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What Makes A Good Garage Door Company?

When your garage door fails, your entire routine can be thrown out of balance. Instead of enjoyably heading to and from the commute, keeping the garage nice and secure while you're gone, the door either won't open to release your car or won't close to secure your home. Perhaps it screeches in protest or there is an unpleasant dent from someone backing into the garage door. Maybe you've been making do by pulling it open and closed manually because the receiver has stopped working.

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What You Need

In Florida, a non-functional garage door is no joke. As the weather changes and we start to expect classic Florida storms, you'll need that garage door to work for more than just security purposes. Which is why it's so important to find yourself a good garage door company to get the job done right. How do you know what makes a good garage door company in Florida? Simply find a team that meets the following criteria:

Local Headquarters

The best place to start is by searching for garage door companies near you. When it comes to services that send technicians to your home, nearby and local businesses will be better suited to providing fast and tailored service to your household. The closer the headquarters are to your house, the faster they will be able to make it out for each appointment. This means that it will be easier to schedule an appointment. The company won't have to spend so much time on the road getting to your home that they're eager to start the trek back.

Garage door companies from outside the city or all the way across town will have traffic to face and closer clients to consider before they can get to your repairs. This can lead to your service being rushed or low on the priority list. It's usually better to find an in-town local garage door company who can get to your home quickly, whether you need repairs or a full reinstallation.

Highly-Rated Company

Next, you need to make sure you're working with a reputable garage door company with great ratings from local homeowners. The best way to find out is to look at the ratings on Google, Angie's List, and the BBB. All three will give you a clear look at how other clients have responded to their services in the past. Google is the most predominant. Angie's List is a site that specializes in rating home services. And the BBB is the Better Business Bureau which will log all official complaints against the company.

If your garage door repair company of choice has an A or A+ rating on the BBB and good reviews in the last few years on the Google and Angie's, you're in good hands. Look for companies that have a nice mix of reviews on Google or Angie's List. The more years those reviews go back, the better. The garage door companies with glowing and detailed reviews have built a history of great service. And those same reviews can give you an insight into what you can expect for your garage door repair or installation

Certified Technicians

Read the web page of your garage door repair candidate. The most important thing you're looking for, to start with, is whether their technicians are certified. Certification means that each technician has gone through special training and testing to ensure that they know exactly what to do in each garage door repair and each type of garage door installation.

Garage door work is heavy, dangerous, and delicate. For all that a garage door can last decades if installed correctly (and not backed into), they are remarkably challenging to put up, secure, and automate. The last thing you want is uncertified amateurs on the job. After all, that's why you're not DIY-ing this yourself. You want professionals who will repair or install your garage door with certifiable safety, skill, and quality. If you can't find your answer online, then you can call up a potential garage door provider whether their technicians are all certified and the names of those certifications.

Service Your Kind of Garage Door

Once you're sure that the garage door company has good ratings and certified technicians, check their service pages. Make sure they install or repair your type of garage door. Most garage door companies cover most bases, but not every garage door is standard. You may have an unusual door material, a very old garage door that needs renovating, or an unusual garage door design.

Before you arrange a service, you'll want confirmation that your chosen garage door company is willing and able to service the garage you have. Search the website and, as with certifications, it never hurts to call and ask. Describe your garage door on the phone or live chat to get a positive confirmation that the service you need is available from your chosen garage door service company.

Free Consultations on All Garage Services

You want a team that offers consultations before the initial service. Garage door repairs are often reasonably priced, but it's important to have an idea of what is wrong, how it will be fixed, and what your final cost will be before getting started. Work with a team who will talk to you about your garage door by providing a consultation and report on what will be necessary to repair your garage door.

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