Here at Lopez Garage Door Repair Avon CT, we’re proud to be the premier garage door installation and repair company, in Anaheim and all other surrounding cities. We have been providing garage door services for over 40 years, and our experience shows! Whether you need a new installation or an old one repaired, we can do it fast! And yes, with the same guarantee of customer satisfaction we’ve had since 1985. We want your business for now and the foreseeable future.
It’s not just any day when you come home to realize your garage door is broken, so don’t automatically assume that not repairing it is the
best option. If a problem can be resolved quickly, it will save you time
and money in the long run. And while there are some issues that might
be difficult to fix on your own without professional help, it’s usually
worth investigating the easy fixes first before letting professionals
take care of the more complex problems.
1. Choose the right kind of door for your home
This is one of the most important factors in avoiding future trouble with your garage door. Certain kinds of doors will be easier to maintain and operate than others, and if you select the wrong kind initially, you will be stuck with it for years to come. A garage door made from composite material like steel and wood is the ideal option, as it’s both durable and long lasting. If these aren’t options for you, look into steel or wood doors that are insulated for extra protection and strength. Your next best bet is a steel roller door that has insulation on either side.
2. Inspect the door
Inspect the door to make sure it’s in working order. Opening and closing the garage door can put massive amounts of pressure on hinges, springs and tracks. The metal could be bent or even snapped off, greatly increasing the chances that other parts of your door will break down prematurely. If the metal is bent or damaged in any way, a new one will have to be installed after some basic repairs are made.
3. Fix any problems you find
Look for issues with movement, broken parts and loose connections that could cause your garage door damage if not fixed properly. If the tracks are rusting or bent, you will need to replace them before the door can be used again. Bent rollers must be removed and straightened before putting them back into place. Screws, bolts and pins that are missing must be replaced to avoid more serious damage from occurring later. This is also a good time to inspect any necessary components like springs, cables and pulleys for damage.
4. Clean up the track
Clean off all debris that has built up on your garage door track by washing it with warm water and soap. This will help loosen any dirt or rust that has accumulated, reducing the chances of your door getting stuck when you need it to be in use.
5. Lubricate all hinges and pulleys
A garage door repair Avon CT needs all its moving parts to work smoothly, which is why you should lubricate all hinges, springs and pulleys before using your door again. If a fixture seems squeaky and sticky, get that out before putting grease on more sensitive components like rollers that are prone to breaking if not greased properly.
There are also different designs for garage door with rollers on top and
rollers on the bottom, our lift gate is one of those doors. While
they're significantly less expensive than most other types of garage
doors, they aren't nearly as sturdy as other options available. Most
people who purchase these door types will find themselves needing to
replace them in short order anyway; however, there are still some
homeowners who claim that their rollers have been relatively reliable
There are also other types of garage doors that are available , like the turn-lock garage door. These types come with a torsion bar which allows them to do what a traditional garage door does, but they work in reverse; the torsion bar pushes up against the top of the door, and then it opens towards the bottom. This type of door can also be used with a chain to keep kids out of your garage in case they get curious about it.
There is also something called an automatic gara