Need a garage door repair or a new replacement because of old age or accident with your car. For garage doors that are more than 12 years old now is perfect for also boosting the curb appeal of your home and transforming the look with a new garage door. It’s also not too expensive to replace a garage door. Many studies show that 10 to 12 years is the lifespan of your home’s garage door.
If a recent mishap involving your car ended up damaging panels or breaking hardware, a repair is possible most times. Pulling in too far or backing in too close to a garage door is the most common accident.
If your door doesn’t open or close remember it’s also the largest part of your home and is dangerous to try and fix on your own. Every year 20,000 injuries are caused by accidents involving a garage door repair.
Causes for a Broken Door
- Broken Torsion Spring
- Snapped Cable
- Dead Transmitter Battery
- Bent Garage Door Track
- Photo Eye Sensor Blocked
- Object Blocking Door
- Limit Settings Need Adjustment
The springs are often a part that will prevent your door from opening. It’s common to come home after your workday and hit the opener, and nothing happens. Springs don’t last forever, and old ones will at some point in their lifespan snap and break. It’s an easy repair, and usually, springs get replaced within a few hours for around 100 bucks. Broken spring? Never try to open or also close the door with the automatic opener.
Garage openers also paly an essential role when it comes to the failure of opening or closing your door. Many times a quick fix is also easy as replacing the batteries in the transmitter in your car. If you can still open the door by pressing the opener button on your wall then replacing the battery in your car’s remote should fix the problem.
Austin Garage Door Services
Throughout the years our local Austin garage door technicians have repaired and replaced all makes and models of garage doors and openers. If it’s a new door you need installed, it’ll only take a few hours. We also offer emergency garage door services within the local Austin area.