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 should I use to clean my garage door?
The best thing for your door is 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 then rinse it again. Consult your owner's manual to make sure the product you're thinking of using is right for your door material.
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 inside the tracks. Our experts recommend that you tighten the tracks first, as their screws can become loose over time. Then you should clean both the tracks and the rollers and lubricate them (the rollers, that is, as long as they are not nylon coated).
How should I care for my wooden garage door and its hardware parts?
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 down. If the finish starts to wear away, 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 the Genie 'Intellicode'?
The rolling code technology used with Genie garage door openers is called the Genie Intellicode. Rolling code technology forces the opener to change the codes it uses to communicate with its remote each time the remote is used. It's a great way to make sure no tech savvy burglar. can hijack them and exploit your garage door.