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18 04, 2021

Garage Door Opener Won’t Open: Opener Remotes Don’t Work

2021-04-18T23:14:31+00:00April 18th, 2021|DIY Projects, general Information, Residential Doors, Security, Troubleshooting|

Garage doors offer convenience, privacy and security so it would be a concern when there is a malfunction. A garage door stuck in the closed position may tempt you to crash on through, but don't let frustration get the better of you. Take a few minutes to troubleshoot some built-in safeties in your door that [...]

12 04, 2021

When do garage door repairs require professional help?

2021-04-17T20:34:49+00:00April 12th, 2021|Commercial Garage Doors, DIY Projects, general Information, Residential Doors, Troubleshooting|

In most cases when your garage door malfunctions or is damaged, a skilled tech is the best way to go. Why? The garage door itself is massive in size and weight. AND there are intricate garage door parts working together, perfectly, to keep your door balanced as it goes up and down. All too often [...]

1 03, 2021

Replacing the Belt on a Belt-Drive Garage Door Opener

2021-03-01T23:17:07+00:00March 1st, 2021|Commercial Garage Doors, general Information, Residential Doors, Troubleshooting|

This belt-drive garage door opener DIY repair guide gives step-by-step instructions for replacing the belt. Located along the rail, the belt connects to the trolley and moves the trolley along the rail to raise and lower the garage door. The garage door won't work at all with a broken belt. Replace the belt with a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

11 11, 2020

My garage door opener is making a lot of noise.

2020-11-13T15:50:57+00:00November 11th, 2020|DIY Projects, general Information, Troubleshooting|

My garage door opener is making a lot of noise A noisy garage door opener is, for some people a slight nuisance, and for others a reason to wake up at night. Some garage door motors are louder than others. Noise levels depend, mostly, on drive-style, gear assembly, and operating speed. Punch angle gauge, door [...]

7 10, 2020

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

2020-10-19T09:53:26+00:00October 7th, 2020|general Information, Residential Doors, Troubleshooting|

IS IT OK TO OPEN YOUR GARAGE DOOR WITH A BROKEN SPRING?   C AND M GARAGE DOORS RECOMMENDS NOT TO. CALL US BEFORE ATTEMPTING! 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 [...]

3 10, 2020

MY GARAGE DOOR REMOTE IS NOT WORKING, WHAT SHOULD I DO?

2020-10-19T09:21:57+00:00October 3rd, 2020|DIY Projects, general Information, Troubleshooting|

MY GARAGE DOOR REMOTE IS NOT WORKING, WHAT SHOULD I DO? In this day and age, we are lucky to have access to several handy devices that make our lives easier. One of those devices is the remote controlled garage door opener. The little remote clipped to your sun visor is actually a radio transmitter [...]

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 [...]