garage door repair portland

Think you can save a few bucks by doing your own garage door repair? Think again.

Do you really understand what’s going on with your garage door? Most people don’t. Garage doors tend to be one of those things you hardly even notice—until something goes wrong.

Even the most skilled weekend handyman should call on a professional garage door repair outfit if something goes awry with their garage door. The average garage door weighs more than 250 pounds, and some older wooden garage doors may weigh a whopping 350 pounds. Besides the weight, a garage door has a lot of moving parts, many of which can really hurt anyone who messes with them. Things like pulleys, cables, and torsion springs have the capacity to take a person’s fingers right off. Is that something a home handyman is prepared to deal with? Probably not.

We don’t want you to fear your garage door. It might be in your best interest to know a thing or two about how it works, however. Popular Mechanics magazine published an interesting article about electric garage door openers; if you’d like an idea of what happens when you open and close your garage door, give it a read and then give us a call.

When you require garage door repair or replacement, call on Overhead Door Company of Portland. We’ve got the skills, the tools, and the expertise to manage anything that might occur with your garage door or the opener that lifts and lowers the door. We can even replace your remote control unit. We can install, service, repair or replace any kind of door you’ve got, whether it’s an electric or manually operated door.

Overhead Door Company of Portland has been in the garage door business since 1929. If something’s gone wrong with your garage door, tell us about it. We look forward to meeting you and providing every sort of service your garage door requires. Yes, we offer 24-hour emergency repair service.