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.
There is nothing worse than waking up and getting ready for a busy day when SNAP! Your Garage Door Cable Breaks… Now your door is likely crooked, possibly hanging out of the tracks. There go all your plans you had made for the day right? This was recently the case for one of our Hugo, MN customers. Our customer called assuming their plans for the day were not going to happen, but we were able to rush out repair the garage door same day! The door was in need of a lot of work, we replaced the cables, bottom brackets, rollers and bent track and it now runs better than ever. The homeowner was also able to go about the day and resume the plans they had made. Not every problem has ruin the day, especially if you have a company that has your back!
Working on Garage Door’s over the years we understand that accidents happen. Seeing doors that have been run into with cars or stuck on a shovel. There are many accidents that happen every day. It is our job to try and at least make the experience you have with getting the accident repaired a fast, and friendly one. We pride ourselves on our customer service as well as our ability to get your Garage Door back in working order ASAP! Recently one of our customers in St. Paul Minnesota accidentally ran into his garage door. Unfortunately the door was damaged beyond repair. We were able to work around the customer’s busy schedule to get the Garage Door Replaced that very weekend. We replaced the damaged door with our Hormann Gemini 2100 model. This door is readily in stock for emergency purposes to ensure fast turnaround time. We have many colors to match a variety of homes including:
When running a business anyway you can reduce cost is always a plus. Recently in Hudson Wisconsin we had a company who was having issues with cold air flow coming into the shop. This was increasing their heating bill; the problem was traced back to the garage door. The outside weather seal had ripped away from one side of the garage door as well as the bottom seal was completely worn out. After noticing a spike in their heating expenses they decided it was time to get the problem resolved immediately. After setting up a same day Garage Door Repair, we were able to get both the side and bottom weather seals replaced,
Most people don’t realize that garage doors are the largest moving mechanical object in the household. Such a large mechanical device should be taken care of accordingly. Unfortunately, this is typically not the case. Recently in Minneapolis MN we ran across a door that was in need of a lot of work. Much of which could have been avoided by proper maintenance and Garage Door Tune Ups. This particular door had an excessive amount of rust, which inevitably worked its way onto the Garage Door Cables. The cables are constantly under immense tension and pressure. They are what hold up the hundreds of pounds of steel, wood or aluminum. As you can imagine it doesn’t take too much rust before the cables start to corrode, fray and eventually snap. When a cable snaps the entire garage door goes crooked, this is due to the spring tension shifting to only one side of the door. This was precisely the case for our Minneapolis customer, however we were able to come out same day and repair this home owner’s door in a matter of hours.
It’s not often people take the time to look at their garage door, even if there are warning signs that if noticed can reduce the risk of serious issues. This was recently the case for one of our customers in St Louis Park, Mn. Rust had worked its way onto the Cables of the Garage Door causing them to fray and eventually snap. This in turn caused the door to go crooked and bend track. After the customer called to set up an appointment one of our technicians was able to have the door running like new within 1 hour of the arrival time. We were also able to upgrade the cables from a galvanized to stainless steel, ensuring that they will never rust through again.