Rafael Garrett

Why Is Your Screw Drive Garage Door Opener So Noisy?

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Screw drive garage door openers have a number of advantages over cheaper, chain drive door openers, and one of the most important benefits is quieter operation. Chain drive garage door openers can make an awful lot of noise and vibration when they operate, but screw drives are much quieter, letting you use your automatic garage door in the early hours without disturbing the neighbours. If your screw drive garage door opener is making unusually loud noises while it opens or closes your garage door, the excess noise may be a symptom of underlying problems.

14 April 2022

3 Reasons Why You Should Get a Professional to Repair Your Garage Door Opener

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The garage door opener is an elaborate system with pulleys and sensors that enable the garage door to open and close. In a well-maintained door, this system can serve you for more than a decade. But keep in mind that the garage door opens hundreds of times a year, and therefore it is not unusual for some parts to fail due to regular wear and tear. When the garage door opener fails, you will experience inconveniences like the door sticking or completely failing to move.

27 August 2021

Signs You Need Garage Door Repairs

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Many people pay little attention to their garage doors. Provided it's moving up and down, there's nothing to worry about. However, failing to pay attention to some signs of a faulty garage door could lead to expensive damage. Here are tell-tale signs that you need garage door repairs. The Door Opener Doesn't Respond Many garage doors experience the problem of a non-responsive door opener. This means when you push the button, nothing happens.

10 December 2020

Garage Door Repair: Three Simple Tips for Managing Common Motor Issues

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The motors installed in automated garage doors are designed to perform consistently and last long. However, these openers are not immune to damage. Over time, these devices will experience gradual wear, leading to a decline in performance. Poor upkeep will also compromise the function of the door. Moreover, mechanical damage might occur due to accidents. If your garage door is showing signs of deterioration or failure, you should engage a professional garage door motor repair service.

27 April 2020

Reasons to Install Roller Shutters in Your Garage

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As a homeowner, you can only have peace of mind when you have installed all the necessary measures to protect your home from intruders. CCTV cameras and an electric fence is one of the effective ways to keep burglars out; however, they are not completely fool-proof. Roller shutters might be an added layer of security that your household needs. The shutters are made of metals like steel, aluminium and other rough metal alloys.

24 October 2019

Guide to buying automatic gates

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Many Australian homes have opted for automatic gates due to the convenience and security they offer. There are many automatic gates to choose from that meets different needs and budgets. The following tips will guide your purchase of automatic gates: Dimensions The dimensions of your driveway will determine the type of automatic gate you can buy. Driveway spaces vary in different homes. If you have limited driveway space, then sliding gates are your best choice.

28 June 2019

Ensure Your Residential Garage Door Has the Following Safety Features

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There are many different factors people consider when selecting garage doors. These include the size, opening and closing mechanism, material and design. While all these factors are important, there is one thing you shouldn't overlook: safety. Regardless of the type of door you install, it should have important safety features that prevent injury to your family or damage to your property. Safety features in garage doors start from the opening mechanism of the door and include the hinges, springs and even gauge metal.

8 January 2019

6 Safety Tips for Industrial Roller Doors

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Industrial roller doors are an extremely convenient choice for a variety of businesses. However, they can be dangerous if you do not use and maintain them correctly. Here are a few important safety tips that can help you to stay safe when using industrial roller doors. 1. Avoid Entrapment Injuries Entrapment injuries occur when an industrial roller door closes onto a person, trapping them underneath. This kind of accident can cause crushing injuries.

5 December 2018

Automatic Garage Doors: Three Essential Tips for Ensuring Home Safety

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Your automatic garage doors are convenient and minimise the stress of parking your vehicle in a safe space after a long day's work. Unfortunately, the expedient nature of this feature allows numerous homeowners to forget that the door can cause injuries. In simple terms, a garage door is a heavy moving object. If it is neglected, it could malfunction, and an unexpected accident could occur. Therefore, you must be diligent in proper upkeep to avoid unfortunate incidents in your home.

13 April 2018

What to Do to Remedy Common Garage Door Issues

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Garage doors serve two primary purposes — to allow homeowners access to the garage and to keep intruders and harsh weather elements out. Over time, however, garage doors can stop working properly due to general wear and tear arising out of normal operation as well as exposure to weather extremes.  Identifying common garage door problems and knowing how to fix each problem can save you the hassle of having to call in a garage door technician every time you're faced with a garage door issue.

6 December 2017