How many times a week do you open and close your garage door? Better yet, how many times a day do you open and close your garage door? You likely don't think about it much. If you live in a regular household, you and your family members may be opening that door several times a day. That can add up to a several dozen times a week. When your garage door opener is not working, you certainly will notice it. You will pull up or try to pull out and find the garage door is not opening. If you work for a business with an overhead door, it’s probably at least four times a day, five days a week. When accessed frequently, you may encounter your garage door opener stops working. When that happens there are a few steps that need to be taken in order to resolve the issue.
What's causing the problem with your garage door opener?
Your door opener is a machine that depends on power and properly working parts. When something goes wrong, you will know it. Here is a list of potential problems you may be facing:
What kind of troubleshooting can you do yourself?
An average homeowner and handy-person can do some basic troubleshooting to find out what the problem is, including:
What can you do if you can’t solve the problem yourself?
If you find that troubleshooting does not solve the problem you are having, you need to call an expert, such as Willow Creek Overhead Door. This Amarillo garage door company offers products from reputable manufacturers, yet does all the work themselves. They can repair, install and replace garage and commercial overhead doors, operators and openers. Give Willow Creek Overhead Door a call today for a free repair estimate.
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