Repair Garage Doors
FAQ’s
(Frequently Asked Questions)

Repair garage doors – There are so many things that can go wrong with them.  Homeowners may not realize the garage door is the largest moving wall in their home.  Many times it can be a very simple fix such as a misaligned ISB (infrared safety beam), reprogramming a remote or the garage door is making a loud noise.  What ever your garage door or garage door opener is or is not doing, some answers to your questions are listed below.

Remember these are just possible suggestions and not always the right solution to your individual problem. If you have questions about what your garage door is doing, please don’t hesitate to give our office a call to help troubleshoot your individual problem.

  • When The Power is out - How to Open the Garage Door When The Power Is Out Don’t get trapped… pull the emergency release cord… Here’s How: Find the RED cord (see picture on right) that is hanging down from the opener rail. Pull down on the handle. If the handle is not there pull down with Read More...
  • Garage Door won't close because of sagging chain Why does my garage door close all the way then open? - My garage door goes all the way to the floor and comes back up... If the chain is sagging on the garage door opener there could be several reasons why. Check on top of the garage door opener, the bushing is going bad if you see a black powder residue. If black powder is present, it’s Read More...
  • garage door services Why should I tune up my garage door? - I know we are suppose to have a tune-up on our vehicles, why would I need to have a garage door and garage door opener tune-up? The garage door and garage door opener have many moving parts.  On average a garage door gets opened two – four times a day.  Over Read More...
  • garage-door-repair-allen-tx What do I do after I back into my garage door? - When I was backing out of my garage, I hit my door… When a garage door has been hit with your car there are many things that happen. If you are not a trained garage door service professional and try to put it back by yourself, you could potentially damage Read More...
  • Broken garage door My garage door is crooked? - When I was closing the garage door, a broom was in the way…now my garage door is crooked… When your garage door goes off track trying to fix it yourself can be very dangerous. The cables and torsion springs will need to be recalibrated. Unless you are a trained technician, Read More...
  • Garage Door won't close because of sagging chain Why does my garage door not close all the way? - A minor adjustment may be needed on the garage door openers motor. Call a professional for a tune-up.
  • 3240 opener Why is my garage door opener so loud? - Is it making a humming noise? You may have a chaindrive opener. Check the gears inside the case. They may be worn and need replacing. Call a professional. Is it noisier than usual? You may have a screwdrive opener, which may need to be lubricated, and have a few minor Read More...
  • Amarr Heritage long panel decraglass garage door Why does my garage door not open all the way? - A minor adjustment may be needed on the garage door opener motor. Call a professional for a tune-up.
  • Emergency garage door repair cable off Why are the cables loose on my garage door? - We would recommend that you call a professional. This is a symptom that there is more going on than what you might see. Give us a call to come out and give you a free estimate.
  • Broken spring - one - repair garage doors Why does my garage door not open? - Is there power on in the rest of the residence? Is the garage door opener plugged into the electrical outlet in the ceiling? Check the breaker switch to make sure there is power going to the outlet. Is the torsion spring above the garage door broken? Look above your garage Read More...