Along with the advancement in technology, comes the revolutionized home upgrade that is very impressive. Together with the new gadgets being introduced, home technology is making our lives easy. Along this line, is the electric garage opener which has evolved to a more sophisticated version? But as much as the progress, technology is still so finicky. However, if your garage door is not properly functioning there are common explanations to that which you need to know and understand.
Find below the top 3 reasons your garage is not working:
- Door spring is broken. Though both garage door and garage door opener function together for the purpose it was originally made, that is to close your garage, they are both separate parts. So if your garage door won’t work, probably there is a broken spring. Even though these are in pairs, if one is broken the other one cannot function on its own. In this case it is best to hire a maintenance man to check this and replace this the soonest. Refer to them to learn more.
- The battery of the remote is already dead. Note we seldom check this but it is often the main cause. Try replacing the battery with a new one. Remember extreme conditions can affect the life of the battery.
- Misaligned sensors – if the photo eye of the safety sensor of your door is not aligned then it cannot function thereby causing the door not to function. Also it could also be dirty, so in this case there should be a check made on a regular basis to avoid this condition from happening.
The funny side of having highly technologically advanced house is when technology fails to work. It can be stressful, intimidating and often expensive to get it back. On this aspect one should be aware of in place of the ease it was meant to provide.