What do I do if my garage door is stuck?
When should I replace my garage door?
Garage doors need to be replaced every 15 to 30 years. If your garage door has any signs of sagging or bending, it may be time for it to be replaced. Your garage door system can begin to degrade over time due to constant wear and tear.
What is the quietest garage door opener?
Belt drive garage door openers are typically the quietest on the market. Belt-driven openers produce far less noise than chain drive openers, but recent advancements in garage door opener technology have improved noise levels across the board.
Can I replace garage door springs by myself?
Never attempt to replace your garage door springs by yourself. Broken garage door springs hold a lot of tension from lifting the door. If you attempt garage door spring replacement without any training, they may snap back and injure you or cause worse damage to your garage door system.
Why is my keypad not working?
Your keypad’s batteries may be dead if it’s not working. If your keypad isn’t working after replacing the battery, you most likely have an issue with your garage door opener. This may be an electrical or mechanical issue and will require a professional to perform garage door opener repair or replacement.
Why is my garage door making a lot of noise?
Garage doors that make a lot of noise are a common occurrence due to wear and tear. The most common cause of squeaking and creaking in older doors is worn-out garage door springs, rollers, and tracks. When one of our technicians comes to perform garage door maintenance, we’ll make sure to lubricate all the hardware components for smooth gliding and less friction.
Can I install my garage door myself?
Garage door installation is a highly technical undertaking that needs specialized equipment and expertise. As a result, employing a professional garage door installer provides not only high-quality work but also a safe and proper installation. Torsion springs, for example, can cause injury if they release enough stress. Expert overhead door installers are trained in garage door installation and can have your new door up much faster with less trouble.
What materials are garage doors made of?
Garage doors are made of aluminum, steel, wood, or glass. Each of these materials has pros and cons and won’t all work for every home. If you’re interested in learning more about our garage door types, one of our garage door specialists would be happy to explain each in full detail.
Do I need to replace the entire garage door or can I just replace one panel?
This is dependent on the extent of the damage to your garage door. If the damage to the door isn’t limited to just the panel, replacing the entire door may be a more cost-effective option. Tanners Garage Door can perform garage door panel replacement based on the damage to your overhead door.
What type of garage door opener can I get if I have a low ceiling?
If you have a low ceiling, jackshaft or wall mount garage door openers are what you need. These garage door openers are placed on the wall next to the garage door rather than overhead on the ceiling.