Reasons why garage doors do not open

Reasons why garage doors do not open

Reasons why your garage door won’t workThe transmitter batteries are dead The presence of dead batteries mean no current will be fed into the transmitters hence transmitters won’t send signal to the door. In most cases battery replacement is the solution. Misaligned racks Misaligned tracks increases chances of the door to fail they need a quick realignment. Though most people think that can do it themselves this task requires an expert.  Transmitter out of range If you are not able to use your remote to open your garage  check the distance between you and the door. Too much distance causes a weak signal hence little sensing from the sensors. A quick solution is to move close then try again. Also check that the garage door antenna is not blocked and not damaged. Garage door path blockages Sometimes debris, cans, rocks, mud builds or even toys causes path blockages. These items can trigger the entrance to open up half way and goes backup once it sensors these hindrances....
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The Latest trends in garage door openers

Smart garage door openersSmart openers family includes apps loaded on smartphones, iPhones, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and internet. These are programmed applications that response to function codes initiating the entrance's opening Smartphone apps This involves operating systems from smartphone apps to open carports' entrances. One major advantage of smartphone application is the ability to sync all and different models applications onto one smartphone. IPhone apps Just like smartphone apps, iPhone's are loaded with similar applications. Users has to access software which is linked to sensors using Bluetooth technology. Internet operated This involves coding a website with online sensors allowing one to remotely open and close garage door. What is required is a website with good  internet connectivity. One major drawback is that if there is internet blackout then sensors will not receive instructions. Limitations of traditional methods Traditional access methods required battery replacement as battery cells get damaged and die naturally after sometime. Rubbers on remotes fades and wear as well causing response failures. In event of many garages, one...
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Types of garage doors

Garage Door Types Garage doors come in four basic types: They may swing out, swing up, roll up, or slide to the side.Swing-out carriage-house doors or sliding barn doors are a good choice if you need to keep the ceiling clear or if you want their distinctive look. Otherwise, the most popular option by far is the sectional roll-up door. Wooden Garage Doors Wooden garage doors are making a comeback after gaining in popularity the past few years. They are now the hot home exterior item to have. But, in a new way. Many have been integrated with glass options to continue with the modern garage door look that’s trendy this year....
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Garage doors maintenance and testing

Garage doors maintenance and testing The humdrum part is basic maintenance, mainly cleaning, oiling and a shot of graphite in the lock. Many manufacturers recommend cleaning the tracks and then applying a light machine oil, except to plastic parts.One of the largest door makers, Genie, says to oil door rollers, bearings and hinges monthly, using a silicone lubricant or light oil.There are some fixes any homeowner with a level and socket wrench can take on, such as aligning the tracks. Though door wheels have some leeway, if the tracks are not parallel and plumb, the wheels can drag and also wear out prematurely.The solution is to loosen the bolts in the track mounts just enough so you can realign the tracks before re-tightening. Testing old and new garage doors In older houses, the garage door may be original or a replacement. Not sure of its vintage? You might be able to track the door's manufacturing date through a model type listed in the...
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Garage doors safety

Garage doors precaution and safety measures are vital for protecting people and properties.There are two main ways to make automatic garage doors safer. The first and most obvious is to install a modern system that meets current standards.Garage doors entrapment protection system Since January 1993, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has required that all garage door openers have what's called an external entrapment protection system. In practical application this translates to an electric eye (or similar system) aligned with the opening and mounted four to six inches off the floor. These will reverse the door before it hits anything detected by the sensors in the door's path.Upgrade garage doors openers Many older systems reverse only after contact (sometimes quite a collision) or don't reverse automatically under any circumstances. If your garage door is more than 10 years old, consider upgrading, says the CPSC, and replace pre-1982 openers that do not reverse.Automatic Security Garage Doors The CPSC offers this strong recommendation because the auto-reversing...
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Advantages of good Garage Door repairs

– No hidden costs and charges – competitively priced to suite every budget.– Competitive prices and combo deals.– Looking to combine a few garage doors and get a discount. Just ask we have the right offer for you.– Free, no obligation support quote – Our 24/7 assistants will provide you with a personalize quote.– Short notice availability – We have teams on standby all the times just for you.– Guaranteed garage doors repairs, installation and automation. – Assured safety of the installation, repair and automation. Safety is guaranteed even if you out on a date.– The right equipment had been used.– Installation procedures has been followed.– Garage Door Repairs processes are maintained.– A perfect job give a piece of mind having the knowledge that one’s family is safe and all their garage doors are functioning.– A sense of security arises after hundred percent completed automation as there is improved garage door response time.– Smash and grabs are less due to high...
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Ways to protect your garage from floods

Flooding can be a devastating event whether it takes place in your home, yard, or garage. It can literally wash away your valuables while damaging memories and sentimental keepsakes. It is understandable why having to battle with a flood would be at the top of the list of homeowner disasters.With all of the horrible after effects unfolding at the cease of Hurricane Harvey, there are many people reevaluating their homes for flood safety. Even for us landlocked Coloradans, flooding can be a concern especially with climate change producing more intense storms every year. At One Clear Choice garage doors, we are dedicated to our clients and here to help you navigate the best methods for protecting your garage from the devastating effects of flooding.Below is a list of safety precautions that will help you determine if your garage door is ready to withstand harsh weather. Replace Weather Stripping Weather stripping is in place to help protect your garage from the top and...
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