Garage door hardware – Although the garage door has a simple appearance, its system is complex, mainly for power. Because the garage door is exposed to harsh weather, they can suffer many types of problems. A frequent damage garage doors consists in trouble with raising and lowering the same. For electric gate, check whether the system works manually disconnecting the electric mechanism. If the door runs smoothly after releasing the cable or lever, the electric strike is damaged. Find more information in the product manual or call a professional if the damage is severe.
If the problem is due to the spring, call a professional to help you repair your garage door hardware. Garage springs are exposed to heavy work loads and may suffer severe damage. If you have problems while blocking the garage door, check for loose screws and tighten or replace for the mechanism to work.
Protect your wooden garage door hardware at repainting every year or two. Paint your door, both inside and outside to prevent deformation and peeling or material. Garage doors are heavy and can malfunction over time. These difficulties due to daily use can be prevented if you regularly check for springs, loose hinges and other hardware components.