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Maintaining Your Garage Door Opener San Mateo CA

It is a very good feeling to drive up to your garage, push a button and have the door to your garage open in a smooth and efficient manner. You pull into a dry and safe garage without any fuss and the door closes noiselessly behind you. It doesn’t matter if the weather is raging outside, you didn’t have to deal with it due to the garage door opener in your hand.

Most of the time if the garage door opener fails to open the garage door, it is simply a matter of replacing the batteries, as that is how the signal is transmitted to the mechanism in the motor that causes the whole process to commence.

If the batteries are not the issue, then the mechanism in the motor may be at fault, or even the motor itself may have a flaw. If when you press the “open” or “close” button you hear a hum coming from the motor above by the ceiling, that may be an indication that therein lies the problem.

These are reasons why you should find and maintain an ongoing relationship with a local garage door opener San Mateo CA repair company in your area. You can have one of their garage door opener San Mateo CA technicians come to your home and examine your entire automatic garage door setup and troubleshoot for any potential problems. The technician will be able to find out for sure what, if any, problems may be present either with your garage door opener, the motor or anything else that may be hung up which could be impeding the opening and closing of your garage door.

After all, your automatic garage door is a mechanical device and from time to time it may just need a tune up. It is far better to nip things in the bud before they become major problems later on.

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Questions and Answers

We need garage door repairs. Two panels replaced.?

Posted by Ton

Admin: What size door, how old is it, whats the manufacturer, what panels? When you are replacing more than one panel, sometimes with labor and everything it is cheaper to replace the whole door, depending on age. Colors are hard to match with fade and everything.


How do I service a Panel-lift garage door?
B&D Panel lift door is not opening with remote control without me pulling it up to help it. Same thing happens when closing the door.

Posted by Ver

Admin: Oil your door, and springs, all moving parts and adjust the up force if need to only enough to open door if you have safety photo cell on each side of door make sure they are working.  Good Luck.