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27 09, 2020

Replacing the Safety Sensors on a Garage Door Opener

2020-10-19T09:17:33+00:00September 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Safety sensors prevent the garage door from closing on a person or an object. One sensor sends an infrared beam while the other sensor receives the infrared beam. First off, your sensors just may need cleaned off, so try to gently remove any dust or dirt first and see if that works. If that doesn’t [...]

20 09, 2020

Should I install a lock on my garage door?

2020-10-19T09:12:29+00:00September 20th, 2020|DIY Projects, Residential Doors, Troubleshooting|

Should I install a lock on my garage door? This is a common question. People often want to secure their house the best way they can. Installing a garage door lock sounds like a good idea and many garage door companies in Las Vegas do try to sell them. But does your garage door really [...]

13 09, 2020

IS IT OK TO OPEN YOUR GARAGE DOOR WITH A BROKEN SPRING?

2020-09-16T19:37:58+00:00September 13th, 2020|Residential Doors, Troubleshooting|

The garage door is normally installed with torsion springs that are mounted on top of the garage door. The spring is intended to act like a counterbalancing part of the door system. The spring counterbalances the weight of the door by winding and unwinding each time someone opens and closes the garage door. Torsion springs come [...]

4 09, 2020

Do my garage door rollers need to be replaced?

2020-09-09T19:02:59+00:00September 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|

How can I tell if my garage door rollers needs to be replaced.  Garage door rollers play a vital roll in the smooth operation of any garage door. They vary in both size and material. In Las Vegas common residential garage door tracks are 2" wide. For 2" tracks you would have a roller that's [...]