The pressure is on to get it right because we know that buying a new garage door is an investment. There are a number of questions that need to be answered before you will make a decision. There are a number of garage door FAQ and answers to help you make the best decision for you. Having your garage doors insulated can save you money in the long run. They will reduce heat flow and are more resistant to damage. The insulation for garage doors depends on the R value, which goes from R 8 to R 32, meaning the higher it is, the more heat flow is reduced.
Take down and removal of the old door and reconnection of the garage door opener is included in your estimate from the garage door company. The garage door raises and lowers with the help of springs. An extra load on the garage door opener can be caused by broken and worn springs. The garage door opener can fail early due to the extra load. Pull the red release cord to disengage the operator.
Hoods are recommended when the retractable awning is being roof or wall mounted. Chain driveopeners are very popular and are a good value. If the garage is under a bedroom or next to a quiet room, it may not be a good choice.
The garage door openers of the early 1990s were not as secure. New openers help to prevent unauthorized entry to your home through the garage by eliminating the possibility of hacking. Prior to 1993, garage door openers used dip switches.
If your garage door won't close all the way, or reverses midway down, it could be the photo cell safety beams are malfunctioning. Move any objects that may be interfering with the signal and make sure that the photo cell lights are illuminated according to the manufacturer's instructions. If the photo cells appear aligned, you will want to have an experience service technician look at the problem. You can't close the door with the remote control transmitter until the photo cells are in working order. There is an obstruction in the way of the door. Clear any obstructions in the path of the door.
When the door is moved, they are wound springs and do not expand or contract. Torsion springs balance the weight of the door better than extension springs, so they are a better choice. It may not be necessary to have a lock if an electric garage door opener is installed.
Your garage doors should be serviced yearly. We are your one stop shop for garage door opener installation, opener repairs and hardware. We can fix the garage door on the same day. We can diagnose your garage door or opener issue over the phone, more often than not. It depends on the model so always refer to the owner's manual for further instructions.