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5May 2020

7 Common Garage Door Repairs

Repairs for garage door open failure

Garage doors may be faced with multiple failures. The door might not open at all, whereas, in some circumstances, the door could only open halfway. This could be as a result of rusted and damaged rollers. One of the main solutions to such a problem is to apply lubricant in the tracks and rollers. In severe cases, one may need to replace the rollers or even clean the axles. Such repairs will require expert reviews.

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Repairs for garage doors that won’t close completely

When your garage doors don’t close completely, then the working of the rollers could be in poor conditions resulting in rusty rollers. Rusty rollers will require to be cleaned using a lubricant. When there is a fault in switches, you will be required to readjust the settings in the whole system. The reconfiguration of the system is easy and can be done at home without the need of an expert. But if you have serious issues with your door, contact garage door repair in White Rock.

Remote failures repairs

Addressing remote break down issues requires specialists. However, before you get one, you need to check that the main gate switch is functioning. Problems in the motor unit can only be addressed by replacing batteries very often. The positioning of the antennae is also very crucial during the initial installation. This is key to ensuring that the motor unit is set. The overuse of batteries occurs very often, leading to failure. This will require an entire replacement of the remote.

Reversing garage door repairs

Reversing garage doors is an activity that poses significant health hazards to you and your family. This could be caused by faulty in the door auto-reverse feature. Regular testing of the auto-reverse feature is thus required to restore its functionality. Excessive friction can as well result in the reversing of garage doors. Friction results in sounds when opening and closing the door. It is thus important to consider lubricating the door.

Motor repairs after the garage door close

Usually, the motor should stop running when the door closes. A faulty motor will keep running even after the door closes. This could be as a result of a faulty up-limit switch. Assessing the resultant impact when the up-limit switch is pushed further away on the motor to adjust the distance between the switch and the engine can repair this. Since the garage system is powered by electricity, make sure to consult an expert to ensure safety.

Gate Switch repairs

Gate switch failures first prompt one to check if they still have a power supply. If the power supply is assured, then you will need to check the fuses of the switch. Blown up switches need to be replaced immediately. Make sure to check for frayed wiring since wires are prone to wear and tear, especially if they are exposed to climatic changes. Call an electrician to work around the wiring issue. Avoid risky attempts to play around with electricity.

Repairs on sticky doors

Lubrication is a key step after the cleanup process. It is useful when dealing with stuck doors. If the screws and bolts attached to the bracket are loose, then the risk that the garage door will stick increases two-fold. You need to ensure that you tighten the hardware in a manner that will bolster efficiency and reduce friction. Please consult qualified technicians always.

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