You will find lots of useful information here. These are garage door repair FAQs for consumers
Your garage door's insulation is very important for a lot of reasons. Insulation helps keep better control of the temperature inside your garage, and it can save you money in heating or cooling bills. Read our FAQ page for answers to most common questions about your garage door, or call us today and speak with one of our technical experts.
What do I use to clean my garage door?
The best thing for your door is to use non aggressive products, like the ones you would use on your car. You can rinse the door with a soft towel, add the product and rinse again.
How do I maintain my garage door?
There are a few things you should check on a regular basis, like the springs. Furthermore you should keep the rails and the door itself clean and oiled to make sure it runs smooth.
Why is my garage door making scraping sounds?
The scraping sounds are typically caused by the movement of the garage door rollers in the tracks. Our experts recommend that you tighten the tracks first. Then you should clean both the tracks and rollers and lubricate them. This should help to quiet the door.
How should I care for my wooden garage door and hardware?
It's important to inspect your wooden garage door at least once or twice a year depending on their age. Even if they appear to be in a good condition, a good round of cleaning and touch up is required. Use a clean wet cloth or sponge to wipe the door and if the finish starts to wear away, then clean the underlying area and follow it up by priming and applying a finish coating.
What is the Safe T-Beam Reversing System?
This technology is often found in all genie garage door openers. When this system is properly installed, it sends an infrared beam to the door opening, causing the immediate reversing of the closing door. This works best in making sure that passing children, pets or cars can pass through the beam safely, thus avoiding emergency situations often caused by being hit during closing.
What is an 'Intellicode' for genie garage doors?
The rolling code technology for genie garage doors is called Intellicode. As explained by the experts at our company, intellicode has the capability to change the access code to your door every time the button of the remote control is pressed, giving billions of possible codes. This is the safer option among newer residential and commercial garage doors.