When your garage door opener doesn’t respond, sometimes it’s the opening mechanism itself that needs work. While your garage door can probably be opened manually, it’s really a pain. There’s no need to be stuck in that place. That’s where a Vancouver garage door opener repair service like that provided by Lewis River Doors comes in. Reach out today to schedule an appointment.
Whether you’ve got a one-car garage, a whole cargo bay of garage doors that are having problems, or need an upgrade, we can help. Learn more about our repair and replacement services by clicking below.
Oftentimes a garage door opener can be repaired without replacing it – but for a situation where replacement is required or most cost-effective, it’s good to know your options! Following is a primer on those options – get in touch with us to find out what all the current options are.
Vancouver Garage Door Opener Repair FAQ
Costs will vary depending on the type of garage door, costs for parts, and the difficulty of the repair. Many residential garage door opener repairs will run $100-$300, with commercial repairs running higher.
10 to 15 years is a good bet, or about the lifespan of two sets of coils. But this depends on the system you invest in to begin with, and the level of maintenance you provide to the system. The fewer moving parts you have, the better.
Two major signs are noise and movement. Increased or changed noise is an indication that something is coming loose that probably shouldn’t. Of course your garage door should move, but the movement should be smooth (not jumpy). Your door should also go all the way up and make a tight seal with the floor when closed.
Replacing a light bulb in your garage door opener is something any homeowner who’s ok with heights can do. Check online for the bulb type you need to order, and if you need help, give us a call.
An experienced professional will likely be able to finish the job in 1-3 hours. Look to spend double that amount of time if you’re doing it yourself, especially if it’s your first time. Labor rates for garage door maintenance are very reasonable – consider getting a quote before striking out on your own.
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