Garage Door Troubleshooting Guide
Author: Stan Klugman
The garage door is the largest moving part of your house, and unfortunately, sometimes it's not working correctly or even stops working at all. Professional garage door repair may be required in some cases, but luckily, there are some steps any homeowner can take to diagnose and maybe also fix the problem by himself.
There is a large number of components that can potentially cause your door to stop working correctly, some of them are: garage door opener, springs, sensors, rollers, etc. And knowing how to diagnose them accurately can be extremely beneficial.
Frequently as soon as you press the button on your remote and the door won't open, the first thing that comes to your mind is "Oh no, the door broke down, I have to call somebody." But in reality, there are a lot of "easy fix" issues that you can resolve by yourself before calling your local garage door technicians, and doing so will save you a lot of time and money.
After completing all eight steps from the easy to follow Infographic posted below, you'll be able to determine how serious the problem is.
Following this guide will take about 10 minutes of your time, but once completed, you'll know for sure if you need the help of a professional or not. It might also help you understand what the problem is, so even if you have to call your local garage door repair company, you'll be able to explain what is the issue based on your findings.