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We service Fairfax and the area for same day garage doors and roll up doors repairs. To us it doesn’t matter if you need a garage door opener repair, or a commercial garage door repair. With our sane day garage repair in Fairfax, one of our technicians will be there today.
Yes we do. We are aware to the fact that sometime you may need your garage door in Fairfax to be fixed ASAP, since your car may be locked inside, or since you need to access the garage from all kinds of reasons. That is why we offer same day garage door repair services in Fairfax VA and near the area.
We are ready for serve you every day from 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM. But since the garage doors have no certain time to stop working and get stuck, we offer 24/7 Emergency garage door repairs in Fairfax. So we can say that we are available any time and any day.
We accept all major credit cards and checks. For commercial customers we have a contract for service that need to be completed. If you need commercial garage door service, please contact us for assistance.
Three States Garage Doors specialize in over head garage doors repair, maintenance and installation service, commercial and residential. We also offer rolling gates repair service in Fairfax, commercial and residential.
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We provide all types of garage services in Fairfax, and as we love to say: If you need garage door service, we can help. We supply, install and repair garage doors from leading brands such as Clopay doors, Amarr garage doors, Wayne Dalton and more.
We are in the garage business for more than 20 years. We used to work as sub-contractors for other companies, and in 2007 we started Three States Garage Doors.
Our company is insured as require by the law, and we are authorized to service commercial and residential garage doors.
Here you will find answers to question we are answering almost every day during servicing and repairing garages in Fairfax.
Before we start, we would like to warn you that a broken garage door can be dangerous, whether it is a garage in Fairfax, or a rolling gate in NYC, and we recommend to use the services of a trained tech for the repair. We offer same day garage door services in Fairfax so there is no reason for you to take a risk and try to open, close or fix the door by yourself.
There are many possible reason for a garage door IN Fairfax that don’t go up. It may be because the spring snapped, the opener is broken, the pulleys, the rollers, out of track, or even if the lock is closing the garage. There is no way to answer this question without more information, and sometime only visiting your place and inspecting the door can tell us what the problem is.
Same as with the answer above, there are many reasons why a garage door is not closing, from a problem with the mechanism through safety sensors issues to an opener problem. Sometime we need more information, or we must visit your place before we will be able to determine what the problem is, and how to repair it.
Before we will tell you what to do, we first would like to let you know that the spring system is what make it so easy to open even the heaviest garages, and what make the door go down smoothly and not crushing into the ground. And when the spring snap, the door is losing its balance, and become “heavier” since there is nothing to assist it on its way up.
The best thing you can do when the spring snap is to stop trying to use the door, and contact a garage door company in Fairfax to fix the broken spring or replace it. This goes for all types of garages. When the garage door spring snap, you should stop using the garage since it will both be dangerous, and can create a bigger problem. To read more about broken spring troubleshooting, visit oUr garage door repairs in Fairfax page if you would like to learn more about garage door troubleshooting.
We know that it may seem like the opener itself is not moving the door, and it probably look like there is something wrong with the opener, but you will be surprised to know that what may seem like an opener problem, often turn to be a problem with the garage door itself.
Remember that what lift and lowering the garage is the spring system and the garage mechanism and not the opener. The opener only push and pull the door (With the assistance of the spring system), and if the spring snap for example, the opener need to do the part of the lifting that the spring system should do, and that is only a matter of time before you will burn the opener.
Click here if you want to read more about garage opener troubleshooting.
Yes. Even if it is a new door, or if you barely use it, lubricating the garage door will ensure that the door will continue to work and that its parts will stay strong. Especially in Fairfax, where the weather is not so friendly to garage and its parts, it is important to lubricate the moving parts and to adjust the opener and the spring system. To learn more about garage door maintenance, you can click here, or click here to watch a Video.
There are many parameters to include when trying to answer the question whether to repair or replace the garage door? And we will do whatever you will decide once we give you all the information. But there is one thing that we will never do, no matter what! We will never fix a garage which is not safe for use. There are cases where the door can be repaired, but in a way that will put you and your family at risk, and that is something that we will never do.
There are few questions you should ask yourself when considering replacing or repairing the door:
What is the price of repairing and what is the price of a new garage door?
What is the general condition of the garage?
Where is the garage door located, front or back of the house?
Is repairing the door will make it safe for use?
Is it an insulated garage door?
How long the repair will last before the door will need another repair?
Usually we will have to come to your place and check the condition of the garage in order to decide what will be the best thing to do. To read more, you can visit this article that explain how to choose a garage door in Fairfax?
There are repairs that you can do by yourself, like safety sensor repair, lubrications, and maintenance, and there are some repairs that we do not recommend to do by yourself, and it will best to use the services of a garage door repairman who has the parts and the tools to fix your garage the right way.
There many Videos online that present different ways to repair a garage door problem. From broken torsion spring repair, to new garage door installation, you can find anything and all types of garage door tutorials online. But you need to remember, is that the tutorials explain how to repair the door which are presented in the Video, in the garage which is presented in the Video. And the fact that the technician in the Video was able to replace the broken torsion spring, doesn’t mean that the exact same method will work for you as well. Remember that every garage door is unique, and it is installed in a different garage with a different structure. So the method that may work for an overhead garage in DC may not work for garage spring repair
Here are some important Videos for people who plan to do the repair or the installation by DIY, instead of hiring a garage contractor in Fairfax:
Torsion spring replacement.
Garage Door Repairs DIY.
Garage door installation.
Garage door safety sensors troubleshoot.
Lift Master Opener.
The first and more important thing you need to know about your garage door is that it can be dangerous. You may be using it with a silent belt drive Lift master opener, or you can use it manually, but don’t ever forget that the door can weigh hundreds of pounds, and that all that hold it is the rollers which connected to the tracks. So when something went wrong, or if you discovered a problem, do not think or assume it will disappear by itself, and pushing a garage door that went out of its tracks back into the tracks will not solve the problem, since there is a reason why the garage went out of the tracks. Contact a local garage door repairman in Fairfax VA to come and assist you, or read articles about garage door repairs if you would like to fix the door by DIY.
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