How Long Does A Garage Door Opener Last

Garage Door Opener Repair and Installation

How Long Does A Garage Door Opener Last?

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On average, garage door openers will last from 10 to 15 years.  This will depend on other factors such as the type of door opener, how often it is used, where it is located, how well it is maintained, etc.  At Corpus Christi Garage Door Pros, we have a professional staff with the knowledge and experience to help you with any door opener issues or questions you may have.  For a better understanding of signs that indicate your door opener is having problems and may need to be replaced, we have listed some helpful tips below.

How to Maintain A Garage Door Opener

One of the best ways to ensure that your door opener is performing at its best and to help with the longevity of the opener it is recommended to have a professional inspect and perform routine maintenance on the opener yearly.  At Corpus Christi Garage Door Pros, we offer routine maintenance plans for all door openers. When you schedule an appointment with us, our expert technician will arrive at the appointment on time and perform the following:


  • Visual Inspection
  • Tighten Hardware
  • Lubricate Moving Parts
  • Perform Door Balance Test
  • Perform Reversal Test

By correctly maintaining your door opener, you not only keep it working smoothly and correctly for a more extended period of time, but you are also ensuring that it is safe to operate and not in jeopardy of causing damage to property or injury to your family.

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Signs Your Garage Door Opener May Be Failing

Even the best maintained garage door openers with experience problems from time to time and will either need to be fixed or replaced.  Listed below are some common signs that a door opener may be failing:

  • Vibration

If you notice that the opener has begun to vibrate, you may think it is not a big deal, but it is vital to have it evaluated by an expert.  A vibration could be that the opener is old and worn out and has developed a vibration, or it could indicate that the opener is coming loose from its mount and could break free and fall, causing damage to property or worse injuring someone.

  • Unresponsive or Intermittent Opening

If you notice that your door opener is working sporadically or not at all, it is a sign that it requires repair or replacement.  This issue could be caused by many different problems, including an issue with the remote control to a problem within the opener's wiring.  It is crucial to have a professional come out and inspect the opener and advise of the repairs required.

  • Noises

Some door openers are noisier than others, and you will become accustomed to the noises that your opener makes, if you notice other noises like grinding, rubbing, or other unusual noises it is time to have the opener serviced or replaced.

  • Constant Repairs

If you find that you are constantly calling to have your door opener repaired, it is probably best to purchase a new opener.  With the time and money you spend having your current opener consistently serviced, it may be beneficial to have a new opener installed.

At Corpus Christi Garage Door Pros, we understand how important it is to have a door opener that is safe and working correctly.  If you are unsure is your opener needs repair or replacing call one of our expert staff today and schedule an appointment.

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We offer commercial and residential garage door opener repair and installation.