Your garage door is an important and frequently used component of your home. It provides security for your vehicles and belongings, as well as easy access to your property. However, like any mechanical system, garage doors are prone to wear and tear over time. Understanding the potential repairs your garage door might need can help you identify issues early and avoid costly problems down the line.
The springs of your garage door are pivotal in its operation.
The upward and downward motion of a garage door in its tracks should be smooth and fluid. The door shouldn't jerk, nor should it stop prematurely. The door's motor responds perfectly to commands from the remote control, so that's clearly not the problem. A door that's not moving as smoothly as it's supposed to may need to have its rollers checked.
The rollers, attached to the sides of the door, are what facilitate its movements along the track.
Getting a new garage door can make your house look better, especially if you have a door that matches your aesthetic installed. You may also be getting a new automatic garage door opener installed simultaneously. That can make your life a lot more convenient. If you are going to get a new garage door, you want to make sure that your garage is ready. If the installers have to work around your garage, it can make it harder for them to do the work and make the installation cost more and lost longer.
Garage door repairs can be daunting tasks, especially when you don't know what's wrong. There are a variety of components that could be causing the problem, but there are five common types of garage door damage that will require immediate attention and repair. From warped panels to broken springs and wear and tear on your opener, there is a lot that can go wrong with your residential or commercial garage doors.