5 Most Common Reasons Why Your Garage Door Won’t Open

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    5 Most Common Reasons Why Your Garage Door Won’t Open

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    If you can’t open your garage, then you’re probably wondering what’s causing the problem. There are a few primary reasons why garage doors stop working and most can be resolved fairly quickly. While in some cases these issues can be repaired rather easily, in other cases, you’ll have no choice but to replace your whole unit. Here are some of the most common causes why your garage door won’t open.

    1. The Eye is Blocked

    Many garage doors that we made within the last 20 years may have a laser known as a photo eye that works by detecting if an object is keeping the door from closing completely. This is a laser that shoots across the garage and will interrupt the signal to open and close the door if interrupted. Check if the eye is blocked, damaged, or dirty since it may be the reason why your door is refusing to open.

    2. Broken Torsion Springs

    Most garage doors have torsion springs which can break over time, especially if they’re older. Broken springs are one of the most common problems and you’ll often notice a loud noise when they break. While this may seem a fairly straightforward repair, you should leave it to a professional repair company. Only trained professionals can help repair your garage door by replacing the spring safely.

    3. Sensitivity Out of Adjustment

    This problem can occur with newly installed doors and older ones as well. If the sensitivity of the door is either too high or low, then the door won’t move. Read the instructions on how to set the…

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