If your door is acting up the problem may be one of the following. If you are experiencing problems with your door call a name you can depend on for over 30 years. Local, Insured & Hodges Family Owned & Operated
Symptoms: * Garage Door will not open * Garage Door will only raise a couple of inches * Garage Door is too heavy to lift manually * Garage Door Opener struggles to open the door * You heard a loud bang (like a shotgun in the house)
Safety Eyes Misaligned or Faulty
Symptoms: * Garage Door will not close * Garage Door light flashes when trying to close * You have to hold in the wall button to close the Garage Door * The lights on safety eyes are not lighting up * Garage Door only shuts a couple of inches and then goes back up
Worn out rollers Symptoms: * Garage Door has a loud clicking sound when opening and closing * Garage Door is not operating smoothly * Garage Door has a grinding sound
Or cable off on one side Symptoms: * Garage Door is crooked * Garage Door is jammed in track * Garage Door will not raise evenly
Symptoms: * Door is hanging crooked * Door will not roll up and down evenly
Symptom: * Garage door opener running but the door is not moving
Faulty Circuit Board
Symptoms: * Garage Door works occasionally * Garage Door opener just clicks or lights up * Garage Door opener does nothing at all * Garage Door remotes not working * Safety Eyes not working
You will need to call a professional for some of these solutions as it could be dangerous (they are marked with a * )
If you need any Garage Door Repairs, Installations, or Service Please call The Woodlands Garage Door Service @ 832-928-4407
Q: The bottom of your garage door is up on one side?
A: Possible causes of this problem
1.* A frayed torsion cable on you garage door — In this case you will need to replace your cables on your garage door
2.* A frayed extension spring cable on your garage door — In this case you will need to replace your cables on your extension springs
3. *Worn out extension spring pulleys on your garage door — If this is the problem you will need to replace the worn pulleys on your garage door
Q: Door closes only if you hold the push button down?
A: Possible Causes of this problem
Misaligned , dirty, or defective photo sensors ( These are the “eyes” at the bottom of your garage door on each side. The lights should NOT be blinking, If they are blinking please align the eyes to where they are seeing each other they should then be a solid color try pushing the button again and if this was the problem it should now be fixed)
Q: Garage Door closes part of the way then reverses back up?
A: Possible Causes
1. *Broken torsion cables on garage door — Replace the cables
2. *Broken extension cable — Replace the cables on extension springs
3. The Close force on the operator is not properly adjusted — You will need to adjust the downforce on the opener
4. Dry rollers, bearings — Lubricate with garage door lubrication which can be purchased at Lowes, Home Depot. Etc.
5. Misaligned, dirty, or defective photo eyes — Align, clean or replace
6. *Garage Door tracks are bent — Straighten, adjust, or replace the track on the garage door
7.* Worn out cable pulleys on garage door — Replace the pulleys system
If you find you need to replace or have broken parts please call us @ 832-928-4407 for all of your garage door needs