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What To Do When Your Garage Door Has Been Damaged

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Garage door damage is never fun. We can imagine a thousand better ways to spend your Saturday: playing golf, going out for brunch, even visiting your in-laws would be more fun. But with the help of a top-rated garage door repairer, your garage door troubles will be over in a jiffy.

Today, the legends at The Garage Door Guys explain what to do when your garage door has been damaged.

Don’t panic

The first thing to do when you’re dealing with garage door damage is to just stay calm and not panic. Stressing over the damage isn’t going to get you anywhere, so just keep in mind that, no matter how bad it looks, it can be repaired.

Don’t try to open or close the door

Whatever you do, don’t try to operate the door once it’s been damaged. There could be some structural issues which make it dangerous to use. This could particularly be the case if your torsion spring has snapped, and there’s nothing to hold back the 150kg weight of your garage door.

Inspect the door yourself

Whether you’re a regular Joe or a Bob-the-Builder type, anyone can inspect the door to better see what’s going on. If the damage was due to something obvious like a car collision or a heavy wind, then you can skip this step. But if you’re unsure what caused the damage, try inspecting the cables, torsion spring, brackets, and rollers to see if there’s anything obviously wrong. This will give your garage door team a better idea of what they’re working with.

Call up The Garage Door Guys

And, finally, call up a highly reputable repairer like The Garage Door Guys. No matter what the problem is, they’ll be able to help get you back on track.

To repair or replace – that is the question

You may be wondering whether you’re better off repairing or replacing a damaged garage door. That entirely depends on the type of damage that’s been sustained:

  • Repair
    99% of garage door damage can be repaired. This is when the damage is mechanical, and has to do with broken springs, rollers and other components.
  • Replace
    Replacing your garage door due to damage is less common. This may be necessary if your door has sustained serious structural damage from either a car accident or heavy winds. But this is only when the damage is deemed irreparable.

Want to make dealing with garage door damage easier? Just buzz The Garage Door Guys! As one of Adelaide’s best-known teams for garage door sales and repairs, they’ve seen it all. Whatever the issue, The Garage Door Guys’ experienced team of technicians get your door back in shape. Grab a quote and organise an inspection with the legends at The Garage Door Guys.

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