The Garage Door is often times considered a luxury of life that not many of us are really thinking about, of course, until the Garage Door breaks down. There are many different problems that can occur with the Garage Door but one of the more difficult repairs is when a broken cable happens to your Garage Door. This often times will happen when the door is opening or closing and because of the weight of the door being supported by the Torsion Springs the door will end up going crooked and jamming completely. In Plymouth, MN we were out servicing a customer for some new bottom seal and new precision bearing rollers but while we were inspecting the entire Garage Door we found that their cable was down to only a few steel threads and was about to snap at any moment. We were able to replace their cables before they broke which can cause even more damage and costs.
Don’t Wait Until it Breaks
It is always a good recommendation to have your Garage Door inspected at least once per year for any damages, safety concerns, or just a good old fashioned tune-up. Especially living in Plymouth, MN or any other area of Minnesota we know the harsh conditions we can go through with the weather; the hot humid summers and the brittle cold winters can really take a toll on your Garage Door and your cables. If a Broken Cable occurs with your Garage Door it can cause a lot more problems than just the repair and replacement of your Broken Cables which is why we always say don’t wait until it breaks and get your Garage Door inspected yearly.
Other Problems a Broken Cable Can Cause:
When a Garage Door Cable snaps there are many other concerns that need to be looked at and possibly repaired, here are a few of those concerns:
- Crooked Door Causing Bent Panels
- Bending and Twisting of the Track System
- Roller Heads Popping Off
- Broken Bottom Brackets
- Broken Hinges
- Bending or Breaking of the Rail
- The Entire Door Falling out of the tracks and possibly damaging vehicles inside the Garage
- The Door Could Fold in on Itself
These are just some of the concerns that can happen and when this does happen it can end up being very costly. If you have your Garage Door properly maintained you can often times avoid these kinds of emergencies. Get your peace of mind and always have the experts at Rise & Shine Garage Doors inspect and maintain your Cables and any other Garage Door concerns in Plymouth, MN and the entire Twin Cities area.