Garage Door Repair
Different things can cause damage to a garage door but the point is recognizing these things and preventing the damage from occurring so that you can save yourself stress and time. Apart from factors you might not be able to control like extreme weather conditions, other factors like the age of the garage door and how it is handled can cause damage. If this happens, or if the garage door is no longer working as it used to, the best line of action to pursue should be consulting with professionals and engaging their services in fixing it. These are some of the things that can cause damage to your garage door:
Broken Door Springs
In garage doors, there are springs, and their purpose in the door is to make it light enough to allow for easy up and down movement. This means that most of the weight from the door is in the spring. When the spring breaks, the door would no longer be able to open, thereby causing damage to the garage door.
You can know when the spring breaks either when the door refuses to open or in the case that you hear a loud noise while opening or closing the door. One way to prevent this from happening is by maintaining the door regularly and replacing the spring from time to time.
Just like the springs, the cables in garage doors also have a huge part to play in the opening and closing of the garage door. They make it very easy to open and close the doors and in the case that these cables get worn out or cut, the door would be too heavy to open and close and this can be dangerous for anyone who tries to attempt it. Constantly checking the cable to make sure that they are still in good working condition would go a long way in making sure that your garage door functions well. If, however, the cable has broken, you can always contact professionals for a replacement.
The foundation is one of the most important parts of a structure as there many things that are reliant on the foundation being in one piece. A prime example is the garage door. Cracks in the foundation can put extra pressure on the cables, or springs. It can also cause the tracks to shift. The crack can also cause a lot more damage like bending or breaking the door completely. This is why the foundation has to be constructed properly, with reinforcements especially if the property is located in an earthquake-prone area.
24-Hour Emergency Garage Door Repair Service
At Reno Garage Door Repairs, we provide 27/7 Garage Door Repair services so you can trust that we are always available to carry out repairs on your garage door whenever you want. All you need do is reach out to us today. Our contact details are available on our website and customer care representatives are always on hand to attend to you.