Top garage door repairs by well-trained techs
Frequently asked questions on garage door repair can be found here. Simplified terms for everyone to understand.
What opener must I buy?
There are various types and sizes and you need to check the requirements of your own garage door. If the door is pretty heavy, you need to focus on the horsepower of openers and ½ power is usually enough. If you don't want a noisy opener, you should choose a belt drive garage door opener. Give emphasis on the safety features to enhance the security of your property and the protection of your family.
What garage door repairs am I allowed to do on my own?
Garage door repairs requires a lot of experience and that's why the specialists at Garage Door Repair Bloomingdale recommend attention. You need to read about the requirements of your own garage door and follow the instructions of the manual. You can tighten the screws, clean the door and inspect the mechanism. Lubrication maintenance is also easy but you must pick the right lubricants and pour or spray the right proportion.
Why should I change the bottom seal?
The bottom seal as well as the entire weather strip protect your home from elements and insulate it better. If the bottom seal is missing or it's worn, it would allow the entrance of air drafts, insects and perhaps would give perpetrators a good reason to approach your home and try to break in by putting the tools underneath the door in order to open it.
Why should I switch to an automated garage door?
Automated garage doors aren’t just a luxury, they’re a way of making your life more efficient - these garage doors keep your family safe and warm as well as allow you to spend less effort opening the garage every morning for work and more time catching up with the family.
How do I adjust the travel limits of the door?
The adjustment screws are located at the back of the opener. There is an up adjustment screw and a down adjustment screw. They have to be turned clockwise or anticlockwise depending on how you want to adjust the travel distance. Each turn corresponds to a set distance.
Why doesn't my garage door open?
Sometimes, the answer is found in the simplest things. So, check whether there's an obstacle in either side of the door and remove it. If there's nothing there and assuming there is power, the most possible answer according to our experts is broken garage door springs.