Garage Door Resources - A Better Garage Door, Inc.

How to Open a Garage Door Manually When Your Opener is Broken

Toddler looking upward at top of stuck garage door

A lot of folks call for garage door repair in Parker because their opener has failed and they’re stuck in their garage. There are a lot of reasons why the door may be stuck including a power outage, a tripped circuit breaker, a broken torsion spring, a blocked photoelectric eye and more. Fortunately, no matter the cause, there is a way to open your door manually so that you can get out and go about your life. In this post, we’ll tell you how to do just that.

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The Effects of the Cold on Garage Door Springs

Garages of suburban homes lining snowy residential street

People think of their garage door as being a pretty resilient mechanism. And it is. But there are many components to the modern automatic garage door and the different components tend to react differently to things like the weather. The tracks the garage door rides up and down in, for instance, are not usually affected by cold weather. On the other hand, the garage door springs on Northglenn homes are.

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The Dangers of DIY Garage Door Repair

Messy workspace of homeowner preparing for do-it-yourself garage door repair with laptop on desk, tools and open drawers

When you have provided garage door service in Broomfield and other communities for more than 20 years, you get to know homeowners and understand their concerns. Especially now, people are worried about security – the safety of their loved ones and property – and how they will provide for their families. We have had many conversations with homeowners asking us how they can save money on their garage door repairs, and it invariably gets back to a statement like “I’m pretty sure I could do this myself with a little more time…”

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