Salt Lake City Garage Door Repair | Salt Lake City, Utah
DIY garage door repair is something that a lot of homeowners would like to do, because it has the potential to save them a fair amount of money on garage door repair and maintenance costs– Makes sense; similar to the car owner that wants to save money by replacing their engine’s oil. Replacing the oil in your car is not very dangerous, though, while a garage door repair is. So, let’s talk a little bit about how to safely perform DIY garage door repairs; we’re going to start by talking about some of the dangerous regarding doing them.
There is a lot of danger surrounding working on a garage door. The sorts of things that could potentially happen to you run the gamut– You’re contending with being crushed by your garage door if you’re working directly on the door itself. You’re dealing with the potential for dismemberment (or even death) when working with the springs; they hold so much pent up energy that one wrong move will release all of that onto you. . . A lot of times, your head is near the springs while working on them, so you can kind of see where that one is going. You also have other issues too, like electrocution when working with the garage door opener (or keypad, or open indicator monitors, or other electronic components), and other things. This is just a brief summary– There’s a lot more. We don’t want to go too crazy. . . So, with all of that danger talk out of the way:
We’ve come up with a simple, three step solution to keep yourself safe while you perform DIY garage door repairs:
- Determine that something is wrong with your garage door.
- Call a qualified garage door company.
That’s pretty easy, huh?