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Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Who repairs garage doors?

Garage door repair is a specialized job, which is typically handled by a garage door repair service. Professional garage door repair technicians can test or repair a garage door system and fix cosmetic blemishes on doors. Common requests include help with jammed or inoperable doors, slow or erratic doors, unusual sounds, dents or scrapes on the door, and general system testing. Garage door repair professionals can work on single-car, double-car and RV-size garage doors.

How much does garage door repair cost?

When a garage door goes off the track, the spring breaks, the door is dented or the garage door opener is on the fritz, a professional garage door repair specialist can help. The cost to have a garage door fixed varies, but the national average cost of garage door repair is $70-$110. The extent of the damage and the size and material of the door will affect the final cost. A garage door repair company generally charges a national average of $80 for a service call, which includes the first hour of labor and service, such as testing and inspecting the garage door and opener. Apart from labor, the garage door repair costs hinge on buying replacements parts. For example, a new spring costs an average of $60. Expect to pay several hundred dollars, though, if the door is beyond repair; a new garage door ranges in price from $200 to $4,000, and most homeowners spend an average of $800-$1,200.

How much does it cost to get a garage door fixed?

The national average for garage door repair cost is between $80 and $110. Some of the factors that affect your garage door repair cost are the type of springs (most often torsion or extension), the size and weight of the door, and the door material. Many garage door pros will charge a service fee to visit your house and determine the problem. Often, the service fee includes a set amount of labor. One example of this is an $80 service fee that includes the first hour of work plus testing and inspecting your garage door and garage door opener, while another pro may charge $150 for the same standard service call.   

Broken or jammed springs are a common problem. In one example, the starting price for spring repair was $99, while another pro’s cost started at $185. The $185 starting price included $40 for transportation costs, $60 for parts, and $85 per hour of labor. Professionals may charge extra for late-night garage door repair emergencies.

How often do garage door springs break?

Garage door springs break every three to seven years, depending on its quality and condition. For example, rust and cold weather can shorten the lifespan of a torsion spring.

Should I tip the garage door repairman?

It’s not expected that you tip garage door repairmen, and normally they’re not expecting a tip for their services. However, it’s always a kind gesture to tip for excellent and friendly service. 

Is it dangerous to replace a garage door spring?

Yes, it can be dangerous to undertake a garage door spring repair yourself. Fixing it requires having a working knowledge of how a garage door works and understanding how the parts work. A door can fall on you, and loaded springs can suddenly release and hit you. For this reason, it’s recommended you call a pro to replace or fix your garage door spring.

How do you fix a broken garage door?

Garage door problems don’t have to mean the end of the world. Garage door repair is typically a one-day process and can be done for only a few hundred dollars. Common garage door repair requests include fixing slow or erratic garage doors, addressing strange sounds coming from the garage door or motor, fixing cosmetic damage such as dents or scrapes, repairing broken doors that are stuck open or closed, and troubleshooting inoperable doors.

The two main garage door operating mechanisms are sectional roll-ups or tilt-ups. Garage door repair services can fix single-car, double-car or RV-height doors. Your garage door may be made of wood, steel, aluminum, masonite, vinyl, fiberglass or another material. The type of garage door repair you need really depends on the type of garage door you have and the issue at hand. Garage door repair pros often charge a flat service call fee to diagnose the problem and provide an estimate. For customers who choose to have the repair done, the service call fee may be applied to the first hour of labor (including time to make the diagnosis). If your garage door is under warranty, the repair may be free of charge.

Reviews for Denver garage door repair professionals
Thumbtack Customer
Mike provided friendly and efficient service. He was able to diagnose and repair my garage door issues in about 30 minutes. Clearly very knowledgeable regarding garage door repairs. Highly recommended.
Doors In Motion LLCDoors In Motion LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Sean and Grant showed up promptly and did a great job repairing the garage door. Price was very reasonable. I highly recommend.
Third Gen Garage Doors, LLCThird Gen Garage Doors, LLC
Melissa T.
JC is awesome! He showed up the morning after I sent a request to fix our garage, talked me through the repair needs, got the work done fast, and left me with a beautifully operating garage door. His services are affordable and top notch!
24hr garage door repairs Joseph Ciccarelli24hr garage door repairs Joseph Ciccarelli
Thumbtack Customer
Great experience. Steve showed up within 45 mins of talking to him on the phone. He and his brother did excellent work and repaired my garage door for a very good price.
Advanced Garage Door ServiceAdvanced Garage Door Service
Derek S.
These guys were awesome! Super fast to come out and evaluate the issue and were spot on with a recommendation. My existing garage door was beyond repair so had to install a new one which was completed the next day. Pricing was fair and competitive. The install went smooth and done same day without issue. A-Team is the real deal. Add them to your trusted partners list for anything garage door related.
A-Team Garage DoorsA-Team Garage Doors
Michael D.
They responded on thumbtack quickly, called on the way to the job and gave me a detailed estimate for the work with a half hour of arriving. They had all the parts to repair on hand and the garage door was back operational in less than 2 hours and by noon the day after I posted on thumbtack
A-Team Garage DoorsA-Team Garage Doors
Brandon G.
These guys are awesome! I put the garage door repair request in on Sunday night and they scheduled me for the next evening. They were able to come by even earlier than originally planned on which was even better. They fixed the issue with ease and were great to work with. Will definitely use them again in the future!
Mile High Garage Door SpecialistsMile High Garage Door Specialists
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