How to fix your garage door opener

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Published on July 12, 2016

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How to fix your garage door opener: How to fix your garage door opener http:// www.centraloregonhandyman.com/fix-garage-door-opener 1 Slide2: 2 How to fix your garage door opener: How to fix your garage door opener Looking for a handyman in Bend Oregon? Or handyman services in Redmond, OR? Believe it or not, most handymen in Central Oregon are wizards at garage door repair. But first, before you call us, let’s see if you can fix it by yourself. Garage door openers are tricky and fixing them takes a little wit and muscle. Get a ladder and unplug the unit. This will save you from getting electrocuted or worse, lose a finger by messing around. Garage doors are heavy and if the spring is broke, you will have a harder time lifting it up . 3 How to fix your garage door opener: How to fix your garage door opener Hopefully, your garage door is closed while trouble shooting it. Pull the emergency release handle. If the door is closed, it shouldn’t do anything but just release from the hook. If you can lift up the garage door with ease and pull it up and down, then the problem is not with the track, spring(s) or rollers. Now, if you pull the release handle while the garage door is in the lifted up position, the door can come crashing down so be careful. If that happens, the spring(s) is/are broke . 4 How to fix your garage door opener: How to fix your garage door opener Does the wall switch work but the remote doesn’t? Then it is a battery issue, but if the remote works but the wall switch doesn’t, then you will probably need to replace the wall switch (button). More than likely, you will not find a button to replace so in this case, you will have to get a universal adaptor and most likely it will be a remote. You can contact the manufacturer and they may be able to find you a replacement button . 5 How to fix your garage door opener: How to fix your garage door opener Does the door go up but only down when you hold the button? Usually that is an indicator of the sensors improperly balanced. Usually the sensors are the first issue. Someone or something knocked them loose so they don’t point to each other. Turn them towards each other and try again. This usually fixes most garage door opener problems. Replacing them isn’t easy, however. If one of the sensors is busted, you will need to contact the manufacturer for a replacement. There are replacement part companies but honestly, the odds of them having what you want is pretty slim . 6 How to fix your garage door opener: How to fix your garage door opener Garage door repair is generally simple at first. The above steps will usually fix the simple problems. There are other websites that can help you with DIY garage door opener fix if ours doesn’t solve the problem. Bend doesn’t have a lot of options for repair parts. More than likely, you will be replacing the entire thing if you cannot fix anything above what we discussed. That is why you need a handyman in Central Oregon. Give us a call if you have any questions or concerns about your garage door. We would love to come over and see if we can help ! http://www.centraloregonhandyman.com/fix-garage-door-opener / 7 Slide8: 8

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