Garage Door Repairs
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Garage Door Repairs
Garage Door Repairs are a pain in our sides. They always happen when you least expect it. Call Affordable Garage Doors and we will be there when you need us. We provide 24 hour emergency service and can be there within an hour in most instances. All our service trucks are fully stocked with top of the line garage door parts and come prepared to make repairs on all popular brand name garage doors & openers. We are a service company that has been in the business for over 15 years and have the experience and knowledge to diagnose and make any repair deemed necessary. Our highly qualified technicians will provide you with a written estimate on what it will take to make the repair and always give you their recommendation on whether it’s worth repairing versus getting new equipment all together. Anytime the repairs are half the cost of new equipment we usually lean towards installing new garage doors & openers. The only time this isn’t the case is if you have 2 separate garage doors & openers. We then will recommend repairing the problem and doing preventative maintenance and tuning up both doors until you are ready to take the next step in having new equipment installed. Our motto has always been, “We install the best and replace the rest”! We also stand behind the statement if it isn’t broke lets not fix it but there are times that you need a little upkeep to ensure that you don’t have to schedule another appointment down the road for something we could have prevented on the same service fee and labor charge. All of our repair services come with a 25 point safety inspection and lubrication of all moving parts. All manufacturers warranty their garage door hardware for 3-5 years and a lot of these parts will wear out before the garage door panels themselves. These parts include hinges, rollers, cables, tracks, opener motors, gears, circuit boards, eye beams and much more. If you are having issues with your door and need to schedule a professional garage door repairman you are only one phone call away.
There are many different types of repairs that are needed for owning and maintaining a fully functional garage door and opener. Affordable Garage Doors highly recommends that you have us come out at least every 3 years to do a 25 point safety inspection and lube all moving parts as well as add tension to the springs and make sure everything is still in good working condition. Doing this could also prolong the life expectancy of your garage door and all its parts. It also keeps you out of an emergency situation where you are stuck in or out of your garage door. We are going to go over some of the most common repairs on this page and hope it is informative and answers any questions you may have. Remember we are St. Augustines’ most trusted garage door service and are here for you in your time of need. Call us today! (904) 863-5778
Garage Door Repair Services We Offer
8 X 7 GARAGE DOORS
New garage doors come in many different sizes but the most popular size for homes having 2 small doors are the 8 X 7’s. These doors are the on about 65% of the homes you see now with 2 individual doors instead of a single 2 car garage door. The only bad thing about having 2 separate doors is that if the doors are over 5-7 years old and one door is damaged and needing replaced the other door will usually have to be replaced to make sure they are the same exact style. The same goes for trying to find replacement panels or sections. The manufacturers will change the tongue and groove every 5 to 7 years as they are learning more and more about garage doors and better ways to build them and make them safer and last longer. So before calling a garage door company for an issue with replacing anything on one specific door you must first locate the manufacturer name and model of the door. This will save you a service call and definitely worth the $29-$49 depending on the city you live in. The more information you can provide the better off you will be when it comes time to get a quote for new garage doors.
9 X 7 GARAGE DOORS
The 9 X 7 Garage Doors started getting popular during the great SUV crave. That’s when everyone was driving the big trucks and SUV’s. Back when the gas was still affordable. These over-sized doors made it easier and roomier for these bigger vehicles and a lot of builders started framing the doors for these doors and they have become standard as well. The price isn’t a whole lot more than the 8 X 7 either. The same thing happens with these doors too. Once you go to replace one you will probably have to replace the pair to ensure everything is consistent. We offer some of the most styles and choices available with our 2 manufacturers using Amarr & CHI Doors. If you see something you like off of either site please feel free to call for an estimate!
16 X 7 DOUBLE CAR GARAGE DOORS
Double Car Garage Doors are the norm now days and are sometimes combined with a small 8 X 7 or 9 X 7 beside it. Most homeowners today realize how important the garage door is to the homes ease of access and they have completely taken over as the primary access door to our home. 16 X 7 doors need to be more sturdy and supported because of the width of the door and in the state of Florida you will now see at least one support strut on every section and in some hurricane zoned areas you will see 2 on the top and bottom sections which helps protect the door from blowing in. These codes have made the garage door prices sky rocket in the area because of the extra supports makes the door heavier which in turn means you need bigger torsion springs. The extension springs are rarely used at all for this very reason. Most garage doors in Florida today either have torsion springs or Wayne Dalton torque master systems. I would highly recommend the torsion spring with either the Amarr or CHI Doors.
IMPROVE CURB APPEAL
There is no easier way to improve the curb appeal of your property in an instant than installing a beautiful and functional garage door. This also explains why you need to look into the overall design of your home first before choosing a garage door. By selecting a garage door that complements the architectural and aesthetic design of your home, you are well on your way to enhancing the façade of your home, without having to spend on costlier home renovations.
Choosing an insulated garage door eliminates the need for additional heating within the garage. Heating requirements may also be lessened in areas located next to the garage. By putting an insulated garage door in a design that complements your home, you can lower heating expenses considerably and enhance curb appeal at the same time. If you have your door broken or spring break or rollers or motor jam to open or close the garage door, we are the people to call, we have been trained for some years in garage door repairs and installation and have enough experience having worked with small and big projects to hundreds of customers across the world. You can trust their professional background, experience, and standard in service provision.
Did you know that a mouse can squeeze in through a hole that’s less than a half inch wide? Did you realize that ants and other insects can crawl in through tiny cracks and fissures? Have you ever considered that your old, crumbling, gaping garage door is practically putting out the welcome mat for pests? If your garage door is rotted, askew, or gaping, there is likely space for insects and vermin to get into your garage, and one step closer to your living spaces. Rodents love to make their homes in garages because they are dry, relatively warm, and often contain ample food sources like garbage cans and even stored dog food. But installing one can help keep those critters out. When the garage door company puts in the replacement door, they’ll make sure it hangs correctly and seals properly to eliminate those holes and cracks. An easy way to protect your garage and family from insects and rodents–and the diseases they spread–installing a new one can go a long way toward safeguarding your home.
SAFETY & SECURITY
A broken garage door that fails to close properly is an invitation to burglars. If you use part of the garage as an office or if you also keep valuables inside the garage, replacing a worn-out garage door is all the more important. A garage constructed or attached to a residence can serve as an entryway for burglars. An efficient way of ensuring the added security of your home – and family members – is to choose a high-quality, easy-to-maintain garage door. We are licensed, certified and registered company that offers specialized garage door repair and installation services at minimal fees. We had an excellent, dedicated and committed team of experts who are willing and ready to work with you on any project within the shortest period. Our technical experts are certified, approved and legal to work according to stipulated work laws. They have their background checked and cleared to protect our customers.
A new garage door remains to be a top home renovating investment. A properly-installed garage door will operate more efficiently, offering your home with safety, security and aesthetic benefits.