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Things to Consider Before Getting Garage Door Repair Service

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If it is something more serious like damage to the the springs, then it’s time for you to call for a garage door repair service.

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Things to Consider Before Getting Garage Door Repair Service

  1. 1. Things to Consider Before Getting Garage Door Repair Service
  2. 2. Garage door repairs are often done by the homeowners. There five you need to check before you call a professional. Sometimes, there are things that you can fix yourself. For instance, you can often fix your squeaky garage by simply lubricating it. However, if something more serious like damage the the springs, then it’s time for you call for a garage door repair service.
  3. 3. Before you proceed to check your garage door you should make sure that you have unplugged the garage door opener to avoid an electric shock.When you check your garage door, you will most likely be standing on a ladder, which is a bad place to get shocked by the electricity. Aside from getting an electric shock, there is also a chance that you might fall from the ladder so ensure that is secured properly. Also you may need to wear safety goggles for protection from any
  4. 4. Now that you know what to do before checking the garage door, here are the things you need to check before hiring a company for a garage door repair service. MetalTracks Metal tracks often get damaged. If you see that your tracks are broken, use a wood block and a hammer to fix the damaged part.This will straighten the track.
  5. 5. Alignment of the Tracks If the tracks are not aligned properly, cannot use the door properly as it will likely jam. If this problem occurs you just need to loosen the screws or bolts tap the tracks slightly to align the may also use a level to check if the is perfect.
  6. 6. Filthy Tracks Dirty tracks may also cause the door not to work properly. To fix this problem you need to remove the dirt that causes the door to stick. You use regular cleaners to clean the
  7. 7. Squeaky Tracks and Rollers If the door rollers are hard to run the tracks you may need to lubricate them. Apply a silicone or lubrication to these parts. Make sure that you do after cleaning these areas for better lubrication.
  8. 8. Loose Bolts and Screws Bolts and screws tend to become loose you may open and close the door several times a day. If this happens, you just tighten the screws and bolt to fix the If the problem has made the whole too you can fill them up with fillers to tighten bolts and screws. These are things you can check and fix yourself without needing the help of professional
  9. 9. If the problem is in the garage door springs however, then that’s time to get a garage door spring replacement service from a professional company.This can be quite a dangerous job and you are better off letting them use their skills to do the job for you.
  10. 10. For more details visit us @ http://garagedoorrepairs.com.au/ or call 1300 244 366 us today!

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