The large long springs above the top of your garage door when closed are called Torison springs. They are the muscle that lifts the door each time you press the door opener button. When one of these springs break half of the lifting force just vanished. When this happens your door opener will have a much harder time to open the door, or sometimes only lift it a few feet and then stops. If your door is only opening so far, look above it to see if one of your springs was a break in it as pictured to the left.
We offer same day torison spring replacements in Citrus County. Call us for fast affordable service. If your like most. Many use the garage door as the main entry into your home. When your garage door doesn't work you need fast service.
Garage door springs are made from metal just like a watch spring but only much larger and stronger. Although they are made for this purpose they fatigue and break over time from rust and use. Normally springs will last 10,000 cycles. A cycle is one opening and closing of the garage door. 10,000 cycles may seem like a lot but with normal use will only last about 5-6 years. Rust, lack of maintenancee, pool chemicals and excessive use can greatly reduce a spring’s service life.
The answer is a NO! Torison springs have very large amounts of kinetic energy in them when wound. These springs are very dangerous and should never be touched by a untrained garage door professional. Do not attempt to adjust or replace these springs. It could save you a trip to the hospital.
Depends on the weight of the door. If one or more of the cables is off the door. How strong the lifting person/s are. If you are able to open the door by hand, make sure to pull the red cord that hangs down before you open the door by hand. This disengages the garage door opener for emergency use by hand. Once door is open secure it to stay open by locking the red cord back to the opener or use a pair of vise grips or other tool to make sure door stays open. and not fall back close.
When your garage door opener does not work it can be very frustrating. That is why we offer same day garage door opener repair in Citrus county, Florida. Let one of our factory trained technicians bring our 50 years of experience to your home for fast affordable repair.
Garage door openers can stop working for many reasons. Lighting, power surges, bad parts, misuse can be just some of the reasons why. Being a Florida native i can tell you that lighting is one of the major reasons openers stop working. See picture to the left. I recommend surge protectors on all appliances in your home. This will help but not be 100 percent protection.
Also sometimes parts just go bad. It happens. Just the way things are made today. Our service trucks carry most parts for all makes and models. Our service men are some of the most experienced garage door opener repair people in the business today. Let us repair your garage door opener.
Well it is possible for you to maintain your own opener, we recommend calling a trained professional from Suncoast Garage Door company. You can go to a big box store and buy spray lube and lube your door, but we do much more than that on a service call. We will lube the door and opener, check the clutch setting and limits, check the remote controls and look the door and opener over for any signs of damage or wearing parts.
We work on all makes and models of garage door openers. The most common being Genie, Liftmaster, Sears, Chamberlain, Marantec, Raynor, Stanley, and many more.
We offer same day garage door repair in Citrus,County. Call us for fast affordable repairs on all makes and models of garage doors such as Wayne-Dalton, Raynor, Clopay, Amarr, CHI, Roll-Lite and many more. Our service trucks carry a large inventory of parts for garage doors such as hinges, rollers,springs,cables and more. Call our company for experience you can count on at affordable rates.
NO. garage door and the springs that move them can be very dangerous to work on. Springs have very high amounts of kinetic energy in the and can be very dangerous. Garage doors are very heavy and dangerous if not worked on by a professional. Garage doors use special parts that only garage door companies use and install. Call us today to repair your garage door in a timely and affordable manner.
garage doors are the largest moving thing in your house. They will make some noise. If the noise is a pop or cracking sound, best to call us to look at it for you. Most other noise is just lack of lubrication on the door hinges, roller and springs. Call Suncoast garage Door to quite that door down and keep your neighbors happy.
Yes you can. There are ways to update your garage door without replacing it. Call us to educate you on what we can do for you.
We proudly install Liftmaster and Chamberlain garage door openers. Installing garage door openers is our specialty. We can install a new garage door opener in your home the same day. We carry openers on our trucks so you do not have to wait. Let someone who does this work everyday come out and install your garage door opener.
Chain drive openers are the work horse openers. This design has been made since the beginning and has stayed around for a reason. They work and do the job. Chains are easy to care for and last along time.
Belt drive openers are fairly new in the garage door opener market. They have been around since 2001. They are very quite with little to no maintenance. If you want a quite garage door opener for any reason, this is the type of unit you want to buy. These are the quietest of garage door openers.
Screw drive garage door openers were pioneered by the Genie company back in the 60s. They were made to last with little maintenance. Designs have changed over the years by many companies. These units can get noisy over time.
A jackshaft garage door opener is a garage door opener that mounts unto the end of the torsion tube were the garage door springs are located. This opener turns the shaft in turn lifting or closing the door. These unit are very quite, easy to install and work well. These are costly compared to other units.
If you have any questions about garage door openers please call us at 3527462154 and we will give you honest information to help you make a informed decision.
Preventive maintenance services on your garage door can go along way to keep costly repair bills away. Most services calls we go on are do to lack of maintenance on your garage door and opener. Many do not think about the garage door or opener needing to maintained until it breaks down.
Depending on what type of garage door you have we know how and what to use to lubricate your garage door. Not all lubes are good for garage doors. Some can even wear your parts out faster than they should. We will lube the garage door hinges, spring and bearings with the proper lube on every service call.
There are many types of garage door openers on the market today. Even more that have been made over the years. Knowing how and what to lube on your opener can save you big money in the long run. We will lube the garage door opener with the proper lube in all the right places.
Never attempt to adjust your garage door springs. Only call a garage door professional to adjust or replace your springs. We will check your spring tension to make sure it is correct.
Each garage door opener has a safety system in it that allows the door to come down and hit something and then go back up by itself. We will check this and adjust it if necessary to make your garage door opener safe.
Garage door remotes normally have good distance on them to open your garage door. If your distance is getting shorter over time, the battery may need to be changed. garage door remotes use very small not easy to finf batteries. We carry all these types of batteries on out service trucks. Call us today to get that remote working again.
Do you have light coming through the sides or top of your door? We can install "Climate Seal" around your door that will seal your door better than any other product. Bugs, weather and light are sealed out of your garage door with this product. Call us to come out today.
Having water, bugs or leaves get under your garage door? Call us to install "Storm Shield" on your garage floor to make a perfect floor seal to your door. Storm shield glues to your floor and acts like a ramp to make a perfect seal to your garage door.
Over time the seal on the bottom of all garage doors shrinks from heat and sunlight. We can replace seals on all doors to keep bugs and weather outside of your garage.