Due to lightweight, low maintenance and full security features, roll-up garage doors are commonly used for commercial purpose. This type of doors are strong enough to handle all weather conditions without compromising its quality. Undoubtedly, such kind of overhead doors last for 20-30 years to come, but you can extend their lifespan by providing proper maintenance which also results in preventing the costly repair ahead.
Fortunately, some problems occasionally occur with your garage door, and you can fix them quickly using effective solution.
Roll-Up Garage Door Common Problems
- Loud Screeching Noise When Rolled Up
Sometimes, the old garage door causes the loud when you operate it. A simple solution to this problem, you can lubricate its moving parts. You can also use the good white lithium grease to lubricate the springs, tracks, hinges and other parts of your overhead door.
- Refuses To Go Up
An unbalanced door will not retract into the usual coiled position. To fix this issue, you can fully close the door, re-balance it following the manufacturer’s instructions and then try to open the door again. Still, if you are unable to fix the problem, it may have a problem with the coiling wheels. This type of problem requires professionals attention.
- Refuses To Retract At All
Sometimes, the roll-up overhead door does not retract at all and seems to be shut closed. However, it happens rarely, but it is a quite frustrating experience in operating your door. Such problem occurs when main rolling system located at the top of the door gets locked, and this happens when the rolling wheels in the coiled door housing get debris, or they are not maintained.
Not every problem with your roll-up door can be fixed with a DIY repair. At one point, you may need to consult with professional garage door services provider. At Peel Garage Doors, we specialize in residential and commercial garage door services in Brampton. Our team of professionals can handle any make and model of overhead doors.