Overhead Door Service Baltimore

Overhead Doors Baltimore

Overhead Doors Baltimore

If you are reading our article about overhead garage door in BBB, you probably need overhead door repairs, so there is one important thing you better know: Busted overhead door in Baltimore, and it doesn’t matter if it is a busted garage door in MD, or a busted garage door repairs in MD can be dangerous, and if you will try to use them before they are repaired by overhead repairs expert in Baltimore, it can end with injuries and even worst.
If the last time you needed to deal with a garage door repair or new garage door installation in Baltimore County was more than twenty years ago, you will be amazed by the improvements the overhead rollup doors went through during the last 20 years, and not just in Baltimore. It can be home owner who need garage door opener repairs in  Baltimore County, or home owner who need a new garage door Liftmaster opener repairs the overhead door industry went to many changes during the past twenty years. In our days, when the high-tech is surrounding us, and when it is much easier to produce high quality and improved doors and components for home owners in Baltimore, the selection is wide, and you can find the overhead door that will fit your needs in terms of material such as wood and steel, textures and colors. All you need to say what you want, and if you will find the right overhead garage door vendor in Baltimore, they will help you find it.
You can find different levels of overhead rollup doors insulation, window sections, different kinds of coil spring systems and different types of openers that can fit any overhead door in Baltimore. And since the quality of the overhead rollup doors improved, so does the need for tune-up, which is still crucial for the safe and smooth operation of the overhead door in Baltimore MD, but became simpler and something that you can easily perform by doing it yourself with a basic knowledge and tools.

Insulated overhead door Baltimore Maryland

If your overhead door at Maryland is attached to the house, you should aim for an insulated overhead door. But it does not mean that you shouldn’t if your garage is not attached and that you need to be looking for the cheapest overhead door in Baltimore. Beside insulation from law temperatures and noise, the insulated overhead rollup doors in Baltimore, whether it is an overhead door in MD or even a commercial overhead door in MD, are usually stronger, and built to face tough conditions. A new insulated door is something that you do not want to deal with more than once every 12-22 years, so when you invest in high quality insulated door for your home or overhead garage door for warehouse in Baltimore, you are getting high quality in return. But besides the long lasting overhead door, you also get a door that work smoother, and that its quality will be noticed every time you will use it.
When we replace overhead rollup doors near Baltimore which are older than 20 years, we always notice the surprises expression on the faces of those who purchase the door. An expression which is a mix of “It is amazing how smooth and silent it is”, and a “why did we wait that long before contacting garage door expert in Baltimore”?
When you also bring in consideration the fact that many overhead rollup doors are installed in the front of the house, and that they take a large piece of the appearance, a new door improve the beauty of the house, and can give it a luxuries and shinning look. We at Baltimore Garage Doors & Gates offer large selection of overhead rollup doors, so each person in Baltimore who is looking for a new overhead garage door will find what he is looking for.

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Types of Overhead rollup doors in Baltimore

As we mentioned earlier, today you can find overhead rollup doors from all kinds in Baltimore Maryland, and even if you want something unique, based on you design, and can be easily done, with a custom made door. There are many overhead door vendors in Baltimore Maryland, and if you search well, you will find what you are looking for.
It is hard to give a range of prices, especially when it is high quality overhead rollup doors in Baltimore. The most common doors that people install these days are steel overhead rollup doors, which are strong, reliable, and offer good insulation. Some people in Baltimore prefer the look of a wooden overhead door, and some prefer the custom made doors, which can cost more than double, but give your house the unique look you desire. We will repeat it again, the design and the material is not as important as the quality. When it comes to colors and shapes, each person has its own taste, but when it comes to quality, we suggest that you invest in high quality overhead door, like the overhead rollup doors that Baltimore Garage Doors & Gates install.

Overhead Door Repair Baltimore Maryland

There are many kinds of overhead rollup doors, and a qualified garage door technician in Baltimore, like the technicians of Baltimore Garage Doors & Gates can deal with all of them. There are many potential problems that can occur, and prevent overhead door in Baltimore from working properly. We will go over some of the most common issues, and try to shed some light on the problems, the causes, and how to deal with a busted garage door in Baltimore.

Overhead door coil spring repair Baltimore

The coil spring system of overhead door in Baltimore is the main force that lift, lower and balance the overhead door. Whether it is a torsion coil spring system, or extension coil spring system, if overhead door coil spring snapped, it prevent the door from working properly and can be dangerous. Before we will explain about the busted coil spring repair, we would like to repeat what we said earlier, that an overhead door with a busted spring, and it can be overhead door in Baltimore Maryland, or even a commercial garage door repairs should not be used, and that it should be repaired by a trained garage door technician who has the tools and who is qualified to deal with overhead rollup doors in Baltimore Maryland.
If you own an overhead door in Baltimore, but you are not sure what type of coil spring system your overhead door use to move, look at the springs and check. If the springs are located on the top side of the door, when each coil spring is above each track, then your overhead door in Baltimore is working with extension coil spring system. If the springs are located in the center area, and you see coil spring wrapped around a steel pipe (Shaft), then your door is working with torsion coil spring system. Baltimore Garage Doors & Gates can repair or replace all types of overhead rollup doors springs in Baltimore, and can replace the coil spring for you even today.

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Torsion overhead coil spring repair Baltimore

Usually the heavier and more massive overhead rollup doors in Baltimore are those who work with torsion coil spring system. If your torsion coil spring snapped, it will be difficult, and dangerous to try and open the door. The best thing you can do is to stop using the overhead door, and contact a garage door company Baltimore to come and replace the coil spring for you. Try to locate a local overhead garage door technician, who offer same day service in Baltimore.
If you will try and force overhead door to open or to close, or try and use the overhead door opener to that, the opener may burn and stop working, since it will need to lift the door without the help of the busted torsion spring, and that can be both dangerous, and can lead to a burn out of the opening unit. We have seen overhead rollup doors openers in Baltimore burned, due to misuse of the overhead door.

Extension coil spring repair Baltimore

If you own an overhead door in Baltimore that work with extension coil spring system, and one of the springs snapped, the same rule that apply to the torsion coil spring system will apply here. Do not try and use the door, since it can be both dangerous, and can lead to a bigger problem. And contact a local overhead door tech in Baltimore County to come and replace the busted garage door coil spring for you.

Overhead Door Safety cables

One thing that you should make sure, and that every professional garage door repairman in Baltimore should make sure when he replace the old coil spring with a new one, is to install safety cables. Those steel cables are installed for one reason only: To protect the area which surround the overhead door in case the coil spring will snap, and try to minimize the damage that can be followed by such event. Whenever Baltimore Garage Doors & Gates replace busted overhead door extension spring, we include safety cables, since safety is always the most important part of our work, and maintain the safety is what makes us the best overhead rollup doors company in Baltimore County Maryland. If you want to read more, there is a good article written by DC Gates Experts about garage door safety.
Although they have no significant part in the way your overhead door operate, and your over-head door will work the same with or without the safety cables, the cables will protect you, your family, your car, or any other equipment in the garage when the coil spring will, and it will one day, snap. The price of installing new safety steel cables is not expensive, and you can perform the installation by DIY, or you can use a garage door specialist in Baltimore County to do it for you. The important thing is to install them.


Overhead door opener repair Baltimore County

If you own an electric overhead door in or near Baltimore, which is operated by an electric unit, and you are experiencing problems operating the door, you better read the following words. If overhead door opener in Baltimore is having hard time lifting and closing the door, it does not necessarily mean that the problem is with the electric opener. To understand that, you need to understand first how the overhead rollup doors in Baltimore County operate, and to learn a thing or two about the mechanism of overhead rollup doors in Baltimore.
To you, assuming you are not a trained overhead door technician, and that you never needed to fix overhead rollup doors in Baltimore, it may seem like the electric opener is what opening and closing your over the head door in Baltimore, but the truth is that every over the head garage door which isn’t working properly manually – Without the electric opener - should not be operated to open or close the overhead door with the opener. The overhead opener of garages in Baltimore Maryland is only in charge of small amount of the force that lift and lower the door, and the garage coil spring system, which should be adjusted to fit your door, is what doing most of the lifting and the balancing. So if there is a problem opening and closing an overhead door in Baltimore when it is being operated manually, there will be a problem for the motor to open and close the door. Even if the electric opener can still open and close the door, do not use the door remotely, and get in touch with overhead door technician in Baltimore to fix the problem first.

Types of overhead door openers in Baltimore

The most common types of openers, when it comes to overhead rollup doors in Baltimore Maryland, is the chain driven opener, and the belt driven opener. There is another type of overhead door opener which is a screw driven opener, but during the past years we see less and less from that type installed on garage doors in Baltimore.
The chain driven garage opener and the belt drive garage opener are considered to be strong and reliable and are very popular in garages around Baltimore, when the difference between them is that the chain is working with a steel chain, and the belt operate with a rubber belt, which make it much quitter. If it is important for you to have a door in Baltimore that work quietly, you may want to consider purchasing a belt drive opener (If the overhead door is bellow your bedroom or living room, or any reason that you want it to operate in silence). If the noise level does not bother to you, or if you prefer to hear when someone open or close your overhead door in Baltimore, (Some people do prefer and want to know every time their overhead-door in Baltimore is being used). Then you should go with the chain drive which is 10-20 percent cheaper than the belt drive garage opener.

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Overhead door safety sensors

Every overhead door, whether it is an overhead door in Baltimore, or overhead door repairs MD MD, must include a safety feature. The federal law, regarding the automated overhead rollup doors safety, demand from every opener manufacture, to include a safety feature that should be installed together with the overhead door electric opener. The electronic eye system, is there to “tell” the opener to stop and to reverse if something is blocking the way. If anything block the laser beam between the safety sensors, the garage opener will reverse the door to open position and by doing that protecting that thing from being hit by the door. We know of many cases when safety sensors in Baltimore saved home owners in Baltimore from damage, or even from injuries.
Since they are located at the bottom of each side of overhead rollup doors in Baltimore, the safety sensors can be the cause for many garage door issues, especially when they were installed by garage door installer who isn’t trained enough. The reason for the issues is that the garage opener will not close your overhead door in Baltimore, unless it is getting the signal that “tell” everything is alright, and it safe to close the door.
If you’re overhead door in Baltimore is starting to close, and then reverse to open position (Sometime followed by a clicking noise form the opener that try signal that there is something wrong), it might be due to safety sensors malfunction. There are few things you can do to repair the sensors, and you can read about it in our article about “garage door opener repairs Baltimore”. You can always call us for and we will try to assist you over the phone, or send someone to fix the safety sensors for you, since if you are located in Baltimore, you are local to Baltimore Garage Doors & Gates, and we can fix every overhead door in Baltimore MD today.

Overhead door tune-up Baltimore Maryland

For your safety, and for the perfect operation of the overhead door you use, maintain and lubricate your overhead door in Baltimore County twice a year. The overhead door tune-up, which include tune up and adjustments, is a relatively simple process, and when it is being done on time, whether in DIY overhead door repair, or by a trained garage door tech in Baltimore the process protect the components of the door, and improve the way it is moving.
It is important to mention, that if your overhead door in Baltimore need repairs, lubricating it will not help. If your over-head door need component replacement, it is too late for tune-up. If the coil spring snapped, the opener is not responding, the roller is out of the track or the cable snapped, you can lubricate overhead door in Baltimore as much as you want, it will not repair the malfunction, and the door will need to be repaired before it will be safe to use it again. If there is a problem with the way the door move, you need to use a qualified overhead door expert in Baltimore to fix it first, and only then you or the tech can lubricate the door.
To read more about overhead tune-up in Baltimore or anywhere else. You can watch this Gate repair DC video.

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Overhead door safety

In most homes in Baltimore, there is no larger moving object than the garage overhead door. And when something goes wrong, the door can easily become dangerous. If you overhead door in Baltimore busted, and it doesn’t matter if it is a busted torsion coil spring that need to be replaced, or if your overhead door in Baltimore County is out of tracks, you should stop using it, and you should get a trained  technician in Baltimore to fix it.
Continuing to use a busted overhead door is both dangerous, and something that can lead to damage to property and personal injuries. For example, if your overhead door in Baltimore went out of track, and you decided to keep using it, you may break more components, and the door may completely fell of the tracks, crashing anything below it. Whenever a problem accrue, stop using the door, and use a local garage door service in Baltimore.

DIY Overhead door repairs

We live in days when a lot of knowledge is available to us online. And you can find DIY tutorial for almost any topic on you tube, including overhead door repairs. There are DIY tutorials for almost any field, and you can learn how to replace overhead door torsion coil spring in Baltimore, and how to install garage door opener by DIY. As much as we appreciate people who try to repair their overhead door in Baltimore by DIY, we learned that some repairs are better to be left for the professional and experienced.

What kind of repairs can be done by DIY?

We cannot specify the exact repairs, since sometime maintaining overhead door in Baltimore, which considered to be a simple job can get complicated if there are adjustments and components replacement to be made, and sometime an extension coil spring replacement can take 15 minutes, and is relatively simple, but it can also take 2 hours and can become risky if there are some complication involved. The rule is simple, if you decided to repair your overhead door by DIY, and not to hire an expert who fix overhead rollup doors in Baltimore County, always stay on the safe side of things. Generally, what we can recommend is to avoid things you don’t know or not sure about, and no matter what, do not take risks and put yourself at risk. No overhead door repairs worth your health and the safety of your family. If you are not sure, contact a local garage door supplier in Maryland.

Overhead door endor in Baltimore

When you are using the services of overhead door company in Baltimore County, you are making sure that your door will be safe for use, and that the problem will not happen again anytime soon. Because when you are a pro like as the techs of Baltimore Garage Doors & Gates are, , you are not only repairing the problem, but you also addressing the reason or the cause for the problem, because you know that it is the reputation and the name of your company at stack, and no one wants to rescue that.
We are not the cheapest company in Baltimore. If you will search more you will find cheaper companies. The reason we are not the cheapest isn’t because we charge more, but since there are two things that we will never compromise about: SAFETY AND QUALITY. We offer high quality overhead rollup doors and components in Baltimore, and we prefer to avoid repairing a door, if it is violating the safety rules of overhead door service.
We offer same day services for all kinds of overhead rollup doors in Baltimore MD. We repair commercial overhead rollup doors, residential garage doors and roll up gates. And we always do all that we can to provide our customers in Baltimore with a high quality and professional overhead garage doors repair service.
We at Baltimore Garage Doors & Gates believe that there is no need for someone to wait too long for repairs. We started Baltimore Garage Doors & Gates believing that we can repair every busted overhead door in Baltimore County today, and the experts of Baltimore Garage Doors & Gates carry with them garage door component for most overhead rollup doors in Baltimore County, and to give you the option to get your busted overhead door working again today, and to get your garage door working again safely.


Same day service is what we aim for. It can be commercial overhead door in Baltimore, or private home garage door repair anywhere in Baltimore County. The technicians of Baltimore Garage Doors & Gates are ready for the task.

With our same day service, we can fix any broken garage door today. All you need to do in order to get your garage door working again safely and flawlessly today, is to call (443) 292-2657, for same day garage door services near Baltimore, MD.

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