The opener for your garage door provides a level of convenience and safety for your home or business. With how important this part of your garage door is, you’ve probably come to rely on it.
When your garage door opener breaks or isn’t working as reliably as it should, you realize how much you use the opener every day. It doesn’t matter if you’re a homeowner or a business owner or manager — your garage door opener is an important fix.
If you’re experiencing problems with your garage door opener, you’ll want to have it fixed as soon as possible. You can trust American Overhead Doors, Inc. to provide expert repairs on garage door openers to return the system to perfect working condition.
At American Overhead Doors, we work with the best products. Liftmaster is one of the best names when it comes to garage door openers, and it’s the brand we primarily work with. But, even if you have another opener brand, we can complete the repair.
Liftmaster garage door openers are reliable and have a wide variety of models available. For commercial and residential applications, Liftmaster has a garage door opener you can rely on for many years.
Common Issues: Track, Transmitter & Battery
There are a few key parts of any opener that allow the product to operate properly. Whatever part of the opener is causing an issue, our team of expert technicians is ready to solve it.
If the garage door gets off the tracks, the opener will not be able to open or close the door like it’s supposed to. Sometimes when the opener isn’t working right, it’s a problem with the battery. And still, other issues may come from the transmitter. If your opener gets on the same frequency as a neighbor’s opener, activating one may open two different garage doors.
No matter what the problem is with your garage door opener, American Overhead Doors will provide expert-level repairs. When we arrive at your home or business, we will complete an inspection, locate the problem, make our recommendation and finish up the repair.
How to Spot Garage Door Opener Issues
American Overhead Doors, Inc. is ready to help if you are having a problem with your garage door opener. But how do you know if you need residential garage door repairs?
If your garage door opener motor is excessively loud or your door doesn’t move when you engage the opener, these could be signs there is an opener problem. However, you should take a few steps to see how likely it is that the garage door opener is the issue.
First, try to open the door manually. If your garage door won’t move, even by hand, your opener is probably not at fault. If you have no problem with the door closing or opening manually, it’s much more likely that your opener is the culprit.
Before calling us to repair or replace your motor, make sure it is plugged in and connected properly. One common garage door opener issue may be that the emergency disengage cord has been inadvertently pulled. This red cord coming from the top of your garage door will disconnect the opener from the door. You can easily re-engage it by hitting the button on the wall.
However, if you have disengaged the opener by pulling back on the cord rather than straight down, the mechanism may become stuck. Resolve this by going back and pulling the cord straight down, then hitting the button.
Make sure your safety sensors are clear and unobstructed. These sensors are in place to make sure the door isn’t closing and hitting the floor when someone or something is underneath it. If something blocks the sensor, the door won’t close, no matter how many times you activate the motor.
If none of these solutions resolve your issue, contact American Overhead Doors, Inc. immediately for home repair assistance.
Sometimes a problem with your garage door opener can turn into an emergency. If that happens, you may need a repair outside of regular business hours.
A unique service we offer is our 24-hour repair service. With a team of on-call technicians, we’re ready to visit your home or business and help get your garage door back to normal working condition. Whether it’s the middle of the night or early in the morning, we can complete repairs and other services on your garage door opener.
If you need a garage door opener repair, battery replacement or another service for your Connecticut home or business, we’re ready to take on the job. Contact us today to learn more about our services and products or to schedule service.