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Common Garage Door Problems


If your garage door has been giving you problems during the winter period, now is the time to act and get the problems solved. No problem will ever go away so you need to make sure you sort things properly and professionally.

Some common problems that you might have experienced this winter are listed below by the Bradford Garage Doors team.

Sticking: You may have noticed that your garage door is no longer opening and closing smoothly and it appears to get stuck at places during the opening and closing period. All garage door require maintenance as they get older so this could be a simple fix. You should work your way through every component that you can safely see and ensure that it is free of debris, clean and if it requires lubrications, some is applied. You should also look to see if any parts are broken or require a repair.

Noise: Noisy garage doors can now be a thing of the past as there are ways to ensure you have a quieter opening and closing option.

Opening problems: In some cases, a garage door may be opening by itself. There are a few reasons this can happen, and one is that if you have an older garage door opener, the remote could be programmed on the same code as your neighbour's. Power surges after a storm can damage electrical outlets, which can also be a factor, but the most common reason is misalignment of the photoelectric reversal system.

If you would like to know more about any of the problems above and how to solve them, or you have your own garage door problems and require a professional to come and look at them, please do not hesitate to speak to one of our team today by calling 01274 352 303.

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