Garage Door Repair Staten Island
By Jack Levy
If you look around you while driving, or while you are walking the streets of Staten Island, you will see that there are many different types of overhead doors. You can find in Staten Island wooden garage doors, steel overhead doors, commercial heavy duty doors, residential single car doors and more. Since when it comes to garage doors in Staten Island New York, the options are endless.
In most cases, especially if made from strong materials, and installed by a garage door expert, a problem with an overhead door that prevent the door from working is very rare. And it doesn’t matter if it is a door in Staten Island, or a garage door in Brooklyn New York. If your overhead door in Staten Island need to repaired more than once every few years (Not including the maintenance and the lubrication that we recommend to perform every 6 months), you better have a garage door expert to check the door, and find why the door is getting stuck so often.
Overhead doors in Staten Island are designed to last for many years, and so does the garage door’s parts and the opener. Today we install garage doors in Staten Island with lifetime warranty. And if you find yourself looking for garage door repair service in Staten Island often, it can be due to 2 options: The garage door is from low quality, or the garage door wasn’t installed properly.
Garage door repair Staten Island
We know that trying to open your garage door, and to find that the door don’t move is never a pleasant experience. And you are probably wondering how long it is going to take to a garage door expert to come and fix the door for you? So the answer is simple: We can fix your garage door in Staten Island New York today. Yes, we have same day service in Staten Island, and most likely since you are local to us, we can be there within 2 hours.
It doesn’t really matter to us what is the reason that your garage door got stuck, since we can fix all garage doors in Staten Island. If the spring of your residential garage door snapped, or if your commercial overhead door is out of tracks, we can fix it. We specialize in same day repairs in Staten Island, and to be able to fix your garage door on the spot, and get your garage door working again ASAP, we carry with us many garage door parts like springs, pulleys, drums, cables and garage openers to fit every overhead door in Staten Island.
So there is no need to worry that you might find yourself waiting long hours for someone to come and repair your garage door in Staten Island NY, since with our same day overhead door repairs services, one of our garage doors experts in Staten Island will come to assist you today and repair your broken garage door.
Garage door spring repairs Staten Island
The spring system is like the heart of every garage door in Staten Island. And as such, when the spring snap, or break, the door can get stuck and it can be impossible to operate it. The best thing for you to do will be to stop using the door, and to call a local garage door expert in Staten Island who can come and fix the door.
A broken a garage door spring can turn your garage door from something that operate in a perfect and in a smooth way, to something dangerous, that can end with serious injuries and even death. If you noticed that your garage door spring in Staten Island snapped, stop using the door, and call us. If you will insist to try and operate the door when there is a missing spring, it can result with two things: The first, as we just explained, it will be dangerous. And the second, operating an overhead door with a broken spring, whether in Staten Island or a garage door repair in New Rochelle New York, will probably cause a bigger damage to the door and to the other parts, for example: Using a garage door with a broken spring can burn the garage door opener, which use the power of the spring to open and close garage doors in Staten Island New York. You may not see it, but listen to the experts when we tell you that if you will ignore the broken spring of your overhead door in Staten Island, eventually you will need besides replacing the snapped spring, to replace the garage opener as well.
Torsion spring repairs Staten Island
There two kinds of garage spring system in Staten Island. Torsion spring system and extension spring system. And we can fix both of them. If you are wondering what kind of spring system you have installed in your overhead door in Staten Island, go to the door and look at the springs. They will be either on top of the door wrapped around a steel pipe (The shaft), and in that case you know that you have torsion spring system. If your garage door springs are on the sides of your garage door, on top of the tracks, your overhead door in Staten Island is using extension spring system, and you can jump to the next paragraph.
If a torsion spring system snap, you will need a garage door technician in Staten Island to replace the spring. We know that to the non-experienced person, many different torsion springs may look the same, and you may assume that if you will replace your torsion garage door spring with one of them the door is going to work again. But the truth is that it is not that simple. There are many garage doors in Staten Island, and each garage door in Staten Island require a certain set of springs.
But even if we assume that you contacted a local garage door supplier in Staten Island, who supplied you with the right spring, you will still need to perform the torsion spring replacement, which is considered a complicated job, that require tools which designed for torsion spring replacement. In cases of torsion spring replacement, we recommend that you will contact a local garage door repairman in Staten Island to come and perform the replacement for you. To read more about garage door spring replacement, you can visit this article about garage door spring repairs, or read our page about torsion spring replacement in Staten Island.
Extension spring replacement Staten Island
If you own a garage door in Staten Island, and the mechanism of your overhead door use extension spring to operate the door, and one of the springs snapped, you are going to need a garage door specialist in Staten Island to replace the extension springs before you will be able to use the door. Like with the torsion springs, a garage door in Staten Island, or every overhead door repairs in New York for that matter, should not be used before a professional garage door tech replace the springs and fix the problem.
Unlike the torsion springs, extension springs in Staten Island should also include a safety feature, and that safety feature is safety cables, that every garage door with extension springs in Staten Island shouldn’t include. The safety cables are there in order to protect your garage area when the spring will snap. Yes, the door will work the same way with or without the safety cables, but the difference will be between a spring that snap, and can potentially hurt someone, or a spring that snap and was secured by the safety cables. If you called a garage door specialist in Staten Island to come and replace the extension springs, for your protection, make sure that he also include safety cables during the springs replacement.
You may consider installing the safety cables by yourself, since it is relatively a simple job. But just like any other garage door repair DIY, be careful and avoid guessing. Garage doors in Staten Island can be dangerous, and when you use them the wrong way they can be dangerous.
Garage Door Opener in Staten Island
Not every garage door in Staten Island is being operated with an electric garage opener. Some are being used manually. But if you live in Staten Island, and experiencing hard time operating your garage opener, or if you are thinking about installing a new garage opener in Staten Island, we can help. We repair and replace garage openers in Staten Island for more than 20 years now, and we can supply you with high quality garage opener, and of course with a professional installation.
There are few important things about garage door openers, and they can be applied to different garage openers, whether it is a garage door in Staten Island, or a garage door repair in Scarsdale New York. To read more about garage door opener repair, and installation, you can read the article we wrote about garage door opener in Staten Island.
There are many garage openers in Staten Island, and just like anything else in life, when you invest in quality, you get quality in return. Some people would prefer to purchase the cheapest product, thinking they are saving money. But the truth is that this is not always right. And we would like to explain. Let’s assume that you live in Staten Island and you are looking to purchase a new opener for your garage. You went and searched, and found a garage door supplier in Staten Island that sell garage openers. He offered you 2 garage openers: The low quality will cost you 75 cents; and the high quality will cost you 1$.
If you chose the low quality opener: You will get a garage opener that will open your garage in Staten Island for 3-7 years, before you will need to replace it. After 20 years you spent like 3.75$ since in that period you replaced like 4-5 openers.
But if you will choose the high quality opener. You may pay more right now, but after 20 years it is the same garage opener that you paid 25 Cents more. So after 20 years you still invested only 1$, and at the same time you used a high quality garage opener, and quality is something you will notice every time you will open or close your garage.
(3) Lift Master garage opener Staten Island
There are many garage openers in the market, and each garage door supplier in Staten Island will probably tell you that the brand he represent is the beat garage opener brand. Here is not the place to compare between different opener brands, if you want, you can visit and read an article about types of garage openers in New York. But what we will do here is recommend about garage opener manufacture that we have been using for many years, and that every time we install a new garage opener in Staten Island, we know that we just supplied and installed a high quality garage opener, and we just added a new satisfied garage customer in Staten Island to our long list of garage doors customers.
Out of Tracks Garage Door Repairs
There are many reasons that can make a garage door jump outside of its tracks. But no matter what is the reason that forces the door out of the tracks, and it doesn’t matter if it out of tracks garage door in the Bronx, or out of tracks garage door in Bronx, the important thing is to stop using the door and wait for a qualified overhead garage door technician in Staten Island to fix it.
It may seem to you simple just to push the rollers back into the tracks, and to make the garage door in Staten Island work again, and not spend money on garage door repair in Staten Island. But the truth is that when garage door is going out of its tracks, there is a reason for that. A garage door that work properly, maintained on time, and serviced by a trained garage door technician in Staten Island shouldn’t just jump off tracks for no reason. Maybe someone hit the door backing with a car, maybe the rollers are too old or broken, maybe the garage door spring snapped. No matter what is the reason that your garage door in Staten Island went out from tracks, All Staten Island Garage Doors can fix it today.
And as we always prefer, we like to emphasize the importance of using qualified garage door technician in Staten Island by a case study of out of tracks garage door. We once received a call from a customer, asking us how much it will cost to bring a garage door back into tracks. We answered that we have 29$ service call in Staten Island, and that we need to check the door first, like we do with every broken garage door in Staten Island. The customer laughed at us, and said that he can fix it by himself in 1 minute, and that he doesn’t need to pay for garage Door Company in Staten Island to fix the door for him. He then hang up the phone…
At 8 PM the same day, we get another call from the wife of the same person. Their garage door in Staten Island fell off the tracks, and crashed their SUV, and she need emergency garage door repair in Staten Island so they can get their car out from under the garage door. Luckily, this case ended with damage, but with no injuries. But it could easily end in a sad way, like some DIY out of tracks garage door repairs in Staten Island ended. When we repair overhead door in Staten Island, whether it is garage door repair in Todt hill, or garage door repair in Charleston we do it the right way or we do not do it at all. We are committed to safety, and to make sure that every garage door we repair or install in Staten Island will operate perfectly when we complete the repair.
Garage Door Cable Repair Staten Island
The effect of a broken garage door cable is the same a broken spring affect the garage door in Staten Island. When we receive call from a customer in Staten Island telling us that the cable snapped, we instruct him the same way we instruct customers with a broken garage door spring in Staten Island: Stop using the door, and since we offer same day garage door repairs in Staten Island, we can be there today. Broken garage door, whether it is a residential garage door in Staten Island, or broken commercial garage door in Nyack New York should not be used. When the cable snapped (Usually when the door is closed, since this is the pint when the most pressure is on the cable), the garage door is not safe for use, and you need to contact garage door repairman in Richmond County Staten Island to come and fox the door for you.
We service all neighborhoods in Staten Island, and we offer same day garage door repairs, which mean that if you will call us now, we will fix your broken garage door in Staten Island today. To us, as a professional garage door company in Staten Island, it doesn’t matter if the cable snapped, if your garage door spring in Staten Island snapped, or if you backed into the door with your car. We fix every overhead door, from any maker in Staten Island, and we carry garage door parts to repair the door today.
Do not confuse the cables that are part of the garage door mechanism, and that actually lift and lower the door, and the safety cables, that every overhead door in Staten Island that use extension spring system must include. If you live in Staten Island, and your overhead door is working with extension spring system, but there are no safety cables installed, please contact All Staten Island Garage Doors to supply and install them for you.
Just like with any other garage door issue, or garage door that need repairs in Staten Island, do not use a broken garage door. Doing so will put you, or other people who use the door at risk. The best thing to do will be to completely stop using the door, and to call garage door company in Staten Island to fix the door for you. Trying to make the door work, or to hope that using it few more times will make the problem go away is a mistake. We have never seen a broken garage door in Staten Island with a problem, that the problem just disappeared by itself. From or experience in repairing garage doors in Richmond County, most likely that the problem will only get worst.
New Garage Door in Staten Island NY
Just like when you are deciding to install a new garage opener in Staten Island, a new garage door installation should include one important thing: QUALITY. If you want to get a new garage door, and to forget about it for 30 years and more, invest in quality. It is not rare to see overhead doors in Staten Island older than 40 years old, since they were made from high quality materials.
You can choose the deign you like for your new overhead door, you choose the color you want for your door, and choose whether you will or will not have a window section. But when planning to purchase a new garage door in Staten Island, there is one important thing you should not settle for: The quality of the overhead door you are planning to purchase.
Garage door installer in Staten Island
But the new door itself is only half of the way to get a new high quality garage door in Staten Island. Beside the high quality garage door, you are going to need one more – and no less important – and that is a professional garage installer. It doesn’t matter if you went and purchased the best garage door in Staten Island, and you made sure it is made from high quality materials. If you did not use a professional garage doors installer in Staten Island, you will not get the high quality garage door you are wishing for.
New garage door installation, whether in Staten Island, or a new garage door installation in Bronx area, can be complicated, and require a lot of knowledge and experience in installing new overhead doors in Staten Island. And the reason is that every garage in Staten Island is unique, and no 2 garage installations are the same, sometime not even in the same house. So the installer must have the knowledge and the ability to deal with all kinds of garage structures, and sometime only experience can solve certain problems.
When we install a new garage door in Staten Island, we prefer to remove all door parts like tracks and springs, and bring everything new and from high quality. When we install a new garage door, we put our signature on the new door, and we would like to know that when we put our name on a job, it must end in a way that will preserve our reputation, as one of the leading garage doors company in Staten Island.
DIY Garage Door Staten Island
When you search online for DIY garage door repair in Staten Island, you discover that there are many youtube Video and online garage doors stores that offer garage door parts and DIY instructions.
We are not big fans of DIY garage door repairs in Staten Island. And not because this is what we do, but because we have seen do it yourself garage doors repairs attempts that ended very badly, and lead to bigger damage than benefits. We are writing this article for Staten Island, but there are many stories of people who tried to fix their door by DIY and got injured, in Staten Island or even garage door repair DIY in Redondo Beach CA.
But at the same time, there are some DIY garage door repairs that can be performed by DIY, and by locating a local garage door supplier in Staten Island, it can help you get the job done without the need for garage door specialist in Staten Island area. We would like to take 2 garage door repair DIY case studies, and explain the differences.
Case study #1: Torsion spring replacement Staten Island
The first will be a torsion spring replacement in Staten Island. As you can see in that Video, it may seem relatively simple to replace a broken torsion spring for overhead doors in Staten Island. But the truth is that what may seem easy and simple when you watch it comfortably on your screen, is not the same in real life. In the online tutorials of garage doors repairs, you do not see the time and the difficulties that the person who replace the spring went through, since they cut it when they edited the Video. In real life a garage door technician in Staten Island carry with him a lot of equipment that help him complete the job, like torsion sticks, different sizes of springs, and other parts like cables, rollers and drums, to give him the option to complete the repair.
We would like to list some of the steps that you will need to go through to replace a torsion spring in Staten Island, to show you that watching a tutorial, and buying the torsion spring is only a small part of the job:
- Locating the parts: There are many overhead door suppliers, who sell garage door parts in New York. But the fact that you found one, doesn’t mean that you already got the spring. There are many possible sizes of torsion garage doors in Staten Island, and there are many sizes of springs. Using the wrong spring can be dangerous, and may prevent the door from working. A professional garage door technician in Staten Island, can match the right spring for every overhead door in Staten Island.
- The tools for the job: Torsion spring replacement, whether in Staten Island, or a torsion garage spring replacement in Mount Vernon New York, require specific tools, that were designed for the job, like torsion sticks. There is no room to try and replace them with any other tool.
- The replacement itself: Every garage in Staten Island is unique. What you watched on the tutorial will not necessarily fit your overhead door, and you may need to do some adjustments that goes farther than simply replace the spring. Am experience garage door tech in Staten Island, who have replaced many overhead doors in Staten Island, have the knowledge to overcome any obstacle.
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Case study #2: DIY Garage maintenance in Staten Island
There are some garage door repairs in Staten Island that should be performed in DIY. One is the garage door maintenance and lubrication, and the second is garage door safety sensors repair.
As you can see in this Video about garage door maintenance in Staten Island, maintain an overhead door, whether it is a garage door in Staten Island or an overhead door in Westchester NY is not complicated, and within 40 minutes you should be able to complete it by DIY, and with no need for a garage door specialist in Staten Island. The important part is to always use common sense, and never take risks, or touch something you are not 100% sure about. If you have any question about garage doors repair in Staten Island, or if you need help lubricating your overhead door, we are always happy to help, and to share the knowledge we acquired in the overhead door service in Staten Island.
Garage door repairs Staten Island
- Emergency repairs for garage doors and gates in Staten Island.
- We offer same day service for all types of overhead garage doors in Staten Island.
- We carry many parts with us to complete the repair on the spot.
- We offer free maintenance by the end of every project.
- We offer high quality garage doors IN Staten Island.
- We offer experience that only many years in the field can teach.
- We offer Online Help, and over the phone.
- We offer service all neighborhoods in Richmond County.
- We repair commercial garage door in Staten Island.
- We repair residential garage doors in Staten Island.
- We will come at your convenience – you do not need to change your schedule.
- We carry spring for all overhead doors in Staten Island.
- We service all garage door openers in Staten Island.
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