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Guide To Using Christchurch Garage Door Specialists

Used daily but often neglected, garage doors are really only thought about when they stop working or become damaged. Many Christchurch homeowners and landlords have cracks and broken framing on their garages walls and around the door. Getting an inspection and quote from a garage door specialist will not only let you fix issues but can also prevent them from worsening.

Finding A Garage Door Specialist

The best place to find a garage door specialist is somewhere you have access to a wide variety of trade professionals and here at Builderscrack is that place! To find the perfect repair person for your garage door, you will need to identify the type of door you have, what it is made of and the specific issues which need fixing or addressing.

With some manufacturers requiring a serviceman who has been specifically trained on the installation and repair of their brand of garage door to keep your warranty valid, a quick check on the types of doors that they are able to work on may be needed. Other garage doors will just need someone who is familiar in repairing problems with the type of door that it is.

Homeowners can do some basic maintenance safely on their garage doors such as regularly cleaning it with water and a scrubbing brush, wiping the tracks free of dirt and grime with a dry rag and dusting the springs, but more complex jobs are best left to the experts. A garage door doctor can help fix or replace an earthquake damaged door or frame, replace the high tensioned springs and undertake regular maintenance on the garage door remote and opener.

In the case of some Canterbury properties, your serviceman may refer you to another tradesperson or licensed building practitioner if any earthquake repairs that need doing are structural in nature or affect the water tightness of your property. In most cases they will be able to sort out the majority of issues themselves.

Sometimes it is just not financially viable to fix your garage door due to the cost of time and materials. This is when paying that little bit more and having a new door installed makes great sense.

With the wide range of garage doors available and each type providing its own benefits and visual appeal, take your time to chat with a range of local garage door installers before making your mind up.

Choosing The Right Garage Door For You

  • Tilt doors are not very common on the marketplace nowadays because of the amount of space around them they need when opening and closing. They do provide the you with the opportunity to have a custom made door built to fit an odd or large shaped garage.
  • A roller door is one of the most frequently seen door types where there is not a lot of space available around the garage to open and shut the door. They are great for short driveways where parking is at a premium as cars can be parked in front of it and the door can be opened.
  • An insulated garage door is a great option for garages where you want to keep the temperature warmer, such as a sleep out, man cave or playroom. Most of the time, any required insulation is done on a sectional type garage door.

To save you time and money, post your garage door job right now here at Builderscrack. Let the garage door specialists chase you rather than spend hours chasing them.

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Stuck door

Posted 4 months ago

Garage door will not open. Viewing before 8am or after 5pm or weekends

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Replace Wood Framing

Posted 1 day ago

Replace garage door framing (refer to photo) Need tilt door realigned.

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New Garage Door for single garage

Posted 2 months ago

We are after a new garage door and motor for our house in cashmere.

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Tilter Garage Door Maintenance Required

Posted 3 months ago

Two older tilting manually operated Garage doors that are sound but not level, are difficult to open & need adjustment and general maintenance. Can we please get a quote and discuss the job.

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Tilt Garage Door

Posted 1 month ago

Broken hinge bolt on tilt garage door. Main hinge bolt that connects the door frame and spring to the garage wall hinge has broken. It means the portion of the frame that holds the spring hinge now buckles under load.

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Remove exterior covering of 'Tilt Door' garage door, replace with new exterior.

Posted 1 month ago

We have an old 1970's style tilt a door garage door, with wooden paneling attached. Paneling is falling off. We want old paneling removed and new paneling and trim applied. We are open to what material is used for exterior, perhaps Zinc-alum or other light metal. We are contacting the other units alongside ours (three others) and will ask if they want to tidy up the exterior also.

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Insulate Garage Door

Posted 2 months ago

Garage roller door is 5 years old, painted black and requires a Tradie to apply insulation, please

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Broken spring

Posted 4 months ago

One of our garage door springs snapped this morning so I'm looking for quotes to get it replaced. I understand that both springs should be replaced for best results. This isn't urgent but we'd like it fixed in the next week or so as we currently can't easily access it. Thank you.

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Garage door to be fitted

Posted 4 months ago

My garage has a single door but I have a double door to be fitted

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Broken tilt garage door

Posted 4 weeks ago

The back spring is broken, not be able to lift/open at all. Please refer to the photos. Thanks

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Garage door rebuild, rehang door

Posted 2 weeks ago

1970's flat has south facing block of garage doors of which I own one. The whole front needs replacing and the tilt-a-door rehung. Timeframe preferably asap. Tenants will co-operate with emptying garage as there will be no security for perhaps a night or two. Outside material presently hardiplank and timber.

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Repair of garage door

Posted 4 months ago

I have recently reversed into my electric garage door as it was opening. This has caused some damage to the plastic skirting. It is also not moving through its tracks smoothly and will not close all of the way.

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Garage Door Panel Replace

Posted 2 months ago

Wanting a garage door repairer to give a quote on how much is to replace one panel of a garage door, plus labour.

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Garage door opener install

Posted 2 months ago

We have bought a second hand garage door opener and would like it installed to open our garage. It comes with a switch which would need wiring into the garage as well. Looking for quotes at this stage.

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Single Garage Door

Posted 1 month ago

Require new garage tilt door!, good if second-hand! Measurements -... H

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Garage Door insulation

Posted 2 months ago

I would like to insulate my Garage door. It's a Dominator Montana double garage door. The build is in progress and the door has just been put. Please give the best price.

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New garage door & electronic opener

Posted 1 week ago

Actually not sure which is the best option for us. Currently has a tilt door which is bent and needs a new electric door opener. ... . We are in Papanui.

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Garage door replacement

Posted 4 months ago

I would like to replace my garage door which is broken. It is currently a tilt door. I would like to upgrade it to a sectional door with a motor. The timber jamb attached to the wall (block wall) is broken and needs replacement too. The door is 2.4m wide by 2.25 high. The lintel head height is 400mm

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Repair/Replace double garage door seal

Posted 4 months ago

The screws fixing the double garage door bottom seal carrier have worked loose and need to be refixed. Not sure if the rubber seal could be reused.

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Get Garage Door Working Again

Posted 5 months ago

Just moved into my new house and need to get the garage door up and running again. The motor seems to run fine but needs some parts replaced on the pulley system and locking mechanism. Also need some garage door openers

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Recent garage doors reviews

With over 191,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Tilt garage door off it's bracket

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tilted door slider housing

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Repairs to Tilt Garage Door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Garage door panels separated, needs a service

Work carried out by the owner/operator

31st August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Cedar garage door repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th April 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Broken spring

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Garage door


28th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Garage and front door sand and restain

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Garage spring replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th April 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Repair of crooked garage door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Garage Door - Rubbing on Garage Door Framework

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th September 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Garage Door repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fix garage door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Rivet and align garage.door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fix garage door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tilt garage door left spring is broken and require replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th May 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tilter Garage Door Maintenance Required

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Caffeine Fix

Joined October 2019

Servicing and Repairing domestic and commercial Espresso Machinery, Dishwashers, Ovens and Grills. Registered Electrical Service Technician. Very reasonable rates and no mileage/travel charges within Christchurch.

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M D S Electric Ltd

Joined August 2019

Hi, we've been building new houses and renovating old ones for the last 2 years, we are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines. Thank you for your business.

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Jazr

Joined October 2014

Hey, ive been in the building construction for 10+ years doing various jobs from architictual new builds, renovatios of all sizes and Aluminum companys. I am a quilified carpenter and i take pride in my work, im reliable/honest and work very hard to meet deadlines for project completion.

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Gracious Living Property Maintenance

Joined July 2016

Small enough to listen...Big enough to deliver! With 25+ years experience in ALL aspects of home renovations repairs & maintenance. Below are just a few examples of what we do:- - Interior & exterior painting - Wooden window frame repairs - Roof cleaning & spraying - Waterblasting - PVC gutters & down-pipes repairs & fitting new - Waterproofing & removal /replacing of old roof nails & caps...

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JRB Homes Ltd

Joined March 2018

As a business owner and site foreman, I strive to provide the best work ethics in both client and colleague relationships. I pride myself in time management, effective communication and quality control in all areas of my business. Over the last two years of developing my business, I have successfully built, renovated and repaired homes. My overall goal is to be competitively priced with the best e...

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Ben Dykstra

Joined November 2009

Born, raised and living in Canterbury. Residential Builder for 25ears. Trade & LBP Qualified. Honest reliable and hold a Very High Standard of Workmanship.

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Summit Garage Doors

Joined April 2020

Hi there, I’ve been installing new and repairing broken garage doors for over 10 years. I’m available to install, repair and service all three types of garage doors, Panel lift, Roller door and Tilt doors. I am very professional and work hard to always provide the best service to our clients. I pride myself on providing competitive quotes and providing a 5 star service.

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Facilities Services Ltd

Joined August 2019

Maintenance and Handyman company called Facilities Services – we are a group of hard work tradespeople from Builder, Plumbing, Electrician, Plaster, Painter, Tiler, Cleaner, etc

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Garage Door Services Christchurch

Joined August 2019

Garage Door Services Christchurch provides repairs/ replacements to all garage doors, I have been repairing doors for over 13 years. We pride ourselves on providing a service at a great price to suit all budgets.

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tattswork

Joined March 2013

hi all i have been in and around the building trade for 25yrs. i can do most jobs from repairs to new buildings. I will do all work up to a very high standard. I are very clean and tidy on job site and work with owners to allow site access etc

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George Mallory Builders Limited

Joined February 2007

Hi - We've been building new houses and renovating old ones for the last 15 years. We've been in Christchurch for the last 10 years and have worked on jobs around the city as well as in regional parts of Canterbury. While we specialise in major renovations and new builds we also do smaller jobs from time to time - check out the photos below. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines...

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Crystal Sound & Vision

Joined August 2012

Crystal Sound and Vision been around several years. Mainly servicing Christchurch and the surrounding aeria. Our technician has 16 years local experience in TV aerial and Multiroom systems. We can also supply and install home theatre systems, projectors and wallmount TVs. Also internet and data wiring. ALSO 6 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN GARAGE DOOR INSTALLATION AND MAINTENENCE. Quality work fo...

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Woodhouse Electrical

Joined June 2009

A two man team with over 670 jobs completed through Builderscrack over 10 years with the new top 100 or the old 5 star tradie certification every year. Note also licensed security technician. Trademe services also has more reviews available. Please note our minimum charge is 1 hr @ $75+gst for charge up work + admin Coc charge $25+gst however we charge no call out fees during regular business...

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Cassidy Davies Electrical

Joined February 2018

We have 15 years experience in the electrical industry. We specialise in new builds and renovations. We pride ourselves on doing the job right the first time for a competitive price.

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Hadleigh Lill Builders

Joined August 2010

I have been self employed for 9 years after completing my apprenticeship and continuing to work for other employers for a couple of years post qualification. I have completed many construction jobs including new houses, alterations and additions, landscaping, painting and tiling. I am prepared to undertake any size job from easing a door to building a new home. I work by myself which keeps comm...

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VP Home Maintenance & Gardening

Joined March 2015

Home Maintenance and Gardening services in Christchurch, since 2013. Based in Papanui Christchurch. Please refer to Face book page ... for photo gallery.

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SS The Builder & Property Maintenance

Joined June 2017

SS The Builder & Property Maintenance are experts of building and glazing, repairing things made from wood. These could be wooden structures, furniture, shelves, rafters, cabinets, drywall, siding, dressers, door frames, beds, stairways, building frameworks, toughened glass, frameless shower, pool fences, balustrade, splashbacks and the list goes on. Do you need a carpenter in Christchurch or...

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renovationz ltd

Joined February 2010

We pride ourselves on being up front & honest with our clients, we take the time to listen to what you require & complete each job in a timely & professional manor.

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M&M Projects

Joined August 2018

Hi,iv'e been in building maintenance trade for the last 16 years. I specialise in the fields listed, with no job being to big or small. I pride myself on providing top quality workmanship at competitive rates. Getting the job done first time to the customers requirements.

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Garden city homes limited

Joined August 2018

Hi All. At garden city homes we take the stress out for you. From small jobs to building new houses to renovation we do it all for you. If finance is an issue we do have finance options available for approved clients. We assist our clients to get mortgages. We will do our best to help you out. Our dedicated team will keep working will results are achieved. Thanks Garden city homes te...

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