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According to our technicians, generally an aluminum door does not accumulate rust, unlike its metal counterpart. This type of garage door is perfect for areas where humidity is very high and areas near the ocean. If you live in one of these areas, aluminum is your best choice of material.
There are two possible reasons for this. One of them is a short circuit in the remote control or in the wall-mounted button or its wiring. It is also possible for a neighbor to open your door automatically if they use the same frequency. This is much less likely according to our technicians.
If you want to ensure the safety and functionality of your garage doors, you must subject it to routine maintenance at least once a year. Thorough inspection, especially on the moving components, is important to locate a problem before it even starts.
Garage doors are primarily for security and safety, so they generally do not require additional locks, except for the older ones that really do require locks. However, our specialists say that garage door openers also act as locks as the door would not move if the opener is not activated.
The first thing is to check all metal parts for damage. Damaged or broken parts must be replaced immediately according to the specialists in our company. You need to clean all other parts using an appropriate solvent and apply lubricant, preferably a silicon-based product. Check the garage door tracks and ensure that they are clean and properly aligned. It is easy to align tracks by tightening and loosening the bolts where appropriate.
The most important thing is to keep the garage door opener remote away from the reach of children. Similarly, the wall switch must be mounted at a sufficiently high level. You need to operate the door as per the instructions in your manual. You have to inspect all parts for signs of wear and tear and damage on a regular basis. Run a test on a reversal mechanism frequently. Repairs must be made timely, according to the professionals from garage door repair Vancouver.