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I highly recommend Roger if you need someone to fix your garage door He is very professional, turned up on time and was able to quickly identify and fix the issue. I will definitely get in touch with Roger for assistance with any future issues/servicing needs.

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Greshkumar was great help. Got straight on top of the task and repaired my garage door immediately the next morning Very experienced at what he does

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The squeaking garage door is gone! Dave did an amazing job. Thanks so much!

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Why hire a garage door repairman through Airtasker?

When you hire a garage door repairman via Airtasker, you can get your garage door fixed ASAP. You don’t have to worry about parking your car out on the street where it’s exposed to the elements for an extended period of time. Hiring a handyman with Airtasker is easy and quick so that you can use your garage again as soon as possible.

Protect your car and regain peace of mind by posting a repair job for your garage door. List all the crucial details, like the type of door repair needed, your address, your budget and timeline. Taskers will ask about the job and give you a free quote! View their Tasker ratings and reviews to help you hire the right one.

When you agree on the price and the job, you can hire Taskers to do the job straight away. Release payment once the job’s completed and you can enjoy parking your car in the garage without worry. Fix your garage door troubles by using the pink button - put up the task today!

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Top Garage Door Repair related questions

Hiring a Tasker for this can be quick and convenient. Even though finding someone to fix your garage door is as uncommon as finding a glazier or someone to fix your windows and doors - this isn’t the case with Airtasker. You can hire the most skilled and experienced Taskers to do the job; then you pay them once the job’s finished. All this can happen within the day to make your garage usable again. 

No, since most, if not all, Taskers go to your home with their tools and equipment, along with the requisite skills and experience. Feel free to lend tools for the job.

The time it takes for a Tasker to do garage door repairs depends on these factors: the speed at which the Tasker finds the problem, the complexity of the problem and how fast he applies the appropriate fixes. If the problem is simple, the repair job shouldn’t take more than a couple of hours. But if the issue is more complicated, expect the job to take at most the whole afternoon. 

Yes! If you repair garage doors as a business, we don’t see why you can’t hire a Tasker to work for you as one of your garage door fitters, do garage door replacement, garage door cable repair, roller shutter repairs, electric garage door repairs or fix garage doors in general. You can hire Taskers even to do commercial roller door repairs if you wish. Just be sure to specify what you need from Taskers to avoid any misunderstanding. 

There are several common problems that a garage door develops over time. One of the most common is that it becomes noisy, squeaking loudly as it’s opened or closed. This is usually due to rollers that wear out from lack of lubrication on their bearings. Another common problem is a garage door that doesn’t open - this can be caused by broken door springs, worn-out gears or even a burned-out door opener motor.   

It’s possible to repair a garage door by yourself, but only if you have the right skills, tools and experience. There are many moving parts and complicated electronic components on even the most common garage doors and garage door openers, so it can take hours to find the problem. To save time, hire an experienced repairer - book one on Airtasker! 

What do garage door repair services include?

Garage door repair services include all the needed tasks to get your broken garage door working again. This is regardless of whether it’s the roller shutter or the up-and-over type of garage door. A skilled handyman can repair either type of garage doors and can test the garage door to ensure the repairs are proper and adequate.  

Inspecting the garage door

Your hired garage door repairman can inspect the different moving parts and components of your garage door to find the cause of the problem. They can check the springs, rails, cables and pulleys for damage or wear and tear. They inspect the glass panes on the garage door if any, and check for cracks or breaks. 

Your repairman can check the tension of the springs, damage or obstructions for the garage door sensors, damage or wear on the hinges, rollers and tracks. The repairman also checks the remote door controller and remote keypad for any damage or weak batteries; they likewise verify the garage door opener for damage or insufficient power. 

Fixing the garage door

After troubleshooting the problem, your garage door repairman performs the needed repairs. They can perform repairs such as lubricating the tracks, rails, pulleys and other moving parts. They may remove rusted or worn sections of the tracks or rails and attach new sections or replace the entire rail. Your repairman can check for any bent tracks and worn or damaged cables and rollers. Should there be any glass panes on the door that are missing or cracked, they can replace these as well. Some repairmen can replace the garage door springs if necessary. 

If the garage door opener is not getting enough power, your repairman can do simple wiring work and fix severed wires by splicing them onto the old plug or a new plug if necessary; you may have to supply these and any other replacement parts. If you don’t have these replacement parts ready, some repairmen may offer to buy these for you from the nearest hardware store. 

Testing the garage door

Once your repairman finds the problems and applies the appropriate repairs, they can proceed to test the garage door and do final checks on all the parts and electronic components. They watch for any unusual movements and listen for strange sounds when the garage door is operated. Apart from the mechanical parts, your repairman does final checks on the electronic components like the door sensors, the remote and remote keypad.  

If any problems or unusual movements are detected during testing, your repairman does troubleshooting again. Your repairman applies the appropriate fixes and tests the garage door again; this will be done as many times as needed until the garage door works without fail.

If you're keen to know if how much does garage door repair cost, we 've put together this easy-to-refer price guide for you to best assess how to go about fixing your garage door.

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Bonbeach VIC, Australia

15th Jul 2024

The bottom of our garage door is rusted and falling off and not closing properly or latching. I need it repaired to the point where we can open and close it and it latches to lock. Happy to provide any other images/details so please ask if you need additional information. Please quote as budget is only a placeholder to get it listed

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Cranbourne West VIC, Australia

14th Jul 2024

Need to replace garage door Bottom panel includes rail and seal.

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Pakenham VIC, Australia

14th Jul 2024

Double garage roller door has a bunch of dents in it and would like them to be somewhat less noticeable

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Jandakot WA, Australia

9th Jul 2024

The garage door is not closing. It retracts half way through to closing. Its Merlin sectional door

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Point Cook VIC 3030, Australia

7th Jul 2024

Need the bottom panel rollers fited and panel ribitted

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Fairfield QLD 4103, Australia

7th Jul 2024

Repair or replace tilt up garage door. Door was damaged by attempted break-in. I will supply the replacement door. Needs to be repainted to match guttering.

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Macquarie Fields NSW, Australia

2nd Jul 2024

My Gliderol Glidermatic GTS garage door opener won't open or close. Results of my troubleshooting are: - Electric panel works & UP & DOWN push buttons work fine. - Motor works and drives the chain. - But the moving chain motion (being housed in the metal track) is not being transferred to the black shuttle & push arm assembly that actually opens & closes the garage door. Therefore, even when the motor spins and the chain moves, the black shuttle just remains still.

Great Work! Thank You for a wonderful garage repair job!

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Amaroo ACT, Australia

2nd Jul 2024

Need to repair garage door The steel wire is off the wheel and door is not getting fully closed

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Chadstone VIC, Australia

28th Jun 2024

The garage door does not close or open properly from now. There is wear and tear on the wires, etc.

Thanks for the prompt repair

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Kew VIC, Australia

13th Jun 2024

The garage door opener stopped working This is a double garage roller door Need fixing the opener

Great service, professional, get the job done Highly recommended

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Chirnside Park VIC, Australia

11th Jun 2024

I'm looking for an experienced handyman to repair my garage door. It got damaged in a recent accident and is now curved. Additionally, I had to cut the string to close it, so that will need fixing as well. Requirements: - Experience with garage door repairs - Ability to fix the curvature of the door - Reattach or replace the cut string mechanism Please provide a quote and availability. Thanks!

Fixed the issue very fast and clean

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Leppington NSW, Australia

30th May 2024

Garage door needs some maintenance. Needs this done ASAP

Excellent swift service. Highly recommended.

Garage door repair needed


Gungahlin ACT, Australia

20th May 2024

Side railing of the garage door needs to aligned. - motor is in good condition - need to replace a few screws on the door and the railing screws needs to be fixed

Brad was polite and he did a great job!

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Kew East VIC, Australia

18th May 2024

The joined plastics is broken

Patient and carefulness

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Burnside Heights VIC, Australia

6th May 2024

Once screw has popped off which has caused the pannel to be bent ou of place. Just needs to be screwed back into place so the pannel can be straight again so the door closes properly. Need this done URGENTLY

Great service. Honest bloke. Would highly recommend and use him again

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Fraser Rise VIC, Australia

3rd Mar 2024

Garage door dent needs to be fixed

Really good job and fix

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Salter Point WA, Australia

2nd Mar 2024

My garage door is stuck while closing - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 22 April, 2023

This is amazing job. Brian helped us fix our garage door in a short notice. He is professional and very knowledgeable. Will absolutely recommend him. Five star!

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Caulfield North VIC 3161, Australia

24th Feb 2024

Our garage door requires repairs and a service. Please see attached pictures of the broken part. Requires a service as well. Will need this done on a Saturday or Sunday after 10am.

All fixed in 10 minutes. Thank you

Garage door repair. Door goes up or down a stops stuck. Then cuts out


Essendon VIC, Australia

5th Feb 2024

Door gets stuck in movement up or down. The motor guts out after a grinding sound. I can move it up or down when I use my hand to help it

Really great service. Informative and professional

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Penshurst NSW, Australia

19th Jan 2024

We have an issue with our garage door which needs to be addressed as it is no longer operating automatically. The chain has broken and needs replacing. We will pay extra for the chain with a supply of the receipt - Due date: Flexible

Steven is polite, punctual and professional. He is very knowledgeable. I highly recommend him.