Commercial Garage Door Repairs MNIn Minneapolis, Minnesota we recently came across a Garage Door where the customer had re-faced the door with some decorative trim and hardware. While doing this project the homeowner added roughly 30-40lbs of weight to the garage door. By adding this weight eventually the door would have malfunctioned. The customer called us to come and rebalance his garage door to make sure it was operating safely and smoothly. We went over a couple options from replacement to just adding some tension to the current spring system. It was the customer’s decision to just add tension to the current spring to help alleviate some of the added weight. Upon completion of the work the door was balanced and no longer came crashing down when released from the garage door opener. If this had not been taken care of in a timely manner a much more serious issue would have most certainly arisen. Our Minneapolis customer was very happy at the fast response and repair which was all done within 48hrs of customer contact.

What Causes a Garage Door to be heavy

Most homeowners assume that their garage door is supposed to be heavy. This is most certainly not the case. Yes, by themselves garage doors are quite heavy. However, with the assistance of a counter balance spring system the garage door should feel nearly weightless. Here are some reasons why your door may be feeling heavy:

  • Garage Door Springs Worn Out
  • Broken Garage Door Spring
  • Broken Garage Door Cable
  • Worn out Garage Door Rollers
  • Added Weight to Interior or Exterior of Door
  • Wrong Size Springs

If you or your opener are having trouble opening the garage door it is important to call a professional to get this problem resolved. Garage Door Springs are under immense tension and can cause serious injury or even death. Garage Door Repair Company has the proper tools, training and experience to handle any Garage Door Spring Issue in the Minneapolis area. If you are looking to set up an appointment simply call 612-886-9606 and ask about our Free estimates. You can also contact us from our online appointment form.

COVID-19 Update: We are still open as an essential business

To our valued customers,

As the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak continues to develop, our team at Garage Door Repair Company would like to express our concern for all those who have been affected. Our employees and our customers are our top priority, and we are doing everything we can to ensure the health and safety of each.

We're closely monitoring the situation as it continues to unfold and fully support all precautions being taken to prevent any further spread of the virus. Garage Door Repair Company will continue to remain open and in full operation as an essential business. We understand how important it may be to your daily lives and to your business to have a fully functional Garage Door. In response to this public health emergency, we’ve continued to follow the implemented changes to our policies to help prevent the spread:

  • Our technicians will practice social distancing rather than shaking hands at the door.
  • Estimates and repair recommendations can be done remotely or over the phone, touch free, while our customers stay inside or quarantined.
  • All of our technicians will wear gloves when working inside the garage.
  • All payments will be made by credit card rather than by check or cash.
  • We will continue to clean up after ourselves, wash our hands, and use hand sanitizer often.

The nature of our industry allows us a lot of flexibility in these times as most of our technicians are working in one to two man crews which is well under the guidelines that have been laid out before us. We even have the ability to complete all work without any face to face interactions and take payments over the phone.

We thank you for working with us as we navigate this situation.

Update 4/7/20: Josh Dutcher Joins SKOR North on PodcastOne

Josh Dutcher Owner of Garage Door Repair Company MN with Essential Business Update

With kind regards,

Josh Dutcher, Alex Johantgen, & The Entire GDRC Team
612-886-9606
Info@GarageDoorRepairCoMN.com

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