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How To Repair Garage Doors

May 31, 2017

Electric garage doors, maintenance garage doors have two main components: garage doors and door opener. In this article, we will show you how to repair these two parts. Let's look at the garage door first.

Whether it is shutter or uplift garage door, rely on the spring is the elastic. Powered by one or more heavy springs, the door moving along the metal tracks on the garage walls. In most cases, if the door can not work smoothly, maintenance is fairly simple. Here are some practical maintenance tips:


1: Check the metal track inside the garage. Look at the mounting bracket that secures the track to the wall. If the stand is loose, tighten the bolts or screws. Close the garage door and check whether the track has a depression, bend or flattened inside the car. If there is any damage, use a rubber hammer or pad a hammer with a piece of wood. If the track is severely damaged, you must replace it.

2: Check the track with the level to ensure that the track is on the same level. Horizontal orbit should be slightly inclined to the rear of the garage, if it is shutter doors, the longitudinal part of the track should be accurate and vertical. On the walls of the garage, the two tracks must be at the same height. If the rails are not properly aligned, loosen the screws or bolts of the mounting brackets, but do not remove them, then carefully tap the tracks and move them to the proper position. Re-check the rails with the level to ensure they are in the correct position; then tighten the screws or bolts on the mounting brackets.