COMMON REPAIR AND PARTS
Garage Door Spring Repairs and Replacements
A common reason for your garage door not working is a broken spring. A spring provides tension to assist your garage door opener raise your garage door. This is an issue you can usually diagnose fairly quickly. Springs are normally straight above the garage door near the wall. It’s important to keep in mind that if you have 2 springs on your garage door, you’ll probably need to have both springs replaced.
Note: Please do not attempt to fix or change a spring on your very own, call an expert garage door repair company.
Garage Door Chain/Belt Replacements
The most common cause of a chain being loose, and appearing broken, is a broken gear and sprocket. The gear and sprocket assembly is inside the cover of the garage door opener motor.
A new gear and socket replacement should be done by a trained garage door service technician. Removing the cover exposes the electronic parts, that can be easily damaged if you don’t know what you are doing, and can void any manufacturer warranty.
Garage door belts are also an essential component. When your belt comes off or snaps in two, call us out and we’ll replace it in no time.
Garage Drum and Cable Repair
Your garage door opens when the springs apply the correct amount of stress to the cables. Properly functioning cables raise the door and spool on the drums. Cables can slip off the rollers. If that happens the cable may appear loose.
When a cable slips off a drum, the garage door won’t work. The cables and springs on a door collaborate, and there’s a lot of tension on the lines.
Sometimes, the cables end up being wound around themselves and can get caught. Many times, something is bent and needs expert repair work.