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Important Things to Check to Diagnose Your Noisy Garage Door

Lubricate all moving parts: Look at the infrastructure of your garage door and identify the moving parts, like the rollers, trolley carriage, hinges and springs. Any time you have metal moving against metal, it needs to be lubricated every so often to lessen friction and slow the degradation of the metal. There’s nothing wrong with […]

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Noisy Garage Door? 6 Steps to Quiet It Down

Have a noisy garage door? That can be so annoying. And it’s not like it’s making you any friends in the neighborhood. A noisy garage door could be a sign you need a completely new door. Some doors get old, rusty and just need replaced with a new garage door installation. But most likely the […]

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Troubleshooting a Garage Door that’s Off its Track

Is your garage door hanging crooked? Does it get “stuck” when opening and closing? Do you have to use extra force to get it to open up? All of these are signs that your garage door may be off its track, fortunately, there are a few things you can do that may be able to help. First off, clean the tracks thoroughly. Grime is a leading cause of garage doors opening incorrectly. Next, check the tracks to see if they look misaligned or damaged. With misalignment, you may be able to straighten them out yourself. Finally, lubricate your tracks thoroughly. This is a good practice in general, and you should consider adding it to your regular maintenance chores. If all else fails, it may be to time to call a professional to fully diagnose your garage door’s issues.