Garage Door Service in Los Angeles CA
If you need to get service for your garage door in Los Angeles more than once every few years (Not including the garage door maintenance which we will discuss shortly), It mean that there is something wrong with the way your door was installed, or with the garage door itself. Since a garage door in Los Angeles California, which was installed by a professional installer, who installed garage doors in Los Angeles in the past, should be working in a perfect way for many years, and except from the basic maintenance - that every garage door in Los Angeles should be provided with – shouldn’t require any other repairs service.
It doesn’t matter if it is a residential overhead door, a commercial garage door, or an automated garage door Woodland Hills, If you find that you needed service for your garage door in Los Angeles more than couple times in the last few years, you probably need a local garage door technician in Los Angeles to perform an inspection for your garage door, and to find what is the reason that your garage door is not working properly. Look for a professional garage door supplier in Los Angeles, and ask them to send someone to examine your garage door.
Common Garage Door Problems in Los Angeles CA
There are many possible reason that can prevent an overhead garage door in Los Angeles from working properly. We would like to list few of them bellow, and to make it clear that garage door repair in Los Angeles should never happen more than once. If for example one of your garage springs snapped, and you used a professional garage door repairman in Los Angeles to replace the spring or the springs, you shouldn’t experience any issues with the garage door springs in the next 10 years.
If the spring of your garage door in Los Angeles snapped again for some reason, you probably didn’t contact the right garage doors company in Los Angeles, or he did not provided you with high quality springs. There are many types of garage door springs in Los Angeles, and you should always aim for the best. Because quality is something that pay in the long run, whether it is a commercial garage door in Los Angeles or a garage door repair in Redondo Beach CA.
- Problem with the garage door mechanism.
- Problem with the garage opener.
- Problem with the garage door frame.
No matter which one of the above is the problem you are facing, make sure to contact a professional garage door repairman in Los Angeles, since garage door repair, whether in Los Angeles, in Woodland Hills or anywhere else is something that you want to do once and forget about it for a long time.
Garage Door Opener Repair Los Angeles
As we explained, there are many possible reasons that may require garage door repairs in Los Angeles. One of them is the garage opener, which include problems with the garage accessories such as the remote control, the wall switch and the Keypad, which most automated overhead doors in Los Angeles are equipped with.
Is it really opener problem?
Many of our customers in Los Angeles who call us to get garage door repair service, tell us that their opener is not working, and that they think they may need a new opener. But not once, when we arrive to their location in Los Angeles and inspect their garage door and the opener, we find that the problem is actually a problem with their garage door mechanism, and not from the opener. In order to understand that, we need to explain about the garage doors in general and the way they operate. The explanation is for garage doors in Los Angeles, but it apply to all garage doors in California, whether it is a garage door in Hermosa Beach or a garage door repair in Woodland Hills.
The garage door electric opener IS NOT what lifting the garage door in Los Angeles. What lift the door is the spring system. And as a proof, every garage door, in Los Angeles or anywhere else should work and it should be easy to open and close even without the electric opener. So if one of the spring snapped, or need some adjustment, it affect the way the electric opener work, and since the opener need to do the lifting which the spring supposed to make, it may seem like you need to contact a garage opener supplier in Los Angeles and not a garage door repairman.
But there is no need to worry. MY Garage Door offer both garage door and garage door opener repairs in los Angeles, with our same day overhead door repairs in Los Angeles, we can be there shortly and fix the problem, or install a new garage opener today, since garage door repairs in Los Angeles is what we do.
Which opener do I need if I live in LA?
There are many types and garage opener manufactures in Los Angeles. Some of them offer high quality openers like Lift Master and Genie, which are considered to be strong and reliable, and that can serve you for more than 20 years, as long as your garage door in Los Angeles is in good condition, and as long as the door will be maintained on time.
The most popular type of garage openers you find in garages in Los Angeles are the Chain Drive opener, and the Belt Drive opener. We would like to explain about the differences between the 2 types of openers, and the reasons to choose one of the two. It is important to make it clear that when you are searching for a garage opener in Los Angeles, we recommend you to aim for the best, since like we said, a good opener can last for more than 20 years.
In this article we will refer to the Lift master garage openers, which we consider to be high quality openers, and from the best garage openers you can find in Los Angeles and in the American market.
Chain Drive Opener Los Angeles CA
Not for nothing the chain drive opener is our best seller in Los Angeles. This opener is working with steel chain, which is connected to the opener on one side, and to the garage on the other side, and by moving the chain along the rail, the opener is opening and closing the garage door. We often find chain drive openers for Lift master which were installed more than 20 years ago and still working the same way they worked the day they were installed. Whether you need a garage door opener in Woodland Hills, or a garage door opener in Redondo Beach CA, this opener will be a wise decision, and it will serve you for many years.
Belt Drive Opener Los Angeles CA
The belt drive opener is as strong and reliable as the chain drive opener, with one big difference: The Belt drive opener is much quieter than the chain drive opener, and we install it at garages in Los Angeles where it is important for the customer to have an opener which will be as quiet as possible. The belt drive opener in Los Angeles is operating the same way as the chain drive opener operate, when instead the steel chain there is a rubber belt. Eliminating the sound of a steel chain which move along the rail, and replacing it with a quiet rubber belt is what make the difference.
The belt drive opener is our second best seller in Los Angeles, and it is recommended for people who want their opener to be as quiet as possible. Some people prefer to purchase the chain drive opener although it is noisier than the belt drive, since they prefer to hear the garage every time someone is using it, or if the garage is detached from the house, and the noise level become irrelevant. And since the chain drive opener is cheaper, if the noise level don’t matter to you, it may be better for you to choose the chain drive opener as you next opener for your garage in Los Angeles.
Garage Door Safety Sensors Repair Los Angeles
Every automated overhead garage door must include a safety feature. This is not an option, this is by the federal law, which require from every automated garage door to include a safety feature. Again, this is not an option, whether it is a garage door in Los Angeles California, or a garage door in Westchester County New York, every garage door must include a safety feature.
The safety sensors can be the cause for many issues with operating garage doors in Los Angeles, and you may wonder why I need them, and maybe it will be best to remove them? And here is where you are wrong. The safety sensors which should be installed in any automated overhead garage door in Los Angeles are there for your protection. You may never need them, but it is enough that one time someone or something will be located at the garage door’s path, and the safety sensors will prevent the door from closing on it is enough.
When the safety sensors are installed correctly, they shouldn’t create any problem operating the door. But sometime they can be mistakenly moved, and prevent the door from closing. In that case you can try and repair them by doing so yourself. In most garage doors in Los Angeles troubleshoot safety sensors is not complicated, and can be performed by doing-it-yourself, and there is no need to contact a garage door technician in Los Angeles to come and repair the problem. You can visit this article which explain how to troubleshoot garage door safety sensors in Los Angeles.
If you are looking for same day garage opener repairs in Los Angeles CA, we can help you. Whether you need safety sensors repair, new opener installation, or new garage door, MY Garage Door of Woodland Hills CA is the answer for all your garage door needs.
Garage Door Spring Repair Los Angeles CA
If you live in Los Angeles and own a garage door, you may not noticed it, but every garage door in Los Angeles using a spring system to operate the garage door, and to make it easier to use manually even the heaviest commercial garage doors in Woodland Hills CA.
There are 2 common springs system for garages in Los Angeles: Extension spring system and torsion spring system, and we can repair or replace both of them. We carry different types of garage doors springs for different doors in Los Angeles CA, from garage door extension spring system in Redondo Beach CA, to heavy duty commercial garage door spring replacement in Los Angeles, we can fix it today.
Who fix garage door springs in Los Angeles?
The answer is only professional garage door technician. The reason we only recommend you to use a professional garage door repairman in Los Angeles to perform the spring replacement is that the garage door spring system can be dangerous. And using the wrong spring or installing it in a wrong way can be dangerous.
You might watched few youtube Videos which explain how to replace garage door spring, and after watching it you may think: “Hey, I can do it by myself”. But what you don’t know is that the Video you watched was edited before uploaded, and you garage door in Los Angeles may need different springs, spring replacement method, tools and knowledge that they Video you just watched doesn’t offer.
OK. You may think that since garage repairs in Los Angeles is what we do, we have our interest in recommending to you to avoid repairing or replacing the broken spring by yourself, and to use the services if a professional garage door company in Los Angeles. But if you knew how many calls we receive from customers who tried to repair their garage door by DIY and ended up with bigger damage and even injuries, you would understand why we highly recommend to avoid trying to repair your garage door by DIY and contact someone who offer garage door service in los Angeles.
It doesn’t matter if it is a garage door repair in Los Angeles or a garage door repair in New York, some things are better to be left for professional technicians, since sometime you try to save some money, and you end up spending sometime even double amount than the amount you would of spend if you were using a professional garage door repairman in Los Angeles.
Do it yourself garage door repairs
If you decided to repair your garage door by DIY, and not to contact a garage door repairman in Los Angeles to perform the repair for you, there are few things you should know. They can save you time, money, and more important they can save your life when repairing a garage door in Los Angeles by DIY.
- Make sure you have the right part. There are many different types of overhead garage doors in Los Angeles. Make sure you have the right spring for your garage door.
- Plan before you start working. Do not assume that things will work by themselves. Make sure you are ready to compete the repairing your garage door in Los Angeles on first attempt.
- Do not assume. If you are not sure, ask someone. There are many garage door suppliers in Los Angeles who will gladly guide you through the process.
- Learn the garage door and the way it operate. Make sure you fully understand the mechanism of your garage door, as we explained earlier there are many different types of overhead doors in Los Angeles, each one operate in a different way with the different spring system.
- Safety before anything else. No garage door DIY repair worth your health. Whether it is a garage door repair in Los Angeles or a wood floor refinishing in New York, always stay on the safe side and never take unnecessary risks that can put your life at risk.
Commercial Garage Door Repairs Los Angeles CA
A commercial overhead door repair in Los Angeles is not something for armatures, since it require heavy duty tools and parts, and above all deep knowledge of the garage door repairs. Unlike the residential garage doors in Los Angeles, the commercial garage doors may be used more than 10,000 times a year, which increase the speed of the door’s parts wear. And beside it, a commercial garage door in Los Angeles demand a more often maintenance than the residential garage doors in California.
When it comes to commercial overhead garage doors in Los Angeles, it even more important to make sure that the door is working in a safe way, and that there are no broken or lose parts. Since the industrial overhead doors in Los Angeles can get hundreds of pounds, you must stop using the door immediately when you notice that there is something wrong, and you should contact a garage door company in Los Angeles which specialize in commercial garage door repairs.
Unlike the residential garage doors, some parts of the commercial garage doors in Los Angeles like the torsion springs are custom made, when each overhead door require its own size of springs. We offer all kinds of garage door parts supply and installation in Los Angeles, and there was never a garage door project we couldn’t complete.
So if you are experiencing troubles operating your commercial garage door in Los Angeles, if the door is making loud noises, or if you cannot remember the last time a garage door technician in Los Angeles maintained your garage door, it may be time for you to contact MY Garage Doors for a same day garage door services in Woodland Hills and Los Angeles.
Garage Door Maintenance Los Angeles CA
There are many things you can in order to make sure you will get the best overhead garage door in Los Angeles: Los Angeles From purchasing a high quality garage door, from trusted garage door supplier in Los Angeles, to using the services of a professional and experienced garage door installer in Los Angeles. But once the installation is completed, there is one more thing which you should do twice a year, if you want to make sure that your garage door in Los Angeles will continue to work in a perfect way: To maintain and lubricate your garage door.
The garage maintenance is not a complicated process, and you can do it by yourself by following the guidelines of maintaining a garage door in Los Angeles. And by simply lubricating the door, and by tuning some of the door’s and the garage opener parts, not only that you improve the way the door is operating and moving along the tracks, but you will also preserve the door’s parts, and make sure it is going to continue and serve you for many more years.
Maintain or repair?
We would like to make it clear: Garage door maintenance cannot replace repairs. If you are experiencing problems operating your garage door, you may need to contact a garage doors company in LOS Angeles to come and fix it first. Only when the repair will be completed, and the door will be safe for use again, you can ask the technician to perform the garage maintenance, or if you prefer to perform the maintenance by DIY, and not using a garage door company in Los Angeles, you can watch this Video which explain about garage door maintenance in Los Angeles. Whether it is an overhead door in Los Angeles or a steel gate repair in Woodland Hills, maintain in on time, to make sure they will work the same way they do now for many years.
Do not ignore the need for maintenance, thinking you should not invest time and money in something which is working perfectly. If you will ignore the need for maintenance, it is just a matter of time before you will need to hire a garage door specialist in Los Angeles to fix the door. So save time and money, and maintain your garage door on time.
Repair or replace my garage door in Los Angeles?
The Million dollar question. Sometime it is better to repair the existing garage door and sometime it is better to replace. When it is better to replace and when it better to completely remove the old garage door and install a new one? This is a question that we are dealing almost every day during our garage door services in Los Angeles.
There are many different types of garage door problems and different solutions. Sometime simply fix the problem, and sometime we will recommend you to install a new garage door. There is one case in which we will replace the door, and refuse to fix it, and that is when the door is not safe for use. Sometime the garage door is in such a bad condition, that no garage door company in Los Angeles will take the risk and the responsibility of repairing the door. Beside when the issue is safety, in most cases we will consider all the options together with you, and make the decision whether to repair or to replace the garage door.
There are few cases when we will consider replacing a garage door in Los Angeles instead of repair it:
- As we said, we will not fix a garage door in Los Angeles if repairing it mean that the door will not be 100% safe for use.
- If repairing the door will cost 50% or more from the value of a new door.
- If the door require parts (Like a new panel) that cannot be found.
- If the door is in bad condition.
- If the door is located at the front of your house in Los Angeles.
- If the door is rotten or too old to be repaired.
In all cases, we consult with the customer, and together with him, using our experience of many years in the garage doors repairs field we will try to get to the best conclusion for our customer whether to repair or to replace.
Garage Door Services Los Angeles CA
MY Garage Door offer same day garage door services in Los Angeles California. To us it won’t matter what kind of garage door service you need, since we offer solutions to all types of garage door problems in Los Angeles California. Whether you need a new garage door installation, a garage door spring replacement in Los Angeles or a new Lift Master opener installation, we can help.
Since we have been servicing Los Angeles for many years, we have the knowledge of which are the most popular garage doors in LA, and which parts are more likely to break and need to be replaced. And since we know that, we carry in our service tracks all the parts which may be needed in order to complete the repair of your garage door in Los Angeles on the first visit, and allow you to get back to using a perfectly operating and safe to use garage door.
Our services aren’t limited to residential garage doors. We can also fix all types of overhead doors in Los Angeles, since we consider ourselves as one of the best garage door companies in Los Angeles, and as such we must have the ability to service all types of garage doors that can be found in Los Angeles County.
Emergency Garage Door Repair Los Angeles
We understand that there is never a good time for a garage door to stop working, and that not once the door can get stuck at the worst timing, when your car is locked inside. To help you get a repair service ASAP, we offer emergency garage door repair service in Los Angeles CA, so know that someone will always be there for you.
Here is a list of the garage door service we offer in Los Angeles:
- Same day repair in Los Angeles.
- Emergency garage repairs in Los Angeles.
- Torsion spring repair.
- Extension spring repair.
- Service all types of garage doors in Los Angeles.
- Garage opener repairs.
- Lift master repairs Los Angeles.
- Genie opener repairs.
- New garage door installation.
- Residential garage doors.
- Commercial garage doors.
- Out of track garage repairs in Los Angeles.
- Garage door maintenance Los Angeles.
- Gate repair Los Angeles.
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