With more than 17 years in the garage door repair market, we value all of our customers and our reputation. Turn to Fix Garage Doors CA, and you will receive garage door hinges repair for the professional results you deserve. Our team is hand-picked and factory-trained to offer the highest quality repair, maintenance, and installation. We provide the best service for your garage door openers, springs (including torsion springs), cables, and more. Our technicians are ready to install new doors or any elements for your garage door system and repair overhead or roll-up garage doors.
Our garage door repair company provides local garage door service the same day you contact us. We understand that doors are the central and secure part of any house, so we offer emergency garage door repairs. In addition to our services, we are prepared to give you detailed advice concerning garage doors, for instance, which hinges to choose for replacement, and much more. Contact us, and our friendly representatives will reply and answer all your possible questions.
Garage Door Hinge Replacement
Garage door hinges are metal parts which fasten panels together, allowing them to bend when operating. It would be best to remember that garage door hinges have different designs and functions. Our experts will help you to choose the best garage door hinges that will suit your door.
Hinges can wear out and tear when used over the years. For example, any of them can break, or their screws can become loose or cause damage to other components. If you experience any of these garage door problems, you must stop using your garage door immediately. It means that you need garage door hinge replacement.
End hinges are numbered by place (in sequential order from the bottom up) on the garage door.
Main steps to replace garage door hinge:
- Find the right (damaged) hinges;
- Prepare the door and remove hinges;
- Replace with new hinges;
- Test the garage door.
After replacing the garage door hinges, it’s time for the final touches to check out the new hinges. They should be exactly on the door. At first look, it is not tricky for a DIY job. However, from our experience, you should trust garage door hinges to repair specialists to avoid improper installation, more severe damage, or the risk of being hurt.
How to Repair Garage Door Hinges
Our garage door technicians prepared a small guide on how to repair door hinges. Sure, you can follow but the best decision is to trust this job to professionals.
1. Disconnect the door
Disengage the door from the motor and then roll the door all the way.
2. Remove bolts from the bottom of the hinge
Use a drill to remove bolts at hinge bottom.
3. Remove roller and save for future use, then install new hinge
Slide the roller out and keep it handy for reusing that part again. So, our new hinge is ready to be installed.
4. Reverse the steps
Now do everything in reverse order: slip the roller in the track and slide the hinge over it.
5. Align holes with hinge openings
Line up the holes with the hinge openings and place the bolts back in, starting from the top.
NB: use the washer from the old hinge.
If you have more than one broken hinge, do the same with the rest. Keep in mind that every hinge has a different number, be careful when you choose the correct one (number one is down at the bottom and goes up to number three, taller doors can have more than three hinges).