Hiring a specialist in garage door services seems complicated due to the variety of options, however, the choice should be easy. Knowing what to look for in a specialist is what guarantees a professional repair or installation every time. With the right information, you can quickly and simply narrow down the choices in your area. At Garage Door Repair Company, we have trained professionals that will inspect or install your garage door and ensure the best service in the Twin Cities Metro area. Asking these questions should help you select the right company:


1. What experience do you have in garage door repair?

An experienced garage door repair company is one that has been repairing garage doors for many years. Many years of experience gives you assurance they will still be around if you need them again in the future. Besides the length of experience, the type of experience also matters. Some companies only specialize in certain types of garage doors, so make sure they have the expertise you need for the kind of door you have or desire.


2. Which qualifications or certifications do you Have?

There are many different types of qualifications and certifications garage door specialists may acquire. Unfortunately, there are many fake licenses that people can purchase online, so make sure to verify that industry trade associations have accredited the specialist’s qualifications. To do this, you’ll need to heavily research the technician's certification in the state of Minnesota.


3. Do you have references from satisfied customers?

Every professional garage door specialist will have a credible list of references. These references usually contain helpful information about the details of the service provided to the customer. If you aren’t satisfied with the job details listed, you can contact the references for more information. You can also find references of the company online in trade industry forums or from the Better Business Bureau.


4. How quickly can you get my project done?

It’s best to get an upfront timeframe for the job to make sure there’s an understanding between you and the specialist. Not only do you want to get the specific time it will take to do the job, but also a date as to when the project will start. Sometimes there are waiting lists. Many companies pride themselves on being quick and working more hours than others. It’s good to know that Garage Door Repair Company is on the job 24/7.


5. What are your warranty options?

Many companies offer warranties that aren’t worth the money, so you’ll need to determine if the repairs offered after the initial service are actually necessary. Also, make sure the warranty will be worthwhile for the type of door you have. Knowing what kind of repairs will be available at little or no cost will save you time and money in the future.


6. Who are your suppliers?

Depending on the type of door you have or want may be an issue if the company doesn’t work with certain suppliers. It’s always good to check to make sure they are familiar with your kind of garage door. Some companies only specialize in certain types. Affirming specialization in your type of door will keep you from being stuck with general modifications to its original parts.


7. What are my payment options?

Asking about payment options upfront can help you determine a few things. First, it will tell you if they are readily established and take more than just cash payment. Many companies that rip patrons off take cash so that the transactions aren’t traceable. Stay away from companies like this. Also, you will know what kind of credit cards they accept if you are paying in that form. Finally, you’ll discover if they are set up for any payment plans.


Garage Door Repair Company Services the Twin Cities

To contact an authority on garage door services in the Twin City Metro area of Minnesota, call Garage Door Repair Company at 612-886-9606. If you have any other questions or concerns, you can message us on our contact page. We want to be your first choice in residential garage door services!