Garage Door Repair San Fernando Valley
SFV Garage Doors repair garage doors from all brands and makers in San Fernando Valley California. Many times our clients ask us if we can repair their garage door, since they are not sure if we fix the brand of the door they own, or they are not sure if we repair wooden or steel garage doors. So we would like to make it clear: If it is a garage door in San Fernando Valley, SFV Garage Doors can fix it, and they can fix it today!
From commercial heavy duty Overhead garage doors, to home garage door maintenance, we can service it. If your garage door spring snapped, the door is out of track, or if the opener do not respond, we are the answer for all your garage door needs in Los Angeles CA and the area.
Problem with garage doors in San Fernando Valley
There are many reasons that can affect a garage door and the way it is working. It is enough that one of the rollers is damaged or broke, to take a garage door out of its tracks. When we arrive to inspect a broken garage door at for our clients in San Fernando Valley, we often find that the problem started long before they called SFV Garage Doors for help and if they would have get in touch with us, or with any local garage door company in San Fernando Valley on time, the repair could cost less than third from what it will cost now. So we always say and we will say it again, do not wait until it is too late, and until your garage door will get stuck. If there is something wrong with your overhead door, if the cable is lose or damaged, the garage spring broke, the garage opener is not responding, or if the door is making strong noises, contact a local garage door company in San Fernando Valley to come and fix your broken garage door. Besides saving money, that you will spend if you will wait until the damage will be bigger, you will avoid putting yourself, or one of your family members at risk. We, at SFV Garage Doors, offer same day garage door repairs near San Fernando Valley, and since we carry the parts with us, like garage door spring or rollers, we can fix any broken garage door in Los Angeles on first visit.
It is important to make it clear that the information we will provide here is just general information, and it is not in any way a recommendation to try and repair your broken garage door by doing it yourself (DIY REPAIR), and it also can’t replace the opinion of a professional garage door technician that will come and check the door and locate the problem. Farther in this post, we will go over few attempts to repair overhead doors by doing it yourself that didn’t end well, and luckily ended with no injuries.
Keep in mind that overhead doors in Los Angeles County can be dangerous, and misuse of the door can end with damage to the property, to the door itself, and even with injuries. If you are not sure, if you do not know what is wrong, or if you think that the problem is something bigger, use a local garage door contractor in San Fernando Valley for the repair and stay on the safe side. When you use a local expert, you are making sure the door will work and operate safely once he complete the service.
Garage Door Spring Repairs San Fernando Valley
It can be a garage door in San Fernando Valley, or overhead door in Redondo Beach, what makes it easy to lift and open even the heaviest overhead doors that weight hundreds of pounds is the door’s spring system. The spring system is also and what stop the heavy door from crashing into the ground and snap. When one of the springs snap, it is usually occurring while the door is closed - the door is rolled down (When there is the most pressure on the springs), sometime followed by a loud noise that make you wonder if the door is completely broken, that you will have to get in touch with a garage door expert in San Fernando Valley to come and replace it. But there is no need to worry, most times we can repair the door by replacing the broken spring with a new high quality spring. SFV Garage Doors have replaced countless amount of garage door springs in LA, using high quality springs, from the kind that last for many years.
Garage Door Torsion Spring
If you are not sure what kind of spring system operate your overhead garage door in San Fernando Valley, look at the springs and you will know. The extension springs are located on the sides of the door, while the torsion springs are wrapped around a steel pipe (Shaft), and usually located at the center of the door.
Every garage door require its own size of springs, which are calculated by the size and the weight of the door. So a spring that could be the right springs for overhead door in Tarzana will not necessarily be the right springs for garage door in Van Nuys and vice versa. If one of your torsion spring broke, please contact us for a same day repair in San Fernando Valley. Do not assume that spring that “looks alike”’ “almost identical” or any kind of assuming will make the door work. Not only that the door won’t work, you will put yourself at risk. Using the wrong spring is dangerous. If you need garage door spring repair, call a garage door supplier in San Fernando Valley.
Garage Opener Repair San Fernando Valley
The garage door motors you can find in the market today - as long as you purchase a high quality motor (such as Liftmaster motor) - can last 20 years and more. If you think about it, it is better to invest in high quality motors rather than purchase a cheap motor that may need to be repaired or replaced in 3-5 years. We install high quality garage door motors in San Fernando Valley, like the Genie garage opener, that can easily last for many years with the right maintenance.
Safety Sensors Repair San Fernando Valley
One of the issues that prevent a garage door from working properly and require troubleshooting ion order for the door to work again, is a problem with the garage door safety sensors (Automated/electric garage doors only). Luckily, this problem is relatively simple to fix. If you own a motor driven garage door that operate with an electric opener you will find 2 safety sensors at the bottom of the garage door tracks, or next to it. They are there for a reason, and the reason is your safety. The federal law require that every motor driven garage door, whether in San Fernando Valley, or anywhere else in California will include a safety feature such as the garage door safety sensors.
One thing that you need to know is that where the safety sensors are installed is many times right where people tend to put their cleaning materials or their gardening tools, and that usually end with one of the sensors accidently moved for its place, and break the invisible laser beam which run between the sensors. If your motor driven overhead door is coming down only half way, and reverse to open position followed by a signal from the opener that something is wrong, you may have a safety sensors problem, and you may need safety sensors troubleshoot or replacement.
In most cases, the safety sensors troubleshooting is not complicated, and can be easily performed by “do it yourself”. You can try and repair them by doing it yourself, or you can get in touch with the local garage door company in San Fernando Valley to come and repair the safety sensors for you.
Do It Yourself garage door repair (DIY)
What repairs you can do by yourself
If you read the story we just told, you probably understand that we are not big fans of “do it yourself” garage door repair (DIY). But at the same time we do encourage garage door owners in San Fernando Valley to do things by themselves such as lubricate their garage door, troubleshoot safety senor issues, and other small repairs that doesn’t require special tools and professional knowledge.
If you decided to repair your garage door by doing it yourself, please make sure that you have the right tools, the missing parts, and please try to stay on the safe side. Remember: No overhead garage door repair worth your health. If you are not sure, if you have a question, or if you think the repair is too much for you, hire a local garage door technician in Los Angeles CA for the service.
San Fernando Valley garage doors and gates offer same day garage door service, including:
- Emergency garage door repair San Fernando Valley.
- Garage spring replacement San Fernando Valley.
- Garage opener repair San Fernando Valley.
- Garage opener installation San Fernando Valley.
- Out of track repair San Fernando Valley.
- Residential garage door repair San Fernando Valley.
- Commercial garage door repair San Fernando Valley.
- Garage cable replacement San Fernando Valley.
- Garage door maintenance San Fernando Valley.
- Same day service near San Fernando Valley.
Commercial Overhead Door Repair
If you own a commercial garage door in San Fernando Valley California, you probably know that a perfectly working commercial door can save you a k lot of time and money, which you would of spend otherwise. That is the reason we offer a same day repair service for commercial Overhead doors in San Fernando Valley.
If you are having issues with your commercial overhead door, the door need repair, but you are thinking to continue to use it, or to repair it by doing it yourself, we suggest that you will think again. A commercial Overhead door, whether it is in San Fernando Valley or a commercial Garage Door in California can be very dangerous, and should be repaired by a trained and experienced technician, who carry the tools, and the right parts for the repair.
Out of Tracks Garage Door Repair San Fernando Valley
The reasons that can make overhead door stop working and get stuck are many. And out of tracks overhead door is one of them, and maybe the most dangerous of all of them. It require knowledge ion overhead door repairs, and the ability to deal with different repairs. Whether it is overhead door in San Fernando Valley, or anywhere e else, off tracks overhead door is extremely dangerous.
If you will look at your overhead door, you will find that the thing that holding the overhead door on the tracks is no more than the rollers. When the roller jump out of the track, the door cannot, and shouldn’t be operated, until overhead door expert will put it back on the tracks. You may consider pushing the roller or the rollers back into the tracks, and not using a qualified overhead door technician in San Fernando Valley to do the repair, but that will be a mistake, since when overhead door in San Fernando Valley is out of tracks, there is a reason for that, and the reason should be taken care of before the door can be used again. If you will not address the issue, the overhead door can come out of tracks again, and the next time can be even more dangerous, since the overhead door can fall completely out of the tracks, and this is something you should avoid. When the door completely fall of tracks, it can hurt anything below it, and the door itself may break in a way that cannot be repaired. As we recommend: if there is something wrong with the door, stop using it, and contact overhead door company to service the door. It can be off tracks garage door in Studio City, or garage door repair Gardena, let the experts do what they do best.
Reasons garage door need out of tracks repair
There are many reasons that can make commercial or home garage door outside of its tracks. But no matter what is the reason that made the door go out of the tracks, the important thing is to stop using the door and wait for a local overhead garage door technician in Los Angeles. The reasons can change from one door to another, and from commercial garage door repair to home garage door repair. What matter is that you will use a qualified overhead door repairman in San Fernando Valley for the repair, and that you will not try and force the door to open or close. Sometime the door may be completely stuck and sometime it can still be moved, but that doesn’t mean that you should try and force the door back into the tracks.
Reason for off tracks overhead door:
- Someone hit the door with a vehicle: Often we receive calls from people who tried to exit the garage, and accidentally hit the door with the vehicle. In that case the repair can be simple or complicated, it all depend on the amount of damage to the door. We know that it may seem simple to force the wheel (roller) back into the tracks, thinking that the door will work again. But what you do not know is that doing so can be dangerous, and the best thing will be to call a garage door expert in San Fernando Valley to fix the door for you, make sure that it is safe for use again, and only then get back to use the door. As we said, trying to operate off tracks overhead door is dangerous, since the garage door can completely fall from the tracks. Always use a professional specialist for the garage door repair.
- There is a problem with the door mechanism: The garage doors in Los Angeles operate with spring system. It can be a garage door in Van Nuys, or a garage door service West Hills CA. No matter what door you own, or where you are located, do not use a broken garage door. If your door suddenly jumped out of tracks, it may be to several reasons, like broken spring, snapped cable, or damaged roller. The important thing is to let everyone who use the door to the garage know that the door is broken, and call overhead doors contractor in San Fernando Valley to fix the door for you. SFV Garage Doors offer same day service for broken garage doors and since we are local, we can anywhere in Los Angeles within 2 hours.
- The roller is Broken: And if you live in San Fernando Valley, and you have been ignoring the need for overhead door tune up and lubrication like every overhead door in Los Angeles need, you probably going to need overhead door repairs service in San Fernando Valley. But even if you did maintained and lubricated your overhead door in San Fernando Valley on time. Some of the overhead door parts, like the rollers and pulleys need to be replaced once in a while, no matter how much you lubricated them. And using the door although the rollers or rollers are broken will make the door jump out of tracks again and again. Whether it is a commercial overhead door repairs, or residential overhead door repair, do not use the door, and get in touch with local overhead door company to come and fix the door for you.
How do I open Locked garage door?
It is never a fun experience when your roll up door is locked and you understand that you can’t open the door. And if your garage is detached from the house or from the business, it is even more frustrating, since you have no access to the garage, since the roll up door is the only way to enter the garage. But there is no need to worry or to wonder if you might need to break the door. With the emergency roll up door repairs of SFV Roll up doors, we can open your locked roll up door and fix the problem. There are two different ways to deal with a locked overhead door, the first is if the roll up door is attached to the house, and you have other ways to enter the garage beside the roll up door itself, and the second is when the garage is detached from the house, and when there is no way to access into the garage except for the overhead door. What you need to know is that even of the garage is detached from the house, and even if there is no way into the garage besides the door to the garage, a qualified garage door technician should be able to open any locked garage door in Los Angeles with no damage to the door. There are methods to unlock locked garage doors that if the tech is experienced enough it shouldn’t take him too long.
Our Garage Door Services in San Fernando Valley
- San Fernando Valley garage door repairs
- San Fernando Valley garage door installation
- San Fernando Valley emergency overhead door repairs
- Lubrication, maintenance and tune up
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- San Fernando Valley Genie garage opener
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