Select companies that:
• Give you satisfactory results
• Have a safety record (reduces the chances of having associated cases with safety)
• Are authorized dealers of major garage door brands
• Easy to reach (company should be in phone book, web, BBB, email and social media sites)
• Are small and local companies, may get better service charges

Things to do:
• Make sure they meet spring replacement spec’s (right spring for right door)
• Check on how long the company been operational in your area
• Check on customer satisfaction with the Better Business Bureau
• Compare affordability (watch out for upselling, and unnecessary upgrades)
• Check company’s reputation by asking for references and check websites
• Be careful when working with companies that use subcontractors (they are hard to find later)
• Familiar yourself with the company’s guarantees or warranties