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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.

Recent Garage Door Repair tasks in Geelong

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Torquay VIC, Australia

5th Aug 2023

Need someone with experience to fix panel garage door. Has come off rail and the pull wires. Require door to be reinstated and serviced. Location Torquay. Need fixed ASAP. - Due date: Flexible

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Torquay VIC, Australia

8th Jul 2023

Our garage door is slanted and we can’t get the car out. We need someone to repair this urgently - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 8 July 2023

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Marshall VIC, Australia

20th Feb 2023

Ran into door with car when it was half way up. Hit bottom of door and large pins at the bottom have come adrift on each side. Door is slightly bent as a result. Can it be fixed please? - Due date: Flexible

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Hamlyn Heights VIC, Australia

15th Nov 2022

Garage door is bent and won't close. I reversed my car when the door was half open. - Due date: Needs to be done as early as possible. Price can be negotiated.

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Grovedale VIC, Australia

12th Jun 2022

I need my garage door repaired so i can use it while a new panel is being made

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Manifold Heights VIC, Australia

30th May 2022

Repair a broken tilt garage door in Manifold heights VIC 3218

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Charlemont VIC 3217, Australia

27th Nov 2021

Garage door shutter having issue to roll down. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 27th Nov 2021

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Lara VIC 3212, Australia

13th Aug 2020

Electric garage door wont go all the way down. Please help ASAP!

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Geelong, Belmont, Victoria, Australia

19th Apr 2020

Our garage door has broken. It opens manually not by a remote. We opened it and it pretty much unravelled itself. Would like it fixed 🙂

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Torquay VIC, Australia

18th Feb 2020

The garage door has dent at the bottom part and needs to be fixed. Please quote a price.