No one ever wants to see their garage door open on its own. You're not near the controls, the remote is in your bag, and no family members are nearby, which means something is wrong. A number of potential causes are simple to fix, though, so once you get over the weirdness of seeing the door move on its own, investigate these potential reasons. Once you find the cause, you can call the garage door company and get the opener or remote fixed.
30 November 2022
The majority of garage doors employ a pulley as well as a huge tensioned spring mechanism to raise and lower the hefty garage. The garage door cables hold the door and its pulley drums together so that the spring's tension force will lift and lower the door. Each time you open or close your garage door, they interact and move. They are thus among the most frequently repaired parts. Fortunately, there are several warning signals to watch out for that can let you know whether garage door cable repair is necessary.
29 September 2022
Wood, steel, aluminum, and fiberglass are all popular options when it comes to choosing garage doors. However, while there are pros and cons associated with all of these options, many homeowners ultimately find that wood garage doors are the most beneficial option. Below you can learn more about five of the very impressive benefits that wood garage doors have to offer. Taking the time to carefully consider all of these benefits can help you to decide if a wood garage door is the right choice for you as well.
14 June 2022
Garage door springs play an important role in the operation and safety of your garage door. The springs help support the weight of the garage door as it moves along the tracks to open or shut. However, as the springs are used, they start to lose some of their elasticity and tensile strength. When this occurs, they need to be replaced to ensure they can support the weight of your garage door.
4 April 2022
If your current garage door is damaged, outdated, or just isn't looking its best, a new garage door can be installed as a replacement. Garage door installation contractors can remove your old garage door and put in the replacement and will make sure that your new garage door opens and closes correctly. Here are just a few of the advantages of having a new garage door. Easier Opening and Closing
14 December 2021
While the need to repair rust, corrosion, dents, or other cosmetic damage to your garage door may be important to the curb appeal of your home, these types of repairs do not typically impact the way your door actually functions. Furthermore, cosmetic damage to your door will not have any impact on your ability to operate your door safely. The same cannot be said about damage to your garage door springs.
6 August 2021
Waking up due to a loud garage door squeaking is not something that anyone desires to experience, especially when the noise is coming from a neighbor's house. Unfortunately, such a situation can happen when a garage door is old or has parts attached to it that are not functioning properly. Metal garage doors can make more noise than wooden ones when they are in bad shape, especially if they are not insulated.
15 January 2021
While garage doors are able to help keep your home secure and make the garage a more comfortable place to work, there are some considerations that homeowners will need to understand when it comes to their garage door. Garage Doors Can Have Major Impacts On A Home's Energy Efficiency A garage door can have a large impact on a home's energy efficiency based on the amount of insulation that the door has as well as the design of it.
14 July 2020
As you go to open or close your garage door, you expect the door to smoothly glide along the tracks until it is opened or closed. However, there may come a time when the garage door shakes as it travels the tracks instead of gliding smoothly. When this happens, you may wonder what the problem is and whether you need residential garage door repair. Here are a few of the common reasons why your garage door make shake as it is opening or closing and how it can be repaired.
9 October 2019
When it comes to garage door repair, it could be years in between the times you need to call for help. Your garage door system is pretty simple. The door goes up; the door goes back down. Take the time to look over your garage door system when it is running well, and you are more likely to keep your garage door in good shape. Cleaning the track with a strong brush, making sure sensors are properly aligned, and watching out for problems can all help you avoid a garage door emergency.
15 January 2019