Garage doors require monthly maintenance and yearly maintenance by a trained technician. Nuts and bolts need to be tightened and lubricated. Hinges need to be checked for wear and tear. Rollers must be checked and lubricated. If the rollers are not rolling properly they must be replaced with new ones. A typical garage door requires to be repaired every 3 years if its not maintained properly. If regular maitanence is not done than the garage door will need to be repaire onece a year wich might get costly after a while. Dont forget to call us when ever you need to have your door repaired by a professional technician. We guarantee top quality repair at unbeatable pricing in toronto and gta areas.
Today the garage door openers’ s chain fell off from the head unit. Most of the time this indicates the sprocket gear ontop of the garage door motor needs repair. The common reason for the sprocket gear to break is if the garage door is to heavy. A heavy garage door indicates the tension on the spring or springs is giving up and will snap shortly. The recommended way of repair is by changing out the tension springs. The cheap way of repair the garage door is by adding tension to the existing tension springs and hoping for them to work a little longer.
Returning customer called us for the garage door repairs on a old garage door. Last April our company repaired this door but the customer didn’t want new parts installed thus the garage door broke again. The most important thing in repairing the problem with new parts so that we don’t charge another service call and this way the customer doesn’t pay another service call. If the garage door keeps breaking and isn’t repaired properly than the garage door opener can break as well and than the customer will pay for the repair of the garage door opener and repair of the garage door. This may get expensive and unnecessary. Fix it right the first time!
After 10 years of use the liftmaster garage door opener failed humming inside but making no movements outside. After the technician arrived and inspected the problem, he found the nylon gear inside had striped out. Replacing the liftmaster nylon gear, the garage door opener started to engage again and pulled the traveller up and down. The reason of the nylon gear stripping out was because of the tension spring ontop of the garage door had lost its tension. When a tension spring starts to lose tension, it means its ready to brake. The way of finding this out is by disengaging the motor and running the garage door manually. If the garage door stays at any height you put it to and doesnt fall immediately this means the tension spring is ok. After replacing the tensiom spring the garage door operated properly and the garage door motor had no issue opening and closing.
During the operation of the garage door a box was positioned between the tracks out of sight from the safety censors attached to the garage door opener. As the garage door came down the box off set the garage door, bending out the tracks and making the rollers fall out from the hinges. With the tracks bent out of shape, the use of the garage door can be dangerous if lifted into the air. The way of fixing the garage door is by changing out the tracks and replacing the bent hinges due to misalignment. The cable on top of the garage door un-spooled from the drum causing further misalignment. After bringing down the door and taking pressure off the tension springs the cables were re-spooled onto the drums. Hinges replaced and tracks changed, the operation of the garage door came back to the way they were. The garage door opener was not damaged due to safety protocols preprogrammed into the mother board.
The Garage door Would jump back up as it would hit the floor. In this Cage the motor had frozen inside He limits inside the garage door Opener had been malfuntioning. After adjustong the limits on thr garage door motor the garage door smoothlet closed and stayed closed.
If you really want to make sure that your garage door is repaired properly, you will want to hire a good garage door repair service to do the work. While it may be tempting to save a little money and attempt to fix your garage door yourself, it is recommended to hire a garage door repair service to fix your door so that you know it is done properly. A good garage door repair service will have the necessary skills and knowledge needed to fix your garage door whenever it breaks, making them the best option to fix your broken garage door. (more…)
A customer complained of the garage door opener not working. The old unit was a Genie. After some troubleshooting, the garage door opener was not possible to repair. A new garage door opener was installed. For this application a Liftmaster 3265, 1/2 HP chain drive, was perfect for the job. The Liftmaster opener is a proven home improvement. Currently under promotion, the customer recieved an additional car remote and outside key pad free of charge
A customer asked for a technician to come immediately to come open the door as he urgently needed to leave the house. We provided a technician within the hour. Upon the arrival, the technician spotted the problem on the garage door. The torsion spring had snapped. The technician replaced the torsion spring and had the garage door functioning within 30 minutes.
A customer called complaining that the garage door didn’t want to close on its own using the automatic garage door opener. The Customer had made sure the safety censors are in vision of each other and are not being obstructed. The customer adjusted the strength on the garage door opener to full strength, and still did not want to close. When the technician arrived, he immediately determined that the problem had been caused by lack of maintenance. The rollers for the garage door had seized and were obstructing the proper function of the garage door. After the installation of the new rollers, the garage door had started working properly. The strength of the garage door opener had been turned down to not over work the garage door opener