Garage Door Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some answers to common questions related to garage doors, openers, repairs, service, and more. Whether you’re looking for information on choosing the right door, troubleshooting opener issues, or understanding the importance of regular maintenance, you can find it here. Still can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Feel free to reach out to us directly at 513-PDQ-DOOR or online.
About PDQ Doors
PDQ Doors is located at 805 US-50 Milford, OH 45150 near Cincinnati. However, our service area spans the entire Greater Cincinnati region.
PDQ Doors provides a range of services related to garage doors, including installation, repair, maintenance, and parts replacement. We also offer assistance with selecting the right garage door for your needs.
PDQ Doors has been serving the Cincinnati area for nearly 25 years, gaining extensive experience in the garage door industry. Our team of professionals is well-trained and knowledgeable and we require every installer to be certified by IDEA.
Yes, PDQ Doors offers free new door estimates. If you’re looking to install a new garage door, you can contact us to schedule a consultation and get an estimate at no cost.
PDQ Doors is proud to be a CHI Overhead Premier Dealer.
We’re open Monday to Friday (7:30AM – 5:00 PM) and Saturday (9:00AM – 1:00 PM). We understand garage door issues can occur at any time, and we’ll do our best to dispatch a technician to assist during our business hours.
Absolutely! PDQ Doors can assist with garage door opener installations. We offer a range of high-quality opener options and can professionally install and program them to ensure smooth and reliable operation.
Yes, PDQ Doors is a licensed and insured company. This means we meet the necessary requirements and have the proper certifications to provide their services while ensuring the protection of their customers.
To get in touch with PDQ Doors, call us at 513-PDQ-DOOR. You can also schedule a service call online by clicking here.
Garage Door Installation
Absolutely! Many manufacturers offer customization options, allowing you to choose colors, panel designs, and hardware to match your taste and complement your home’s exterior. Use our interactive design tool to play around with size, color, window, panel options, and insulation options.
Installation time can vary depending on factors such as the complexity of the project and any necessary modifications. Generally, a professional installation can be completed within a day.
Not necessarily. Often, your existing opener can be compatible with the new door. However, it’s recommended to have one of our professionals evaluate the opener to ensure it’s functioning properly and compatible with the new door.
Yes, our manufacturer provides warranties on their garage doors, covering defects in materials and workmanship. The duration and coverage may vary, so it’s essential to review the warranty details before making a purchase.
While DIY installation may seem tempting, it’s generally recommended to hire a professional for safety and optimal performance. Garage doors are heavy and require specialized knowledge to ensure proper installation, balancing, and alignment.
Garage Door Openers
A garage door opener uses a motorized mechanism to open and close your garage door. It typically consists of a motor, a drive system, and a control unit that operates the door with the help of a remote or wall-mounted control.
Look for garage door openers that have safety sensors, which detect obstructions and prevent the door from closing if something is in its path. Additionally, newer openers often have rolling codes to prevent unauthorized access.
Garage Door Parts
Common parts of a garage door include the panels or sections, hinges, rollers, tracks, springs (torsion or extension), cables, brackets, and the opener system (motor, drive system, and remote control).
Garage Door Service and Repair
Programming a new remote or keypad for your garage door opener typically involves following specific instructions provided by the manufacturer. Refer to your opener’s manual for step-by-step programming instructions. If you need assistance, PDQ Doors can help.
Yes, garage door sensors can indeed go bad. These sensors, designed to detect obstructions and prevent the door from closing on objects or people, are electronic devices subject to various factors that may lead to malfunction over time. Learn when and how to replace your garage door sensors.