A garage is not only a place someone uses to park his/her car, but it is also a place that can be used to keep safe the outdoor items, to safely store tools and also to be used for work. However, having a busted garage door can easily ruin people’s day. Here we discuss on how you can resolve the day to day garage door issue by considering some of the common problems people face.
Where the Door would get Stuck
There are cases where the garage door can get stuck halfway or near the bottom when it is being closed, or it is being opened. In such scenarios, the problem is usually with the rails or the closing limit switch. When this happens, one would need to check if the door would still get stuck when it is manually closed or opened. This can be done by releasing the garage door from its’ opener. To solve this problem, it is recommended to remove any obstructions such as debris from the rails.
A Garage Door Producing a Loud Noise
In case, the garage door makes some grinding noise when you are opening it, or you are closing it, and then the door would likely be needing some simple maintenance work done on it. The maintenance work involves lubricating the chain drive and tightening the bolts and the nuts.
In most cases these noises are caused by an off balanced part or if there are any objects that have stuck on the rails. Either way, these problems can easily be fixed by qualified technicians. However, if the door is usually noisy and there is the need for a door that is quieter, then it would be advised to use a belt driven door opener.
If the Garage Door does not Operate
The most common garage door problem is when it does not operate. In this case, probably the batteries on the remote are dead. So one needs to replace the batteries if they are the cause of this problem. However, there are times when the battery might not be an issue. Here one needs to ensure that the motor is running and that the opener is responsive and to also ensure that the cables have not been blocked. If the issue is found to be complicated, then a technician would most probably be needed to solve the issue.
Reversal of the Door when it is near the Bottom
This problem is normal as a result of closing force settings. Can be caused when the debris is in the rails or are on the ground. One should make sure that the ground at which the door would close, and the rails at the bottom are clean.
When the Garage Door is Moving Quickly
One is likely to have a huge safety issue on their hands if the garage door repair closes or opens very quickly. By adjusting the doors’ opener mechanism, one can be able to resolve the problem.
These are among the most common garage door problems one might encounter that can cause the door to fail and to function unusually. One can easily revert to the online videos, use the user manuals or simply contact a qualified professional to fix this issue.