We have gathered some of the frequently asked questions our customers have pertaining garage door repair services in Madison, WI. Fell free to contact us if you have any more questions.

Is it advisable to use old door parts with a newly supplied door unit?

No, it is not. Using old components such as tracks and springs with a new door could result in safety and installation problems which might also void the new door warranty.

How do I replace my door springs?

To replace your springs, contact a door professional who is well trained to get tension off the springs. Doing it yourself might result in a home accident which should be avoided.What is the cost of installing a garage door? Pricing the installation of a garage door could depend on several factors which must be considered before giving a quote. Our clients have different needs and these are what we consider before advising on a budget. You can pay us a visit or give us a call to explain your preferences. We have one of the best set of hands in Madison, WI, so you can

Pricing the installation of a garage door could depend on several factors which must be considered before giving a quote. Our clients have different needs and these are what we consider before advising on a budget. You can pay us a visit or give us a call to explain your preferences. We have one of the best set of hands in Madison, WI, so you can

What is the cost of installing a garage door?

Pricing the installation of a garage door could depend on several factors which must be considered before giving a quote. Our clients have different needs and these are what we consider before advising on a budget. You can pay us a visit or give us a call to explain your preferences. We have one of the best set of hands in Madison, WI, so you can be rest assured of a fair deal.

What material is best for door insulation?

Polyurethane provides the best garage door insulation; although it looks thinner, it offers higher insulation R-value.

How often should my door be serviced?

It is good to have your garage door serviced annually to ensure longevity. However, you should pay attention to warning signs of imminent faults such as a decline in operation speed, noise and so on. If you notice any of this, it might be time to call a technician.

What should I do as my door fails to open after a loud bang?

In this case, your spring is likely to have broken. Consult a door technician to look into it.

Can I make use of any type of opener for my garage door?

Well, it will be good to consider a number of factors before opting for a type of door opener. Firstly, consider the size and type (steel or wood) of your door to pick the right size of motor and drive. Also, considering whether you will be operating a detached or attached garage could help you to make a choice based on noise levels of the available options. Finally, you will have to make a decision on safety devices and accessories to fit your preferences. You can contact our Madison office for further advice.How can I turn off my safety beams? Any negative repercussions with doing that.Don’t try turning off your safety beam for any reason. It is installed for protecting any object in the door’s path. If you try tampering with the beam, you are indirectly disrupting the functionality of your opener as well.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”In the event of power outage, how do I open my garage door? ” el_id=”1490449195079-ac3390c0-4094″]Procedures for this differs with different models, kindly consult your owner’s manual for precise instructions. More often, the door can be opened from the inside (when fully closed) by pulling the red emergency release cord hanging down from the overhead opener; this should allow you to operate the door manually. On the other hand, it is not advisable to release the door this way when it is open except for emergency situations. To open the door from outside without power, install an emergency release lock.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How do I ensure proper maintenance of my door? ” el_id=”1490449195117-1d2272cc-e774″]To keep your door in good shape, ensure regular cleaning and lubrication of the moving parts using a

Don’t try turning off your safety beam for any reason. It is installed for protecting any object in the door’s path. If you try tampering with the beam, you are indirectly disrupting the functionality of your opener as well.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”In the event of power outage, how do I open my garage door? ” el_id=”1490449195079-ac3390c0-4094″]Procedures for this differs with different models, kindly consult your owner’s manual for precise instructions. More often, the door can be opened from the inside (when fully closed) by pulling the red emergency release cord hanging down from the overhead opener; this should allow you to operate the door manually. On the other hand, it is not advisable to release the door this way when it is open except for emergency situations. To open the door from outside without power, install an emergency release lock.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How do I ensure proper maintenance of my door? ” el_id=”1490449195117-1d2272cc-e774″]To keep your door in good shape, ensure regular cleaning and lubrication of the moving parts using a

Polyurethane provides the best garage door insulation; although it looks thinner, it offers higher insulation R-value.

How often should my door be serviced? It is good to have your garage door serviced annually to ensure longevity. However, you should pay attention to warning signs of imminent faults such as a decline in operation speed, noise and so on. If you notice any of this, it might be time to call a technician.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What should I do as my door fails to open after a loud bang?” el_id=”1490449184505-b5daa5c1-8da7″]In this case, your spring is likely to have broken. Consult a door technician to look into it.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_toggle title=”Can I make use of any type of opener for my garage door?” el_id=”1490449194987-0699ec89-c241″]Well, it will be good to consider a number of factors before opting for a type of door opener. Firstly, consider the size and type (steel or wood) of your door to pick the right size of motor and drive. Also, considering whether you will be operating a detached or attached garage could help you to make a choice based on noise levels of the available options. Finally, you will have to make a decision on safety devices and accessories to fit your preferences. You can contact our Madison office for further advice.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How can I turn off my safety beams? Any negative repercussions with doing that?” el_id=”1490449195034-8dc96db0-a3d2″]Don’t try turning off your safety beam for any reason. It is installed for protecting any object in the door’s path. If you try tampering with the beam, you are indirectly disrupting the functionality of your opener as well.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”In the event of power outage, how do I open my garage door? ” el_id=”1490449195079-ac3390c0-4094″]Procedures for this differs with different models, kindly consult your owner’s manual for precise instructions. More often, the door can be opened from the inside (when fully closed) by pulling the red emergency release cord hanging down from the overhead opener; this should allow you to operate the door manually. On the other hand, it is not advisable to release the door this way when it is open except for emergency situations. To open the door from outside without power, install an emergency release lock.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How do I ensure proper maintenance of my door? ” el_id=”1490449195117-1d2272cc-e774″]To keep your door in good shape, ensure regular cleaning and lubrication of the moving parts using a silicon base lubricant.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Will damage to a component of my door result in the replacement of the entire door? ” el_id=”1490449195159-560f1e43-65ad”]Getting a new door in the event of a damaged component does not apply, especially when the door is still in good shape. Our technician will simply have to fix or replace the faulty component.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Can I install my garage door as a DIY project?” el_id=”1490449195200-35de1da6-9ef3″]While there are so many instructions, videos, and manuals on garage door installation which many people can learn from, it is not advisable to do it alone especially if you are inexperienced and without prior technical training on how to go about it. You can save yourself from future stress and potential losses by contracting us to handle the job for you. Our Madison office is always open to queries regarding your garage doors.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Polyurethane provides the best garage door insulation; although it looks thinner, it offers higher insulation R-value.

How often should my door be serviced? It is good to have your garage door serviced annually to ensure longevity. However, you should pay attention to warning signs of imminent faults such as a decline in operation speed, noise and so on. If you notice any of this, it might be time to call a technician.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What should I do as my door fails to open after a loud bang?” el_id=”1490449184505-b5daa5c1-8da7″]In this case, your spring is likely to have broken. Consult a door technician to look into it.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_toggle title=”Can I make use of any type of opener for my garage door?” el_id=”1490449194987-0699ec89-c241″]Well, it will be good to consider a number of factors before opting for a type of door opener. Firstly, consider the size and type (steel or wood) of your door to pick the right size of motor and drive. Also, considering whether you will be operating a detached or attached garage could help you to make a choice based on noise levels of the available options. Finally, you will have to make a decision on safety devices and accessories to fit your preferences. You can contact our Madison office for further advice.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How can I turn off my safety beams? Any negative repercussions with doing that?” el_id=”1490449195034-8dc96db0-a3d2″]Don’t try turning off your safety beam for any reason. It is installed for protecting any object in the door’s path. If you try tampering with the beam, you are indirectly disrupting the functionality of your opener as well.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”In the event of power outage, how do I open my garage door? ” el_id=”1490449195079-ac3390c0-4094″]Procedures for this differs with different models, kindly consult your owner’s manual for precise instructions. More often, the door can be opened from the inside (when fully closed) by pulling the red emergency release cord hanging down from the overhead opener; this should allow you to operate the door manually. On the other hand, it is not advisable to release the door this way when it is open except for emergency situations. To open the door from outside without power, install an emergency release lock.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How do I ensure proper maintenance of my door? ” el_id=”1490449195117-1d2272cc-e774″]To keep your door in good shape, ensure regular cleaning and lubrication of the moving parts using a silicon base lubricant.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Will damage to a component of my door result in the replacement of the entire door? ” el_id=”1490449195159-560f1e43-65ad”]Getting a new door in the event of a damaged component does not apply, especially when the door is still in good shape. Our technician will simply have to fix or replace the faulty component.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Can I install my garage door as a DIY project?” el_id=”1490449195200-35de1da6-9ef3″]While there are so many instructions, videos, and manuals on garage door installation which many people can learn from, it is not advisable to do it alone especially if you are inexperienced and without prior technical training on how to go about it. You can save yourself from future stress and potential losses by contracting us to handle the job for you. Our Madison office is always open to queries regarding your garage doors.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][/vc_row]

It is good to have your garage door serviced annually to ensure longevity. However, you should pay attention to warning signs of imminent faults such as a decline in operation speed, noise and so on. If you notice any of this, it might be time to call a technician.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What should I do as my door fails to open after a loud bang?” el_id=”1490449184505-b5daa5c1-8da7″]In this case, your spring is likely to have broken. Consult a door technician to look into it.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_toggle title=”Can I make use of any type of opener for my garage door?” el_id=”1490449194987-0699ec89-c241″]Well, it will be good to consider a number of factors before opting for a type of door opener. Firstly, consider the size and type (steel or wood) of your door to pick the right size of motor and drive. Also, considering whether you will be operating a detached or attached garage could help you to make a choice based on noise levels of the available options. Finally, you will have to make a decision on safety devices and accessories to fit your preferences. You can contact our Madison office for further advice.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How can I turn off my safety beams? Any negative repercussions with doing that?” el_id=”1490449195034-8dc96db0-a3d2″]Don’t try turning off your safety beam for any reason. It is installed for protecting any object in the door’s path. If you try tampering with the beam, you are indirectly disrupting the functionality of your opener as well.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”In the event of power outage, how do I open my garage door? ” el_id=”1490449195079-ac3390c0-4094″]Procedures for this differs with different models, kindly consult your owner’s manual for precise instructions. More often, the door can be opened from the inside (when fully closed) by pulling the red emergency release cord hanging down from the overhead opener; this should allow you to operate the door manually. On the other hand, it is not advisable to release the door this way when it is open except for emergency situations. To open the door from outside without power, install an emergency release lock.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How do I ensure proper maintenance of my door? ” el_id=”1490449195117-1d2272cc-e774″]To keep your door in good shape, ensure regular cleaning and lubrication of the moving parts using a silicon base lubricant.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Will damage to a component of my door result in the replacement of the entire door? ” el_id=”1490449195159-560f1e43-65ad”]Getting a new door in the event of a damaged component does not apply, especially when the door is still in good shape. Our technician will simply have to fix or replace the faulty component.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Can I install my garage door as a DIY project?” el_id=”1490449195200-35de1da6-9ef3″]While there are so many instructions, videos, and manuals on garage door installation which many people can learn from, it is not advisable to do it alone especially if you are inexperienced and without prior technical training on how to go about it. You can save yourself from future stress and potential losses by contracting us to handle the job for you. Our Madison office is always open to queries regarding your garage doors.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][/vc_row]