Garage Door Repair Services in Mokena, IL

Mokena Garage Door Installation, Service & Maintenance

One aspect of property maintenance that homeowners and business owners should place high on the priority list is the upkeep of the garage door. A well-maintained garage door is essential to the functionality, safety and security of the house or business. It also impacts curb appeal.

If it’s necessary to request garage door repair, Mokena, Illinois residents shouldn’t compromise for anything less than the best. There are numerous garage door companies in the area, but not all can deliver the perfect combination of quality work and products. However, you don’t have to worry about Overhead Door of Joliet falling short.

We understand the importance of a well-functioning garage door and offer expert repair services and proven products you can rely on. We are a family-owned business that has been providing local garage door repair and installation services since 1978.

Why It's Essential to Maintain Your Garage Doors in Mokena

Like any other part of your property, it’s essential to maintain your garage doors. Overhead garage doors consist of a complex mechanical system with several parts. Garage doors in Mokena and throughout the Midwest are used frequently and exposed to weather conditions ranging from extreme heat to extreme cold and high humidity to heavy snow.

Frequent use and exposure to everything Mother Nature throws at them impact the performance of garage doors. They may begin to make noise or not raise or lower as smoothly as normal as wear and tear accumulates.

If left unchecked, minor issues can escalate into more significant problems. Common garage door problems include broken springs, damaged rollers, malfunctioning openers, misaligned tracks and others that are discussed in greater detail further below on this page.

To keep garage doors in proper working order and avoid inconvenient, costly major breakdowns, regular maintenance checks are recommended. If you notice signs of any small issues, have someone from a garage door repair company take a look and perform service as soon as possible.

Garage Door and Garage Door Opener Solutions for Homes and Businesses

At Overhead Door of Joliet, we provide quality garage door repair in Mokena and the surrounding area, including New Lenox, Frankfort, Orland Park and Homer Glen. Our garage door technicians are trained and have the knowledge, experience and equipment to address the various needs of our customers.

Our garage door services include:

  • On-site and phone consultations for garage door repairs and replacements
  • Commercial door installation and residential garage door installation on both new construction and remodel projects
  • Keypad installation and training
  • Commercial dock leveler service
  • Commercial man door service


From the installation of new garage doors and replacement garage door openers to the completion of an annual garage door service check, we’ll ensure your garage door is in great condition… and we’ll do it in a timely manner and at a reasonable price.

What Makes Us the Best Choice for Repair Services?

Been burned by a poor experience with a garage door company in the past? We’re sorry to hear that and want to reassure you that you don’t have to worry about that with Overhead Door of Joliet. Our decades-long history and extensive list of satisfied customers prove that you can depend on us.

Here are just a few of the reasons customers in Mokena choose us for garage door repairs and new door installation:

  • Quality Products: If you have an old door and are ready for a garage door replacement project, we have plenty of options to beautify your home or business and grab attention whenever someone pulls into your driveway. Our inventory includes fiberglass garage doors, aluminum garage doors, glass garage doors, wood garage doors, steel garage doors and more. We also stand behind our products with extensive warranty options.
  • Prompt Response: We understand that garage door problems could occur anytime. That’s why our techs and service vehicles are ready to respond quickly when there’s an emergency. Just call us immediately and we’ll get someone to you for a same-day service appointment.
  • Professional Expertise: Our technicians stay informed about the latest industry developments and repair techniques. This ensures that they deliver top-notch service with every visit.
  • Customer Satisfaction: We don’t settle for anything less than complete customer satisfaction with every repair job. Our team members go above and beyond to provide friendly service from start to finish and get the job done right the first time.

Read What Our Satisfied Customers Had to Say

Don’t just take our word for it that we’re a great company. We are fortunate enough to have numerous customers who will vouch for us. Whether it was a time we came out to replace an old garage door with a new garage door or responded quickly when there was an emergency, we deliver five-star garage door services.

We have 100+ positive reviews on our Google and Facebook pages that you can browse, and we also have an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.

Serving Mokena and the Surrounding Area

We provide garage door repairs and new garage door installation throughout Mokena and beyond. Our service area encompasses not just our home county of Will County but also into Southwest Cook County, Southwest DuPage County, Kendall County, Kane County and Grundy County.

If you’re in the Chicago area, chances are you’re in our territory and can contact us for outstanding garage door service.

Contact Us for Expert Garage Door Repair

If you’re experiencing issues with your garage door in Mokena or a surrounding community, don’t hesitate to contact the experts at Overhead Door of Joliet for a free estimate and unbeatable service. We’re here to ensure your garage door looks great and operates smoothly and safely every time!

Contact Overhead Door of Joliet by phone at 815-725-6077, email at odcjoliet@yahoo.com or by filling out our Contact Form to schedule service or get more information.

Common Garage Door Issues

Experiencing a problem with your garage door? Many people use their garage door multiple times each day, so it’s not surprising for issues to occur from time to time. Some garage door issues are relatively minor, and you may be able to resolve them with a DIY fix. However, other issues are more complex and potentially dangerous and should only be resolved by a trained and experienced service technician. See below to learn about some of the most common garage door issues.

Broken Spring

Garage door springs can break at any time without giving any indication that it’s about to happen. Springs are rated in cycles, with the average spring having a lifespan of 10,000 cycles. You can upgrade to higher-cycle springs that will exceed 10,000 cycles.

Broken Roller

Broken garage door rollers will not allow your door to go up or down smoothly. They also will create a gravelly noise when the door is moving.

Rusty or Broken Cable

The most common breaking point on a garage door cable is at the bottom where it attaches to the bottom section of the door to lift it. This area is vulnerable to rain and salty winter slush, which causes rust. The rust will eventually cause the cable to break. To inspect the cable, open the door and then look at the point where the cable connects to the door to see if there is any rust. If there is rust, contact us for replacement. Garage door cable replacement should only be performed by a trained professional because the cables are under an extreme amount of tension and could cause injury.

Opener Issues

Many problems can occur with a garage door opener. The easiest one to fix is misaligned safety sensors. Just check the alignment by seeing if the sensor LED lights are on. Some brands have one red light and one green light, while others have one green light and one orange light. Problems that would need to be resolved by a technician include circuit board issues, wiring issues and gear/motor issues.

Bent Door Tracks

Bent garage door tracks prevent the door from going up and down smoothly and can cause the door to get misaligned. To address this issue, contact us.

Drum Issues

Problems with garage door drums are extremely rare, but they should be addressed if they occur.

Door Panel Damage

Garage door panels can be damaged when an object makes contact with them, like a car. A poorly installed opener can also sometimes damage the top panel, which is why it’s important to have your opener installed by a trained professional. Garage door panel replacement should also always be performed by a trained professional.

Damaged/Failing Weather Stripping

Damaged or failing weather stripping will prevent the garage door from making a solid seal when closed. Replacement should always be done by a trained professional to ensure it seals properly. Also, spring tension sometimes needs to be removed to properly install the bottom seals.

Neglected Maintenance

Neglecting to have your garage door inspected and tuned up can result in minor issues turning into more costly, major issues. You should have an inspection and tune-up performed yearly by a trained professional to ensure that your door is in good condition and will continue to function properly. But keep in mind that springs are unpredictable and can break at any time as mentioned above.

Garage Door Brands Serviced by Overhead Door of Joliet

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Amarr Garage Doors

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C.H.I. Overhead Doors

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Clopay Garage Doors

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Cornell Storefront Systems

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Haas Door

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Hormann Garage Doors

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Ideal Door Garage Doors

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Overhead Door

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Raynor Garage Doors

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Safe-Way Garage Doors

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Wayne Dalton Garage Doors

Garage Door Openers Serviced by Overhead Door of Joliet

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Chamberlain Garage Door Openers

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Craftsman Garage Door Openers

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Genie Garage Door Openers

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LiftMaster Garage Door Openers

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Marantec Garage Door Openers

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Overhead Door Garage Door Openers

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Sears Garage Solutions

Loading Dock Equipment Serviced by Overhead Door of Joliet

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Blue Giant Loading Dock Equipment

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DLM Dock Leveler Manufacturing

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Kelley Loading Dock Equipment

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McGuire Loading Dock Equipment

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Nordock Loading Dock Equipment

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Pentalift Loading Dock Equipment

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Poweramp Premium Loading Dock Systems

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RiteHite Loading Dock Equipment

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Serco Loading Dock Equipment

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