Father & Son Garage Door
Father & Son Garage Door offer same day service for overhead doors, roll up doors and garage door repairs in Washington D.C, District of Columbia. From home garage door repairs, to commercial overhead doors services in Washington D.C DC, the experts of Father & Son Garage Door are ready for the task.
Father & Son Garage Door, Washington D.C
One of the most common malfunctions that lead to a garage door which is not responding, won’t come down at all, or only come down part of the way, is the garage door opener malfunction. There can be many possible causes why the opener stopped, or why it doesn't work like it used to. From a bad garage door or garage opener installation, to a bad or lack of maintenance, if your garage door opener is not working properly, or if you think that there is something wrong with the way the opener operate, please contact Father & Son Garage Door of DC, and one of our garage doors technicians will be happy to help.
We carry, supply, service and install high quality garage openers from leading brands, such as Liftmaster garage openers, Genie, and more. We offer same day service, whether it is a new garage opener installation, or repair for existing opener, commercial or private home. Father & Son Garage Door also supply garage operator’s parts such Key-pad, remote control (Clicker), safety sensors, wall switch (push button) and more. Father & Son Garage Door do not limit the services in DC to only residential operators, we also supply commercial overhead motors. This, among other services we provide makes us to a vendor that can deal with any garage door issue, whether it is a broken opener, safety sensor replacement, or new garage opener installment.
Same Day Garage Opener Services
Father & Son Garage Door offer same day garage door opener repair in DC DC. We provide service for garage openers from all leading brands. But sometime the garage opener can’t be repaired, or the cost of fixing the existing opener might top the price of a completely new garage door opener installation. But no need to worry, we got everything covered. The technicians of 22 carry garage door openers from leading garage door openers brands such as Liftmaster and Genie garage openers, and we are ready to replace your garage door opener and install a new one right there on the spot. We install garage door openers for residential as well as commercial Overhead doors, and we also provide garage door opener parts and accessories such as Key-Pad, Remote control, Push Button and laser safety sensors. All you need to do is to get in touch with us, and call (202) 839-9849. We will be there today.
Garage Door Opener Troubleshoot
Malfunction of garage opener can be an unpleasant experience that sometime can happen at the worst timing. We at Father & Son Garage Door understand that, and to try and ready to help the same day. We offer a same day garage door motor repair in Washington D.C DC. From fresh installation of a new replacement, we are ready to complete the job. Issue with the garage opener does not mean that it is time to replace the opener. Sometime the reason for the malfunction is just a poor maintenance, or lack of it. There are few reasons why the opener stopped working, and a qualified garage door technician (As all the technicians of Father & Son Garage Door are) can solve the problem.
Is it really the opener?
One common malfunction that we see a lot during servicing garage doors in Washington D.C is issue with the door itself (Problem with the mechanism of the door such as the spring, the roller or the cables) that seem like a malfunction with the opener. And in order to explain that, we need to make one thing clear: What makes opening overhead doors in Washington D.C so easy manually, and what prevent the garage door from falling into the floor when it is closing is not the garage opener, but it is the mechanism of the door. The opener is doing only a small amount of operating the door. So the rule about overhead doors is very simple: If there is something wrong with the garage door, do not try and open or close it using garage opener (As a matter of fact do not try to use the door at all). First you will need to address the issue, repair the door, make sure that the door is working properly when you use it manually, and only then you (Or a qualified technician) can engage the garage door opener to the door, and use the door electrically.
Broken garage door tension spring is one of the malfunctions that can prevent garage door from opening or can lead to a closing garage door to crush, off tracks and more. There are many causes for a snapped garage door tension spring. Most of them are caused by a bad, or no lubrication and maintenance at all. But if the tension spring in your garage door is snapped, it doesn't mean that you need to get replace the door with a new garage door. All it means is that you need to get in touch with Father & Son Garage Door for same day garage door spring repair.
Father & Son Garage Door repair and replace torsion and extension tension spring in Washington D.C District of Columbia, and we offer same day service for all kinds of tension springs. The important thing when garage door tension spring snap is to stop using the overhead door, and call a local garage door vendor in Washington D.C to come and replace the busted tension spring, or tension springs. Whether you need commercial overhead door torsion spring repair in Washington D.C, or garage door repairs, Father & Son Garage Door can help.
What to do when the tension spring snap?
The best thing for you to do, is to stop using the door, and contact a garage door technician in Washington D.C who can replace the snapped tension spring with a new one. There is no need to panic or to wonder if the repair is going to cost a lot of money. A tension spring replacement in Washington D.C is something which the experts of Father & Son Garage Door are dealing with on a daily base, since it is one of the common garage door malfunctions, which can completely prevent garage door from working.
Keep in mind that garage tension spring replacement in Washington D.C DC, especially if it is heavy duty commercial overhead spring repair can be a dangerous process, and since the weight of the door is not supported by the tension spring which is currently snapped, trying to lift the door to open it up, or trying to close it is without the support of the spring is dangerous, and can result with a complete broken door, or even worst, with personal injury.
The technicians of Father & Son Garage Door got the knowledge, the tension springs and the experience to match the correct tension spring for your garage door, whether it is a torsion tension spring or extension tension spring. We also have the tools and the experience to put the exact amount of tension on the tension spring, which will enable your door to stay balanced, and make it easy to use even if you are using it manually. To us as local garage doors experts it doesn’t matter if you need torsion tension spring repair in Washington D.C, or garage door tension spring repair in DC, we have the knowledge, the tools and the ability to replace any garage door tension spring in Washington D.C District of Columbia today.
Can I replace the broken tension spring by myself?
When the issue is a broken tension spring, and we are being asked if we recommend to replace it by do-it-yourself, or to contact garage door specialist in Washington D.C to do the replacement. We love to start with a short story that happened to someone who tried to repair garage door by DIY:
We once received a call from someone who asked us to come and help him replace the tension spring ion the garage door. When we arrived to the house, he showed us the tension springs that he bought, and that he tried to replace by himself unsuccessfully. The thing is that he actually found the right coil springs that fit the weight and size of he’s door (Although from low quality, but this wasn’t the issue). Our technician asked him to show us what he was doing, and when he demonstrated to us, we immediately stopped him, and told him that he is lucky that he did not get injured by the attempt to replace the spring, and that the door did not break. The malfunction was that like many garages in Washington D.C, he had low headroom garage door, with torsion tension springs, and he was trying to put tension on the tension springs in the wrong direction. All he needed, was to ask garage door expert in Washington D.C to tell him what he was doing wrong. But sometime the knowledge on how to do things is more important than if you do or do not have the ability and the tools to do them.
There are some garage door repairs in Washington D.C that can be done in a DIY. And there are many that should be left for a qualified technicians, and spring replacement is from the type of repairs that better be left for an expert.
Safety should always come first!
No garage door service worth your safety, and no garage door worth you put yourself at risk. If there is something wrong with the door, or if it even just seems to you like there is something strange with the way the door operate, hire a local garage door serviceman in Washington D.C to come and inspect the door. Taking care of the issue on time will save you the need for emergency garage door services in the future.
Use local garage Doors Company
Local garage door specialist know garage doors in his area. It can be garage door in Washington D.C, or garage door repair in DC, when you use a local vendor, you know that he will know how to service your garage door. And if the local supplier is a pro, he should be able service every garage door, commercial and residential. Sometime the issue is due to lack of garage door maintenance, or simply that the garage door parts got old and need to be replaced. The important thing is that the local garage door contractor is able to locate the malfunction, and to understand the cause that created the problem, and he must make sure that the issue won't repeat. Father & Son Garage Door, which is a local garage Doors Company located in DC, specialize in all kinds of garage door services. From residential garage door repair in Washington D.C, to rollup door maintenance in DC, we can help. Each one of our garage doors techs is professional and experienced, and have successfully performed hundreds of garage doors repair and installation around District of Columbia.
Garage spring replacement
There are many malfunctions that can cease a commercial or residential garage door in Washington D.C from working properly. Obviously we cannot cover all possible garage doors issues and troubleshooting. What we can do is to try and share some tips with you regarding some of the most common garage doors and roll up doors malfunctions in Washington D.C. A very common problem, that can prevent many garage doors from operating, is a busted garage door coil spring. There are different types of garage coil/tension springs, and each garage door in Washington D.C need the right and the exact tension spring for the door in terms of size and weight.
Lubricate the door!
Although overhead garage doors in Washington D.C are often being used on a daily base, and in some cases many times during the day, Most home owners and business owners in Washington D.C tend to neglect the garage door maintenance by simply ignoring it, hoping that the door continue to work the same way it worked. Until the day stop working, and now it is need for emergency garage door service. The biggest tip and advice we can share with you is to let you know that every garage door in Washington D.C should be provided with a garage door maintenance service twice or more every year.
One more tip: While lubrication the overhead door’s parts, you can inspect the garage door and its components, adjust the coil springs and the motor (If you know how to do it), and lubricate some of the moving parts. Father & Son Garage Door offer free garage door lubrication after every garage door service in Washington D.C. Since our interest is not only in solving issue and install new garage doors, but we also want to make sure that we are leaving you with garage door that will work safely and perfectly for a long time.
This tip is only for residential garage doors. Since the residential garage doors maintenance is s task that can performed by “do it yourself garage door service”. The tip is not applied to commercial overhead doors that need a qualified technician for the task. Some of commercial overhead doors and rollup doors in Washington D.C are heavy duty doors, and servicing them require knowledge and some power tools.
Never use broken garage door!
This is simple: If there is something wrong with the door, Stop using it and call local garage doors company in Washington D.C to come and fix the door for you.