Common Garage Door Issues You Can Identify – Part 1

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In most cases, the garage door is the main entrance of a home, and keeping all of its components working in optimal condition is vital for keeping you and your family safe. Several garage door problems are widespread and easy to fix, and today we want to start with the first 5 out of 10 so that you know how to identify each of these issues. 

Opener Won’t Work Properly

One of the most common issues of garage doors is that the opener stops working or doesn’t work the way it should, and in most cases, this happens because it needs some lubricant to reduce friction. 

Annoying Noise

If your garage door has an annoying grinding noise, it could be that one or more components need to be lubricated. Listen carefully to where the sound is coming from, and once you identify the part, apply lubrication directly on it.

Cracks or Gaps in Wooden Garage Door

If you have a wood garage door, it is possible that at a certain point, you will find cracks or gaps. If that is the case, use a waterproof filler or sealant to caulk the cracks. 

Broken Weather Sealant

Many garage doors use a weather sealant to seal air leaks, reduce noise, and also keep water out. If this sealant gets broken or has cracks, it’s time to replace it with a new one to keep things as it should and avoid spending more money on your electrical bill.  

Garage Door Springs

When your garage door opens a bit, then immediately, it is a sign that some broken springs are causing this issue, and it is time to replace them with new ones. 

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