors may be very simple in their design or some may be very old and starting to break down. Sometimes we can make repairs to the older doors and make sure they continue to function properly but sometimes it may be time to replace the door or maybe you just want to upgrade the style to leave your own imprint on your home.

Different Styles and Types of Garage Doors

There are many different types and styles of Garage Doors that our customers can choose from to make their home complete. You could go with something very simple like a steel non-insulated door with a simple raised panel style. Or if you wanted to go a little more exotic they could choose something with a wood overlay design along with some sort of window design to really leave an impression. Here are some different options to consider when designing your door:

  • Insulation or No Insulation
  • R-value of Insulation
  • Panel Style (Ranch, Cottage, Wood Overlay, Flush)
  • Color Options
  • Wood Grain Finish
  • Window Options
  • Decorative Hardware (Hinges or Handles)

No matter what design you may be looking for Garage Door Repair Company will be able to help you put together the style that you are looking for to improve the curb appeal of your home.

Customers Always Come First

Trust Garage Door Repair Company to provide everything you are looking for in your new Garage Door even if we are performing a Same Day Installation. We are always looking to create customers for life and make sure that our customers come first which is why we always warranty all our Garage Door Installations including parts and labor. For the customer in Saint Paul, MN we were able to provide a Steel on Steel insulated Garage Door with a traditional panel design but please ask about all of our options. Call 612-886-9606 or visit our website appointment form to get an immediate call back.

Broken Garage Door Cable Repair in Maplewood, MN

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The Garage Door is one of the things that should work the same way every day; you push the button on the remote control and the Garage Door Opener turns on and the door begins to open. You pull your car in the Garage and push the wall button and the door begins to close. This process happens more often in the day than most people realize and eventually something will break down. With such a large moving piece of equipment there are a lot of different moving parts and many of these things have a lot of strong tension on them. If you go to push the button on your remote and the door starts going up and suddenly something snaps and the door goes crooked you may have just had a Garage Door Cable break.

Dangers of Do-it-Yourself Garage Door Repairs

In Maplewood, MN we had a customer that had their Garage Door Cable Break in the morning when they were on the way to drop their kids off at day care. Often times this is a very inconvenient problem because you can never predict when a cable is going to break but unfortunately it is one of those things that will eventually break. This is where it is important to have a professional handle the repair because of the amount of tension that is put on these cables and if one snaps or pops off within the vicinity of any body parts it can actually cut in to your skin. For the customer in Maplewood, MN we were able to arrive at their residence on the same day within only a few hours and make the repair. Don’t let a Broken Garage Door Cable stop your day and make sure you call Garage Door Repair Company for guaranteed Same Day Service.

Causes of Broken Garage Door Cables

There are a few different ways you can avoid the inconvenience of a Broken Garage Door Cable. Maintaining the door, lubricating moving parts, or even having it replaced every few years. We also do have some thicker gauge cables that can be used to last longer than the standard cables. Here are a few other things that can be checked and maintained to avoid Garage Door Cables snapping:

  • Check your Bottom Brackets for Rust
  • Check your Bottom Seal for wear and tear or leaks
  • Make Sure your Aluminum Retainer isn’t Bent or Broken
  • Inspect where the Cables are attached to the Brackets
  • Lubrication of all moving parts

Whether it is your Garage Door Cable that breaks or any other repair that is needed trust the experts at Garage Door Repair Company with all your Garage Door needs. Call 612-886-9606 or visit our Contact Page to fill out one of our website appointment forms today!

New Garage Door Replacement in Crystal, MN

new-doorAt Garage Door Repair Company we often talk about having your Garage Door and Garage Door Opener inspected to perform any preventative maintenance so that you can avoid any headaches in the future. Sometimes we find that it has gotten to the point where you may just want to replace the entire Garage Door. This was the case for one of our customers in Crystal, MN; they had moved in to their home within the last year but had inherited a cheap sub-par Garage Door. Initially the door worked fine for them but over time it started to jam when closing and even the panels began to crack. We explained to the customer that we could repair the door to the point of getting it functional again but there was nothing we could do about the cracks that were forming on the panels and it would only get worse. They opted to have the door replaced completely and now have peace of mind that they have a quality Garage Door for years to come.

Quality Garage Doors

At Garage Door Repair Company we only used the best quality products when it comes to repairs and installations of your Garage Door. There are a lot of components that many customers don’t consider when purchasing a new door but can really make a huge difference in the long term use of your door and the opener. Even the little things like what type of rollers are being installed, plastic or nylon, will make a big difference in the grand scheme. Here are a few other things to consider with your new Garage Door purchase:

  • Having a Standard Torsion System installed.
  • Panel Style.
  • Insulation and what grade of insulation.
  • Window options and whether you want insulated glass.
  • Color Schemes.
  • Decorative Options like straps and handles.

These are just a few things to consider with your Garage Door purchase and all of our trained experts can help guide you through the process and help select the best option for you and your home.

Guaranteed Same Day Service

We guarantee same day service at Garage Door Repair Company; that includes even having your Garage Door completely replaced. We keep many different styles and colors in stock at all times and depending on what you are looking for we can also fully install these options on the same day that you call. Check out our reviews page and then fill out a website appointment form to find out what Garage Door Repair Company can do for you!

Garage Door Opener Replacement in Vadnais Heights, MN

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When leaving the house you don’t always look back to make sure that the Garage Door has closed because you rely on your Garage Door Opener to keep working every day and you never really can predict when your Opener may finally run its last cycle. In Vadnais Heights, MN we had a customer where their Garage Door Opener would no longer close or open consistently, they were moving back home after working in another state and needed to have access to their Garage Door so that it was easier to move their things in to the house. We were able to have a technician out to her location within two hours and were able to install a brand new LiftMaster Professional Garage Door Opener.

Quality Garage Door Opener

Everyone has heard the quote, “Anything worth doing, is worth doing right the first time.” At Garage Door Repair Company we follow that same philosophy when it comes to the quality of the materials we use when servicing our customers in the Vadnais Heights, MN area. There are many different types of Garage Door Openers and it really does matter what materials are being installed in your home. We always use the highest quality line of products when we are installing Garage Door Openers in your home and warranty each install at a minimum of five years for parts and labor to guarantee your satisfaction and peace of mind.

Products & Features

There are many things to consider when you have made the decision to replace your Garage Door Opener when it comes to the many different products and features. In the modern age of technology that we live in today, even your Garage Door can be connected to your smart phone. Here are a few different products and features to consider with your Garage Door Opener Replacement:

  • Wireless Keypad
  • Additional Remotes
  • MyQ Technology
  • Smart Phone Integration
  • Chain Drive
  • Belt Drive
  • ½ HorsePower Opener
  • ¾ HorsePower Opener
  • Solid Steel Rail
  • I-beam Rail

Whatever products or features you may need for your Garage Door Opener, the experts at Garage Door Repair Company will be able to provide! Even Same-Day! We are always working to make our customers daily life as smooth and easy as possible and always keep that in mind every day. Find out what makes us the difference and have all your Garage Door Opener Replacement needs handled by Garage Door Repair Co.

Garage Door Won’t Close in St. Paul, MN

Door Stuck Halfway

As a homeowner you trust that your Garage Door will go up and down consistently every time so it can really be frustrating if your door won’t close suddenly. Or similarly, you go to close your door and about halfway it stops and goes back up. Your Garage is a place that you store valuable things such as your car and other items that may be kept for storage so you don’t want to leave your home or go through an entire night with these things exposed. In St. Paul, MN we had a customer that was experiencing this issue where the door would almost close all of the way but then pop back up. Our experienced technicians at Garage Door Repair Company were able to figure out that the door wasn’t running very smoothly and the safety features in the Garage Door Opener were sensing that resistance and causing the door to reverse.

Symptoms and Solutions to this Problem

Today’s modern Garage Door Opener has many safety features that are built in to the software to avoid things like coming down on your child or pet, closing and crushing your car, or leaving your door open once you have already left the premise. Here are a few symptoms and solutions to the problems that may be happening if your Garage Door won’t close:

  • If your door is not running smoothly the opener will think that it is hitting something and go back up.
  • If your child or pet walks underneath the door it has sensors that will cause to go back up.
  • Same thing happens if a vehicle is parked underneath the Garage Door, if it comes down and hits the car it will sense that and reverse.
  • We can perform a tune up and get your door running smooth again or adjust/fix any safety features that may be malfunctioning.

Whatever the issue is, trust the ones who know at Garage Door Repair Co to get your Garage Door running smoothly again.

Safety Comes First

At Garage Door Repair Company safety always comes first when it comes to repairing your garage door. That is why we always check all safety features any time we perform a repair, we don’t want you to have more issues than expected just days or weeks after we left. We always provide all options to make sure that your Garage Door will continue to function for years. Call 612-886-9606 or visit our Contact Us page to fill out a website appointment form today!