What Should I Check Before Calling The Garage Door Repair Service?

If your garage door is not working properly, you may be wondering if you need to call a repair technician. You should never attempt to handle a repair on your own that you are not sure about, but sometimes you may think there is an issue when it is just something simple that can be quickly addressed. 

You should check to see if you can find the problem. Lower the garage door and watch it. If the door seems to shake as it lowers, it could be the rollers. If it is just really noisy, but the door doesn’t shake, try to determine where the noise originates from. 

If your garage door will not close all the way, or if it requires manual opening, then the problem is the garage door opener and not the door. You will need to call a qualified garage door repair technician to handle any problems within the garage door opener. 

Dents are common garage door problems, and it can cause issues if the dents or dings are in the tracks. You will need to check to see if the garage door tracks are misaligned. Damage directly to the door itself can cause problems with the functioning of the door, such as causing the door to come off the tracks or a dent in the door’s main structure that you cannot just hammer out. 

When you call the garage door repair company, be sure to explain the problem. When they get out to your location, they will then have an idea as where to start their troubleshooting. They will want to get to the root of the problem, so they can make sure the actual problem is completely resolved. If you are experiencing any garage door issues, call Larry Myers Garage Door today to schedule service.