Garage Repair Costs in Palatine, IL in 2019

Min Cost $119.00
Avg Cost $299.00
Max Cost $597.00

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Consumers who search for a garage repair company in Palatine are usually unable to do the job themselves. In fact, most people who call garage contractors are having trouble with an electric garage door motor. Garage repair in Palatine is ordinarily not an expensive affair, and it’s easy to find skilled professionals to do the job. The most frequent questions people ask are "How much will it cost to fix my garage door?," "How long will the job take?," and "How do I find garage repair near me?"

Garage Repair Cook County Costs

Knowing the garage repair Palatine costs is recommended before starting a garage repair project. While looking at national averages can give a general idea, such numbers usually do not include factors which may affect the final price, such as local labor hourly rates, material costs and any local permits required for the Palatine garage repair project.

As our numbers show in 2019 average cost that homeowners paid for garage door repair in Cook county is between $119.00 and $597.00.

This Garage Repair Palatine Quote Includes:

  1. Average labor costs to repair a garage door in Palatine, Illinois.
  2. Average costs for materials and equipment for garage repair in Palatine.
  3. All project costs (surface preparation, components and machinery), and cleanup fees.

This Palatine Garage Repair Estimate Does NOT Include:

  1. Any permits required for garage repair Palatine projects.
  2. Inspection and/or Palatine building fees.
  3. Materials and supply Cook and Illinois sales taxes.
  4. Materials and supply Palatine sales taxes.
  5. Any general contractor fees, if used for the project. Such fees generally add another $35.88-$44.85 to the total.

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A reputable garage repair company will be able to fix any type of door and can usually do it in one or two hours if the crew has access to all the necessary parts. For complicated motor replacements or to completely replace a broken door, repairs will be on the higher end of pricing and could take several hours once exact parts are located. It's important for homeowners to know how to care for their garage doors by watching for common signs of trouble.

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FAQ for Garage Repair in Palatine

What are the most common reasons that garage doors get jammed?

When garage doors don't work, there's usually a problem with the cables, the pulleys, the motor, the springs or the door is off its track. Before calling a repair professional, always check to see that the door is unlocked and that there's nothing blocking the track (like a shovel, broom or fishing rod).

How can I keep my garage door in good working order year-round?

At least once per year you should do a routine maintenance check on your garage door. This takes less than 10 minutes and requires no heavy lifting, except for the manual lifting of the door (even if it's motorized). So ask someone to help you if you're not able to manually open the door by yourself.

Use a flashlight and look at the cables and pulleys on both sides of the door. If any of the pulleys are in bad shape, you will usually notice that one or more cables are frayed. Next, raise the door halfway and run the palm of your hand, gently, across the bottom rubber seal of the door to make certain it isn't broken or loose. Finally, if your door is motorized, close it and then pull the "emergency" cable. Most emergency cables have either a bright red or orange handle. Pulling it allows you to lift the door manually.

If all is well, then your door doesn't require repair. If any cables were frayed, the bottom rubber seal was damaged, or if you couldn't lift the door manually, then you'll likely need some repair work done on your door.

What is the average cost of garage repair in Palatine?

Routine garage repair costs in Palatine fall in the range of $100 to $300, depending on what's wrong with the door, whether it's motorized and how quickly you need it fixed. Garage door springs can range in cost between $50 and $100 each. Some doors require one spring, while others require two. After the cost of materials and labor, the average cost to replace a garage door spring is between $200 and $300.

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