Garage door repairs cost far more than getting a service. An average garage door service is usually less than a couple hundred bucks, unless it’s discovered that a component needs repairing – then it’ll cost a little more.
While it may seem less complicated than repairing a car, there are nevertheless some very complex components in your garage door, and unless you know exactly what you’re doing, you risk causing more damage than doing any good.
Garage door buzzer not working? Motor isn’t turning on? Power outage in the neighbourhood? Unless you want to commit to walking as your main mode of transport, you’ll probably need to manually lift your garage door.