If you hear your garage door suddenly make a loud noise, it could be a sign that something needs to be fixed. This type of noise typically indicates that a part is dragging against the track, misaligned or simply doesn’t work properly.
You should also listen to the sound when you open or close your garage door. If it sounds smooth and regular, there’s a good chance that the motor is working properly. However, if the sound is more aggressive or wrenching, you should have your garage door looked at soon. This may indicate that the motor is damaged, or the springs are about to fail.
Damaged Cables And Cords
When cables or cords are damaged, they can indicate that your garage door are in need of repair services. These are high-tension parts that should only be fixed by a professional.
Cables and cords tend to break easily, which is why it is essential to keep them well-maintained. You can do this by using a cable protector on your cables and cords, which can help prevent them from fraying. Another way to fix damaged wires is to splice the wires together. This can be done by cutting out the damaged section and splicing it into the remaining length of the wire. But again, these parts can be dangerous and can cause serious injuries if they are not repaired properly, so it’s best to call a repair technician as soon as possible.
If your garage door takes longer than usual to open or close, it’s time for repairs. Most home overhead doors are designed to operate within a 12-to-15-second range, and even oversized doors typically open or close within this range.
However, it’s possible for your garage door to take much longer than this to fully complete an opening or closing cycle – especially if there are problems with the system. In addition to a lack of lubrication, worn down pulleys, springs that lose tension and blockages on the tracks can all slow down a garage door’s operation.
If you’re unsure about whether your garage door is in need of repairs, call in the experts at Action Door Service for an inspection. They’ll be able to identify the exact cause of the problem and provide you with the necessary repair services. They may also recommend replacing the entire door if it’s in need of a desperate upgrade. Contact them today!