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Old 07-19-2009, 09:08 AM
 
Location: Tampa
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Default Cost of auto 2-car garage door and installation?

What is the estimated cost for this, please? Thank you.

ps...auto meaning remote controlled.
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Old 07-19-2009, 10:13 AM
 
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Its going to depend on the door make ;model ;area labor cost and the type of remote. The easiest way is just to get a price from a garage door company really. Look in the phone book.
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Old 07-19-2009, 10:31 AM
 
Location: Houston, Texas
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Expect between $700 to 950. It depends on insulated VS non insulated and windows VS no windows. And you can buy a junky Chinese Walmart brand opener VS a quality one with a lifetime warranty.
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Old 07-20-2009, 05:23 AM
 
Location: Knoxville
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Our neighbors just spent $1100 on a new insulated door. It's a very nice door, and probably at the high end of what they had available.
Get the phone book out and call a local company. What someone pays in a city 1000 miles away from you, really has nothing to do with what you might be charged.
Even BIg Macs have different prices in different cities.
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Old 07-20-2009, 05:54 AM
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Location: Richardson, TX
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I am having that same job done and have priced it out; most quotes for an insulated door with installation have run between $1000 and $1200. The opener is separate and will run another $400 for a remote opener with 2 remotes, installed.

A lot of garage door folks will not install an opener but are happy to recommend someone who can. It's such a scam.
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Old 07-20-2009, 10:28 AM
 
Location: Knoxville
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"A lot of garage door folks will not install an opener but are happy to recommend someone who can. It's such a scam."
Every garage door company in my area also installs openers. Kind of odd they don't.

Not sure how that is a scam though.
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Old 07-20-2009, 10:33 AM
 
Location: West Michigan
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"A lot of garage door folks will not install an opener but are happy to recommend someone who can. It's such a scam."
Every garage door company in my area also installs openers. Kind of odd they don't.

Not sure how that is a scam though.
My thoughts exactly. I have never run across a garage door company that doesn't install door openers. (Unless the costumer is such a PITA when installing the doors themselves, then you tell them that so you don't have to deal even more with them.)
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Old 07-20-2009, 08:02 PM
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Location: Richardson, TX
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My thoughts exactly. I have never run across a garage door company that doesn't install door openers. (Unless the costumer is such a PITA when installing the doors themselves, then you tell them that so you don't have to deal even more with them.)
I have not found a single garage door installer who was willing to also install the opener. I did find a general contractor who knows how to do both though.
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