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Garage door price and recommendation

Does anyone have a recent experience with automatic garage door installation? Any recommendation in Zurich region?


The best quote I've seen so far is ~8k, so I wonder if it's possible to find something cheaper.
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Old 26.10.2020, 17:06
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Re: Garage door price and recommendation

You could get one from Hornbach in conjunction with a Handyman and an electrician to fit it (and agreed beforehand).

However, whether your 8K is realistic depends on the door you want, the electric cable runs needed, building work required and so on.

8K doesn't go very far in this country if you want something done.
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Old 26.10.2020, 17:12
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Re: Garage door price and recommendation

Seems expensive, but I guess this is Switzerland. If you're handy, it's quite possible to install yourself.
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Old 26.10.2020, 17:26
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Seems expensive, but I guess this is Switzerland. If you're handy, it's quite possible to install yourself.
You have to be careful that those huge coil springs don't bite you!
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Old 26.10.2020, 17:34
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Re: Garage door price and recommendation

I don't suppose you have some door specs for size/opening mechanism and the likes?
I would have hoped the cost would be less for repairing the existing installation seeing as the wiring and the likes is already there and it could just be some part swaps.
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Re: Garage door price and recommendation

What exactly is broken, and why can't you simply fix it?

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Old 26.10.2020, 22:27
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What exactly is broken, and why can't you simply fix it?

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https://www.englishforum.ch/insuranc...ll-damage.html

Mods - could we merge the two threads?
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Re: Garage door price and recommendation

That does NOT explain what the damage is!

Pictures, or it didn't happen.

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That does NOT explain what the damage is!

Pictures, or it didn't happen.

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OK true but it gives a lot more context and the threads are about the same thing, so it would be better if the details (including photos!) are posted in one place.
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Old 27.10.2020, 09:45
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Re: Garage door price and recommendation

I paid 4.3k to convert two manual garage doors to automatic with 3 fobs and and a keypad. The company is based somewhere near Rapperswil. I thought it was expensive at the time, but apparently the doors were non-standard sizes and needed additional work.
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I paid 4.3k to convert two manual garage doors to automatic with 3 fobs and and a keypad. The company is based somewhere near Rapperswil. I thought it was expensive at the time, but apparently the doors were non-standard sizes and needed additional work.
My wife put 2 garage doors on Bay, 1 of which was electric. Even with me shrill bidding they sold for £50.
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However, whether your 8K is realistic depends on the door you want, the electric cable runs needed, building work required and so on.

8K doesn't go very far in this country if you want something done.
Just looked back at the receipt for having ours installed (just across the border). €2200 for a Hormann automatic double-garage door with two remotes, €500 for installation. You certainly pay a premium for being in Switzerland.
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You have to be careful that those huge coil springs don't bite you!
Second this.. very painful experience
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