Overhead Door Repairs Woodland Hills
Most of the times, our overhead garage door in Woodland Hills, or anywhere else in Los Angeles serve us with no problems or issues. The way the garage doors in Woodland Hills are built and designed (The high quality doors), is to work smoothly and quietly for many years, with no need for repair expect for the tune up, lubrication and inspection that we need to perform, in order to maintain the smooth and safe way a garage door in Woodland Hills should operate.
Common Garage Door Problems Woodland Hills
There is no one problem that we can put our finger and point, and the main reason why the garage door in Woodland Hills stopped working. But we would like to go over the common problems, that usually rise, and that we are dealing with on a daily base during our garage door repairs in Woodland Hills. It may be a garage door repair in Woodland Hills, or a garage door service in Redondo Beach, those problems can stop a garage door from working, and can be dangerous, if you will ignore them, and try and force the garage door to work, and not contact a garage door technician in Woodland Hills to come and fix the problem.
Broken spring repair Woodland Hills CA
The spring system, which can include torsion spring system, or extension spring system, is what make it easy to open even the heaviest commercial overhead doors in Woodland Hills CA, which can weight hundreds of pounds. Each overhead door IN Woodland Hills need the right spring that was designed for the door, in terms of the weight of the door and its size. If the wrong spring was installed for a garage door in Woodland Hills, the door will probably won’t work correctly, and can even be dangerous in some cases. When the right spring is installed, the garage can stand by itself in open position, close position, and half way position. And when the repairs was performed correctly by a trained garage technician in Woodland Hills, it should be easy to open and close the door.
Torsion spring repair Woodland Hills
If you are located in Woodland Hills, and you need someone to repair or to replace torsion spring that snapped, we can help. We carry torsion springs from different sizes and for different garages in Woodland Hills that will fit every overhead door including commercial and residential doors in Woodland Hills California. A broken torsion spring replacement in Woodland Hills should be performed by professional garage doors technician, since it can be complicated process, and require certain tools, experience in different overhead doors repairs in Woodland Hills, and of course knowledge of the garage doors in Woodland Hills and the way they operate.
Extension spring repair Woodland Hills
If you own a garage door in Woodland Hills California that work with the help of extension springs, and one of the springs snapped, you better stop using the garage and contact a garage door repairer in Woodland Hills from 2 reasons. The first is that continuing to use the door will lead to a bigger damage. And the second, but more important – it is dangerous. A broken garage in Woodland Hills, or anywhere else shouldn't be used, before it is fixed by a professional repairman in Woodland Hills.
MY Garage Doors have the knowledge and the ability to repair you garage door in Woodland Hills today, and replace the broken spring with a new extension spring.
Commercial overhead spring repair Woodland Hills
If you need a garage door technician in Woodland Hills CA to repair a broken spring for a commercial door in Woodland Hills, we can repair it for you. We repair commercial overhead doors from all makers in Woodland Hills, and we got the knowledge to repair your door today. A commercial garage door in Woodland Hills require special tools and parts, that most garage doors companies do not carry, since many commercial doors in Woodland Hills require custom made springs and parts, so it is important to try and avoid using the door until it will be repaired by someone who can deal with heavy duty garage doors in Woodland Hills.
Garage Door Opener Repair Woodland Hills
Another problem that can prevent a garage door in Woodland Hills from working is a garage door opener problem. Of course that if your garage door in Woodland Hills is not an automated door, and it is being used manually, this problem is irrelevant for you.
My Garage Doors specialize in repair of garage door openers from all suppliers in Woodland Hills. Whether it is a Lift Master Opener repair, Genie operator, or any other garage opener in Woodland Hills, we can fix it. But until one of our technician in Woodland Hills will arrive to your place and repair the opener, do not attempt to use the door, to prevent bigger damage to the opener and the door.
Is it really an opener problem?
Before we determine if the problem is really an opener problem, we need to examine the door first. As we explained earlier, in the spring repair section, every garage door in Woodland Hills should work smoothly and should be opened and closed easily without the opener. If there is a problem when you use the door manually, the door should not be used with the opener, until a garage door repairman in Woodland Hills will fix it.
If there is a problem with the garage door itself, the opener may also not work. The opener’s part in lifting and lowering the door is a small part, when the biggest part is being done by the spring system. When the spring’s system work fine, and there is no problem with the door, then we can move forward to inspect the opener itself.
Safety sensors repairs Woodland Hills CA
A problem that can rise on every given day,and for any type of automated garage in Woodland Hills, and even if the opener was recently installed, is a problem with safety sensors. The garage safety sensors are there for safety reasons, and should not be removed under any circumstances. They are there for the protection of you and your family, and removing them can lead to serious injuries. A safety sensors removal is against the law, which require that every electric garage door in Woodland Hills or any other place, commercial or residential will include a safety feature, which will stop the door and reverse it in case someone will cross the door’s path. We offer same day garage safety sensors repairs in Woodland Hills, and we carry safety sensors for all kinds and types of overhead doors in Woodland Hills California.
Safety sensors troubleshooting Woodland Hills
If there is a problem with the safety sensors, the opener will not work. If the opener does not get a signal form the sensors that “tell” the opener that the entrance is clear, and that it is safe to close, the opener will not close the door. If the safety sensors are not aligned, if the cable is nor connected, if the sensor is broken or damaged, if there is dirt on the lens, if someone moved the sensor by mistake, the opener will not close the door. In that case you can look by yourself, and try to locate the problem. If you are unable to repair it. Contact us for a same day service in Woodland Hills.
Need a new opener in Woodland Hills?
Repairing the opener in Woodland Hills is not always the wisest decision. If the opener is too old, and was installed more than 15 years ago, we may suggest you to replace the opener and install a new one. If you will choose to repair it, you may face a different problem soon. We repair and install high quality garage openers in Woodland Hills, and we supply high quality garage door and parts in Woodland Hills. If you are looking for a garage door supplier in Woodland Hills CA, call us today for a same day service in Woodland Hills.
Garage Door Tune Up Woodland Hills
Garage door tune in up IN Woodland Hills CA is important for preserving the smooth and safe way every overhead door Woodland Hills should work like. When you perform a garage door maintenance in Woodland Hills, you are making sure that the door is safe for use, you its movement, and you make sure it will continue to work as good as it worked before.
The garage maintenance can be done in a DIY, and there are many articles online, explaining how to perform the maintenance by yourself. We recommend to watch this garage door Video, to learn how to maintain an overhead garage door in Woodland Hills CA. If you prefer to use our garage door services in Woodland Hills CA, we offer same day tune up in Woodland Hills, so all you need to do is to contact us.
Even if there is nothing wrong with your door, it still need to be maintained. Just like your vehicle need some tune-up although there is nothing wrong with it, and although it may be relatively new. With our same day garage service in Woodland Hills CA, someone will be there for you today. Since if you are located in Woodland Hills, you are local to us.
Do it yourself overhead door repair
There are some garage doors services in Woodland Hills CA that you can perform by yourself, and there is no need to contact a garage door company in Woodland Hills CA to come and do it for you. But at the same time, there are garage door issues that should be repaired by a trained and experienced repairman in Woodland Hills CA, since they may require certain knowledge, tools, and before everything else – locating the problem.
Locate the problem
Make sure you have located the reason to the problem as well as the problem.
The way we see it, a garage door repair in Woodland Hills CA is not completed if the technician did not locate and repaired the reason for the problem. If the opener stopped, it may be because the opener broke, but it can also be due to another reason such as a broken roller, a snapped cable, or in moist cases lack of maintenance. But if we assume that the problem is due to a broken roller that with time made the opener stress, until it burned out and stopped working.
Find the right part
Make sure you found the exact part for your garage door.
The garage door parts in Woodland Hills CA may look the same for the unprofessional eye, but even 2 springs that may seem the same to you, may not fit the door. Make sure that you fit exactly the right part for your garage door in Woodland Hills CA. Using the wrong part will prevent the door from working properly, and can also be dangerous.
Understand the garage door mechanism
Make sure you perfectly understand the garage door mechanism and the way the door operate. There different types of garages in Woodland Hills CA.
Your overhead door in Woodland Hills CA include many moving parts, and some of them are under a lot of tension, which can easily lead to an injury, damage or both. Make sure that you fully understand the way the door and its parts operate, and do not do something that you are not sure about. A garage door repair in Woodland Hills CA is not the place for trial and error.
Use the right tools
Make sure that you have all the tolls which are needed to complete a garage door repairs in Woodland Hills CA California.
The garage door repair in Woodland Hills CA may require certain tools for the assignment, and trying to replace them with the wrong toll may be dangerous. Make sure that you have the needed tools for the repair, and do not attempt to replace a certain toll with an improvised solution.
Never ignore safety
We always put safety on the first place. Ant not once we refused to perform a garage repair for a door in Woodland Hills CA which violated the safety rules. After so many years in the garage door repair in Woodland Hills CA, we learned that no repair, money or time worth your health. So make sure you follow the safety guidelines, and make sure that you do not touch, remove, hit or use something that you are not sure in a hundred percent what you are doing.
It does not matter if it is an overhead door repairs in Hermosa Beach, or a garage door service in Woodland Hills CA Los Angeles, always make sure that the people who use the door are aware to the fact that you are working on the door, and that it shouldn’t be used until it will fixed and safe for use again.
Always use common sense
There are different overhead doors in Woodland Hills CA, and even if you own the exact garage door that presented on the Video you watched, it does not mean that you door need to be repaired in the exact same way. There are mnay different garages in Woodland Hills CA, and each one may require a different approach.
The doors may be the same, but the way your garage is built, the height of the ceiling, the size of the open and the opener brand may require special repair, that may not be identical to the one you saw on the tutorial. So again, do not touch something which you are not sure about, and never assume that something will be fixed by itself. All the garage door’s parts should work in harmony, to achieve a garage door in Woodland Hills CA which is useable, and safe.
Out of track repair Woodland Hills
If your overhead door in Woodland Hills CA went out of its tracks, there is a reason that made it happen, and attempting to fix the problem by simply pushing the rollers back into the tracks is not a solution. If you garage door in Woodland Hills CA was hit by a car, if the cables snapped, the rollers broke, or if the tracks are bended or damaged, they should be fixed by a professional repairman in Woodland Hills CA before the door can be used again.
If you just force the door back into the tracks, you are risking in creating a bigger damage and injuries, since the next time the door will go out of the tracks, it may completely fell out of them, resulting with damage and even death. If you are not sure, contact a local garage company in Woodland Hills California to come and fix the door for you.
Fix the problem, or replace the door?
Many of our customers in Woodland Hills CA wonder if the best decision will be to repair the door, or to replace it and install a new garage door. To answer the question, we must visit the place, inspect the door and make the decision. In general, we can say that there are few cases in which we will recommend to replace instead of repair a garage door in Woodland Hills CA:
- Safety: When the door is not safe for use, and the repair will still leave you with a door which is not 100% safe, we will recommend you to replace the door and use the services of a garage door installer in Woodland Hills CA.
- Cost: When the repair will cost you more than replacing the door, we will recommend you to replace the door with a new one using the services of a local garage installer in Woodland Hills CA.
There may unexceptional cases, as doors which are custom made, or people who would like to preserve the current door for their reasons (To maintain the appearance of their house in Woodland Hills, sentimental values for the door which was created by a father and more). In that case, we will repair the door, as long as it will not break safety rules of using a garage door in Woodland Hills which is not dangerous.
Emergency garage door repair Woodland Hills
It is never a pleasant experience when a garage door in Woodland Hills get stuck. And sometime it can happen at the worst timing for us. It may stuck in close position when we are in a rush and cannot take the car out of the garage, or it can happen late at night, and we cannot close and lock the door, and we may wonder if we are going to have to leave it open the whole night, until a local garage repairer in Woodland Hills will come to fix it.
Luckily you found us, since we offer same day garage door repair service in Woodland Hills, including emergency garage door repair Woodland Hills. If you cannot close your overhead door in Woodland Hills, if the cable snapped, if the door went out of track, or if you accidently hit the door with a car, we can help. We carry with us the parts that we need to repair your garage door in Woodland Hills on first visit, so you can go back and use a garage door which work perfectly, and more important, a door which is safe for use.
Garage Door Repair In Woodland Hills