Gate Repair Services

Gate Repair Services

We systematically repair garage doors as well as gates on homes.

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Garage Door Springs

Garage Door Springs

Is your spring broken? Help is just a phone call away! Our company handles springs of all types and sizes, from torsion to extension. Read more about springs and our services here.

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Garage Door Remote Clicker

Garage Door Remote Clicker

We have an experienced team for all problems related to garage door remote clickers

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Using a Garage Door

10/24/2013 Back To Blog

There is no way that one can get the full satisfaction of owning a garage door without knowing how to operate it. You’ll probably find yourself standing in front of your garage door without an idea of how to open or close it. As easy as it seems, you can encounter a number of problems when operating your garage door.

You should not assume this for whatever reasons as you can get very serious injuries by operating a garage door in the wrong way. You also put your property at risk since you might not close you garage door I the proper manner and thus leave your belongings exposed. Your garage door might also be damaged if you operate it in the wrong way. You should therefore learn more about the garage door that you are going to install before attempting to use it. 

Garage door operations


Most of the garage door operations involve opening and closing it. Different types of garage doors open and close differently. You should note that trying to open or close a garage door in a manner that doesn’t suite it will either damage it or hurt you. Some of the garage door type and operations include

Roller up


Just like their name states, these types of garage doors are supposed to be opened in upwards. The garage door is raised vertically and is coiled up without the need for arms or springs.

Side hinged


This mechanism is common in normal house doors. If you can operate one of those, then this should definitely be a problem. The garage door is swung sideways to open

Tracked mechanism


They are very common in up and over garage doors. Opening and closing this type of garage door is simple since horizontal tracks guide it inside the garage. When the garage door is fully opened it retracts completely.

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