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Our expert team is always available for major problems with your garage door. But for answers to many simple questions, just scroll down below for advice and helpful tips from our knowledgeable repair specialists.
Replace old springs before they break
Most of the time you won't pay any attention to your garage door springs, but you will definitely won't stop thinking them after they break. It's better to regularly examine them and to get them replaced well in advance, to avoid potentially dangerous accidents.
Lock your garage at night
An added security option you can opt for is to lock your garage door from the inside every night. While closing your garage door with the remote or wall switch does close your door quite efficiently, its employs a digital lock, which means potentially – albeit not likely – a tech savvy burglar could perhaps exploit it somehow. A simple hardware lock can increase your sense of safety. Just make sure to unlock in the morning BEFORE you try to open your garage door.
Check your garage door's safety reversal system
All new garage door systems have a safety feature which automatically reverses the system's operation when comes into contact with an obstacle. It's important to test this feature regularly, to make sure your door is safe to use. You can do this by placing something like a piece of wood under the door and then order it to close. Your door should reverse immediately the moment it touches the wood. If it doesn't contact our experts right away.