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Serving Chicago, IL & the Surrounding Areas

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Maintaining Your Garage Door

As a responsible homeowner, you will certainly need to perform various maintenance tasks on your garage door to ensure it functions smoothly and lasts for a long time. In general, homeowners should look to perform garage door maintenance at least once per year, assuming no other issues arise. Please note that garage door maintenance is a potentially hazardous job and homeowners should generally not attempt to carry out the maintenance themselves without prior experience.

  • Experienced & Educated Technicians
  • Bonded and Insured
  • Carry most springs on hand
  • Equipped with the best tools
  • Safety inspection with any spring repair

Our Service Area

At AG Smart Garage, we are proud to provide top-notch residential garage door services to a wide range of communities in the Chicago, IL area. Our dedicated team is committed to ensuring that everyone in our service area has access to the best in garage door repair, installation, and maintenance. Whether you're in need of a quick garage door repair in Chicago or considering a brand new installation in one of the surrounding cities, we've got you covered.

Our Service Area Includes:

We serve a radius of approximately 20 miles around our location in Northbrook, making sure that you can count on us for all your garage door needs.  If you don't see your city listed, just give us a call, and we'll do our best to accommodate your request.  our mission is to make every home in our service area safer, more convenient, and more attractive with the perfect garage door solution.

When you choose AG Smart Garage, you're choosing a local business that cares about your community. Let us be your trusted partner in keeping your garage doors in excellent condition.

Critical Tasks

Perform Safety Tests

First and foremost, our garage door maintenance experts will check to see that there are no critical problems with your garage door that may lead to absolute failure. In worst case scenarios, garage door failure can lead to injury, significant property damage, and/or emergency costs.  Therefore, it’s so important for responsible homeowners to stay on top of things and bring in a garage door maintenance expert from AG Smart Garage at least once per year. To sum it up, with just a little proactive prevention, you can find and fix small problems before they become big ones.

Examine Hardware

Although garage doors seem simple at first glance, there are many moving parts within the piece of technology. Each part needs to be carefully inspected for signs of wear and tear. If even one part breaks, the entire garage door may cease to function, resulting in headache, hassle, and potentially significant repair costs. This is why our garage door maintenance experts will check each of your garage door parts, including but not limited to rollers, cables, drums, bearings, brackets, plates, hinges, tracks, struts, gears, wires, and springs.

Maintain Proper Opening and Closing Speed

Every garage door is built to open and close at a certain speed. If the garage door opens and closes too slowly, that’s frustrating. If the garage door opens and closes too quickly, excessive strain is placed on the hardware of the garage door, which can lead to excessive maintenance repair costs down the line. In order to ensure proper operation of your door, we will calibrate your garage door to open as quickly as possible without putting excessive strain on the hardware.

Critical Tasks

1. Perform Safety Tests

First and foremost, our garage door maintenance experts will check to see that there are no critical problems with your garage door that may lead to absolute failure. In worst case scenarios, garage door failure can lead to injury, significant property damage, and/or emergency costs.  Therefore, it’s so important for responsible homeowners to stay on top of things and bring in a garage door maintenance expert from AG Smart Garage at least once per year. To sum it up, with just a little proactive prevention, you can find and fix small problems before they become big ones.

2. Examine Hardware

Although garage doors seem simple at first glance, there are many moving parts within the piece of technology. Each part needs to be carefully inspected for signs of wear and tear. If even one part breaks, the entire garage door may cease to function, resulting in headache, hassle, and potentially significant repair costs. This is why our garage door maintenance experts will check each of your garage door parts, including but not limited to rollers, cables, drums, bearings, brackets, plates, hinges, tracks, struts, gears, wires, and springs.

3. Maintain Proper Opening and Closing Speed

Every garage door is built to open and close at a certain speed. If the garage door opens and closes too slowly, that’s frustrating. If the garage door opens and closes too quickly, excessive strain is placed on the hardware of the garage door, which can lead to excessive maintenance repair costs down the line. In order to ensure proper operation of your door, we will calibrate your garage door to open as quickly as possible without putting excessive strain on the hardware.

Maintenance Tasks

Service the Chain or Belt

If your garage door feels janky or produces loud noises as it opens and closes, there is likely a problem with the chain or belt. Our maintenance experts will ensure that the chain or belt is properly tightened, which will result in a much quieter open and close. In addition, we will also make sure that the chain or belt is properly lubricated, which will help to further reduce unwanted noise. Since certain variations of certain chains and belts do not require lubrication, it’s so important to hire a professional to maintain your garage door instead of winging it by yourself.

Service the Seals

Wildlife and vermin getting into your garage is certainly a hassle since it’s warm and dry inside.  As a result, they do everything they can to stay inside, especially during wintertime. Wildlife and vermin are able to enter your garage in the first place due to faulty seals at the bottom of your garage door. We make sure your seals are as close to air-tight as possible so that wildlife and vermin can’t slip underneath. Likewise, proper seal can even prevent insects from getting inside!

Service the Springs

Without well-maintained springs, your garage door certainly struggles to get off the ground.  As a result, excessive strain is placed on all other moving parts of the door. On the other hand, with well-maintained springs, your garage door is able to “jump” off the ground, resulting in a balanced amount of tension on all other parts of the door. Our garage door maintenance expert will inspect your springs and make any required adjustments.

Reduce Friction Wherever Possible

Excessive friction is never a good thing. It leads to corrosion of parts, which in turn drastically reduces the longevity of your garage door. Our experts will ensure that your garage door functions as a well-oiled machine.  Therefore, you can rest easy by knowing you’re doing everything you can to extend the shelf life of a critical part of your home or business.

Replace Batteries and Bulbs

Although replacing batteries and bulbs is a fairly simple task, garage doors often require batteries and bulbs that are not commonly used by the everyday person. Your garage door maintenance expert from AG Smart Garage normally have all of the required batteries and bulbs on hand.  As a result, we can save you hours of work and frustration trying to source them yourself.

Replace Broken or Damaged Parts

If we notice a problem with your garage door during our routine maintenance, we’ll certainly take care of it. In most cases, we will have the necessary parts on hand and be able to make the repairs during the same day. In case we don’t, we will be able to order them from one of our reliable sourcing partners at the lowest price possible.

Maintenance Tasks

1. Service the Chain or Belt

If your garage door feels janky or produces loud noises as it opens and closes, there is likely a problem with the chain or belt. Our maintenance experts will ensure that the chain or belt is properly tightened, which will result in a much quieter open and close. In addition, we will also make sure that the chain or belt is properly lubricated, which will help to further reduce unwanted noise. Since certain variations of certain chains and belts do not require lubrication, it’s so important to hire a professional to maintain your garage door instead of winging it by yourself.

2. Service the Seals

Wildlife and vermin getting into your garage is certainly a hassle since it’s warm and dry inside.  As a result, they do everything they can to stay inside, especially during wintertime. Wildlife and vermin are able to enter your garage in the first place due to faulty seals at the bottom of your garage door. We make sure your seals are as close to air-tight as possible so that wildlife and vermin can’t slip underneath. Likewise, proper seal can even prevent insects from getting inside!

3. Service the Springs

Without well-maintained springs, your garage door certainly struggles to get off the ground.  As a result, excessive strain is placed on all other moving parts of the door. On the other hand, with well-maintained springs, your garage door is able to “jump” off the ground, resulting in a balanced amount of tension on all other parts of the door. Our garage door maintenance expert will inspect your springs and make any required adjustments.

4. Reduce Friction Wherever Possible

Excessive friction is never a good thing. It leads to corrosion of parts, which in turn drastically reduces the longevity of your garage door. Our experts will ensure that your garage door functions as a well-oiled machine.  Therefore, you can rest easy by knowing you’re doing everything you can to extend the shelf life of a critical part of your home or business.

5. Replace Batteries and Bulbs

Although replacing batteries and bulbs is a fairly simple task, garage doors often require batteries and bulbs that are not commonly used by the everyday person. Your garage door maintenance expert from AG Smart Garage normally have all of the required batteries and bulbs on hand.  As a result, we can save you hours of work and frustration trying to source them yourself.

6. Replace Broken or Damaged Parts

If we notice a problem with your garage door during our routine maintenance, we’ll certainly take care of it. In most cases, we will have the necessary parts on hand and be able to make the repairs during the same day. In case we don’t, we will be able to order them from one of our reliable sourcing partners at the lowest price possible.

Reviews & Ratings

Trusted by homeowners in the Chicagoland area

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Susan OlssonSusan Olsson
19:57 11 Jul 24
Great worker. Great installation. Cleaned up after the install.
ERIKA ZIMMERMANNERIKA ZIMMERMANN
18:45 10 Jul 24
100% professional and quick! Got an appointment within 48 hours after garage springs broke. Our technician was Yuriy, he walked us through the overall problems and root cause after fixing it, and advised us how to prevent it in the future. It was a great experience for us that us no hassle or haggle involved.
Rick SnodgrassRick Snodgrass
16:20 10 Jul 24
Rishad RajabaliRishad Rajabali
14:12 09 Jul 24
Great service!
Helaine Tiglias RenzHelaine Tiglias Renz
21:17 08 Jul 24
Fantastic experience with AG Smart Garage. Adi was knowledgeable, patient and thorough. Highly recommend them for your garage door needs.
Sunil SoniSunil Soni
19:48 08 Jul 24
Excellent service. The communication through the entire process was top notch!
Christopher MartensChristopher Martens
16:18 05 Jul 24
We have used AG Smart Garage twice and every time they do a great job.The technician today, Yuriy, made an emergency call on 7/5 to get us into our garage when the door got stuck. Yuriy was prompt, professional, and effective in fixing the door.
Matt MoffittMatt Moffitt
17:25 02 Jul 24
Had a spring break Monday night, they came out Tuesday morning. Super professional! The technician made recommendations and have me options I was comfortable with. Highly recommend!
Jan Anne DubinJan Anne Dubin
16:10 14 Jun 24
It is a pleasure to work with Adi and his team. In specific, Manny and Kristen have been wonderful to work with. I love the look and construct of my new garage door and am delighted with the experience of working with AG Smart Garage. I was able work with them to design a custom garage door with narrow windows on both sides to let in more light. I get tons of compliments on the look of the garage door. Thank you!!!
Chris KChris K
22:23 12 Jun 24
Amazing work AG Smart Garage did. Fast and professional!
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