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  May 18 2019

Reasons Why Garage Doors Won't Open or Close

Your garage is the most frequently used entrance and exit point in your home, this is the reason why you should pay close attention to your garage door. If you notice that the garage door doesn’t close and open easily like before, please contact us at Bob's Advance Garage Doors.

Garage doors will eventually develop certain functional problems especially when they are not properly serviced. These problems mostly occur when there are power outages or during the winter season. When your garage door won't open or close, the problem could arise from a number of ways, but it is important to contact a technician to fix the issue before it becomes more complicated. 

The Main Reasons Why Your Garage Door Wouldn’t Open or Close

If the photo-eye of your garage door is blocked, dirty or misaligned, the door may not open, but in most cases, the garage door technician can solve the problem by removing the obstruction. If your garage door operator is receiving no power, the plug cord or fuses might have developed problems causing the door not to open. In this case, resetting the fuses or changing the plug cord may resolve the problem. Issues such as expired transmitter batteries can also cause the garage door not to open or close.

When the extension spring or garage door torsion is broken, your door may not open but a spring replacement will solve the problem. Similarly, snapped cables, and blocked remote signal can also cause the garage door to stop working. Replacing damaged cables with stronger and more durable ones, and re-adjusting the settings of the door will resolve these issues. 

When the door track has become misaligned, your garage door wouldn’t open or close. You can contact Bob's Advance Garage Doors to replace the damaged tracks. 

Bob's Advance Garage Doors – The Garage Door Technician You Can Trust 

Sometimes advance problems such as de-activated motor, accidental activation of lock mode, and Stripped gear in the opener of the garage door can stop your garage door from working. If the motor of the garage door has been deactivated, you can contact us for a technician to reactivate it. Similarly, if the lock mode of the garage door is accidentally activated, you may become confused about what to do. Give us a call and we will inspect your garage door and perform setting changes to restore the door to its normal functioning state. 

Have you noticed stripped gear in the opener of the garage door? This could have resulted from many years of ignoring maintenance repairs. We do have competent technicians and modern inspection tools to carry out diagnosis on your garage door. We rely on certified garage door replacement components that are durable and cost-efficient. Our garage door repair services are top-notch, and they come with a special guaranty. If you are installing a new garage door, please give us a call at Bob’s Advance Garage Doors and we will be there to help you make the right choices. 

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