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Garage Door Opener Installers in Philadelphia, PA

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Install or Replace a Garage Door Opener in Philadelphia

Prescreened Garage Door Opener Installers in Philadelphia, PA

Ace Garage Door Service and Repair, LLC
128 Verified Ratings
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(267) 573-5486
255 Lauriston Street
Philadelphia, PA 19128
Y&A Garage Door, LLC
5 Verified Ratings
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(866) 871-6993
251 West Dekalb Pike
Philadelphia, PA 19406
We Fix Doors
6 Verified Ratings
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(866) 907-0471
2159 Benson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19152
Global Discount Garage Door and Service, LLC
212 Verified Ratings
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(267) 573-6256
1419 Beverly Drive
Quakertown, PA 18951

Serving Philadelphia, PA
Batoff's Garage Doors & Service, LLC
3 Verified Ratings
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(215) 239-9393
150 East Wynnewood Road, Suite 15D
Wynnewood, PA 19125

Serving Philadelphia, PA

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Reviews of Philadelphia Garage Door Opener Installers

Project: Install or Replace a Garage Door Opener
Oaklyn, NJ

He was great, sometimes took awhile to call us back though.

Project: Install or Replace a Garage Door Opener
Cherry Hill, NJ

Very good in every way.Would definiely hire again.

Project: Install or Replace a Garage Door Opener
Collingswood, NJ

These professionals came right away and were able to do our job timely. They did what they said they would do. We were pleased with their job.


Things to Consider Before You Install or Replace a Garage Door Opener in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

  • Do you want to install a new garage door opener or replace an existing garage door opener?
  • For which kind of garage door do you need an opener?

    Single car garage door
    Double car garage door
    RV garage door
    Other/custom size
  • What kind of doors are they?
  • Of what are the doors made?
  • What additional options would you like with your system?

    Extra remote controls
    Multi-button remote controls
    Wireless external keypad control
    Deluxe function wall console

Ideas & Inspiration from Philadelphia Garage & Garage Door Services

Philadelphia Garage Door Openers

A garage door opener that functions properly is quite a convenience in Philadelphia. Garage door openers that function poorly, on the other hand, can quite literally leave you out in the cold (which, in southeastern PA is no joke). If you are one of the many people who have simply gotten used to a jerky, squealing opener, maybe it's time to upgrade. Your car, and probably your neighbors as well, will thank you for it.

Pre-Replacement Checks
Before installing a garage door opener, Philadelphians should first make sure that the door opens with ease manually. There are many factors in southeastern Pennsylvania that can hinder your garage door's operation. Rust on moving parts is definitely a concern, as is grit and dirt getting into rollers, bearings, or tracks. If you have a wooden door, warping and bowing can cause some noticeable operation problems, while large dents can have a similar effect on metal models. Give the entire door and its components a good once over. Clean it and use oil or an aerosol lubricant where necessary (nylon rollers, however, should not be lubricated). If the door still doesn't open easily, you may need to call in a professional.

Types of Openers
Once the door opens smoothly and without a significant effort (a ten-year old can lift it), it's now time to pick out your new opener. There are three basic styles of garage openers, and each has its pros and cons. A belt driven model is generally the quietest, and a screw drive is best for doors that tilt up rather than roll up on a track. A chain driven model is very dependable and is suitable for most applications.

There are several levels of strength commonly available for the motor of your garage door opener. Philadelphia residents with an average sized single door will probably do fine with a 1/4 horsepower opener. For homes with a two car door, a 1/3 or 1/2 horsepower opener is recommended. If your door is over 7 feet tall, it is likely that you will have to use an extender kit to have proper function.

Automatic Garage Door Safety Features
In 1993, a law was passed regarding garage door safety. It requires that any automatic door have one of the following features: a button that needs to be continually pressed for the door to close, an electric eye sensor, or a door edge sensor. A safe and well functioning garage door will also reverse when it comes into contact with an object in its path or whenever a sensor registers something in the path of the door. Modern garage doors should all contain some or all of these features. If your current door was installed prior to 1982, it may pose a risk to small children, pets, or property.

The average Philadelphia garage door opener is going to cost in the neighborhood of $400 installed. Repairing a garage door opener in Philadelphia can run anywhere between $50 and $250. To replace the garage door itself, southeastern PA prices range from $1,000 to $2,000.