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6Sep 2016

Top Reasons That Your Garage Door Does Not Work

Top Reasons That Your Garage Door Does Not Work

Whether you have a commercial or residential garage door, it the most important thing to add curb appeal to the premises apart from providing the security. In some rare cases, the door open and close on their own, even if the owner has not instructed the door to do. This is the different case, but sometimes, it does not open and close, even if the homeowner tries to open it.

You can imagine yourself that you are ready to going office and trying to open an overhead door, but it is not ready to open. Sometime, issues that continue with the door surprise you. Even that some issues are uncommon and you are not ready to deal with them. In such situation, you is best to leave the garage door repair up to a professional. He will tell you the possible reasons that why your overhead door creates problems.

Check out given reasons to help troubleshoot the issue.

  1. Faulty or dead battery: This may sound obvious, but an overhead door transmitter need power to work. If once the transmitter battery is dead, it will not send signals to your door to open. First of all, check the battery, if it is dead or fail to perform, replace it with a new one. Changing the battery is a very simple process. After placing the new battery into transmitter, test it. If it works, then good otherwise you need a help of a professional.
  2. Misaligned track: Misaligned track can be a very serious issue for you. The tracks act as a guide for your door to move. You can look for any debris that might be restricting the track. If you suspect gaps between the rail and rollers, you have a problem. A professional help should solve it as soon as possible.
  3. Broken spring or cables: If your overhead door suddenly stops working and you are sure the power is getting to the motor, it means you have a broken spring or cable problem. If this happen to you, don’t not try to sort out this problem on your own. It can be dangerous for you or your family members. To repair it, call a professional.
  4. Lack of maintenance: A regular maintenance and inspection is a must to keep your garage door in a working condition. A single door has so many small and large parts. Sometimes, some of them get older with the passing of time. A regular maintenance and inspection will help you to identify the issue early and save you and your family from any incident.

These are just the few issues that create problems with your automatic or standard door. If you are facing any type of problem with your door, make a call to Garage Door Repair BC. Our professionals will help you to diagnose the problem. Our professional technicians are able to handle everything from a new garage door installation to automatic garage door repair.

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