Steel Door Repair in Richmond
Heavy door caused the motor to pull up on the door and cause damage to the top section. This windowed top section usually requires a little bit of extra support to handling the long term opening and closing duty cycles that are placed on them. This little area between the windows is crucial to have supported properly. As you can see if not damage will occur.
Close up view of pickup bracket that is tearing away from top section.
View of the pulling of the bracket showing the damage that will be made from the operator pulling up from a heavy door that is not balanced properly. Balancing the door is a routine repair that should be done whenever the door will have a weight change. Usually this can occur during seasonal changes, this door is a steel door so the weight is not a critical changing value.
Repair of center stile that has been repaired with a support pickup bar. This stile support bar has been installed to insure that the top window section will not get damaged.
Pickup arm that has been repaired and will bring the safety and the stability of the door back and above the manufactures requirements.
Two spring that have been removed from the garage door to be replaced. You will see that the top spring is broken while the bottom one doesn’t look broken. Both springs are actually damaged and should not be used, as even though the bottom spring doesn’t look damaged there is equally number of cycles placed on the spring. So it is a week away from breaking as well. We assure that we replaced both springs during a spring change. We will never just change one spring in a duel spring assembly.
After spring change and center stile have been repaired. You will see that the new springs are mounted and ready for operation. This door is ready for use.