The garage door won't go up (or down), it makes a horrible sound if it does, or you just heard a loud “Snap” followed by a “Bang” from the garage. All of these are clear signs it is time for garage door repair Clear Lake City TX. There are as many ways that a garage door opener can go wrong as there are parts in it (which is quite a few, as it happens). Fortunately, if you need overhead garage door repair Clear Lake City Texas there are local professionals who can help.
Storms and bad drivers don't seems to be going away anytime soon, so garage door panel repair will likely be a common, necessary repair for a long time. While common, this kind of damage can still be frustrating as it can prevent the opener from working properly.
However, if you find that you do need to Replace Garage Door, make lemonade from the “lemon” and take the opportunity to select a stylish new look for your garage doors. Other needed repairs don't have nearly the same potential to redecorate. Garage door cable repair and garage door spring repair are absolutely critical for the smooth and safe operation of your garage door opener.
Both the cable and the spring are under the tension of tremendous torque forces, so professional repairmen and installers use specialty equipment to prevent the “explosive” release of all that energy. This means that a “do it yourself” repair attempt runs the risk of ending in serious injury.
There are two basic types that might be used when a professional needs to replace garage door spring – extension springs and torsion springs. An extension spring stretches out lengthwise above the door tracks. A torsion spring, however, build s up energy by twisting up in a long spiral located just above the garage door itself. Again, both kinds of Door Repair Clear Lake City TX for your garage can result in injury, so choose a professional for torsion spring replacement or to fix an extension spring.