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Short answers to the most common garage door questions! Read here and understand how the mechanism works! Find out what to do when the electric garage door won't open and how to deal with similar problems.
My door won’t close fully. What is wrong?
If your door refuses to close fully, it is probably because one of the cables is off the cable drum. In cases like this, Garage Door Repair Elmhurst specialists advise against touching it and recommend calling them for repair. Attempting to do it yourself can cause further damage to your garage door and can even cause harm to yourself.
How do I know the sensors are fine?
The sensors have lights. One red, one green! They must be on. Remember that dust might prevent sensors from working properly. Protect them from the sun by putting a tube around the sensors. Test the sensors often by seeing if the door reverses with an object on the floor. Make sure they are aligned.
What kind of problems can a damaged garage door present?
According to our garage door specialists, a damaged garage door will not automatically open for you. In fact, damaged garage doors are even more susceptible to breakage. To avoid the problem from getting any worse, call our Elmhurst experts as soon as you notice anything strange. This way the problem will be addressed as quickly as possible.
What do I do if my electric garage door isn’t opening?
It is suggested that you always check the power source. A common reason for a non-functional electric door is simply no power supply. This might be because the system is unplugged or there’s something preventing the power from going in. There are other problems that can cause this, but you should always check the power source first if you notice anything weird.