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When You Should Repair Your Garage Door

Published on May 2nd, 2016

Last month we discussed when it would be appropriate to completely replace your garage door. However, there are some circumstances where a replacement is unnecessary. A simple quick repair may have your damaged garage door running as good as new.

The Door Feels Heavy
Your garage door feeling heavy is a common issue that happens over time and requires immediate attention. Once a repair has been completed, you will be amazed by the difference. The result of a heavy garage door is the springs not having enough tension.

Broken Spring
A broken spring is one of the most common repairs for a garage door. Every spring on every garage door will break over time. After so many times going up and down eventually, the metal will fatigue and snap. Once a year you should disconnect the garage springs and lift the door manually to see how well it is still balanced. If you hear metal screeching it is time to get a repair.

Broken Garage Cable
If you notice that your garage door cable has become frayed or broken you will need to replace the cable. The cable is simply to repair, but very important to keep your garage door from slamming shut on your car. The cable itself is inexpensive. Hire a professional like Robert’s Garage Doors to ensure that it is installed properly.

Bent Garage Door Track
Have you accidentally knocked into your garage door track? Is it bent out of shape? If you have a soft mallet you can try and gently knock it back into shape. If you would feel more comfortable leaving it to the professionals call us today to replace your broken door cable.

Call us today for all of your garage door repairs at (773) 906-1556.

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