Is your garage door suddenly impossible to lift? Chances are you’ve got a broken garage door spring. It’s one of the more dangerous items when it comes to garage door repair DIY, so be sure you know what you’re doing before you begin. Springs are under incredible tension and can cause serious injury when they are released or come undone.
The torsion spring is the long cylindrical spring that runs across the front wall of your garage and is attached to the metal shaft at the top of the garage door. If it’s broken, you’ll find it in 2 separate pieces.
Garage Door Repair Cost for Broken Springs
It’s not a job I’d recommend to anybody who’s not a professional. While doing it yourself might save you some money, there’s some serious risk to body parts involved in this job, not to mention it’s a complete pain in the neck. In terms of this garage door repair cost, you can have a professional do the job for anywhere from $125 to $225, depending on if you need one or both springs replaced.
Call Sac’s Garage Door Repair anytime of the day or night, 7 days a week. We’d be happy to help. We offer local garage door service to the Citrus Heights and greater Sacramento area. All of our work is 100% guaranteed.
Other Typical Costs for Garage Door Repair
Prices can vary, but a general inspection and annual maintenance call will run between $150 to $350. This usually includes a manual inspection of the door and opener. Your service technician will make spring tension, chain/belt tension, and cable tightening. He or she may oil down components of your door like rollers, chains, and hinges.
Fixing a broken garage door track can run about $130 to $150, or even several hundred dollars, depending on the damage to your track and door. The escalating cost issue is why we always encourage people to stop using their door as soon as it comes off track. A simple, minor repair can become several hundred in damage if you continue to use it and further damage the door.
Spring Replacements can cost around $300. It’s a very labor intensive job that can take several hours to complete, which is why it can cost so much.
Cables and chains likewise don’t cost much when it comes to garage door parts, but the installation takes a while. You can spend between $150 to $200 for labor.
It will cost you about $100 to replace a circuit board and reprogram a remote.
If you aren’t confident performing any repair, especially major repairs, you probably should call a professional garage door service. You’ll save yourself a lot of hassle and you’ll avoid damaging the door. And not only that, but you can go back to watching the game.
Qualified Garage Door Repair for the Sacramento Area
It’s difficult these days to find a qualified garage door service that is truly committed to the local area. These days, all it takes is a website and a phone number to call yourself a garage door repair shop. Your call might not even be answered by someone in this country. But with Sac’s, your call is answered by someone local and qualified. We hire only certified garage door professionals. All of our work is certified and guaranteed. We view our clients as family, as neighbors. We serve the local community with affordable and skilled garage door repair.