Identify fault - Garages

Content owner : housing.direct@kirklees.gov.uk Last updated : 21/06/11

If damage was caused deliberately or accidentally, you may be charged for the work being carried out


Garages
Fault Additional details Advice
  • Garage door sticking or jammed
  • Garage door damaged or rotten
  • Where is the garage?
  • Is the door damaged or rotten?
  • Is the lock broken?
  • What type of door is it?

    • side hung timber
    • up and over metal
    • up and over timber
  • Should a forced entry be made?
  • How did it happen?
  • If caused by Criminal damage, contact police for a crime number.
  • Possible emergency
Garage door lock broken or lost key
  • Where is the garage?
  • Is the garage locked at the moment?
  • Is the key lost?
  • What type of door is it?

    • side hung timber
    • up and over metal
    • up and over timber
  • What type of lock is it?

    • Locking handle
    • Hasp and staple
  • Should a forced entry be made?
  • A charge will be made for the work if the key is lost.
  • Possible emergency
Garage door frame damaged rotten or loose
  • How did it happen?
  • Where is the garage?
  • What is the extent of the damage?

    • frame loose
    • frame split
    • frame broken
If caused by Criminal damage, contact police for a crime number.



In an emergency


  • Call Kirklees Direct, our Repairs Call Centre on 01484 414800, Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm.
  • When the call centre is closed, call 01484 414850.