Garage Door


Garage Door Repair Fixing and Installing New Motors

As time goes on your home automatic garage door opener may break down as there are lots of parts which must work together such as the track, rollers, lift system, motor and even remote controls. Every year you should look over the track and moving parts of your automatic opener. If it happens that the garage door opener works when you activate it from the main control panel then replace the batteries. Close before you try to troubleshoot it and turn off the power by switching off the circuit breaker. Garage Door Repair serves you with best services in the town.

You'll want to line up the two optical sensors found on each side of the garage opening. If the two sensors don't line up then the garage door openers safety mechanism will not let it activate. Next inspect the track to see if there are any missing or loose parts and look and see if all of the mounting brackets are securely fastened to the wall and that no screws or bolts are missing. Clean the track and garage door rollers with a scrub brush in order to remove any debris that might be interfering with the door's movement. Take motor oil and lubricate the inside of the track. Make sure that you don't use grease as a lubricant because it can build up so thick that it will accumulate dirt and impede that movement of the rollers.

To check on the tension in the springs disconnect the automatic door opener and try to open the door manually. If it's difficult to lift, then the tension in the springs should be increased. If tension adjusting doesn't help with the problem then replace the springs. If the garage door doesn't go down all the way modify the door opener's close limit. You'll want to check your owner's manual for the direct instructions for adjusting the limit. A great deal of garage door opener have limit controlled by two screws on the side panel of the motor box. One screw controls how high the door can be raised and the other screw controls how far it can be lowered.

Of course before you attempt anything make sure that it is a problem which can't be easily corrected. If perhaps there are track problems you'll hear loud noised and there'll be a struggling of the door. First be sure that the tracks are cleaned and properly lubricated and that all the springs are oiled. Use lubricant such as WD-40 instead of grease. If this doesn't improve the performance of the garage door then the motor might need fixing, adjusting or even replacing.