Garage Door Opener Repair
Garage Door Spring and Cable Repair Downey CA
Your garage door can’t work if the springs are not functioning properly. The springs are important because they control the upward and downward movement of the garage door. Springs can only remain viable for a short period of time after which they have to be replaced.
Inspecting Your Springs
Springs are a central part of the garage door system. For that reason, it’s important to remain informed of the condition of your springs. Regular exams can help you stay on top of potential issues that might inflate into major problems. They can also extend the life of your garage doors.
Major tune-ups should be done by professional mechanics that are certified and licensed. However, there are simpler exams that can be done by homeowners. We recommend that you hire experienced technicians for periodic upkeep, but in between maintenance appointments, there are checkups you can do yourself. If you discover any serious issues during these tests, you should call a trusted garage door company, immediately.
The following is a straightforward inspection you can give your garage door to assess the balance of your springs and door.
Begin by closing your garage door. Cut off the garage door opener from your garage door.
After that, lift and lower the door by hand. The up and down motion should be effortless. Let the door go. The door should either stay in place, float up, or softly glide down.
If it’s a challenge to even raise the door to see if there’s anything blocking the motion and remove it. Lubricating various garage door parts might make the motion smoother, as well.
If the garage door is still jammed, slams to the ground, or shoots up your garage door is probably imbalanced, and you should call a certified technician.
It’s important to monitor the balance of your springs and garage door. Springs support most of the weight of the garage door. Examinations like the one above can help you foresee any future complications and increase the lifespan of your springs.
New Spring Installation
There are two types of springs on a standard garage door, extension springs and torsion springs. When in the market for new springs, it is best to have an expert technician inspect your door.
Keep in mind that springs are incredibly dangerous. In order to lift a hundred pound door, springs must be able to exert a hundred pounds of pressure. When springs are mishandled that built-up tension can cause property damage or injury. For that reason, it is best to call a highly trained tech to replace the springs for you.
Cables are very important for the proper functioning of the garage door too. They bear the load of the garage door while it is being opened or closed.
Due to the extreme tension and stress, they go through, the cables wear out over time. Experienced technicians can fix worn or snapped cables in a matter of hours. Our mechanics have extensive experienced.
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