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Here are some common garage door and opener problems that can be easily fixed. Plus, some basic maintenance which can help your garage door opener last longer!

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Garage Door Maintenance- How Checking the Balance on Your Door Can Save You Repair $$ Later

One of the most important things you can do for your garage door opener is periodically (1-2 times per year) check the balance of your garage door. This will tell you if your door has become 'heavy' over the years, which can slowly destroy your opener. It will also tell you if there are any obvious friction points in the travel of the door. Otherwise, the garage door opener will just work overtime going up and down- and you would not know until the opener quits working!

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Emergency Release cord
Emergency Release Cord

 

Garage Door Opener Malfunctions- Common Problems That Can Cause Garage Door Opener Failure

There are many things that can cause a garage door opener to malfunction.  Some can be easily fixed; others will require replacing the whole unit.  With the exception of the most expensive of garage door openers, the majority are made with plastic parts- which can strip away or break if the door itself isn’t in top working condition.  Sometimes though, it is all a matter of knowing a few tricks…

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Checking the Safety Eye Beam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
     

 
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  Note: garage door hardware (springs, bearings, rollers, etc.) are designed to last between 5-7 years. If your garage door hardware is older than 10 years, it is recommended that you have a garage door technician perform a safety inspection.

 

 
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