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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 [...]

26 08, 2020

Replacing the Battery on a Garage Door Opener

2020-09-09T18:52:31+00:00August 26th, 2020|DIY Projects, Residential Doors, 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 [...]

18 08, 2020

Garage Door Won’t Move: Motor and Travel Troubleshooting

2020-08-20T23:12:28+00:00August 18th, 2020|DIY Projects, Troubleshooting|

Garage doors are one of the most important things in your home that need regular maintenance in order to keep working properly. Since garage doors have moving parts, there are a number of things that can go wrong that can make the doors not work the way they should. There are many garage door services [...]

1 08, 2020

My garage door is making loud noises

2020-08-20T23:18:18+00:00August 1st, 2020|DIY Projects, Residential Doors, Troubleshooting|

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 then others. Noise levels depend, mostly, on drive-style, gear assembly, and operating speed. Punch angle gauge, door balance, proper maintenance and correct install can also add or [...]