Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Garage Door Services in DC Metro

If you have an expensive and high-tech garage opener at home, you should regularly check and ensure the door is well serviced and managed to avoid repairs or replacements outside your budget. Since garage gate openers are used almost every day, wear and tear to the equipment also cannot be avoided. The inconvenience of being stuck outside the garage can be avoided if you keep the garage gate in top-notch condition. However, the best way to stay out of garage door troubles is to require the help of professional our garage door services in DC Metro to do a regular check and balances on your garage door. 

Precautions before you start
Garage Door Services in DC Metro 
Remember that your family and safety come first. The big size of the garage door is one important thing you need to consider if at all you need to attempt a repair on your own; so, do not try to carry out the garage door service yourself. Parts like the springs and panels are more dangerous parts when damaged. Thus, do not attempt a repair if you are not a professional. Make sure you call a professional from Capital Garage Works if you need to fix any problem on your garage door. 

A regular maintenance routine
Check and ascertain the balance of the garage door and make sure that they do not need adjustment. They should be aligned in the right way, to avoid any untoward accidents. You should also run the reversal checks on the doors to check that it reverses correctly. Check the various garage door parts such as the springs, tracks and rollers and see a wear and tear has occurred. Do this at least once every month to be on the safe side.

If the cables show any signs of becoming frayed, you should call our garage gate service and we'll change them immediately, as this can lead to serious injuries later on. We will check for any loose hardware in the door system and make sure every loose screw is tightened and all small broken parts replaced.

Cleaning and lubrication of various parts are important components that our garage door service professionals provide. They will make sure the rollers are kept clean and any hardened dirt and grease are tracked to ensure a smooth working of the garage door. 

For modern garage doors with sensors, getting our regular garage door services can prevent your garage doors from shutting down without notice and ensure it proper working condition.

Finally, we'll need to check the remote control, weather strip under the garage door and make sure they are in a good working condition. These are basic things that will also be carried out when we are performing garage door service at your home. Leave nothing to chance - make sure that you and your family are safe from any damage heavy garage doors pose to users.

Your safest bet is to request for the service of professional garage door service providers to help fix any perceived or visible problem as well as regular maintenance of your garage door. To learn more about our garage door services in DC Metro or for more information about us at Capital Garage Works, please call us at 202-999-3052. One of our garage door repair experts will be happy to speak to you. 

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Garage Door Opener Repair in DC Metro

When dealing with a garage door, there are common issues and uncommon issues that will surprise you as the owner or a garage door service professional. Even though some of the issues can be easily fixed by the owner, there are also many reasons why you should contact Capital Garage Works to tackle garage door opener repair in DC Metro. To help troubleshoot garage door issue, here are some of the problems that can affect your garage door.

Something is blocking the door
Garage Door Opener Repair in DC Metro 
Garage doors are designed with reversing mechanism to prevent them from crushing objects, if your garage door does not completely close or close partly then goes back up, there might be an object blocking its way. Build up debris, small rocks, mud builds up or gum can prevent the rollers from moving forward. If there is any object in the way, it will go back to avoid crushing it.

The track is not properly aligned
Proper alignment can be a serious issue. The metal track needs to be properly aligned in order for the door to move. If they are bends in the rail or a gap between the roller and the rail, it will cause a big problem since your door won’t close or function properly. 

Something might be wrong with the transmitters
If your transmitter is not working properly, your garage door won’t work properly either. There are several factors that can cause your transmitter to fail. The most common one is simply being out of range of the door. Garage doors have a special range they function in, you need to know the range your garage door function in to operate properly or easily. If your transmitter is not responding contact a professional to fix it and get you door working again.

The springs are broken
If you are sure the transmitters are working properly, but your garage door won’t go up, the torsion springs might be broken. The garage door comes with one or two torsion heavy duty torsion springs. When they break or have problems, your garage door might fail to operate properly or completely fail to operate. If the spring break, only a professional can handle it as it is too dangerous to try it on your own.

There are many other reasons why your door wants work properly, but the solution is seeking the help of our professional garage door opener repair in DC Metro to avoid further damage and injury.

To learn more about us at Capital Garage Works or for more information on garage door opener repair in DC Metro, please call us at 202-999-3052. One of our garage door repair experts will be ready to speak to you. 

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