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5 09, 2021

My garage door is making loud noises

2021-09-06T21:47:30+00:00September 5th, 2021|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 [...]

24 06, 2021

Feeling Unsafe because Garage Door Is Opening On It’s Own?

2021-06-25T18:42:00+00:00June 24th, 2021|DIY Projects, general Information, Residential Doors, Security, Troubleshooting|

When your garage door doesn’t work correctly, you feel unsafe or secure. If your garage door is opening on its own, take a look at possible causes. Sensor Malfunction Garage doors made after 1993 have safety sensors that detect objects in the way of a clean close. These sensors stop the door from closing on a person, [...]

10 05, 2021

WHAT SHOULD I DO WHEN THE GARAGE DOOR CABLE OF MY GARAGE DOOR BREAKS?

2021-05-18T06:06:23+00:00May 10th, 2021|Commercial Garage Doors, general Information, Residential Doors, Troubleshooting|

Oh No my Cable Broke! Have you ever tried to lift an old garage door, or a garage door with broken springs? If so, WHAT SHOULD I DO WHEN THE GARAGE DOOR you might still be suffering from back issues. It’s no easy task! If you have a garage, you might go in and out [...]

27 04, 2021

Garage Door Opener Doesn’t Work: DIY Troubleshooting

2021-05-06T22:20:19+00:00April 27th, 2021|DIY Projects, general Information, Remotes, Residential Doors, Troubleshooting|

What happens when your wall control doesn’t work on your garage door opener? When your garage door opener suddenly stops operating properly, the explanation and solution are usually pretty easy to deal with. Here are the most common problems, along with the most likely repairs for each. For adjustments and repairs that aren’t self-evident, check [...]

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 [...]