A garage door opener is an essential part of a garage door. It enables the garage door to open and close, hence its functionality. Having a problem with the opener of your garage door? Contact a garage door repair company to get high quality standards repair and installation.
Fixing your door opener can save you lots of money instead of buying a new one. Find an expert to diagnose your door for the exact problem before opting to buy a new door opener. Usually, the problem can be solved without making a new purchase.
Garage door openers fail mostly due to garage door imbalance. It is therefore important to have your door checked to determine if it has balance. The door can exert too much weight on the opener, stripping the gear and thus reducing the life of your motor. The imbalance may be caused if the springs are of the wrong size or broken and need to be replaced.
Garage Door Opener Installation
Garage door openers are complex components often with numerous parts that work simultaneously. Before purchasing any type of an opener, consult a garage door professional to help you pick one based on the following factors:
Power Ratings: Opt for an opener with a power rating supported by your garage door for compatibility and optimal performance.
Drive Mechanism: Depending on the location of your garage, choose between chain and drive mechanism.
Reliability: Do you need battery backup? Consider one with at least 20 cycles for continued use even there’s a power outage.
Connectivity: With advanced technology, there are digital openers you can connect with your smart phone or laptop for added convenience.
Garage Door Opener Repair
Garage door openers are bound to fail at some point or stop functioning and that’s just normal. Some warn you of an impending failure through certain signs while others don’t, they simply stop working. Most of the time, there isn’t much you can do to prolong the lifespan of your door opener, except for regular maintenance.
Since 1993, automatic openers for garage doors are made to feature a safety reversal mechanism to reduce the number of deaths of children and pets associated with garage doors. The opener has two sensors and incase of an object in the beam, the door reverses immediately.
Contact us for garage door opener repair and installation services, including replacement of broken springs