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, the technician. The company needed to reschedule for the following day since the job" before mine took much longer than expected, but they called with sufficient advance notice.
arrived on time and took great care during the installation. He determined that plates were put in on an incorrect angle during the original installation, and that could only be seen after the door was being dismantled. This turned out to be the reason I've had other problems with the door in the past. It is a single door that covers two garage spaces. Both this issue and the bent frame contributed to my current problem. He also reinstalled the garage door opener.
was meticulous about cleaning up after the install, including wiping off any
that were on the door. The door now operates very smoothly and as stated before, I am very pleased with all the work that was done.

-Jeanne D.

"Automatic garage door went "out of
" after power went out, off rail and off-kilter. Unable to close or open all the way. Mr.
" very rapidly diagnosed and fixed the problem; very pleasant, courteous, efficient throughout. Inspected door thoroughly at the end to ensure no more problems would develop. A real expert with garage doors!

-David E.

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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.


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.




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 - 


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.

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Garage Door Installation reviews in Richmond


We had to reschedule the service due to bad weather -- the service provider was very professional. They arrived promptly and performed the service quickly and thoroughly. I will definitely use them again.
- Suzanna S.

Arrived on time. Came the same day I called about the problem. Clearly explained the problem and showed me what was going on. Explained how he would fix it and what the cost would be. Very professional and considerate. So far the door is working well. Would definitely use again. I don't know how to evaluate the price but I was very pleased with the responsiveness, punctuality, professionalism and service.
- Ann H.

Fantastic!!! We had constant problems w/our
Richmond Garage Door Companies Provider Name Locked
"popping" back open for years. Had another company come out and was told the problem was fixed. It was not.
Richmond Garage Door Companies Provider Name Locked
came out and realized the real problem behind the door malfunctioning, he quickly and efficiently fixed it and we have never had a problem since. Just a very kind, professional and thorough employee. Highly recommend them!
- alison E.

Everything went as we expected and the door is just wonderful. I wanted a black door, so it had to be ordered. Paid half done to order the door. It arrived when we were told it would be. The installation was arranged according to schedule and done in a day. The installation was done as requested, was not hurried, but installed perfectly. We also had a remote put on the outside of the house with a key in code. The installer had this in his truck and was able to do it despite it being a last minute request. All is well, The door is very quiet. We upgraded the door and the opener.
- Connie B.

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Barber, the company's owner, was very prompt, pleasant and professional in all our contacts. He and his men removed the old door and installed the new one which is insulated and has a row of windows. Our garage is older and does not have a perfectly square and standard width door frame.
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was able to use molding to make a good fit. He also connected the new door to our old opener.
I would not hesitate to call this company again or to recommend them.
- Terry L D.

I received a quote from 2 garage door firms and chose
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. I was told it would take 2 weeks to get the door I wanted. After not hearing from them for 2 weeks I called and was told they had no order. They put me in touch with the salesman who checked his records and dissevered that he had not placed the order. So he offered me another, more expensive door for the same price that was in stock and it was installed 2 days later. Took about 1.5 hours. So despite the glitch, I was eventually very pleased with how it was handled and the final result.
- Allen H.

The owner,
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Barber and his assistant arrived on time and had my garage door installed in a matter of a few hours. They were quick and efficient. He even fixed one of my openers that hadn't worked in several years. I couldn't be happier with my new door. It makes all the difference and after getting several much higher bids for the same door and seeing the quality of the work performed, I feel I made a good decision to go with Commonwealth. This is a family run business with great customer service and I will happily recommend them.
- Barbara W.

From start to finish, I couldn't have asked for a better company to work with. Their showroom was my first and only stop when I started looking for the doors. With no appointment, I was able to meet with a Salesman (
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) who was very knowledgeable about his products and was able to explain exactly what they needed from me. I received and estimate and was told to call him when the openings were in place so he could confirm the dimensions and we would proceed from there. After the order was placed the dispatcher (
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) called and introduced himself initially and again when the doors arrived and the installation was schedule. He called the day before to confirm everything was a go. The installer (
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) arrived exactly when he was suppose to and went to work without hesitation or delay. He was cheerful and answered all my questions; he work ethic was amazing as he laid out an array of parts and pieces he assembled in record time. We went over locations for controllers and all were installed exactly as discussed. He cleaned up after himself and reviewed all the workings with me and seemed to be willing to take as much time as needed. This company has figured out how to do garage doors and they do it beautifully. I can recommend them without hesitation; they are "a well oiled machine"!
- Claude H.

Garage Door Companies in Richmond

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1st choice Garage Door Repair

7631 Hull Street RD, Suite 101


PO Box 14708

A Class Above Home Rehab

12521 Serenity Ct
Glen Allen

A-1 Door Company

2621 Dale Ave.

A.E.I. Installations

PO Box 2949

Ace Garage Door Repair

6767 Forest Hill Ave

AK Homes

2140 Haleford ct.

Allen Rasnake General Contractor

1713 Old Hundred Road

Amelia Overhead Doors

15388 Patrick Henry Hwy
Amelia Court House



Apple Door Systems Inc

2700 Pocoshock Blvd

ATW Door Systems

133-4 Powatan Springs Rd.

Baker Roofing Co

517 Mercury St

Bell Hauling & Construction

4317 Three Bridge RD

Bennetts Home Improvement

4807 Monaco Dr

Best Garage Door Repair

7400 Beaufont Springs Dr

Blake Door Systems LLC

10600 Cliffmore Dr
Glen Allen

Brooks Handyman Services

3716 Dogwood Ave

Bubbas Handyman Service

3803 Chamberlayne Ave

C & R Home Repair

Prince George

Capitol City Renovations


Chris's Handyman Company

9456 Kerwin Rd

Classic Construction Exteriors

11622 Busy St

Commonwealth Garage Door

10416 Hamlin Dr

Complete Contracting

2431 Mistwood Forest Dr

CSC Construction Inc

16291 Hennessy Way

Curtis Home Improvements

18092 Pets Ln

Customer Service Enterprise

6 maid marion circle
Newport News

DirectBuy of Richmond


Divine Designs, Inc.

Snow Crest trl

Door Specialist Inc

32 Arrowhead Dr

Dry Bones Restorations Inc.

1317 Wembly Road

Elite Garage Door Repair

1518 Willow Lawn Dr # 300

ELS Construction VA LLC

121 Wyck St

Faithful Works Service & Repairs

7326 Cannock Rd

Floors by M.E.

11720 Alder Ridge Terrace
Glen Allen

Frank Ferguson Enterprises

745 Tuscarora Dr

Franklin's Home Repair Services

PO Box 1152
Colonial Heights

G & C's Home Improvement, LLC

PO Box 2875

G & G Contracting

1700 Featherstone Dr

G R Scantling Drywall & Framing

7119 Deerthicket Dr

Garage Door Geeks

7260 Osprey Dr

Garage Solutions LLC

PO Box 6351

Giant Garage Door Repair

700 E Main St

GMJ Construction & Maintenance

5719 Cartersville Road

Ground Zero Storm Shelters

4600 Independence Rd


201 Lee Ave
Highland Springs




11260 W BROAD ST
Glen Allen

House Doctors of Northern Richmond

10274 Springton Road

J. E. Elliott, Inc.

6408 Crescent Pkwy

JAG Property Management Inc

6008 La Veta Dr

JEL Construction Co LLC

4143 Drew Ridge Dr

Jessco Door & Dock Equipment Corp

7060 McCauley Ln

Julian Enterprises

1504 Meadow St

KDC Contracting Inc

8610 Midlothian Tpke

Kinder Home Services, LLC

13920 Sunfish Bend

LDM Associates LLC


Life Time Garage Door Repair

3900 Westerre Pkwy



Lowe's Home Improvement

2601 Weir Pl



Matheny Construction, Inc.

9200 Claymont Dr.



Miller Tyme Roofing and Construction, LLC.

5509 Pony Farm Drive

Montrose Contracting LLC

14313 Princess Mary Rd

Moore's Quality Home Improvement

5004 Vayo Ave

Neighborhood Handyman

2813 Hilliard Road

New Design Electrical & Construction

3210-C West Marshall St

Old Dominion Door Sales Inc

7305 Hancock Village Dr. #701

Overhead Door Company of Central Virginia

10391 Leadbetter Road

Paramount Builders Inc

501 Central Dr.
Virginia Beach

Paramount Builders Inc

12940 Plaza Dr

Plus Garage Door Ashland

9525 Kings Charter Dr # A

Plus Garage Door Chester

12540 Jefferson Davis Hwy

Plus Garage Door Glen Allen

4028 Cox Rd
Glen Allen

Plus Garage Door Mechanicsville

7291 Battle Hill Dr # E

Plus Garage Door Midlothian

13615 Genito Rd # 1A

Plus Garage Door Repair

413 Stuart Cir

Plus Garage Door Richmond

4320 S Laburnum Ave # G

Poquoson Construction, LLC

P.O. Box 2041

Precision Door Service of Richmond

711 Hospital St. Suite 10

Premier Door

601 Mt Hermon Rd

Professional Door Service

2916 Tinstree Dr
South Chesterfield

Professional Home Services

2403 Capehart Rd

Progress renovations and construction

2120 Staples Mill Rd Ste 209

R B Contractor, Inc

55244 South Ave

R.C. Childress Painting & Repair, LLC

PO Box 218
Amelia Court House

RBS Services

425 E. Ellerslie Ave
Colonial Heights


2910 Libby Terrace

Remodel USA

605 Hampton Park Blvd

Richmond Garage Door

1802 Lakeview Ave

Roof Works Of Virginia Inc

12108 Chewning Ln

ROUTE 6 Renovations

1009 Orchard Rd

Shenandoah Doors Llc

425 4th St

Spotlight Builders

9200 Belcherwood Rd

Sterling Unlimited

6116 Staples Mill Road

Steve Spratt Improvements

1329 Alum Spring Rd

T&S Home Improvement

13800 Bluff Ridge Drive

Trogdon Enterprises

PO Box 74292
North Chesterfield

Upgrade Construction, LLC

2606 Chancer Dr

Wells & Daughters Con.

19501 englishwellsway

Window World Of Richmond

9111 Midlothian Tpke

Witte Home Solutions

PO Box 1305
Glen Allen

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