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What to Do with Radio Interference (No New Garage Door Parts Required)

Lavender House 2Garage door only work intermittently? Chances are your opener is getting radio interference from other sources. These could be photoelectric sensors for security lights or other signal interference that could be causing a problem. An easy way to test it is trigger the remote while standing close to the unit. If it opens consistently that close but has trouble far away, you likely have an interference problem. This repair luckily does not require new garage door parts. All you have to do is to identify the source of radio interference and either move it or turn it off. The hardest part of this problem is identifying it.

The source could be security lights, ham radios or other electronics. To figure out which source is the problem, disconnect the power to each source, one by one, until the garage door is able to work again.

Other Reasons Garage Door Openers Fail to Work

There are numerous other reasons garage door openers might not be working. They could be low on batteries. They may need a new motor. Contact Sac’s Garage Door Repair to schedule an appointment to have it looked at. Serving the Roseville and Greater Sacramento areas, we are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Or you can schedule a visit online. All our work is 100% customer guaranteed. Our technicians are certified, friendly professionals.

Why You Should Call a Professional to Repair Garage Door Spring

The first thing you need to know when it comes to replacing your garage door spring is that it is absolutely not a DIY job. Those springs are under a tremendous amount of pressure, and if they are suddenly released, they can cause serious bodily harm and even death. Always call a professional like Sac’s Garage Door Repair. There are two types of springs on garage doors. Torsion springs are attached just above a closed garage door. Extension springs are located on both sides of the door above the upper tracks. Squeaky doors can be fixed with a simple application of grease, but for any kind of replacement, stick to the pros. Sac’s Garage Door Repair is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for your convenience.

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