Garage Door Repair Problems

It’s time to take a look at the common Overland Park garage door repair problems. This will help you to know what to watch for when you’re inspecting your garage door. These problems happen everywhere, but we highlight them here because we encounter them often with our clients in Overland Park.

Most Common Overland Park Garage Door Repair Problems

Broken parts comprise most of the service calls we get at Team Taylor Doors. It’s normal for homeowners to experience slow, noisy, or even inoperable garage doors because of broken springs, cables, rollers, and so forth. We also get plenty of calls from distressed customers who accidentally hit their garage door with their cars.

Here are two of the most common malfunctioning parts.

Springs

These are the most dangerous pieces of equipment on a garage door. If they get loose, they can pop off and become dangerous projectiles. This can lead to property damage, serious injury, and even death.

It behooves you to keep an eye on these and call a professional for help if you suspect a problem (including excessive rust). If the spring comes off your garage door, it will cease to operate.

Rollers

Sometimes when the rollers pop out you can still use them for a little while. They’re not as critical as the springs, but we highly recommend calling for service if you have that happen. The integrity of your garage door may suffer if you allow something like that to persist too long.

If garage parts seem foreign to you, that’s no problem. You can learn more about springs, rollers, and more by reading this blog post covering the various garage door parts.

What Contributes to Broken Doors or Parts?

Believe it or not, the problem of bumping a garage door with a car is very common. It happens basically every day. Since that’s the case, we usually try to reassure customers that they’re not the first to do it (we all make mistakes).

The rest of the problems come from wear and tear over time. While the weather can contribute to this, much of it pertains to heavy usage. You can usually get 10,000 cycles out of your spring, for example. Beyond that, it’s time to get a new one.

Many Americans utilize their garage doors as their primary point of entry into their homes. Obviously, the more you use a door, the faster its parts deteriorate. Doors can also age prematurely if children play with the open/close button or hit the framework with balls a lot.

You Don’t Have to Wait Long for Repairs

Sometimes we get calls from clients who are convinced their door is completely destroyed and will take days to repair. Fortunately, however, it’s not usually that bad. Nine times out of ten, we can send a technician and resolve the issues within the same day.

We also have 24-hour emergency services that we can carry out remotely over the phone, or by sending a technician to your home. Yes, this includes the really pressing matters like getting locked out of your home. If something like that happens, we can help you address that quickly.

Team Taylor Doors Addresses All the Common Overland Park Garage Door Repair Problems

We enjoy dedicating a significant portion of our business to helping homeowners keep their garage doors running well for years. Unlike other door companies, Team Taylor Doors ALWAYS honors its warranty and service commitments. In the rare event we can’t get to your home quickly for a repair task, we’ll let you know in advance.

Since we avoid guessing games and confusion, our clients in Overland Park give us laudatory praise all the time. We have more than 400 5-star reviews on Google Reviews as well as several testimonials on our website attesting to our service commitment.

So, be on the lookout for these common Overland Park garage door repair problems, and give us a call if you run into a jam.

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