Garage Door Cable Repair
in Hopkinsville, Kentucky

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Garage door cables play a critical role in maintaining the proper operation of your garage door system. These cables, wound around cable drums on each side of the door, ensure even tension, allowing your garage door to open and close smoothly. When a cable breaks, it’s immediately noticeable and poses a safety risk. If you suspect a broken garage door cable, it’s essential to stop using the door immediately and contact Blue Jay Garage Doors for professional repairs.

Replacing a Garage Door Cable

If your garage door shows signs of malfunction such as stopping abruptly, shaking, or moving too fast, it’s time to call Blue Jay Garage Doors for assistance. Our skilled technicians will arrive equipped with the necessary tools and expertise to diagnose and repair your garage door cables promptly.

Typically, garage door cable replacement involves replacing both cables to ensure even tension and proper operation. After installation, our technicians conduct a thorough evaluation of your door’s performance. We can also perform adjustments and preventive maintenance during the same visit, prolonging the life of your garage door and preventing the need for costly replacements.

Don’t let a broken garage door cable compromise your safety or convenience. Schedule your garage door cable repair now.

Signs of a Broken Garage Door Cable

Identifying signs of broken cables is crucial for ensuring the safety and functionality of your garage door.

Look for these signs of broken cables:

The Door Stopped Working

A broken garage door cable drum or cable can trigger safety features, preventing the door from moving until the repairs are performed.

The Door is Uneven

Frayed or damaged cables can cause the door to operate unevenly, leading to slanting or misalignment.

The Door Moves Too Fast

Broken or worn cables can result in erratic door movement, posing a safety hazard.

If you notice any of these signs, contact us for a thorough diagnosis and prompt repair, give us a call at 931-346-7235 or schedule an appoint online at

Types of Garage Door Cables

There are two primary types of garage door cables:

Torsion Cables

Running from the door up through cable drums, torsion cables are used with torsion springs mounted along the center above the garage door.

Extension Spring Cables

Attached to extension springs running along the sides of the garage door track, extension spring cables operate with pulleys at the end of the springs.

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Why Hire a Professional to Fix Your Garage Door Cables?

Garage door cable replacement is a hazardous task that requires specialized training and equipment. Attempting DIY repairs can pose significant risks to your safety and property. Trust the experts at Blue Jay Garage Doors to handle your garage door cable repairs safely and efficiently.

Blue Jay Garage Doors is a locally owned and veteran-run company with a reputation for excellence in the garage door industry. If you suspect loose, worn, or broken garage door cables, call us at 931-346-7235 for immediate assistance. We’ll ensure your cables are repaired promptly, keeping you and your home safe and secure.


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Main Office:
1549 Wilma Rudolph Blvd
Clarksville, Tennessee 37040

Branch Office:
4959 W Jefferson Davis Hwy
Elkton Ky 42220

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