Garage Door Genius provides tips on how to upgrade your garage with moving components in the clip “Garage Door cable off !.” These moving parts are connected by cables which are used to transfer the energy created by springs that have been twisted. They lift the garage door upwards as it is opened, and then slow it down after closing. The cable can be damaged or breaks and is crucial to know how to repair it in the event of a break. Here are some tips to use when fixing an overhead door cable.
Inspect the Cable
Inspections on the garage door cables is the best way to avoid damages and failure. If you notice that they may be worn-out or rusty, garage door cables should be replaced immediately.
Fix the Door
It all depends where your garage door is situated when it malfunctions. If the problem the garage door has is it doesn’t open completely you can place a clamp over the lower part of the wheel to block it from continuing the downward descent.
Garage door repairs need the use of certain tools and equipment, particularly in the case of more complex repairs, where a DIY fix is not highly recommended. Call us today to get the garage door replaced by a trained professional.