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Below you will discover the answers to the most frequently asked garage door repair questions.
What type of garage door works in my climate?
There are garage doors designed to withstand any type of climate. There are doors designed to handle extreme temperatures. There are doors created to ensure maximum comfort regardless of whether it is cold or hot. Insulated doors are a great option.
What is the required horse power for an over sized door?
For a heavy-sized garage door, ¾ horse power is the standard one to make your door work properly since ½ horse power is often used for small and light residential doors only. However, for maximum and the most efficient results, it would be better if you switch to a 1-horse power instead.
What does rolling code technology mean and how does it work?
Rolling code technology is used in garage door openers to eliminate the possibility of hacking, and help prevent unauthorized entry to your home through the garage. In this modern device, a new code from billions of possibilities is generated each time the transmitter is used.
How can I avoid those garage door accidents?
For the most parts, these accidents are caused by a wrongly installed garage door. In order to save some money, people decide to carry out this complete process on their own. Furthermore, an accident can also be caused by the poor quality of your garage door parts. You should buy only high-quality products.
How can I extend the life of my wooden garage door?
Although wooden garage doors are resistant to temperature fluctuations, they require a special maintenance. For instance, in order to avoid rotting and erosion you need to use varnish which is a popular covering for many types of wood. You can also opt for some natural treatments that are meant to increase the life span of your garage door. Do not use chemical solutions!
What should I do if my door moves slowly?
This problem is usually caused by a broken spring. In that event your garage door spring needs immediate replacement taking into account the fact that a malfunction can lead to severe accidents. Call our professionals for further help.