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was on time and had everything to fix the Overhead Garage door. Very professional and Effcient. Allthough the spring was broken.
" took time to inspecting everything before starting. I will use him again if needed.

-Michael K.

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"This morning while pulling the trailer out of our garage we caught the track of the garage door and bent it beyond repair. The brackets that attach to that were" also bent beyond straightening. Since the garage door couldn't be shut and we live in an association we needed this taken care of right away. I found
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at 10:55am and explained my situation he said he would be over within an hour. At 11:45am he showed up and replaced the one section of track that was badly bent and he replaced several cracked hinges which he showed me. He explained what might happen if any others crack and said he would replace them, I said please do. My garage door is fixed and much quieter now after he fixed it up and lubed it. He was awesome and I really appreciated the promptness, especially on a Saturday. I will absolutely call him again if I have an issue and I will positively refer him to everyone and anyone who needs a great garage door specialist.

-Tracy M.

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Garage Doors

A homeowner's guide to garage doors, including how garage door openers work, preserving safety, how to maintain them, who to call when they need repair, and options when buying a new door.

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Here is a tip sheet from Angie's List, previously published:

http://www.angieslist.com/articles/garage-door-experts-give-maintenance-tips.htm

If a tilt-up door, probably about $150-200.

If a roll-up door, assuming you have not put in cabinets or anything that prohibits sliding the shaft sideways about 2-3 feet out of the spring to change it, then about $200-250 should do it for a 2-car garage door. If he has to disassemble the brackets to remove the springs because the shaft cannot slide sideways enough to get the springs on/off, then probably another $50-100.

If you have an automatic garage door opener, usually they will charge you $50 or less for tension adjustment, lube, and motor cleaning if scheduled on the same visit, about half a normal call cost.

One thing to consider - assuming you have 2 springs and an opener, unless the other spring is quite new, you should replace it at the same time, first because it will probably break fairly soon anyway and changing two is only about $50 more than changing one, and because the springs on both sides should be of equal stiffness - if not, then the door will be unevenly weight compensated and try to open cockeyed, increasing wear and risk of damaging the motor.

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Assuming you are talking rollup garage door - issues similar but not as many parts on a tilt-up door.

Many rollup doors in residential use go 30 years or more on original springs.

Generally, they do not need to be replaced till they break. A broken one should be pretty obvious - the door will open very hard because it is being pulled up more at one side than the other, if at all, and one spring will be wound tight while the other will be looser, and usually the break is a visibly obvious one - either a visible break in the main portion of the spring, or the free end that goes into the end plate is broken off. Compare the springs against each other to see they look the same.

Also, if you think a spring is broken but can't see anything wrong, maybe the set screws that hold the end plates tight onthe axle have vibrated loose, relaxing the tension on the spring.

As the door gets older you may need to have a garage door repairman adjust the spring tension tighter if the door starts opening hard or balking at opening, though that is more often a problem with dirty slider track and bearings from dust accumulation, which you can clean with WD40 and then lubricate the side support rollers with motor oil or household oilcan. On lubrication of the slider track there are differences of opinion - some say clean with a non-oily solvent like brake cleaner and leave it clean and ddry so dust does not stick to it, other say oil with a light household oil or WD40. I prefer the latter so the plastic slider does not get worn out sliding on the metal slider track or pole, though it definitely does accumulate an oily dust grunge. The cleaning and lubricating should be done at least yearly - every 3-6 months if you use the door multiple times a day, more often if you are in a real dusty area like the Dust Bowl, the desert, or close to the beach.

 

 

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I think he is trying to upsell you on something you don't need, or their company policy is neer fix, always replace - some companies are in that mode not, to prevent future call-backs when it does not work.

 

IF only needs screws, sounds like a good do it yourself job with self-tapping sheet metal screws. Or a Handyman could do for maybe $50-70 if that is all that is needed.

 

If the weatherstrip is damaged and in on the front edge of the garage door, one other possibility - replace with one like this, or screw a bottom compression type rubber weatherstrip on the bottom of the door - actually work a lot better than the face-mounted ones anyway, in my opinion. Look like this from M-D Building Products and Frost King among others. Can also be used nailed to frame to flap contacts door face as an edge and top weatherstrip - 

http://www.amazon.com/M-D-Building-Products-3749-Garage/dp/B000052036

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Maintanence is going to vary by how much you use the door.  If it is used multiple times a day as cars go in and out I recommend having it checked annually.  You want someone to lube all of the proper points and inspect the rollers for wear or damage.  You don't want a component of that door failing and falling on yourself or a child.  Sometimes tracks need to be adjusted or realigned for various reasons.  Also, the springs can weaken and break causing the door to fall.  Have those checked as well.

Todd Shell
Todd's Home Services
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Garage Door Installation reviews in Poquoson

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Called three repair companies for quotes, was most impressed with the
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on the initial call, what they quoted was pretty close to the final repair. Other quotes were less with the disclaimer “additional hardware might be needed” which would add to the cost ( always a bad unknown in my opinion), also those quotes were for chain driven openers vs the belt driven openers. ( recommend belt driven openers, Family and Neighbors are impressed with the belt driven openers as they are extremely quiet when in use.) Was very impressed with the Techs that completed the job,
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was the first tech to arrive and explain the repair and opener installation, later I found out the second tech was his brother and their Mom gave me the quote over the phone, great to know it was a family business that they take seriously which I believe is a tremendous benefit to the consumer. Was very impressed with the work completed and the customer service during the installation and repairs, everything was explained in detail and the work was done pretty quickly. It’s been about two months since the repair & installation and everything works and looks great. Would highly recommend
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- Tim B.
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My garage door was broken and it could not be closed. I needed to get it fixed quickly. I read good reviews on Angie's list & called this company and was able to talk to the owner immediately. He asked me to look at a website for CHI garage doors & suggested a model number after learning about my requirements. When I gave him my selection he gave me a price right away (which was a bit less than Home Depot's price for a similar product - the only other source I looked into). He said he will check with the manufacturer and get back to me on availability. He called back within the hour to say that the door is available and he could install it the next day. This was good news as Home Depot told me that there was a lead time of 2 - 3 weeks. I asked him to come over that afternoon to take measurements. After talking to him I decided that I wanted a higher quality door than the one discussed. He got back in touch with the manufacturer right away, checked availability and confirmed that he will be able to install the next morning. The next morning he came over with an assistant at the agreed time and the job was done within two hours. I forgot to ask about the Angie's list discount but when I mentioned that I was a member he offered it on his own. He did a perfect job with the installation and told me that he warrants his work for one year and if anything goes wrong I just need to give him a call. I am very satisfied with the service and will definitely recommend him to friends. He is an honest guy, speaks straight and does what he says he will do. For every question I had for him he explained what my options were and how much it will cost. At no point of time did he try to "push" expensive solutions or try to convince me to get anything more than what was needed.
- Sandip G.
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I spoke with
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on the phone on Wednesday. He seemed very nice and I had called him because of great recommendations on Facebook. He gave me some insight and asked me to text him my address & phone number. He said he could probably stop by around 12:00...I received a text saying he was busy & if I can make it Friday instead sometime between 5:30 & 6:00.. I said no problem. Friday came & we stalled making dinner awaiting his visit. Well he not only didn't he stop by, he never called or text. We will never do business with him and we had a bunch of other projects for the future.
- Leslie C.
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T.J. was on time, informative and efficient. He encountered and resolved an issue created by the previous company that over-tightened the springs.
- thomas G.
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Excellent service! We scheduled on a Tuesday for Thursday which we then moved to Friday.
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gave us a two-hour window: Friday between 8am - 10am, and at 8:15am their technician,
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, showed up and went right to work. We had purchased on Angie's List their $195 garage door spring replacement special.
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explained that for $40 for each of the two springs ($80) we could get a lifetime warranty rather than the standard 4-year warranty and a higher quality spring, so we did that, so our total bill was $275.
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completed the work and our garage door works great again. We were very impressed with
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's professionalism on the phone and in person, and their follow-up notes of confirmation and paid invoice on line. We recommend them highly and would definitely use them again, although we hope our garage door just as its normal ups and
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for many years to come and won't need repairs for a long time.
- Michael H.
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and
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showed up on time to complete the repair. After a brief inspection. they set out to remove and replace the garage door spring.
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also repositioned the center support axle as it was not originally installed correctly at no additional cost.
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and
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also showed me how I should care for the door, spring, wheels and pulleys going forward. Before leaving, they made the final adjustments to the spring tension and electronic door opened and ensured it was working properly. I am very pleased with the services I would use them again.
- Brian F.
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The service was fast, reasonable, the door works fine. The only problem was that when we paid through Angie's they also charged us at the time of service (my father was here when they came, not me). So we paid twice. It took us over a month to get it all straightened out. Other than that, they were great.
- Larry B.
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On a Thursday night we tried using a plunger to unblock the toilet in our guest bathroom. We called
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late and he said he could be here in the morning. Fortunately the toilet in our master bathroom was working so we said "fine." We had experience with
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before and trusted him.
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showed up on Friday morning as promised. He and another plumber went to work snaking the toilet, then going up to the roof snaking the vent and finally after snaking the sanitary drain the blockage freed up. All in all it took half an hour. He was courtesy, neat and efficient.
Two weeks later on a Friday night that same toilet backed up.
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came over Saturday morning and told me it would be a "no charge" as his work was warrantied. He pulled out his tools and went to work. Moments later he takes me to the side of the house and shows me a piece of metal he pulled from the drain. Turns out to be the blade of a previous plumber' snake. For the record, there had not been a blockage problem in 8 years we have lived in this house. Seems the blade must have moved into a position to cause damage.
We had a chuckle and
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went on his way. Even with such an absurd blockage
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honored his warranty. Hopefully there won't be another emergency, but when there is I will call
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. I will also be happy to give them my non-emergency work when we are ready to upgrade faucets, etc.


- Jerry G.

Garage Door Companies in Poquoson, VA

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1st choice Garage Door Repair

900 Commonwealth Pl
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1st Security

8480 Baltimore National Pike

ACCESS GARAGE DOORS

627 REDHEART DR
Hampton

Ace Garage Door Repair

1 Columbus Center
Virginia Beach

Ace Home Improvements

5629 Normandy Ave
Virginia Beach

Advanced Door Systems, Inc.

118-B Production Drive
Yorktown

AMERICAN GARAGE DOOR REPAIRS

198 W QUEENS DR
Williamsburg

Apple Door Systems

1625 Merrimac Trail
Williamsburg

APPLE DOOR SYSTEMS (CHESAPEAKE)

300 N BATTLEFIELD BLVD
Chesapeake

Apple Door Systems Inc

2700 Pocoshock Blvd
Richmond

ATW Door Systems

133-4 Powatan Springs Rd.
Williamsburg

Audette's Garage Doors

PO Box 56108
Virginia Beach

B & B REMODELING

4701 Bromfield Ave
Virginia Beach

B&S Services

72 Spanish Tr

Bakers Custom Carpentry

134 west chester st.

Baum Renovations

Mt. Trashmore
Virginia Beach

Bay Garage Doors Inc

PO Box 5170
Virginia Beach

Bayshore Construction, Inc

3101 Virginia Beach Blvd
Virginia Beach

BCC Services Inc.

538 Wythe Creek Road
Poquoson

Belletto Construction Inc

5700 Brookmere Ln
Portsmouth

Black Knight Construction, Inc.

PO Box 6981
Chesapeake

brinks flooring

1133 woodland terrace drive
Chesapeake,Virginia

BURTON LUMBER CORP

835 WILSON RD
Chesapeake

C&P Home Renovations, LLC

8251 Carlton St
Norfolk

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

Cardial Carpentry LLC

15160 Ashby Way West
Carrollton

Choice Home Improvement Services

8025 W Glen Rd
Norfolk

Cofield Home Improvement

3209 Morningside Dr
Chesapeake

Commonwealth Property Services

11836 Canon Blvd Suite 500
Newport News

Cross Remodeling Inc

22 Decesare Dr
Hampton

Custom Home Improvement & Repairs LLC

2000 General Booth Blvd
Virginia Beach

Customer Service Enterprise

6 maid marion circle
Newport News

D & D SIDING INC

500 CENTRAL DR
Virginia Beach

DirectBuy of Hampton Roads

1122 Executive Blvd
Chesapeake

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd

Divine Designs, Inc.

Snow Crest trl

DJ Construction

2560 Piney Bark Drive
Virginia Beach

Doormasters, Inc.

732 Eden Way N
Chesapeake

Doors & More Inc.

114 Bayberry Lane
Yorktown

DOORS ON DEMAND

5863 Hargrove St
Norfolk

E & J Enterprises Co LLC

464 Investors Pl
Virginia Beach

East Coast Contracting, Inc.

6022 Jefferson Ave
Newport News

EDGERTON CONTRACTING INC

4521 GEORGE WASHINGTON MEM HWY
Yorktown

Electric Express

316 Sweet Autumn Arch
Chesapeake

Elite Garage Door Repair

1736 S Park Ct
Chesapeake

Elite Garage Door Repair

440 Monticello Ave
Norfolk

ELN Construction

3500 Plum Crescent
Virginia Beach

Fetter's Appliance Repair

8 W Sandy Point Rd
Poquoson

Future Renovations Inc

15621 Warwick Blvd Apt 15
Newport News

Giant Garage Door Repair

4445 Corporation Lane, Suite 291
Virginia Beach

Gibraltar Group Remodeling and Construction

820 GREENBRIER CIRCLE
Chesapeake

Griffin Doors

912 Antioch Way
Virginia Beach

Ground Zero Storm Shelters

4600 Independence Rd

Hampton Roads Contracting Services of VA

4897 Bennett's Pasture Rd
Suffolk

Home Depot

1261 N Military Hwy
Norfolk

Home Depot

2421 Old Taylor Rd
Chesapeake

Homeworks of Camden

1313 nc hwy 343 sth

Husband For Hire Llc

PO Box 1037
Suffolk

Ingebritsen Construction Co

206 Joanne Dr
Seaford

J&S Overhead Garage Door Service

4001-117 Virginia Beach Blvd
Virginia Beach

Jerry Harris Remodeling

1327 Poindexter St
Chesapeake

K & L Home Fixins'

405 Big Leaf Circle
Virginia Beach

K A Contracting

37 Lucas Creek Rd
Newport News

k2 construction

172 white cedar lane
York Town

KH Exteriors

Hampton Roads
Hampton Roads

Life Time Garage Door Repair

999 Waterside Dr
Norfolk

Life Time Garage Door Repair

1206 Laskin Rd
Virginia Beach

Mace Garage Doors

1701 Kingston Ave
Norfolk

Marquee Homes Inc.

538 Wythe Creek Road
Poquoson

Matt's Repair

421 Dauphin Ln
Virginia Beach

Michael R Yarkey Inc

117 Dandy Loop Rd
Yorktown

Miller's Overhead Door Inc

503-B N Centerville Tpke
Chesapeake

MR FIX IT OF HAMPTON ROADS

301 N MALLORY ST
Hampton

N.T.O. Contracting

816 terrace dr.

Norfolk Garage Door

402 E Freemason St
Norfolk

O'Brien Garage Doors

Virginia Beach

O'Brien Garage Doors

4407 Little Rd

PAINTBOUND LLC

33 ALBANY DR
Hampton

Paramount Builders Inc

501 Central Dr.
Virginia Beach

PENINSULA MAINTENANCE & REPAIR

PO BOX 1101
Yorktown

Perfection Garage Doors

4104 Seaforth Rd
Chesapeake

PINNACLE CONSTRUCTION INC

4004 SMOKEY LAKE DR
Virginia Beach

Plus Garage Door Repair

355 Crawford St
Portsmouth

Plus Garage Door Repair

652 Independence Pkwy
Chesapeake

Poquoson Construction, LLC

P.O. Box 2041
Poquoson

Precision Door Service & Precision Windows

320 Cleveland Pl
Virginia Beach

pro construction

Chesapeake

Probuilds

1641 wildwood drive

ProHome

1684 Delaney St
Virginia Beach

QA Development Corp

419 S. Lynnhaven Rd. Suite 111
Virginia Beach

Quality Advantage Home Products Inc

610 N Armistead Ave
Hampton

Quality Carpenters Inc

637 74th St
Newport News

R A JONES INC

12786 NETTLES DR
Newport News

Random Task

1120 Buford Ct.
Chesapeake

RDTTS Appliance Repair

545 S. Birdneck Rd Suite 202-F
Virginia Beach

Remodel USA

605 Hampton Park Blvd

Renaissance Remodeling

1037 Winchester Way
Chesapeake

Reynolds Exteriors Inc

4870 Haygood Rd
Virginia Beach

Rorrer Construction

3730 Cardinal Ln
Portsmouth

RW HARLOW & ASSOCIATES INC

5385 Cobbs Station Rd
Cape Charles

Sears Garage Solutions

511 Central Drive
Virginia Beach

Segar Contracting

3712 Mantle Ln
Virginia Beach

Smart Services

1385 Fordham Dr
Virginia Beach

Standard Home Improvement LLC

105 Terri Beth Place
Newport News

Stephen Harvey Enterprises, LLC

P.O. Box 120476
Newport News

STRONG GARAGE DOORS

1443 BUTTS STATION RD
Chesapeake

Sturdevant Construction

708 Gum Rock Ct
Newport News

Suffolk Overhead Door

5536 Weatherby Way
Suffolk

Task List Complete

1001 Little Lake Drive

Taylor Construction

3617 Essex Cir
Norfolk

The Overhead Door Company of Norfolk

1417 Miller Store Rd.
Virginia Beach

The Roofing Company

2106 Aluminum Ave
Hampton

The Window Man

1902 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Virginia Beach

TIDEWATER DOOR CONTROLS

1616 CENTERVILLE TURNPIKE
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach Garage Door

350 Malibu Dr
Virginia Beach

virginia beach locksmith

2421 BOWLAND PARKWAY
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach Locksmith

2258 Red Tide Rd
Virginia Beach

Virginia Door Inc

2371 Mount Pleasant Rd
Chesapeake

What's It Worth? LLC

80 Hermitage Rd
Newport News

Wise Choice Home Solutions

1401 deep creek blvd lot 50
Chesapeake

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