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Garage Door Repair

by | Aug 18, 2016 | Garage Door Repair | 0 comments

Garage door repair should always be handled by a professional to prevent it further damage.

If own a garage you know the importance of maintaining a healthy, error free, garage door to ensure that the door opens on time, every single time. If your garage door is giving you problems, there could be several reasons. The best line of action is to call in a professional garage door repair business.

To first understand garage door repair, you need to understand the parts of the garage door and what could be in need of repair

Common problems that need Garage Door Repair

When you think that something is wrong with your garage door, it can be hard to determine where exactly the problem is. Sometimes the garage door repair needs to be done on the door itself, and other times the opener needs fixed.

Garage Door Repair involving the opening or closing of the door.

Garage door may either roll up in pieces or simply rise up all in one piece. They both are mainly operated on something we call spring tensions. This means that as the door moves on metal tracks installed on the garage walls a heavy spring will be doing most of the work and provide the most power. If you suspect this is the problem you may need to call in garage door spring repair. Many times people think they can fix this easily by doing something to your garage door tracks. They may bang them with a hammer to get them realigned, this often make the problem worse if you aren’t sure how garage door tracks are supposed to look. It’s best left to the garage door spring repair specialists as working with spring tension can be extremely dangerous.  The garage door is a risk for falling when the spring is released and that is extremely dangerous.

Garage Door Repair needed when the door is sticking during the opening and closing of the door

If you door runs on a cable system, with a pulley as well as a spring, this can make for a more serious problem. Some people have accidentally taken their entire door off performing their own garage door cable repair! What a hassle that can be getting it all back in place. To determine whether the problem is the cable, or the pulley or something else entirely may take a professional. They can handle your garage door repairs faster than if you tried to do it yourself and risk messing things up worse than they are.

What do to if the Garage Door Opener is not working at all

Sometimes the cables and springs all work fine, and the garage door opener is the culprit. A garage door opener repair involves looking at the sensory system of the opener and where the opener should be reading to get the door open. It can involve needing new pieces or simply repairing the ones you have if at all possible. It is always possible that some more serious problems can require electricians and professionals.


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Lawrence took my call right away. He came out first thing the next morning. And when we had to re-schedule, he came back the same day after he was finished with all his other appointments. He not only replaced the springs on the door that needed fixing, he oiled and inspected the other door, too. He was nice, friendly, competent, and quick! Oh, and his prices were great! He gave me a discount for no reason, too. 🙂

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