Is there a Monster in your Garage?

Do you hear horrible sounds coming from your garage every time someone uses the garage door? Does your garage door wake you up when used? Or do you worry that the sound is annoying your neighbors whenever you push the remote button?

Whatever is causing your garage door to sound like a monster, it’s best to figure out the cause and put a stop to it before you end up the least popular house on the block – or before something ...

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How to realign garage door sensors

If your electric garage door opener sensors are not working, it could be because they have been knocked out of line and need to be realigned. According to a home maintenance professionals; realigning garage door sensors only requires gently pushing sensors into a position in which they face each other. The sensors should have lights that blink when they are not aligned properly. Re-position the sensors so that their lights are solid, rather than blinking.

Retrak Door Service specializes in garage ...

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Identifying and Fixing Garage Door Spring Problems

Garage Door Springs are one of the most important components of your garage door. They need to have regular maintenance and repairs to ensure they continue to work properly and safely. If you are encountering issues with your garage door, look at your springs first. If your garage door has been squeaky (and door lubricants are not helping), or if your garage door isn’t operating smoothly, chances are your springs are in need of some attention. You may also need ...

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Maintaining a Commercial Garage Door

If you have a commercial warehouse or garage, you need to be very particular about your garage door maintenance. Commercial garage doors often get heavy use and that means they need maintenance frequently. So, if you don’t want to experience any hassles after opening up your garage, ensure that you get your garage door serviced by a professional regularly. The smart money is on signing up for a planned maintenance program with your local commercial door professional.

If you want to ...

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Garage Door Maintenance is Important!

Most of us have garage doors. But we usually do not think about them much until they need repairing. That is the time that you normally start looking for a garage door repair professional.

The truth is, you will be a lot better off if you do not wait until the doors stop working to call a service company. There is regular maintenance that the company can do to help keep your doors from breaking down. At these appointments, the service ...

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All You Have to Do is Listen

If you own a home with a garage door and automatic garage door opener it’s going to occasionally need service or repair. If you think about it your garage door is the largest moving object in your home and does the most work to allow you convenient access to your garage and your home. In fact it’s “Your Other Front Door”!

A simple and easy way to tell if you might need a garage door repair or service is to simply ...

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Replace Old Garage Door Springs

Your garage door springs are easily the most important and most dangerous part of your garage door and springs do wear out and break. When they do break, injuries are not an uncommon result. (Each year 30,000 people end up in the hospital as a result of trying to repair garage door springs by themselves) If you have an older garage door, especially one that seems to be opening with some difficulty…have your springs inspected by a trained and certified ...

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Garage Door Care & Maintenance

Given the fact that your garage door is the largest opening on your home and, most likely, the largest piece of equipment in your home, it’s important to make sure that your garage door is properly maintained and kept in good, working order. Above all else, you want to ensure the safety of your family by protecting your home and car from theft and the outside elements. Below are some tips and tests that will help you monitor the condition ...

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A Little Care Will Keep Your Garage Doors Working

Most of us have garage doors. But we usually do not think about them much until they need repairing. That is the time that you normally start looking for a garage door repair professional.

The truth is, you will be a lot better off if you do not wait until the doors stop working to call a service company. There is regular maintenance that the company can do to help keep your doors from breaking down. At these appointments, the service ...

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Why Is My Garage Door so Heavy?

Garage doors are usually the the largest moving piece of machinery in your home, with an average size of a two car door being 16′ wide and 7′ high. So it should be no surprise that; regardless of the type of material used, they will be heavy.

That’s why there are springs and a counter balance system to take all that weight, and make it easy for you or your Garage Door Openers to handle easily. However, springs do break and/or ...

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