Broken Tension Springs or Cable

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Garage doors have tension springs and cables that help to slowly and safely lower your door while closing. If these tension springs or cables break, you might find that your garage door closes really fast, often with a loud bang when it hits the ground. This is very dangerous as there is nothing preventing the […]

Something is Wrong With Your Transmitter

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There could be a few issues that might be causing your transmitters not to work properly. The most common reason could be that you’re simply out of range of your garage door. Each garage door and transmitter combo has a specific range it will function in. If you’re trying to open your garage door before […]

The Track is Not Aligned Properly

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If your garage door track is out of alignment, it can be a serious issue. When your track is not aligned properly, our common garage problems turns into more of a nightmare. The metal track your door runs on needs to be aligned properly in order for your door to move. If you see gaps […]

The Transmitter Batteries Are Dead

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This may sound obvious, but your garage door transmitters need power to work. If the batteries in your transmitter are dead, the transmitter won’t be able to send a signal to your garage door to open. Changing your transmitter batteries is a common problem, and an easy fix. How To Change Your Transmitter Batteries First, […]

Something Is Blocking The Door Path

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As mentioned mentioned before, garage doors are designed with a reversing mechanism that prevents them from crushing objects in their path. If you find that your garage door closes part way and then goes back up, this can be triggered by objects on the ground blocking their path such as garbage cans or toys. It […]

Garage Door Limit Is Not Properly Set

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Sometimes, you’ll notice that your garage door closes all the way and then immediately goes back up instead of staying in the closed position. This issue usually arises with brand new garage doors that were just installed or older models that may need to be reset. If this happens, the most likely culprit is the […]

You Have A Broken Garage Spring

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If your garage door all of sudden won’t go up and you’re sure the transmitters are working properly and power is getting to the motor, then you may have broken torsion springs. If you happen to be home when these break, you’ll hear a loud bang from inside your garage. This bang can be so […]

Garage Door Manually Locked

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If your garage door doesn’t open, but the opener motor runs for just a few seconds and then shuts off, the garage door itself may have manually been locked. If you’ve checked the door springs and the track for obstacles, and those things appear to be fine, check to see if the lock on the […]

The Garage Door Disconnect Switch Was Enabled

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If you can hear your garage door motor running for what seems like the full amount of time it normally would take to open or close the door, but the door doesn’t move, chances are the disconnect switch has been enabled. Every garage door opener comes with a disconnect switch in case you lose power. […]