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It’s Better to Repair Than Replace Garage Doors

Since the Pandemic, New Garage Doors Prices are More Than Double

Understanding why it’s better to repair than replace garage doors starts part one of three in a series of blogs. Previously, we explained professional versus DIY repairs; customers can tighten hardware, but shouldn’t try to secure a detached door. At TNT Garage Doors Inc., we know out-of-service garage doors work 90 percent of the time after undergoing repairs. Whether replacing components or fixing malfunctioning openers, repairs are more economical. Plus, we offer a 90-day warranty on all of our garage door repairs.


Garage Door Repairs are More Economical than Replacements

Choosing to repair garage door issues is more economical, as repairs cost less than replacements. Often times, simple garage door repairs keep them running for many years. According to, the average costs to replace a single-car garage door is $600 to $1,500. Generally, garage door repairs average between $125 and $290, making them more economical, according to


Malfunctioning Openers Require Simple Garage Door Repairs

Discovering that a malfunctioning opener is the reason for your inoperable garage door makes repairing it easy. According to HomeAdvisor, the median cost to repair malfunctioning openers for garage doors is $224. Have you already checked and replaced the transmitter batteries and made sure nothing is blocking the door’s path? If so, other reasons you might have a malfunctioning opener, that needs repair, include:

  • Broken torsion springs, tension springs, or cables
  • Faulty photo-eyes
  • The transmitters aren’t working properly


Garage Door Repairs Often Mean You Only Need to Replace Components

Fixing a malfunctioning opener isn’t the only reason garage door repairs are more economical than replacements. Sometimes an inoperable garage door simply means that you need to replace malfunctioning components. Sometimes it’s costly to replace components, but usually, you only need to replace:

  • Cables
  • Drums
  • Springs
  • Tracks and Rollers


Get Peace of Mind with TNT Garage Door Inc’s 90-Day Warranty

The most economical benefit of choosing to repair, rather than replace, a garage door, is using TNT Garage Door Inc. Why? We offer a 90-day warranty on our service and repairs.


Benefits of a 90-Day Warranty

A 90-day warranty means we will correct or repair items on which we worked within the last 90 days. The period which the 90-day warranty covers starts from the date of the original purchase. If there’s a problem from a manufacturer defect, however, the repairs might not be covered under the 90-day warranty terms.



Learn more about our services by calling TNT Garage Doors at (304) 344-3667. You can stay up-to-date by checking out our Facebook page for the latest company news. We are proud to educate you about why it’s better to repair than replace garage doors.