The Garage Door is often times considered a luxury of life that not many of us are really thinking about, of course, until the Garage Door breaks down. There are many different problems that can occur with the Garage Door but one of the more difficult repairs is when a broken cable happens to your Garage Door. This often times will happen when the door is opening or closing and because of the weight of the door being supported by the Torsion Springs the door will end up going crooked and jamming completely. In Bloomington, MN we were out servicing a customer for some new bottom seal and new precision bearing rollers but while we were inspecting the entire Garage Door we found that their cable was down to only a few steel threads and was about to snap at any moment. We were able to replace their cables before they broke which can cause even more damage and costs.
Often times our customers will inquire about purchasing a brand new Garage Door and price will be a huge talking point when we are giving out quotes. However a cheaper price does not always mean a good quality product. For example some of the larger corporate hardware stores will have Garage Doors for sale at a very cheap price and it seems like this is the route to go. However down the road when a Torsion Spring breaks or a Cable snaps, customers that have purchased these cheaper doors find out that the spring system that was installed, such as an easy-wind or torque-master system, cannot be repaired and that is when they must have a standard Torsion Conversion done.
This week in Minneapolis, Minnesota we were able to help out one of our customers on a rental property. This particular customer was unsure whether repairing the existing garage door or replacing it would be the best option. We were able to give options on both repair and replacement, the customer ended up going with the new door option. It was apparent that the door had ran into something which caused it to go off track. There was damage to the cables, rollers and sections. Within 24 hours of the initial visit we had a brand new garage door installed. We replaced the existing garage door with a new Hormann, Gemini 2100, non-insulated, raised panel garage door. The trim on the garage door was also worn and the customer had mentioned he wanted it replaced so we were able to take care of that on the same trip.
June is National Garage Door Safety month and we at Garage Door Repair Company want to go over some things that many customers are not always thinking about when it comes to their Garage Door. Your door is the largest moving mechanical object in your home and it is very important to make sure it is safe and working properly. By having a tune up and safety inspection completed we can ensure that all your safety features are working on your Garage Door Opener and also take care of any preventative maintenance before any issues happen like a snapped cable or the door fall down unexpectedly. We cover the entire Twin Cities metro area and are based out of St. Paul, MN so call today to have your tune up and safety inspection completed.
Summer is just around the corner here in Minnesota and even though new Garage Doors are going in every day at this time of year there are still plenty of repairs that may need to be done to your door. In Stillwater, MN we had a customer that was just about to leave on a Friday night to go out of town for Memorial Day weekend and suddenly their Torsion Spring broke; trapping their vehicle inside the Garage. We were able to have a technician out to their house within about an hour and were able to repair the door and get their family back on the road to continue with their holiday plans. Whether it is an emergency service call or just your run of the mill tune up, Garage Door Repair Company can guarantee same day Emergency Repair Services.
The snow is gone, and the birds are chirping. In the garage door industry this means its New Garage Door Season! Summer is the by far the busiest time for Installation of New Garage Doors. However, this does not mean we are too busy to help you with your garage door needs. We are still offering same day Garage Door Service and Free New Garage Door Estimates. If you are looking to add some curb appeal but have a lot of questions as to what door is right for you. Then a free garage door estimate is right for you, we will send out a knowledgeable technician to answer any and all of your questions to help you make the right decision for your home. Scheduling installation is and easier process than you think, we have a variety of installation times even on weekends to work around your busy schedule.