Garage Door repair Redmond
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F.A.Q

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You will get solutions to your problems. Read these highly practical garage door repair FAQs.

  • Is the garage door spring loaded with sufficient force?

    The best way to tell is to disconnect the door from the opener and to lift it up halfway to open position. If the door does not move when you release it, it has the optimal amount of force. If it moves up or down, the force has to be decreased or increased respectively. The sooner the adjustment is made the better.

  • When should I call an experienced technician to repair my garage door?

    Presence of experienced technician on garage doors is necessary when you have problem with parts of the garage door that need extra precaution due to life safety issues it can give when done alone. Torsion springs and cables are examples of this parts that need an experienced technician. These parts of the garage door require extreme strength to fix it.

  • What's the best garage door for small places?

    Small garages or those with limited space would probably need a roll-up garage door. It's practical and doesn't occupy space since it rolls up. If you have space in the ceiling, the specialists of Garage Door Repair Redmond would suggest sectional overhead doors. Sectional doors won't occupy space either and can be replaced easier.

  • Why are sectional overhead doors popular?

    If there is space in the ceiling for full panel opening, they are the best! They won't occupy space in the garage or entrance. If damaged, each sectional panel can be replaced individually and thus you won't need garage door panel replacement and you can also install windows.

  • Can I paint the pre-finished steel garage door?

    Yes, you can paint a steel garage door with an exterior paint that matches your home décor. However, before you do this, make sure that you give it a proper and thorough cleaning such as removing the surface scratches through light buffing or sanding. Never wax the surface in order to avoid flaking or peeling of the paint. After a thorough cleaning, you can now coat the door using nice quality latex house paint with the color matching your preference.

  • How can I remove a rust spot on my garage door?

    Rust spots on a metal garage door should be treated as quickly as possible to minimize damage. It can be quite simple to undertake. Firstly you should clean the door thoroughly and sand down any rust spots.  Allow the area to be completely dried before applying an oil based primer. Allow the primer to completely dry before applying several coats of matching paint. You should carefully match the paint shade and mask off any area not sanded to ensure a smooth finish.

  • What is rolling code technology?

    In the past, garage door automatic openers used a dip switch for the transmitter and receiver. These types of switches created over two hundred different security codes but this was to prevent interference from other systems rather than security. Most openers today use a rolling code which generates a new code, from billions of possible numbers, every time the system is used. This can eliminate potential intruders from recording the code to replay it later, increasing security.

  • When should I call an experienced technician to repair my garage door?

    Presence of experienced technician on garage doors is necessary when you have problem with parts of the garage door that need extra precaution due to life safety issues it can give when done alone. Torsion springs and cables are examples of this parts that need an experienced technician. These parts of the garage door require extreme strength to fix it.

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