Top 10 garage door repair services in Gainesville, GA

Porch Pro Headshot Aaron Overhead Doors of Atlanta LLC
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
(828)
Aaron Overhead Doors of Atlanta is based in Buford GA. We are the 3rd garage door company under the Aaron Overhead Door umbrella. Our other two locations are based in California and have been in existence since 1968. We believe the Aaron Overhead Door difference is how we treat our employees. We ...Read more about Aaron Overhead Doors of Atlanta LLC
Aaron Overhead Doors of Atlanta is based in Buford GA. We are the 3rd garage door company under the Aaron Overhead Door umbrella. Our other two locations are based in California and have been in existence since 1968. We believe the Aaron Overhead Door difference is how we treat our employees. We ...Read more about Aaron Overhead Doors of Atlanta LLC
Porch Pro Headshot Legacy Garage Doors
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
(543)
Need someone to repair your garage door or possibly, a custom heavy carriage garage door, but you're not quite sure who to call? Finding the right garage door technician no longer has to be a hassle. Our skilled technicians can repair your garage door right the first time and chances are, better tha...Read more about Legacy Garage Doors
Need someone to repair your garage door or possibly, a custom heavy carriage garage door, but you're not quite sure who to call? Finding the right garage door technician no longer has to be a hassle. Our skilled technicians can repair your garage door right the first time and chances are, better tha...Read more about Legacy Garage Doors
Porch Pro Headshot Adroit Garage Doors
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
(589)
Porch Pro Headshot Garage Door Repair Duluth
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
(49)
"Worn Out Parts Replacement My garage door wouldn’t open, so I went online and contacted this company because of their reviews. This company’s technician showed me the spring was broken and explained what he needed to do and the costs, and was very patient, friendly and professional. Couldn’t be hap...Read more about Garage Door Repair Duluth
"Worn Out Parts Replacement My garage door wouldn’t open, so I went online and contacted this company because of their reviews. This company’s technician showed me the spring was broken and explained what he needed to do and the costs, and was very patient, friendly and professional. Couldn’t be hap...Read more about Garage Door Repair Duluth
Porch Pro Headshot Electric Plus, Inc.
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
We are a fully licensed & insured electrical and garage door company that provides service and repair to Residential, Commercial, and Industrial customers throughout the Atlanta area. We have been working long and hard to develop our reputation as a high-quality professional company with a commitme...Read more about Electric Plus, Inc.
We are a fully licensed & insured electrical and garage door company that provides service and repair to Residential, Commercial, and Industrial customers throughout the Atlanta area. We have been working long and hard to develop our reputation as a high-quality professional company with a commitme...Read more about Electric Plus, Inc.
Porch Pro Headshot Quality Garage Doors and Service, LLC
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
(4)
Trust Quality Garage Doors and Service, LLC when you are in the market for a reliable North Georgia, garage door contractor. We're a high-quality provider of residential and commercial garage door repairs and installations. While there are multiple garage door companies to choose from, we stand out...Read more about Quality Garage Doors and Service, LLC
Trust Quality Garage Doors and Service, LLC when you are in the market for a reliable North Georgia, garage door contractor. We're a high-quality provider of residential and commercial garage door repairs and installations. While there are multiple garage door companies to choose from, we stand out...Read more about Quality Garage Doors and Service, LLC
Porch Pro Headshot Mr. Handyman of NW Gwinnett
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
Northwest Gwinnett Professional Handyman Services
Northwest Gwinnett Professional Handyman Services
Porch Pro Headshot Top Notch Garage Door
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
(3)
Top Notch Garage Door is Atlanta’s most reliable source for everything garage door related. We stand by our commitment to top notch work, products and customer service. We offer garage door sales, installation and repair services for both residential and commercial applications. We also offer 24 h...Read more about Top Notch Garage Door
Top Notch Garage Door is Atlanta’s most reliable source for everything garage door related. We stand by our commitment to top notch work, products and customer service. We offer garage door sales, installation and repair services for both residential and commercial applications. We also offer 24 h...Read more about Top Notch Garage Door
Porch Pro Headshot Surface Link
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
Why replace your countertop? Surface Link can repair it for a fraction of the cost! Surface Link specializes in countertop repairs, countertop refinishing, countertop modifications and sink replacement services all over the United States and Canada. Replacing a countertop can be costly and timely -...Read more about Surface Link
Why replace your countertop? Surface Link can repair it for a fraction of the cost! Surface Link specializes in countertop repairs, countertop refinishing, countertop modifications and sink replacement services all over the United States and Canada. Replacing a countertop can be costly and timely -...Read more about Surface Link
Porch Pro Headshot RCC Handy Services
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
(14)

Frequently asked questions about garage door repair services

There are several reasons why your garage door sensors might malfunction. Garage door sensors are subject to wear and tear over time, so if your sensors are old, it may be time to have them replaced and updated. Some issues may require that the sensor be replaced altogether, but others can be a quick fix. Here are the most common reasons why your sensors might not work:

  • Debris blocking the sensors - Garage door sensors sit close to the ground to prevent the door from closing if there are pets, people, or other items in its path. Due to their necessary location, sensors collect dirt and dust over time and can potentially be blocked by leaves or twigs that make their way in. If your sensors aren’t working, check them to ensure they’re clean first.
  • Misalignment of sensors - Your garage door sensors work when the lights on both sensors line up. If something breaks the path of light between the sensors, your garage door will stop lowering. If the brackets holding the sensors have come loose over time, it may cause the sensors to lose their connection. Check and see if the mounting brackets for your sensors are loose. If they are, use a screwdriver to tighten them back up, and this might solve your alignment problem without having to call a pro.
  • A wiring malfunction - If you’ve checked that the sensors are both clean, aren’t being blocked, and are properly aligned, but you’re still not seeing lights on both sensors, there might be an electrical or another mechanical issue. If your troubleshooting efforts haven’t fixed the issue, it’s time to call in the pros.

The best choice for you when it comes to repairing or replacing your garage door will come down to the issue. If your garage door is 15 or 20 years old and you’re noticing issues with the motor, sensors, and overall appearance, it’ll likely make more sense to replace the door than to replace or repair all the individual parts.

However, if there’s damage to your door, like a dent from a car bumper, you may be able to replace the door only and save the cost of the motor, rails, and sensor.

The paint on garage doors is subject to fading over time, but if your motor and sensors are still working well, you can repaint the door to bring a fresh look to the exterior of your home. This is something you can take on as a DIY project with the right materials and tools, or hire a pro to take care of it quickly.

If you’re unsure whether to replace your garage door, the best choice is to call a local garage door repair company. They’ll come to your home and inspect your current door, providing you with a recommendation on the cost of repairs versus the price of a new door and installation.

Anything more than basic cleaning and checking alignment should be left to the pros. Garage doors use tension provided by large springs, and making adjustments without training can result in serious injuries - or even death - if something goes wrong. Additionally, most garage doors are very heavy. If they feel light, chances are there’s a lift assist from the springs, and your garage door will drop if those are disconnected.

Here are some things you can do yourself before calling a local garage door repair company:

  • Clean dust and dirt from your garage door sensors.
  • Check for any items blocking the path of light between the sensors.
  • Make sure the sensors are properly aligned.
  • Double-check that your garage door opens from the built-in panel. If it does, it’s possible that all your issues can be solved with a simple garage door opener repair.
  • Use a screwdriver to tighten loose sensor brackets. Only do this if the mounting brackets are wobbly; never take any pieces off of your garage door system.

There’s a particular sinking feeling when you hit the button to close your garage door, it gets almost all the way closed before stopping in its tracks or starts going back up again. Many of us use our garages for storage and parking, and the thought of leaving the door open overnight makes us uneasy. Not to mention, having your garage door open can drastically impact the temperature inside your home if you live in a climate with chilly winters.

Many garage doors automatically try to open fully again if they encounter an obstacle. This is a safety measure to create space under the door, but it can also mean that your door stays all the way open when you don’t want it to.

There are a few things to can try to get your garage door to close:

  • Check the tracks - It’s easy for debris, dirt, and ice to get stuck in the rails, which can prevent your garage door from closing all the way.
  • Make sure nothing is blocking the path of the sensors - Even a small item, like the handle of a grocery bag, can be enough to break the connection and cause your garage door to remain open.
  • Clean the sensors and look for a small light on both sensor panels - Your garage door sensors need to be clean for the lights to work, and there should be a light on each sensor panel. If you can’t see two lights, there’s a malfunction.

The most commonly malfunctioning element of a garage door is the springs. Expect to pay between $100 and $200 to repair them. You’ll need to factor in labor costs as well, which vary based on your location and the current demand.

Garage door springs need to be tuned yearly to stay in tip-top shape, and doing this can save you a more costly bill in the long run. This is an easy item to add to your yearly maintenance schedule. It isn’t costly, can be scheduled in advance, and can be done before chilly weather hits to prevent your garage door from being stuck open in the cold.

Another detail to consider is the age of your original garage door system. Older models may not be compatible with current springs, which could mean you need to replace your garage door to fix the problem.

In addition, supply chain troubles can mean that your wait time or the overall availability of new springs might be in question. A quick call to a local garage door repair company will give you insight into wait times and if your garage door can be repaired with new parts or not.

If your garage door is damaged by a break-in or an accident, you can make an insurance claim. There are pros and cons to doing this, and it’s worth weighing these before you dial up your insurance company.

  • Is the value of the repair or replacement more than your deductible? Small repairs are likely worth paying for out of pocket since you’ll have to pay your deductible and be subject to an insurance increase the following year.
  • Is it a functional or cosmetic repair? Dings, scratches, and dents that don’t impact the overall function of your garage likely aren’t worth the trade-off for making an insurance claim.
  • Was the damage done by you or someone in your household? If the answer is yes, there’s a reasonable chance your premium will go up when you renew your insurance. Depending on your situation, the deductible plus a potential increase might make it more cost-effective to pay for the repair instead of making an insurance claim.
  • Is your garage attached to your home? In some cases, detached garages aren’t covered by a home insurance policy. Either way, it’s good to know the ins and outs of what your policy covers for outbuildings on your property.
  • Is the replacement due to damage or age/ wear and tear? Home insurance typically covers damage due to a crime or a weather event but won’t cover wear and tear due to age. If you want to cover yourself for these things, consider a home warranty in addition to home insurance.

Recent reviews for Gainesville garage door repair services

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I would highly recommend Top Notch. The whole experience went well. When I made the first call someone answered, a real person not even a answering service. They were able to set an appointment over the phone. The day of the appointment, they sent a remin...

- Haley Hays
487734

The most amazing garage door company! Tyler is wonderful and kept me informed every step of the way. The installer, Wyatt, is very skilled and personable. I'm so pleased with the door and installation. I know no other company can beat their expertise, as ...

- Sancta Sorensen
274229

Deaundre was the tech that came out. He was very professional and everything looks and works perfectly. Thank you Top Notch for a job well done.

- Angela Taylor
289824

Hired Robby to replace the top rails on a deck and very long stairway down to a lower pasture. He showed up with Kiln Dried Wood. I asked if it shouldn't be treated lumber as that's what it was originally made from. He said, "This was just as good, if not...

- s Black
157269

Very well informed, prompt, and professional. I've used them multiple times and every time, they are great to work with. Fair pricing and quality work. I 100% recommend them for any garage door work.

- Timothy Sheeran
157268

Very well informed, prompt, and professional. I've used them multiple times and every time, they are great to work with. Fair pricing and quality work. I 100% recommend them for any garage door work.

- Timothy Sheeran
206484

My wife and I had Adroit install our new garage door and opener a little over a year ago. Within that year's time there was a mechanical defect with the unit. Adroit came back to repair the issue. At which time we were charged for the repairs. We paid it....

- Devan DeVoe
206457

The owners of the company came to my home and practically blamed my wife and myself for their poor workmanship, installation and repair of my garage door. The husband (owner) even became confrontational, argumentative and belligerent is his demeanor and t...

- Devan DeVoe
66915

A nightmare. Huge promises up front. Poor showing. Bad communication once he had the money. Getting him to finish the job a headache. Two months in more than half of the work is not completed and he won't answer my calls. Do NOT pay him upfront. Personabl...

- Anita Wright
45806

So glad I chose Aaron Overhead Door! They did an amazing job! Not only did they do what I asked but they found a few things wrong, pointed them out to me and fixed them free of charge. You just don't find companies like this anymore. Fairly priced, excell...

- Angie Compton

All Garage Door Repair Services in Gainesville, GA

Porch Pro Headshot Rite Solutions Home Services
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
Being a 3rd generation handy man.I am able to give my customers old school craftsmanship with new school technology.
Being a 3rd generation handy man.I am able to give my customers old school craftsmanship with new school technology.
Porch Pro Headshot Sanchez Handyman
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
Porch Pro Headshot Tree House Home & Lawn Maintenance
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
With over 25 years experience we can give you a quality and competitively priced finished product. Clean, dependable and able to make you one of our satisfied customers. Walls, ceilings, cabinets, trim ... Just let us know what you need to give your home a fresh clean look you deserve. We also do la...Read more about Tree House Home & Lawn Maintenance
With over 25 years experience we can give you a quality and competitively priced finished product. Clean, dependable and able to make you one of our satisfied customers. Walls, ceilings, cabinets, trim ... Just let us know what you need to give your home a fresh clean look you deserve. We also do la...Read more about Tree House Home & Lawn Maintenance
Porch Pro Headshot Supreme Builders & Maintenance  Solutions
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
Porch Pro Headshot John Ross General Contractors
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
John Ross General Contractors is a locally owned and operated business specializing in all types of projects big and large! We care as much about the quality of our work as you care about your home and office.
John Ross General Contractors is a locally owned and operated business specializing in all types of projects big and large! We care as much about the quality of our work as you care about your home and office.
Porch Pro Headshot RMS home repair
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
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Roofing-water proofing- decks ect.
Porch Pro Headshot Jesus tavera
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
Drywall holes and dents are unsightly and ruin your home. Get them fixed with Jesus tavera who serve in Talmo, GA.
Drywall holes and dents are unsightly and ruin your home. Get them fixed with Jesus tavera who serve in Talmo, GA.
Porch Pro Headshot Bowen Home Services, LLC
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
We are a husband wife company that does painting and handy man services as well as some general contractor jobs.
We are a husband wife company that does painting and handy man services as well as some general contractor jobs.
Porch Pro Headshot Todd Fisk & Associates
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
Specialty Trade Contractor - * Handyman Services * Remodeling and Painting * Siding & Windows * Kitchen & Bath Tile And Much More!
Specialty Trade Contractor - * Handyman Services * Remodeling and Painting * Siding & Windows * Kitchen & Bath Tile And Much More!
Porch Pro Headshot Best Garage Doors Inc.
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
Porch Pro Headshot Stafford Handyman Services
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
Porch Pro Headshot Lets Get Beautiful
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
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Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia
Porch Pro Headshot Super Stream
Garage Door Repair
Serves Gainesville, Georgia

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