Garage Door Off Track?

Having a garage door that’s off track is not only unsightly, but it can also be potentially dangerous for those nearby. Having a repair or replacement done by a professional is important to prevent further damage to the system. In most cases, you can repair the garage door tracks, but some situations warrant a replacement. To determine which fix works for your garage door, you’ll need someone who knows about garage door tracks. That’s where Overhead Garage Door comes in. We have a team of skilled professionals to get your off-track garage door back on track quickly and safely.

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Garage Door Track Repair and Replacement in greater chicago

Overhead Garage Door, Inc. is a full-service garage door installation and repair company in Ingleside, IL. We offer same-day/24-hour emergency service throughout greater Chicagoland and southeast Wisconsin.

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Off-Track Garage Door Services

Overhead Garage Door is the best option for track repair and replacement in Chicagoland. Our team is well trained and knowledgeable about all aspects of garage doors to give you quick and complete service. The garage door track is a vital part of the garage structure, and when functional, a garage door provides you with convenience and improves the appearance of your home.

Our services include the repair and replacement of garage doors and all of the components needed to ensure your garage door is working properly. This includes springs, rollers, cables, hinges, pulleys, tracks, and seals. We also have a variety of options for replacement garage doors to fit any budget. Give Overhead Garage Door a call today at 888-459-3720 to learn more about your options for your off-track garage door.

What should I do if my garage door is off the track?

If you notice that your garage door is off the track, the first thing you need to do is leave it alone. Forcing your door open or closed can cause further damage to the system and sacrifice the integrity of your garage door. Once you’ve identified that the garage door is off its track, you’ll want to call the professionals at Overhead Garage Door to take a look. Our technicians will know whether your issue is repairable versus replaceable. Call us today at 888-459-3720 or contact a team member online.

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What causes a garage door to come off its tracks?

A variety of things can make a garage door come off of the track. Most of the time, an off-track door is the result of a broken garage door cable. These cables are important as they balance the weight of the door when it’s moving up and down. If one or both of them fail, the door cannot manage its weight properly, and that causes lopsidedness.

If your garage door wheel is off the track and you need a professional to take a look, please don’t hesitate to reach out. At Overhead Garage Door, we take pride in providing these services to our customers quickly and affordably. These cables tend to break after years of regular wear and tear. Regular maintenance checks can help to prevent this from happening, but sometimes it’s unavoidable.

Garage doors can also come off the track due to a hard blow or an obstruction. If you’re leaving for work and put your vehicle in reverse before the door is all the way open, that could cause a hard enough impact to jam the door and for it to come off of the tracks. Professional technicians at Overhead Garage Door will help identify the issue and get your door working properly again in no time. Contact us online to get in touch with a knowledgeable team member.

Should garage door tracks be level?

Improper installation of garage door tracks can prevent the door from opening or cause it to come off the tracks entirely. The tracks should be vertically straight, tested with a level, when installed. Adjustments may be necessary to keep the door functioning correctly. Help from a professional can get your door installed correctly to avoid issues in the future, such as your door coming off of the tracks. Overhead Garage Door can either install your new garage door or perform a repair, or replace your current garage door.

Can a bent garage door track be fixed?

If you notice that your garage door tracks are bent, it’s possible to fix them. A professional should be able to remove the vertical tracks and get them back into the proper position by removing the screws and straightening the bent part of the track. The bolts will need to be tightened back into place afterwards. If the horizontal tracks are bent, some fixes can also be performed by professionals. This is a delicate process, and if proper care isn’t taken, it can result in more damage. Sometimes the damage to your garage door tracks is past the point of repair and will need to be replaced.

Why have a professional work on your garage door?

Repairing your garage door can sometimes be done yourself at home, but your best bet in keeping your garage door functioning is to seek help from a professional. The team at Overhead Garage Door is trained specifically in the mechanics of how a garage door should function and will work hard to repair your garage door for you. If repair isn’t possible, we offer affordable replacement options.

For over 50 years, our company has been serving the Chicagoland area for all their garage door needs, including bent or broken track issues. Families in Cook, Lake, McHenry, DuPage, Kane, Will, Boone, Winnebago, Kendall, Kenosha, Racine and Walworth Counties trust our professionals for all things garage door. We have one of the most experienced teams in the area, and our technicians pride themselves as some of the best in the area. Our team undergoes frequent training to ensure they’re up to date on all of the latest technologies and quality standards.

Contact Overhead Garage Door Today

If you’re having difficulty with your garage door working properly or have noticed an issue with the track, don’t hesitate to reach out to Overhead Garage Door today. Our team of professionals will come out as soon as possible and inspect your garage door and see if it has come off of the tracks, and to get your door working correctly again. You can contact us online or by phone at 888-459-3720. We proudly service the Chicagoland area and can help you care for all of your garage door needs.