We get many calls from our garage door customers in Spring Lake, which complain that their garage door is not closing. Many time they can repair the problem by themselves but sometime they need us to come and fix it for them.
Before we explain about garage door troubleshooting, we would like to make one thing clear: A garage door which isn’t working properly, no matter if the reason is a broken motor, a broken spring, or any other garage door issue, and no matter if it is a garage door in Spring Lake or in Spring Lake, should not be used, and should be repaired by a professional garage door contractor.
Now that we made the safety part clear, we would like to go over a common problems that we often face during our garage door service in Spring Lake.
Many times, it looks like the door is too heavy for the motor, and seem like the motor does not have enough power to open and close the door. Now, it may be possible that the problem is indeed a motor problem, but not once, when we arrive at the customers house, we find that the problem is surprisingly (or not) a broken spring.
Now, since the springs are doing most of the garage door lifting job, when one or both springs break, the motor need to do much more lifting, and that what make it seem like the problem is actually a motor problem. A comprehensive range of accessories are available to enhance the automation of your garage door.
You can select a control most suitable for you from a convenient key-ring transmitter, in-car transmitters and wall switch or radio keypad. The motor is fitted with an automatic cut-out if an obstacle is encountered offering you compete safety and peace of mind.
Our Sectional Garage Doors are fully compliant with all approach directives and product safety standards and are marked to demonstrate their compliance. Automate your new or existing Garage Door. A garage door operator is the ultimate accessory for your garage door and is much more affordable than you might think!
Opening your garage door from the comfort of your car is not only easy, it’s safe too. Simply press your own personally coded button and the automatic operator will quietly and effortlessly open the door and illuminate the garage all at the same time.
You can then choose to drive into the garage & close the door behind you all without leaving the security of your car. All of our operator systems come with two remote key style handsets as standard (you can add more if you wish) . For security and to eliminate the possibility of ‘false’ opening the system selects a random code from over a billion possibilities.
These ‘Rolling’ codes change each time the system is used to ensure continued security and peace of mind. All of our operators have ‘Slow-Start & ‘Soft-Stop’ operation. A manual override is fitted to enable door operation in the unlikely event of a power cut. Once power is reconnected the system can be used again as normal.
Safety overload sensing is standard so if an obstruction is encountered the door will stop & momentarily auto-reverse in a completely safe & predictable manner to enable the obstruction to be cleared. The garage door motor give us the option to open and close the garage door automatically, and from distance. Why the garage door is making strange noises?
If your garage door started to make strange noises, it usually mean that there is a problem with one or more parts of the garage door (and it also indicate that you probably ignored the need for garage door maintenance).
In many cases, replacing the rollers and lubricating the garage door can solve the problem. In general, a yearly maintenance should cover the need for maintenance, and if needed, it include rollers replacement. Whether it is a garage door maintenance in Spring Lake, or overhead door tune up in Spring Lake, every garage door need to be tuned.
What is the price of a new garage door? We always answer the same way to that question if you will tell us what is the price of a new car, we will tell you the price of a new garage door. To be serious, the garage door prices are ranging between 200$-100,000$, it all depend on the size, the kind, the installation, yes opener, no window, insulated, material.
But what we can say, is that a good garage door installation include a high quality garage door, and since a high quality garage door should last for many years, we recommend you to invest some more money, and get a high quality garage door, from the kind that will serve you for many years. My garage door opener does not work, what is wrong with it?
There are many reasons that can lead to a garage door opener that does not work properly. It is hard for us to try and figure the problem without inspecting the opener, and locate the problem. From safety sensor problem, to a gear problem, to a broken spring or torn cable which affect the way the opener work.
If there is one thing we can recommend you, is that if there is a problem with your garage door opener, avoid using the garage door, since it can lead to a bigger damage. (Sometime the opener is disengaged from the carriage, and although everything is fine, and there is no problem with the opener, the garage door itself doesn’t move.
If that is the case, all you need to do is to reengage the opener, and the door will work again). Whether it is an automated garage door Spring Lake, or a garage door in Spring Lake, there is a big chance that the garage door is equipped with a chain drive opener, which consider to be one of the most reliable garage door motor you can find today.
Belt drive motor: Just like the chain drive motor, but in this kind of opener, instead of the chain drive, you will find a belt drive. This motor is a bit more expensive than the chain drive, but the advantage of it is a silent operation, since the noise of the chain which move along the rail is replaced with a rubber belt.
Screw drive motor: This opener used to be very popular, but lately you will find less and less from its kind. You should consider purchasing this opener if you are planning to “do it yourself” and you are not sure what exactly to do, since this motor is the easiest to install and program. To read more about the garage door motor, click here for garage door opener Spring Lake, or here, for Lift Master Motors.
If you are thinking to install the motor by yourself, or if you are planning to contact a garage door company in Spring Lake, there is one thing you should know and follow, since it is the law. Every motorized garage door, whether it was installed in Spring Lake or it is a garage door Spring Lake, must include a safety feature which will protect the door or an object that cross the door’s path while it is closing. Again, this is not an option, it’s the law!
The most common safety feature you can find in every automated garage door is the safety sensors. The safety sensors are there to protect from the object which cross the door path while the door is closing from being crashed under the garage door, and reverse the closing motor to open the door.
The safety sensors must face each other, if one of them was accidentally moved, damaged, or the wire which connect it to the motor was cut, the door will not close. You will see the door “trying” to close, and then stop and reverse to open position, followed by the opener light signaling you that something is wrong.