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These questions and answers about garage door repair and maintenance may have the information you are looking for. If you were wondering about the significance of r-value, learn more today! Also learn about your overhead door and how to clean it!
Can you replace a faulty garage door panel?
Yes, it's possible to replace a faulty panel instead of replacing the entire door. You can contact us to get a quote and schedule an appointment today!
What is the internal reversing mechanism for garage doors?
This is one of the core requirements that our professionals in Encinitas recommend. Basically it ensures that when the garage door is faced with an obstacle such as a pesky child or innocent pet, it retracts before any damage occurs. This is an important safety feature for all garage door installations.
Can I replace section of the garage door?
As long as you have sectional doors, their parts are replaced easily. The problem is finding the right section and so it will depend on the age of the garage door. Manufacturers keep replacement parts for about fifteen years. Since they stop producing them after a few years, they don't keep stocked repair parts anymore.
What are the possible causes of garage door failure and how do I counter them?
The garage door professionals at our company explain that the main causes of door failure is that it needs garage door repair or replacement. This may be due to lack of proper maintenance and accidents such as being hit by vehicles. Regular maintenance of your door and its parts should include lubrication of the bearings, rollers, spring, and pulleys at least once every year. Preventive maintenance such as painting or refinishing wood surfaces, making proper adjustments to the counter balance system and washing painted steel surfaces are some examples that you can do for your door.
What is an overhead garage door 'cycle'?
A 'cycle' refers to a full closing and opening action of the garage door. The torsion springs are generally rated using cycle life. As stated by the professionals at our company, the standard minimum in the industry is 10,000 cycles. Upgrades can also be done up to around 100,000 cycles. If a spring breaks, it should be replaced right away to keep proper balance.
What's the importance of R-Value?
The R-Value indicator will show you whether the garage door of your dreams is efficiently insulated. If you want a sufficiently insulated garage door, you must make sure the indicator number is big because the higher the number, the higher the insulation offered. You must keep in mind that the garage door prices will increase in case of a well-insulated garage door but you will stop spending for electricity. Remember to replace the bottom seal, too.
What detergents must I use for garage door cleaning?
There are various products on the market but it is preferable to stick to mild ones or use the liquid for the dishes. If you own wood garage doors, choose the most appropriate one for natural materials. If you find mold or rust, choose a special detergent to ensure it is coming off. Glass doors need plain soaps and you must remember not to scrub steel garage doors with force.