Garage door repairs can sneak up on you.
If your garage door won’t open, don’t panic. There are a number of repairs that might fix the problem and you can avoid buying an entirely new garage door.
There are two main parts to a garage door system: the garage door and the garage door opener, which controls the door's movement. And most homeowners trust that both will work together harmoniously — until they don’t. Review this list of the most common garage door repairs and costs.
Broken garage door cable
If you notice that your garage door cable is frayed or even broken, you’ll need to replace it. While the cable may seem a simple thing, it can keep the garage door from slamming shut on you or your car should the spring break.
The cable itself isn’t very expensive, but the installation can take some time. Hiring a professional to replace a broken garage door cable can cost anywhere from $150 to $200. Read more...