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Broken Garage Door? This is What to Do

Imagine snoozing your alarm one morning and wake up panicking about being late for work. You quickly wear your clothes, neaten up and rush out without breakfast and then to your utter dismay you realise that you’re stuck because your garage door is busted. Sounds annoying, right? But here’s the thing, this can actually happen and if it does, it means the mechanism that operates your garage door is broken.

Before your garage door just gives up on you, it probably gave you a sign or two that something isn’t right. Your might have heard a creaking sound that you thought wasn’t a big deal or maybe the whole thing heated up and smelled weird. As a rule of thumb, if anything in your home smells like it might be burning, it’s because some part of it is indeed burning. Checking it out in time and calling Spark Garage Doors about the smell will save both your garage door and your home from possibly catching fire.

Your garage door is something you need working all the time and if it fails you, you could find yourself in an immediate predicament. Your vehicle can be stuck inside or outside of it, depending on when it malfunctioned. It’s best to have it checked out and fixed by an authorised garage door repair service instead of calling the nearest mechanic to come over and experiment with it and then charge for the extra hours it took them to figure out how it works.

If you don’t already have an automated garage door, you need to get in touch with Spark Garage Doors to see what options you have. If you’re here reading this, then you’ve already been thinking about getting an automatic garage door.