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Signs Your Garage Door Needs To Be Replaced

Signs Your Garage Door Needs To Be Replaced

Signs Your Garage Door Needs To Be Replaced

Ordinary Wear Or Tear, Or Something Else?

Garage doors are often used several times a day. You can see the effects of ordinary wear and tear, but some telling signs will usually lead to total failure. People can be surprised when their garage door finally fails, especially if they don't know the signs.

If your garage door is showing signs of wear and tear, and you think that it's time to find a replacement, professionals at ProLift Garage Doors are on hand to help. We offer a range of services and products to help you find the right solution for your home. To learn more about the garage door replacement, contact our team today or call us at (888) 754-3063.

What To Watch Out For In Your Garage Door

Below are some signs you may need to replace your garage door, as well as some tips and tricks.

Unusual Noises

Sometimes, the noise that your garage door makes can be bothersome. Aside from being a nuisance, garage door noises may also indicate a persistent problem.

When you hear a bang, this may indicate that the cladding on your garage door doesn’t fit together properly. If you have heard a grinding sound, this could be a sign that a torsion spring needs to be replaced in a few weeks or so.

Delay In Response

Sometimes you notice a slight delay of a few seconds when you open your garage door. This can be a sign that it’s asking for regular maintenance.

There are many reasons why delay or slow response is experienced by your garage door. The delay may be caused by a gate that got caught in the tracks. It can also be a problem with the engine or other moving parts of your garage door.

To fix this, a specialist may be called to help you lubricate your door so it can open more easily. All moving parts such as doors, windows, doors, and other parts should have a light lubricant layer.

Unbalanced Door

A door that is still functioning but is unbalanced can place an inadequate burden on other components of the door. Components such as springs can overload and break, creating a dangerous situation. The door needs to be repaired immediately to avoid a major problem or it can cause serious damage to other parts.

So, what are the tell-tale signs of an unbalanced door? The first one is a door that falls or does not close evenly, such as an open door with a small hole in it. As the main artery of your house, your garage door is an important part of the house and carries important parts of it for you.

Misaligned Tracks

There are many reasons why a gate can deviate from the tracks. This includes misaligned horizontal and vertical rails, broken rollers, or lack of maintenance. If your garage door detaches from a rail, a dangerous situation can occur that may impair the functioning of your garage door.

In Need of Repairs Lately?

Your garage door is a crucial part of your home. If you're seeing signs like misaligned tracks, unusual noises, delay in its response, and your door getting out of balance, this might mean that it needs to get replaced very soon!

At ProLift Garage Doors, we have expert technicians to get this job done fast and properly. Call us today at (888) 754-3063 for your residential and commercial garage door emergencies. Whether it’s for maintenance and replacement, you know we're your go-to guys!

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