#1 Garage Motor Replacement & Installation in Portland


For almost 100 years, Overhead Door Company of Portland has been taking care of customers with the highest quality and service standards. As a family-run business, we pride ourselves on expert knowledge and service that exceeds our clients’ expectations. We also contribute to worthy projects in the community we call home. All of our work carries a lifetime guarantee so you can be confident in the repairs and installations we do for you.

Garage Motor Replacement and Installation

Most people don’t pay much attention to the garage door as long as it’s functioning correctly. A garage door that’s working right is quiet, moves swiftly, and runs smoothly day in and day out. A failure in any of these areas causes problems in the others. However, if you hear loud or unusual noises when the door operates or if the door is suddenly running very slowly, it’s time to call in a professional to check it out. Garage door motor replacement and installation are not jobs for the do-it-yourselfer because they pose significant safety and security risks if installed improperly.

Your garage door motor has two parts: the motor gear and the motor assembly. The gear looks like a wheel with teeth on a metal sprocket shaft. The assembly is a grey cylindrical-shaped piece inside the frame. When your garage door isn’t performing as it should, a trained professional can evaluate your system and tell you whether one or both parts need replacing. The technician can also ensure that, if a replacement is necessary, you get one with the right amount of strength. For example, a two-car garage usually needs a motor with one-half horsepower.

Most experts agree that if your system is more than 20 years old, the best choice is probably to replace it. Newer models have more safety features, and they run more smoothly and reliably. At Overhead Door Company of Portland, we can help you select the system that’s right for your home from a product line of more than ten different designs. We even offer a handy interactive tool to help you imagine what the door will look like when installed. Here are just a few of the options:

  • Thermacore Insulated: A powerful combination of steel efficiency and durability
  • Durafirm Collection: A low maintenance option available in a surprising variety of colors and styles
  • Courtyard Collection: Steel doors designed to emulate the look of traditional wood carriage house doors
  • Signature Carriage: A swing-open look available in 16 designs in three collections
  • Carriage House: A balance of durability and beauty with steel construction and a variety of stained and painted finishes
  • Traditional: Wood or steel designs that match any architectural style from traditional to modern

We don’t stop with the selection of your new door system, though. We get your new hardware installed for you and make sure it’s running safely.

Garage Door Service from Overhead Door Company of Portland

When you need help with your residential garage door, Overhead Door Company of Portland provides a complete package of services. We can make recommendations about repairs or replacement based on the age and condition of your garage door system. Our trained and knowledgeable technicians have the right equipment to quickly and

efficiently diagnose the problem with your door system. We can also perform adjustments, balancing, and alignment to get the doors operating correctly again. As part of our comprehensive maintenance, we lubricate all the moving parts and perform thorough safety checks to prevent property damage or injuries.

Contact Overhead Door Company of Portland today to get your project started. You can call us, email us, or pay us a visit at our shop at 4015 NW St. Helens Rd. We’re happy to answer any questions you have about your commercial or residential project.

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