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  • Signs Your Garage Door Needs Service

  • We use our garage doors every day, but rarely do we take the time to examine and inspect their condition and performance. Sadly, we tend to focus our attention on our garage doors only when they stop working or something goes wrong. The good news is – this is preventable! By performing frequent inspections, you can determine whether your garage doors are still functioning properly and safely. So, don’t wait until something goes wrong. Be vigilant and look for these 3 signs to see if your garage door needs to be serviced.

    Won’t Open or Close

    This is the most obvious sign that your garage door needs to be inspected. There are various reasons for why it’s no longer opening or closing properly; faulty wiring, misaligned sensors, and more. Before one of our professional technicians arrives, be sure to double check that nothing is in the way of the sensors or blocking the door. Sometimes if an item is in the way of the sensors, your door will not operate properly.

    Slow Response Time

    Feel like your garage door is taking forever to open or close? Typically, your garage door should begin to open or close within a second or two after you pressed the opener or entered your code. If you observe any delay in the operation, it might indicate that something is wrong with your door or with the opener, and a few drops of penetrating oil may make all the difference!

    Making a Lot of Noise

    A noisy garage door is the result of loose hardware, worn rollers, or the garage door opener itself. There are simple fixes, but to avoid the last-minute urgent services, it is better to keep your ears open to the noise coming from the garage door that seems unusual to you. Don’t worry though, no matter if it’s day or night, we have 24/7 emergency garage door service technicians that can help!

    If your garage door isn’t working properly, our team of garage door professionals here at A-1 Door Company are here to help. Please don’t hesitate to contact us for your free estimate today!