How often should I lubricate my garage and what parts do I lube?
Every 3-4 months in a year with Garage door lube. Lubricate the rollers, hinges, end bearing, spring center bearing. Optional, we like to also lube inside the garage door track to help with smooth operation and sometimes the spring if the coil springs are dry and making a "clunk clunk clunking" noise. It helps reduce the friction between the coils.
How long do most garage repairs take?
Most garage door repairs take approximately 1-2 Hours.
How long will a new garage door take to install?
Garage doors can take approximately 2-3 hours. Please allow an additional 1.5 hours when installing a garage door opener.
Do you recommend a power surge protector for your garage door?
Yes, we recommend adding a surge protector to prevent damages in the event of any electrical outages. Make sure it is at least 900 -1100 Joules.
What is the most common repair needed for garage doors?
Garage door springs are the most commonly replaced item. Typical repairs will take approximately 1.5 hours.
How do I know when my garage door panel is damaged or needs replacing?
Your garage door panel will show signs of damage when the door is in motion and turns the track radius and buckles. When the garage door is in the open position it droops.
How do I know when my garage door spring(s) are broken?
Most spring(s) you can physically see, if either its torsion or extension. Torque master spring systems are proprietary to Wayne Dalton manufacturer and the springs are concealed in a tube and the only way you can tell if it broken is if 1). The door won't go up or if it does go up it stop 1/4-1/2 way open and stop. 2) Make sure your garage door in down on the floor. Pull the release cord and try to lift with one hand. If not then it's a good sign the spring(s) are broke. 3) The opener arm pulls out front the panel. Also if your top panel buckles top that's a red flag and you should close the door resort back to 2).