No homeowner wants to hear a loud crash the first thing in the morning only to look out the window and see that a car has struck the garage door.
Although the above scenario is dramatic, it illustrates an important point. Your garage door may not face an out-of-control car, but it may put up with a broken spring, occasional dents, rust and corrosion. At some point or other, you'll need professional garage door repair in Calgary. And when you do, you'll choose Calgary Overhead Doors Ltd.
We have been serving the area since 1953, providing professional service to both residential and commercial property owners. If you have an emergency, Calgary Overhead Doors Ltd. can accommodate your repair needs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
While you may not face drastic issues to your garage door, repairs may still be needed. It’s important to pay attention to the way your garage door works in order to catch any out of the ordinary issues. Catching problems early can help keep your door in good working condition and help avoid replacement. Here are some common signs that may indicate you need garage door repair in Calgary:
Door won’t open or close – This is an obvious issue. If the garage door won’t even function, it’s time to get it repaired.
Jamming or slow response – Your garage door may jam or struggle to close or open in a fluid motion. There’s also the possibility your door may be slow to respond to the door opener.
Sagging door sections – We recommend testing the balance of your garage door by opening it and stopping it midway and leave it hanging. Should the door continue to rise or fall, this could indicate the door is off balance.
Noise – Older garage doors make a lot more noise than newer models when operated. However, should the noise of creaking or straining be extreme this could indicate a problem with the door’s spring or the opener.
Door is off its tracks – Sometimes a garage door comes off its tracks, often causing the chain to come off. This could be caused by the garage door opener being old or
Physical damage – If you notice any damage to the garage door or opener, then it’s time for repairs. You should get any physical damage repaired as soon as possible to avoid the condition worsening.
When you hire Calgary Overhead Doors for repair service, we first do a thorough inspection of the problem. This allows us to pinpoint the exact cause and address it directly. This also helps us figure out what type of parts may be needed to complete the repair. For those with older garage doors don’t worry. Most parts are interchangeable. When we conduct repairs we always convert older parts to new ones to improve your door’s efficiency. A garage door repair for Calgary residents can varying in length depending on the issue. For general minor repairs, Calgary Overhead Doors usually takes no more than one hour to complete the repair.
Not sure if your garage door needs to be repaired or replaced? Sometimes the damage to your garage door can be pretty severe. When evaluating repairs versus replacement, Calgary Overhead Doors usually looks first at the cost benefits of both. Since each situation is unique, we can sit down with you to go over your repair needs. Together, we can determine on whether or not it is more cost-effective to replace your garage door or repair it.
As always, we're happy to repair your current garage door if you're not quite ready for a replacement. To schedule a regular maintenance, call us Monday through Friday, 8 to 5. We'll keep your garage door system in top shape year round.
However, if you have a garage door emergency, we're available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Just call 403-279-2915 for a prompt response. Trust your garage to our care—no matter when you call.