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13 02, 2021

Replacing the Battery on a Garage Door Opener

2021-02-15T22:36:15+00:00February 13th, 2021|DIY Projects, general Information, Residential Doors, Security, Troubleshooting|

Replacing the Battery on a Garage Door Opener The battery of the garage door opener is located inside the motor unit, the battery supplies back up power to the opener during a power outage. If the battery doesn’t hold a charge, your garage door opener won’t operate with the power disconnected. You do not need [...]

1 02, 2021

How to Choose a Garage Door

2021-02-08T21:13:51+00:00February 1st, 2021|Commercial Garage Doors, general Information, Glass Doors, Residential Doors|

The garage door is a very important part in a home. Both appearance and functionality play a big role when choosing a garage door. As most people use their garage door more often than they use their front door, no one wants to have any issues with getting their cars stuck in the garage etc. [...]

14 01, 2021

Do my garage door rollers need to be replaced?

2021-02-08T21:00:50+00:00January 14th, 2021|Commercial Garage Doors, DIY Projects, general Information, Residential Doors|

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 [...]

14 01, 2021

Garage Door Opener Troubleshooting

2021-02-08T20:56:04+00:00January 14th, 2021|DIY Projects, general Information, Residential Doors|

Garage Door Opener Troubleshooting Warning: Undertaking repairs to appliances can be hazardous. Use the proper tools and safety equipment noted in the guide and follows all instructions. Do not proceed until you are confident that you understand all of the steps and are capable of completing the repair. A qualified technician should only perform some [...]

5 01, 2021

How to Replace Garage door cables and bottom brackets – torsion spring door

2021-02-08T20:52:34+00:00January 5th, 2021|DIY Projects, general Information|

How to Replace Garage door cables and bottom brackets- torsion spring door Garage door and garage door openers have many moving parts. Most of the components of the garage doors and openers are made of metal that can have sharp points or edges. Cables can have burrs or small frays. Door sections and the door [...]

30 12, 2020

HOW TO INSTALL A GARAGE DOOR OPENER?

2021-02-08T20:48:50+00:00December 30th, 2020|DIY Projects, general Information, Residential Doors|

The following steps are important when changing a belt drive garage door opener. What are the basics about a belt drive garage door opener? Most belt drive garage door openers are quieter compared to the chain drive garage door openers hence its more expensive than the chain garage door opener. It’s important to note that [...]

22 12, 2020

How do I know I have the correct Springs?

2021-02-08T20:44:43+00:00December 22nd, 2020|DIY Projects, general Information, Residential Doors|

How do I know I have the correct Springs and if my garage door is balanced? It’s important to always have the right garage door springs and a balanced garage door. Checking if your garage door is balanced can be done without calling a garage door technician. In order to prevent, injury or possible destruction of [...]

14 12, 2020

The Advantages of Having 2 Springs on my Garage Door

2020-12-14T20:30:00+00:00December 14th, 2020|Commercial Garage Doors, general Information, Residential Doors|

Garage door torsion springs are normally mounted on top of the garage door. The spring functions by counterbalancing the weight of the door by winding and unwinding each time the garage door closes or opens. The torsion springs come in various lengths, diameter, gauge, and finish. It’s very common for many garage door installers to avoid using the [...]

3 12, 2020

How to level your garage door

2020-12-03T18:36:53+00:00December 3rd, 2020|DIY Projects, general Information, Residential Doors|

Your garage door can be out of level for several reasons sometimes it can be that the concrete has shifted. The most common cause of doors being out of level is frayed cables that grow in length as they fray. Doors also rise on one side when the cable is not properly seated on the [...]

27 11, 2020

My Garage Door Will Open or Close by Itself.

2020-12-03T18:33:27+00:00November 27th, 2020|DIY Projects, general Information, Remotes, Residential Doors, Troubleshooting|

Why does my Garage Door Open and Close By Itself? Phantom operation of garage doors is when the garage door makes random operation, be it closing or opening without any instructional operation from the remote or the wall button. Garage doors are usually opened by a remote that usually activates the motorized trolley. The system [...]