As a homeowner, you are depended on your garage door for several reasons. Especially if you use it for parking, then your garage door needs to perform perfectly. But sometimes you may face a problem when it does not function properly. Suppose your garage door is opening slowly. You may get tense about the security of your vehicles while the satiation comes. So what’s the solution???
It’s better to contact a garage door repair company near you who can provide solutions according to your needs. Don’t worry and just spend five minutes reading the blog. We discuss here some easy steps that professionals follow fix the slow opening of your garage door. Let’s look at the steps discussed below.
Steps to follow to fix garage door malfunction
If you are facing such issues that your garage door is getting complicated to maintain a regular operation, there may be some issues in Garage door opening system. It depends on springs, sensors and a motor. The slow door opening may be the reason for the door speed switch or poor lubricate system. Go through the following points to learn the steps.
Checking the door speed switch
They follow the steps mentioned below while checking the door speed and fix the issue. They are:
Step 1- first they remove your vehicle to get space in the garage. It will help them gain full access to the door opener.
Step 2- now they will climb up to stepladder with a flathead screwdriver in their back pocket. They will place it under the opener until the accesses of the mechanism.
Step 3- after reaching to the opener, they will grasp any of the hands to the location of an access panel. They tilt the panel up or down to remove the panel by depressing the tabs with thumbs.
Step 4- now, it’s time to check the setting of the opener speed. Most time, the new garage doors are preset to its lowest settings by the manufacturer. They will fix the screw to set its speed. Here they will use flat-head screwdriver top turn the speed higher and replace the panel.
All the steps are needed to operate the garage door properly that you can’t perform by following a DIY process. So, it’s better to visit our “contact us” page.
Now they will check the opening and closing system if they are functioning properly. If it’s still not, there may have the problem in lubrication system.
Lubricating the tracks
Step 1- to perform this task, they will close the garage door first. Now they will wipe out all the grease from hinges, roller pins with a wet piece of cloth.
Step 2- they use the penetrating oil to all the seams of the hinges, tracks, and roller mount brackets of the garage door.
Step 3- finally, they open and close the garage door several times to spread the oil properly to each component.
So, what keeps you waiting!!! Contact a reputable garage door repair company if you are facing such issue with your garage door they will fix it within a short span.