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Interested In Garage Door Repair? Check This Out

By Jack Delrento

It’s not always a simple task to fix a garage door; however, there are numerous easy repair and fast remedies that are usually forgotten that can save you lots of money on hiring a professional repairman. The following are some simple guidelines and tips that will help you determine and solve commonplace garage door operation difficulties.

1. Safety

Your safety should be your primary concern if you plan on beginning any garage door repairs. Anyone can make a mistake, so employ a smart degree of caution. The average garage door might weigh over 200 pounds, and are usually suspended under great amounts of pressure, and are prone to move on their own accord.

It’s imperative to maintain your working area free of debris or other obstacles that might cause you to trip or get in your way if you need to move immediately.

You should also keep children, pets and anyone not assisting in repairs far away so they don’t accidentally hurt themselves. Continually make sure you aren’t only using tools appropriately, but also that you’re using the correct ones for the task.

2. Keep it Simple

Understand that repairs frequently just need easy, simple things that are often forgotten prior to thinking it’s necessary to disassemble the whole garage door. Investigate apparent difficulties first, like foreign things stuck in or blocking machinery, bent parts, or loose springs and bolts. In some cases, the repair is as easy as getting out a kit string that’s become entangled with the garage door arm.

Also look at how the door’s parts are holding up against regular usage. Worn out parts, rust, or disintegrating electrical cords can be replaced. Repairs don’t need to be complicated.

3. Replacing Springs

When doors get to the point where they have a heavy feel or become hard to open, the springs may be worn out and need replacing. With heavy use, the springs attached to a garage door may need to be replaced more often. To make sure the garage door opens evenly and to prevent damage, the springs on both sides of the door should be replaced during the repair.

You might have torsion springs, or side-mounted springs. This part of the repairs is potentially dangerous, so be very careful and ask an expert if you are uncertain.

In addition to writing helpful articles, Jack maintains several home improvement type websites. Check out garage door roller or wooden bed frame.

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Delrento, Jack "Interested In Garage Door Repair? Check This Out." Interested In Garage Door Repair? Check This Out. 2 Jul. 2010. 27 Feb 2015 <>.

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