Read our tips for garage door maintenance, repair and much more. Scroll below.
Managing cracked garage door hinges
One of the major problems that our experts in Newark recommend paying attention to is hinges. They are so easy to damage. Alternatively they can become loose or crack right in the middle. Replacement is the best solution. Make sure that you also fill in the cracks on the foundation or even within the concrete.
Fail-safe advice for garage door springs
Fix the tension by pulling the cable through the plate door. Re-tie it at the end. Remember that problems in the cables translate into other parts of the structure including the springs. It is important to take care when dealing with springs because of their latent power. Do not allow them to crack.
Do not lose the remote
Remote controls are very prone to getting lost and automatic garage door remotes are no exception. It can be a big hassle to lose the garage door remote when you have to go out of the house or park your car from work. Assign a specific spot inside the vehicle where the remote should be; that way you would never lose it.
Get your garage door insulated
With heating prices skyrocketing, you can minimize your bill by having your garage door insulated. A properly insulated door can also help to protect the items you have stored in your garage. Our expert service technician is capable of properly insulating your door.
Decide carefully which accessories you will need with a new opener
Instead of the traditional wall button, you can get a control panel with motion sensor detectors and functions like delayed closing and remote signal blockage for higher security. The wireless keypad is a basic, but very useful accessory as it allows you to open the door from the outside without using the remote. If the opener is compatible with a backup battery, you will be able to use the device even in case of a power outage.
Keep children safe
Children love to take risks, try out new things and play with just about everything, but when it comes to garage doors their life can be placed in danger. So, don't allow them to be in the garage on their own. Hide the clicker and take care of the opener sensors. Tell them about the possibility of accidents and maintain the system often.