Garage Door Service – What Should Be Checked Regularly?

The garage door opener is a valuable piece of your home as it opens your garage doors and needs to always be in its best condition. The truth is that sooner, or later, the opener will break down, or will need to be maintained to facilitate its proper operation. Sometimes the best thing to do is to call a professional. They will be able to solve difficult and dangerous operations if the situation should happen.

In most cases, when it comes to repairing and maintaining your garage door, you will find that you can actually do it on your own and save money. However, if you want a professional to handle the service for you then call Heritage Garage Door. Remember, you are dealing with a piece of machinery, and it can be very dangerous when operating under the wrong conditions. Consider safety first and inspect the damaged area carefully before attempting to do the project.

(1) Remember safety before you attempt to start the project. Accidents can happen when you least expect them too. Be careful and try to avoid any complications that should arise. The equipment will be heavy and the work may be difficult. This type of situation may call for a professional to do the work, or you may need assistance.

(2) Check the balance of the garage door and see if it may need to be adjusted.

(3) Make sure that it can run in reverse without any problems.

(4) Check the various parts that are associated with the garage door and the opener such as springs, tracks, and rollers. Look for any signs of damage. Perform this task at least once per month to avoid any unforeseeable problems.

(5) Look at the cables to see if there is any possible fraying.

(6) Inspect the machinery for lose wires and internal damage that can cause problems. Tighten any screws and replace all parts that need to fixed.

(7) You will also want to check the various moving parts and lubricate them to avoid noise and damage.

(8) Clean the rollers and tracks from grease and hardened dirt that can become an obstruction. This can cause malfunction with the garage gate. You should also lubricate any type of pulley system that maybe attached to your garage door setup.

(9) You will want to review and inspect the sensors that are located on the bottom of the garage door. Make sure that they aren’t blocked by any debris and that they are functioning properly. The sensors are important as they stop anything, or anyone from being trapped underneath the garage door.

(10) Check the remote control to see if it is working correctly.

(11) Inspect the weather stripping that is on the bottom of the door as well as other minor checks that should be done to make sure that the garage door system is working at its best performance.

By performing these carful steps, you can ensure that your garage will stay working.

Heritage Garage Door

Address: 41721 Corporate Center Ct, Murrieta, CA 92562

(951) 813-3667

Garage Doors and Your Options For a Garage Door Opener

A garage door is usually all that stands between the outside world and some of our most prized possessions. As such, necessity demands that we make an informed decision when choosing one. The technology behind the modern garage door opener has been available to us for decades. Over that time people have found ways to access them illegally, and responsible suppliers have successfully found ways to prevent this access. Garage door openers operate using radio frequencies which trigger a spring mechanism which is released and lifts the door. These springs offer a sturdy means of locking some of the safest garage doors in Temecula has to offer. Proper maintenance of garage doors is of paramount importance, and the event of a malfunction could have potentially fatal results. All garage gate openers installed in the US after 1982 must be fitted with a quick release mechanism which allows the door to be released from the mechanism. Similarly, photoelectric sensors must be fitted on either side of the door. In addition to these mandatory safety features, features such as controls fitted with fingerprint scanners provide additional security.

Recent years have seen safety features on garage door openers have advanced alongside technology, meaning some of the most advanced garage doors in Murrieta are actually able to sense their surroundings, detect an inhospitable environment, and actively correct that environment. This is done through the use of carbon monoxide sensors which alert the opener to engage and allow enough oxygen into the garage. Carbon monoxide poisoning can be fatal, meaning features like this are life saving and ultimately priceless.

Inside most garages there will be hazards everywhere. Things which are deemed unfit to be in the house. Skateboards, trolleys and things of this nature. These hazards can prove very dangerous when attempting to navigate them in darkness. In response to this hazard, garage doors can be fitted with a courtesy light. This light operates on a timer, and illuminates the path of the user for a preset period of time following the engagement of the door. In the absence of this timed light, it is mandatory that garage doors are fitted with automatic lights and timed reversing facilities. These facilities are in place for good reason, as garage doors are one of the most heavily utilised means of entry to ones home.

When choosing a garage door opener other factors like the speed of the door, the actual driving power behind the door, as well as the type of motor used are all very relevant to the safety and security of your home. These decisions should be made with due consideration. If done right, your garage door will serve tirelessly to protect and secure your home comfortably and safely.

Heritage Garage Door

Address: 41721 Corporate Center Ct, Murrieta, CA 92562

(951) 813-3667



Heritage Garage Door

27315 Jefferson Ave Suite J-44

Temecula, CA 92590

(951) 404-5777