The experts answer queries fully and accurate. These are the top garage door repair FAQs.
What should I look for when selecting an opener?
You have to ensure that the motor power corresponds to the weight of the garage door. The device must meet the UL 325 safety standard. The automatic shut-off function is another useful feature as it prevents damage when a door hardware component gets broken. It is best if the device has rolling code technology for higher security.
What's the purpose of the opener limit switches?
The limit switches are found in the main unit of the garage door opener. There are two switches that control the exact position of the door's closing and opening point. If the door doesn't close perfectly well, our experts will adjust it.
What should a garage door cable inspection include?
You have to check the cables for wear and tear, fraying, deformation and tiny cuts. Watch out for rust as well, even though they are made to be rust-resistant. If you notice any of the problems described here, immediate repair or replacement will be needed.
What should I do if there is a power cut and the automatic door opener does not function?
Nearly all garage door openers can be disengaged and operated manually. Use the manual release handle or just pull the cord and the door can be used without the opener. After you've taken the car out, remember to engage the motor as it needs to start operating automatically once the power is back. In some cases the external key release opening system is also available to open the door manually.
I noticed that my garage door opens, but the motor continues to run. Any problem?
This may sound like a really terrible issue, especially since the motor won't stop running even after the door has completely opened. However, this scenario may just be caused by the light switch that needs to be moved away from the garage door motor unit. To avoid such problems, a regular maintenance is recommended.
This morning, my garage door did not open completely. What's the problem?
This is a common issue often addressed by Garage Door Repair Dana Point technicians.In most cases, the limit switch is not adhered towards the motor unit. Thus, the command is not performed accordingly. Therefore, what needs to be done is to move the light switch toward the motor unit, adjusting it so that it meets each other.