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Damaged Garage Door Panels: Repair or Replace?

Damaged Garage Door Panels: Repair or Replace?

Damaged Garage Door Panels: Repair or Replace?

Damage to your garage door, big or small, can be frustrating. There are lots of things to consider such as replacement costs, materials, and curb appeal. Does your garage door need repairs on some major damages or just some quick fixes for small blemishes?

Not sure how to start repairing your garage door? This guide will help you plan the best repair route for you and your home. Click To Tweet

You want your garage door repair to be cost-effective and timely. The garage door repair service that you choose should understand the importance of completing repairs effectively and on time. Do your research beforehand to find the best repair service in your area. Consider the recommendations below in order to determine the correct option to fix your damaged door.

Repairing for a Quick Fix

Some garage door damages, such as damaged door springs, need replacing completely. Replacing springs is a quick fix and, conveniently, both are replaced at the same time if just one is damaged. This helps them to last longer and keeps them working long enough in case one of them does break over time.

Pro Tip: It’s best to fix issues with your garage door as soon as you notice it in order to prevent the problem from worsening over time.

Refurbishing the Panels

There are many options available for fixing damaged garage door panels. Fortunately, garage door panel replacement is easy and inexpensive. The manufacturer may offer replacement panel sections for your door if it’s newer, but older models might require replacing the panels completely with newer ones. Bent panels might just require a quick fix, but it’s best to tend to the issue as soon as you can to prevent the door from buckling and damaging other components of the garage door. You can choose to fix the broken pieces or replace the damaged panel sections.

Replacing the Old with the New

How is the garage door’s system? Is it running properly without issue? If your garage door is older and seems to have multiple issues, it may be best to focus on a new garage door installation. Replacing the entire door is beneficial for cosmetic and security reasons. A garage door repair specialist will be able to tell you through inspection if your garage door is safe and able to use.

Conclusion

You’ll need a garage door expert to find what will work best when looking into repairing your garage door. These types of repairs and replacements require professional service to get the job done safely and efficiently. It’s important to understand what it is that needs fixing on your garage door and how you and your installation specialist can work together to fix the issue.

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7 Possible Reasons Your Garage Door Won’t Close

7 Possible Reasons Your Garage Door Won’t Close

Just like any moving part of your home, your garage door can sometimes experience a hiccup and stop working. You might encounter a time where your garage door won’t close. There is no need to panic! If your garage door won’t close, check out these 5 possible reasons why it’s giving you issues. Click To Tweet

Why Won’t My Garage Door Close?

Sometimes when your garage door won’t close, it isn’t anything serious. It could be a blocked track, a disrupted power source, or you need new batteries in your remote control. Check out these five reasons that can sometimes cause a garage door not to close.

  1. Sensor Issues
  2. Blocked Track
  3. Disrupted Power Source
  4. Broken Torsion Springs
  5. Remote Control Malfunction

1) Senor Issues

Garage doors have safety sensors to help protect your family from an unfortunate accident. These sensors send a beam of light across the bottom of your garage door. If your garage door safety sensors are not lined up correctly or if something is blocking the sensor lights, they could be the culprit. First, check to make sure nothing is obstructing the beam. If there is nothing in the beam’s way, contact your local garage door professional to assist you in realigning the sensors.

2) Blocked Track

Another reason your garage door won’t close could be a blocked track. If the track has been knocked out of position or the track is clogged or blocked by an object, it could cause issues and prevent the door from opening or closing.

3) Disrupted Power Source

It may seem simple, but sometimes another person in the family might have turned off the power source to the garage door opener. Double check and make sure all wire connections are plugged in.

4) Broken Torsion Springs

Garage doors move by torsion springs and cables, and sometimes a torsion spring can snap, causing your cables to break and your garage door to malfunction. In fact, broken garage door springs tend to be the number one reason people call to have a professional come out. Never try to replace these on your own. Always contact a local garage door repair company.

5) Remote Control Malfunction

If you have gone through the above list and your garage door still won’t close, the issue might be coming from your garage door remote control. Check the batteries first and see if they need replacing.

ProTip: If your garage door won’t close, try running the garage door from the wall button first. If that works, it is most likely your garage door remote control causing your issue.

Keep Your Garage Door Functioning Properly

There could be several causes if you find your garage door won’t close. By going through and checking all the above reasons, you can help eliminate any issues. However, if these tips don’t help solve your problem, or if you need a cable, sensor, or spring repair, never attempt to do this yourself–always enlist the help of a professional.

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Garage Door Trouble

Garage Door Trouble

 

Is your garage door giving you problems? Do you just want a new garage door or garage door opener?

From simple garage door repairs to garage door installations

The Woodlands Garage Door Service does it all

For over 30 years the Hodges family has been serving The Woodlands community.

We are now located at 27493 Hanna Rd in Oak Ridge for your convenience. Feel free to stop by and make an appointment or give Justin Hodges call at 832-928-4407

We look forward to helping you with all you garage door needs

 

 

The Woodlands Garage Door Service

832-928-4407

27493 Hanna Rd

Conroe TX 77385

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Your Only Local Garage Door Company

Your Only Local Garage Door Company

The Woodlands Garage Door Service is the only  Local garage door company in The Woodlands Texas

Justin Hodges has proudly served The Woodlands Texas community for over 30 years.

We stay local so that way we can take care of the community that means so much to us

Call Justin today for all your garage door needs

832-928-4407

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We appreciate the opportunity to earn your business 

Free Estimates- Update Your Garage Door Today

Free Estimates- Update Your Garage Door Today

 

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Updating Your garage door don’t have to cost a fortune- But it will make your curb appeal better

Don’t forget it also takes maintenance & upkeep just as a car

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Most people don’t think about their garage door when it comes to “updating” their home. But in reality, the garage door is usually the first thing a person see’s when coming to your home or even driving by. It is approximately 112 square feet of the home. Not to mention basically a moving wall. It takes maintenance and most people fail to do this until it is to late and then you have a garage door that is falling out of the opening, your springs break, or it is simply making a lot of noise. Then it cost more to repair at that time. A garage door is like a car, it needs a little TLC every now and then in order to function and a lot of us use it as our front door now, why not take care of the garage door and make it last a long time without pricey repairs. If you want to add curb appeal we can help with that also. There are accessories for your garage door !

 

 

Why Choose The Woodlands Garage Door Service? 

We are Local– we never leave The Woodlands unless it’s an emergency

We are Insured– For your protection & ours

We are Affordable– Getting your garage door repaired or serviced should not cost a fortune

We Offer Free Estimates in The Woodlands– We will gladly come by & talk to you about your garage door needs and help you figure out the best approach to your situation

When we give you a price- That is what you pay there is no hidden fees or taxes

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Justin Hodges has proudly served The Woodlands Community for over 30 years 

Call Today 

832-928-4407

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Local Garage Door Repair & Service

Local Garage Door Repair & Service

 

 

The Woodlands Garage Door  Service has been serving The Woodlands community for over 30 years.

We are Dependable, Affordable, Local and Insured

You won’t find  a better local garage door repair company anywhere

Locally Owned & Operated by Justin Hodges

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