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The repair process can be a tricky and dangerous operation if you don’t know what you are doing. There are extremely powerful springs that counterbalance the weight of the garage door. The Garage Door springs are connected through a torsion bar to cables. If the cables become loose it can be very dangerous. Most garage door repairs should be performed by an expert.

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A spring breaking is loud. If you hear a loud bang when opening or closing your garage door, it’s probably a broken spring. If the opener is straining to open the door, it may be a broken spring. If the door cocks to one side when you open it, it may be a broken spring. Never attempt to repair your garage door spring it’s highly recommended to hire a trained garage door specialist for all garage door spring replacements and repairs. This is tricky, dangerous, and requires special equipment. If you aren’t convinced and for informational purposes only here’s a topic on How to repair your garage door spring.

Even if your garage door opens, don’t use the door opener, as it may burn out.

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The door is stuck: If the garage door is stuck in an open or closed position, it could be a sign that the cable has snapped.
Visible damage: If you can see that the cable has snapped or become visibly damaged, it likely needs to be replaced.
Uneven movement: If the door is moving unevenly or making strange noises while opening or closing, this could be a sign that the cable is broken or damaged.
Loose or sagging cables: If the cables are loose or sagging, this could be a sign that they have become weakened and may break soon.
The door falls suddenly: If the door falls suddenly while closing, this could be a sign that the cable has broken or become loose.

This is a serious safety hazard and requires immediate attention. Don’t do it yourself. This is dangerous and requires special equipment. [/dipl_faq_page_schema_item][dipl_faq_page_schema_item faq_question=”Garage Door Off Track” _builder_version=”4.20.2″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]The Garage doors we install don’t just hop off their track. If you hit the door with your car, bashed it in some way or a high wind did it, the garage door should be inspected by a professional. There may be something bent or broken. Troubleshooting Garage Doors, Please check the list before calling so that you do not incur a service call fee.[/dipl_faq_page_schema_item][dipl_faq_page_schema_item faq_question=”I push the button to close my garage door. The Garage door only goes down part of the way then stops and goes back up and the light starts blinking.” _builder_version=”4.20.2″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]Ok Mr. Smith, it is probably the Garage door motor safety sensors. The best way to check the sensors is to keep pushing the wall button and see if the doors will go down. If it continues until you remove your finger the sensors are out of alignment.

Inspect the photo eyes sensor. The sensor is the small black boxes the near the bottom of your garage door frame which is usually installed on the tracks with a small bracket.

1. Make sure that there is not something blocking the sensors from communicating with each other. Bicycle etc.
2. You can look at where the sensors are pointed. They need to be pointed at each other. If they are not just try to push the out of alignment sensor into alignment.[/dipl_faq_page_schema_item][dipl_faq_page_schema_item faq_question=”My Garage Door Motor runs but the door does not close.” _builder_version=”4.20.2″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]This is an indication that the belt may be broken, your chain is off, your gearbox may be broken or the opener has been disengaged.
Look at the opener when it is operating. Is the belt, chain or screw moving?

YES (if not please skip to “b” below)Can you move the door by pushing it up or down.YES Your garage door is not engaged. Please try to engage it. If this does not work the problem need to be addressed by one of our trained technicians.
NOi. We need to send one of our trained technicians[/dipl_faq_page_schema_item][dipl_faq_page_schema_item faq_question=”My Garage Door Remote is not working” _builder_version=”4.20.2″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]1. Please replace the battery.
2. If the battery has been replaced the repair requires one of our trained service technicians.
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2. Within 15 seconds press the remote button 3 times. The remote is programmed. Follow the following introductions in more detail Here is How to reprogram your remote[/dipl_faq_page_schema_item][dipl_faq_page_schema_item faq_question=”The Garage Door Opener light does not come on when I open the door.” _builder_version=”4.20.2″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]1. Please make sure you have replaced the bulb.
2. If you have replaced the bulb then we need to send one of our trained technicians.[/dipl_faq_page_schema_item][dipl_faq_page_schema_item faq_question=”The garage door opener light does not go off after a period of time.” _builder_version=”4.20.2″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]1. Passing the sensor beam will trigger the opener light. Make sure you are not triggering the light by passing the sensor light.
2. Some wall buttons have a light switch. Please make sure that your wall button does not have the light switch on.[/dipl_faq_page_schema_item][dipl_faq_page_schema_item faq_question=”Garage Door Remote not working from short range” _builder_version=”4.20.2″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]1. Check your batteries to make sure that they are working. Change batteries if need be.
2. Make sure that your remote control is not too close to the roof of car.
3. If there was a power outage, re-program your remote.[/dipl_faq_page_schema_item][dipl_faq_page_schema_item faq_question=”How To erase all existing Liftmaster remote codes” _builder_version=”4.20.2″ _module_preset=”default” global_colors_info=”{}”]

1. Push the “Smart Button” (square, green) on the back of your opener and hold it for about 15 seconds.
2. The light will flash and you can let go.

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1. Is the main light switch on the wall mount is on?
2. Check the photo eye sensor, is the photo eye beam being tripped by someone or something passing in front of it?

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Most of the garage doors get rusted really fast and this back to many reasons, for example, the Air humidity and long time of abandonment. but there’s an effective method to clean rust off the garage door.

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It is possible to put a door in a garage door, but it is not recommended. This is because garage doors are designed to be much larger and heavier than regular doors, and they are not typically made to accommodate a door frame. Additionally, garage doors are usually made of materials that are not as strong as those used in a door frame, so they may not be able to support the weight of a door.

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There is no definitive answer to this question as the cost of a new garage door will depend on several factors, including the size and style of the door, the materials used, the level of craftsmanship required, and the geographical location. However, as a general guide, a basic garage door can cost anywhere from $500 to $2000, while a more premium door can cost upwards of $5000. But in this article, we will cover all these factors in detail to give you an image of the estimated cost.we did discuss these factors in details in this article How much new garage door cost.

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If you mean that u already have a one-car garage door and need to convert into two-car garage door so the answer is Yes if you have the space and the budget, you can certainly convert your one-car garage into a two-car garage. This will give you more space for your vehicles and for storage. It is a fairly simple process, but you will need to make sure that the new garage door is properly installed and that the new space meets all building code requirements. You may also need to get a permit from your local zoning board or building department.

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It depends on whether you need a commercial garage door or a residential garage door. In general commercial garage doors are controlled by your need for example if you need protection and a more secure garage door so OVERHEAD SECTIONAL DOORS in particular the INDUSTRIAL Series are your cheapest option but if you need a normal ROLLING COMMERCIAL STEEL DOORS, roll-up sheets garage door will be your cheapest option. if u need a residential door it’s just simply the lowest price would be steel doors. Confused.!! Which garage door do you have to pick?? We are happy to help you just give us a call at 305-702-0113. Serving Miami-Dade and Broward counties.




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