Garage door repair
resource center

If your garage door won’t open or close properly, you’ve come to the right place. This resource center has everything you need to know about garage doors and how to repair them.

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Educate yourself so you
can do it safely and securely


Know what tools you need
before you get started


Have a plan so you can
get it right the first time

types of garage doors

Types of
garage doors

Garage doors can be made of wood, steel, aluminum, fiberglass, or some other material. They can roll up, slide up, or tilt up, depending on the style and manufacturer. Below, find out exactly what type of garage door you have -- or what kind you want.

Garage door repair:
how to fix it

It’s incredibly frustrating when your garage door breaks down. You might be leaving the house in the morning only to find out your car is trapped in the garage because the door won’t open.

Or that your home is left vulnerable to theft during the day because the garage door won’t close. Below, we explain how to diagnose and fix the most common issues.


How to diagnose and fix a garage, step by step


What type of garage doors
can we service?

We support all major types of garage doors, including the following:

  • Sectional
  • Roll-up
  • Tilt-up
  • Slide to side
  • Side hinged
diagnosing garage issues

Diagnosing different
garage door issues

Believe it or not, many garage door related issues can be solved pretty easily on your own. Use the guides below to discover how to diagnose and address any frustration before consulting a trained repair professional.


What types of garage door
parts can we service?

We can diagnose and repair most garage door related issues, including all of the following, plus much more:

  • Torsion springs
  • Rollers
  • Drums
  • Cables
  • Collar
  • Battery
  • Garage door opener
  • Bearing plates

Garage door springs

The most important part of any garage door is the spring: a heavy piece of coiled metal precisely tuned and calibrated to hold your garage door in place at all times.

When these break or lose their functionality, it will prevent your garage door from working properly. Below, learn about the different types of garage door springs and how to repair them.

garage door springs

Common garage door
issues we can fix

We've diagnosed and repaired nearly every type of garage door issue. Common garage door issues we see the most often include the following:

  • Garage door won't open
  • Garage door won't close
  • Garage door is noisy
  • Garage door opener is not working
garage door opener

Garage door openers

If you want to really fall in love with your garage door, you should install a garage door opener so it can be automatically opened from within the comfort and safety of your home or vehicle.

Perhaps your home already has an automatic garage door opener and it’s not working. Either way, below, we provide answers on how to select a quality garage door opener and how to fix it when it breaks.


Garage door brands
we can service

We're proud to service all major garage door brands, including all of the following, plus much more:

  • Chamberlain
  • Clopay
  • Amarr
  • Midland
  • Carriage House
  • LiftMaster
  • Overhead Door
  • Raynor
  • Challenger
  • Genie
  • Northwest Door
  • Dynaco

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