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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Garage Door Maintenance Brooklyn NY


  

How to Prepare Your Garage for Summer .... 

 

With summer just around the corner, you may want to set aside some time for your garage door.

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Monday, April 12, 2021

Garage Door Spring Replacement Aventura FL

Garage door springs counteract the force of gravity to ease the process of opening or closing your garage door. Springs are kept under constant tension to help reduce the weight of the garage door, making it easier for mechanical or manual opening and closing. However, this constant strain takes a toll on the springs, and over time, they may become worn down. When this happens, it is essential to contact your team of professional garage door technicians from H&O Garage Door Spring Replacement Aventura FL. Our team can diagnose and solve your issue with exceptional garage door spring replacement services.



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Thursday, April 1, 2021

Garage Door Spring Replacement Astoria 11101, 11102, 11103, 11104, 11105, 11106

Garage door springs counteract the force of gravity to ease the process of opening or closing your garage door. Springs are kept under constant tension to help reduce the weight of the garage door, making it easier for mechanical or manual opening and closing. However, this constant strain takes a toll on the springs, and over time, they may become worn down. When this happens, it is essential to contact your team of professional garage door technicians from H&O Garage Door Spring Replacement Astoria. Our team can diagnose and solve your issue with exceptional garage door spring replacement services.

Types of Garage Door Springs

Depending on the age and how your garage door was installed after the original purchase, your garage door will either have torsion or extension garage door springs. Here is more information on the two types of springs:

Torsion Garage Door Springs

Torsion springs are typically mounted above the door, though on older homes they could be mounted to the rear of the garage to take up less space. (This is known as a rear-mounted torsion.) A torsion spring’s job is to help balance the door, allowing it to open and close with the same amount of pressure and reduce the risk of placing too much strain on the opener.

How Does It Work?

Torsion springs are placed above the door with a metal tube running through the center that has drums on either side of the tubing. When the garage door is closed, the drums move with the cables connected to the bottom of the door to wind the springs back up, creating stored energy. As the garage door opens, the springs unwind, releasing the energy and allowing the garage door to open. As the door rolls overhead to the opening position, the spring unwinds, losing power and strain until it is needed again. The rate at which this process happens is known as inches pounds per turn (IPPT).

Spring Warranty

Spring Warranty

IPPT is based on the height and weight of the door along with the radius of the tracks and drums. If your garage door is properly balanced, then the springs should last a household up to 10,000 open and close cycles.

The lifespan of a torsion spring can be anywhere from 3 to 5 years depending on maintenance and how many open and close cycles you are using per day. (If you are using your garage door more than 4 times a day, the life expectancy will decrease due to the amount of strain being put on the springs. This could result in your torsion spring having a lifespan of 2-3 years.)

Extension Springs

Extension springs can be mounted horizontally running from the back of the garage door track to the front. They operate by pulling the garage door upwards against the force of gravity to support the weight. This is accomplished thanks to a pulley system. The pulley system allows the springs to stretch as the door closes, allowing the door to gradually close instead of slamming down.

Extension springs can last a homeowner anywhere from 7 to 9 years and their life expectancy can either be extended or lessened depending on how much you use your garage door.

How Do I Know When My Springs Need Adjustments?

You should always have your springs inspected/rebalanced at least once a year. This helps ensure that your garage door springs are strong enough to continue operating correctly. However, inclement weather , overuse, and age can negatively affect your garage door spring, making it necessary to call in help for adjustments or a replacement, if the springs are damaged. The dedicated team of garage door technicians at H&O Garage Door can help you — literally — get your garage door back on track. Here are some of the signs for which to look:

Torsion Springs Damage Symptoms

It is extremely important to rebalance your torsion springs 2 years after installation. Rebalancing helps ensure that your garage door springs are still set in the correct position to accommodate the weight of your garage door after they have settled.

If your garage door is not staying in place when you open or close it, this could be an indication that your springs are beginning to fail. A failing garage door spring needs to be rebalanced to ensure that the garage door will not suddenly slam down when released from the opener.

Extension Springs

Extension springs are a bit easier to tell whether or not they need to be replaced. Visually inspect your garage door springs. If you notice any gaps within the coils, this is a strong indicator that the spring itself is weakening and needs to either be replaced.

If you have an older home with one-piece garage doors, we recommend investing in a door replacement with new torsion springs. One-piece garage doors were found to be dangerous and are no longer being manufactured. Our team can give you a free estimate on a garage door replacement and can install a beautiful and safe new garage door and springs that will last your family for years to come.


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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Garage Door Installation & Repair Whitestone NY

New Garage Doors Whitestone NY

Residential and Commercial Garage Door Installation in Whitestone

 

H&O Garage Door Whitestone Installation & Repair Whitestone  is a full service garage door company in New York, NY. We provide new garage doors throughout New York  and surrounding areas. If you are looking for a new residential or commercial garage door, look no further. It has never been easier to choose a custom garage door that you can be proud of. We offer a variety of new doors - Wayne Dalton- – C.H.I. – Clopay -- Ammar – and Clopay garage doors

  • Residential Garage Doors

  • Carriage House Garage Doors

  • Commercial Overhead

  • Roll up/Rolling steel doors

  • Insulated Doors

 

Popular garage door colors include white, almond, sandstone, and brown. Choose the style of panel, color, windows and window trim. You can also decide whether you would like your door insulated or not. We offer 24 gauge as well as 25 gauge steel doors, with the 24 gauge steel being thicker and more durable. Further enhance your garage door with windows and window trim. With so many colors and styles to choose from, you are sure to love your new garage door’s look.

Do you need a commercial overhead door? From your standard sectional overhead door to roll up doors, we install and service all types. All work is guaranteed, so whether you need rolling steel doors, commercial panel doors, full view commercial doors or roll up doors!!!!

Call H&O Garage Door Installation & Repair today at 718-7106468!

 


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Sunday, March 14, 2021

Garage Door Great Neck NY


H&O Garage Door Great Neck NY  

Great Neck, garage door repair & installation services include creating lasting value. Our expert technicians and staff help you design a look that adds contemporary appeal and stands the test of time. so getting the right design matters. H&O Garage Doors Great Neck NY has a broad selection of doors to choose from and, since we see what’s out there on a daily basis, we can provide relevant advice to help you make a final decision. Great Neck garage door installation involves steel, wood, aluminum, composite, or glass, H&O  Garage Doors Great Neck NY  lives up to its name in bringing your vision to life. When you are expecting guests, you won’t have any problem letting them know how to find you. Use your customized door as a beacon to guide family members to your home. As well as materials, you choose the finish and even the insulation that defines your door

There are many things you should consider before deciding which one is the best garage door for you. In those article you are going to find useful information that will help you choose the right door. If you will choose to use the services. Great Neck Garage Door.  we will come to your place and help you choose the right door from our large collection of overhead Door. There are many reasons to replace a garage door, sometime it is a need, which you can’t ignore anymore, since the garage door is too old to be used, and sometime it is due to a damage, like if you hit the door with your car. but no matter what the reason for the replacement is, always make sure that you are choosing a high quality garage Garage door Company, 

Our professional installers are all licensed and insured residents of the Great Neck area. We are proud of our overwhelmingly high satisfaction ratings from our customers and neighbors. We want to provide solid service that exceeds your expectations so that you brag to other people about us, 

 

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Thursday, March 11, 2021

Garage Door Repair Valley Stream 11580

When you have any problem with your garage door like your garage door isn’t opening or closing properly—or at all—a garage door repair company can be an amazing asset. At H&O Garage Door Repair Valley Stream, we can help you diagnose and quickly repair any problem.

Broken Torsion Spring

Garage door’s torsion spring is usually located just above the door and is vital for safe opening and closing. Since torsion springs are under tremendous tension, it’s safest to leave the replacement to the professionals. The experienced technicians at H&O Garage Door Repair Valley Stream can provide service on any type of spring system.

Broken Extension Spring

Extension springs last 15,000 cycles. Every time the door goes up and down is one cycle. On average extension springs will last 7 to 12 years. For most people, you know you need to replace your extension springs because it snaps. Sometimes, however, when extension springs get older, they can lose their tension and the spring becomes elongated. It is very important that the replacement springs are calibrated for the weight of your door. Using the wrong size garage door springs will caused the to not function properly and could also cause the opener to break much quicker. Replacing extension springs can be very dangerous and if done wrong can harm someone using the garage door.At H&O Garage Door Repair Valley Stream provides professional solutions with technicians that can provide the right service to your door.

Malfunctioning Electric Opener

Garage door openers should not just open and close your garage door, but should be reliable, quiet, and safe. H&O Garage Door Repair Valley Stream carries a variety of garage door openers to fit any budget and garage door size. Different models from the industry leaders (Liftmaster, Genie, Craftsman, Chamberlain) with our professional installation or repair, will provide convenience, reliability, and safety to your home. Call H&O Garage Door Repair Valley Stream today for setup an appointment right now!!!

Damaged Garage Door

Damage to your garage door isn’t just unsightly; it can also prevent your door from operating properly. Depending on the severity of the damage, this can range from simple adjustments to section replacement or a whole new door. With H&O Garage Door Repair experience there are multiples damage for garage door like:

Off Track Garage Door

This is among the most critical issues you could have with a garage door. Under No Circumstances should you attempt to repair this on your own, because the door can easily fall on your car or worse yet-on top of you. This could possibly cause serious injury. Call H&O Garage Door Repair Valley Stream today for setup an appointment right now!!

Garage Door Weather Strip

Garage door bottom weatherstrip seals provide you a barrier against water, dirt, wind and unwanted critters. Call us to replace your worn or damaged bottom weather-strip seal. H&O Garage Door Repair Valley Stream.

Garage Door Hinges Broken

Are the Qhingesthat join the garage door sections bent or even broken or cracked? If they are, they must be replaced. Don't operate the garage door or opener with a broken hinge.

Call us to replace your broken hinge. H&O Garage Door Repair Valley Stream.

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Monday, February 22, 2021

Garage Door Repair Bronx

Garage Door Bronx NY

Garage door repair Bronx NY have multiple parts and each of those parts have a major role to play. To make the garage door work properly, the parts need to be placed and installed in the correctly. When you get your garage door installed by H&O not only will you have no worries and headaches, When you choose to seek the help of our professionals in Bronx NY, you will always get the chance to give us any ideas you might have concerning your new garage door. We will be glad to service and install any garage door you may want.You will be surprised to see that there are so many garage doors available on the market now. For each garage door there are different types of features these doors hold. Well, these features will not be of any use, if you cannot install the doors correctly. The only way to know if the garage door is installed properly is to have the help of a professional. With H&O Garage Doors Bronx NY you will get the most highly effective and prompt installation services at a reasonable and honest price.

H&O Garage Doors Bronx NY provides the most comprehensive garage door installation services. We have the best team with the highest quality of garage door installation services. Our technicians in the Bronx area are highly qualified and are professionally trained to handle all kinds of garage door installation problems. We provide fast, accurate and affordable H&O garage door Bronx NY installation services. We have a team of experts that are highly trained and professional, and ready to provide top quality service for any of your garage door installation dilemma 24/7.

The Bronx Garage Doors technicians will help you from customizing a garage door down to the color, insulation; window inserts material to size, manufacturer and style. They will help you choose the right garage door that best suits your lifestyle. a garage door takes a significant amount of property on your homes frontier and is something that should be maintained periodically. Don’t turn heads for the wrong reasons! Call Bronx Garage Door and a garage repair specialist will be there within the hour of your call. Garage Doors add property value to your home. Don’t lose property value by waiting to get it fixed. Bronx Garage Doors has repaired thousands of Doors in the Bronx, NY for over a decade. We are the company name you can trust. More than half of our clientele base has used us before or have heard of us by word of mouth. Bronx Garage Door strives every day to remain the Bronx’s garage door company choice!


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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Garage Door Spring Repair Douglaston NY

Extension Springs Douglaston  NY Garage Door

The extension spring looks like the old fashion box spring you see in mattresses. They are located at the sides of the door and are mounted on the  swing arms. They have a hook on each end and when purchased, they will be in  their compressed state. Because they have no protection factors when stretched,  it is the more dangerous of the two springs. It is also more inexpensive  compared to the torsion spring.

Its main difference from torsion springs is that the operation of the  extension spring is based on distance; the further it is extended, the more  force is applied on the spring. It can last from 5,000 to 10,000 lifts.

When your garage door has to be raised too high to support your garage door opener, you do not have to buy an entirely new electric opener. You can save money by simply purchasing garage door extension spring replacements and cables. The extension cables allow you to raise the garage door to heights of 7 feet or 8 feet, or you can buy full extension springs for garage doors that range in height from 78 in. to 84 in. The lightest of these springs supports balance weights of 50 lbs., while the strongest of them supports balance weights of 250 lbs.

In addition to cables and springs, you can also purchase any supporting hardware that may be required. Cable pulley wheels are very inexpensive, and if you don’t know how heavy your garage door is, you may need a counter balance lever arm to weigh it.

Torsion Springs Douglaston NY Garage Door

Torsion or Torque springs are twisting steel which retains the force in the  twist of the internal bar. If you think of the old fashioned mouse trap you have  the idea. The power is created by twisting the mouse trap under pressure. The  torsion spring's force is proportional to how the torque in the twist.   This is usually an enclosed unit and thus safer than the loose spring. Torsion  springs are located at the upper section of the door and are usually mounted on  the door header. This kind of spring will be the far stronger of the two and can  lift a weight up to 500 lbs. It has a lifespan of approximate 20,000 lifts.

Any homeowners will at some point experience broken garage door torsion springs that must be replaced. The average torsion spring lasts for about 10,000 cycles of opening and closing the garage door. This is because of the amount of pressure that is put on these springs on a regular basis. If you are in need of a garage door torsion spring replacement please contact us to make an appointment and get professional service and affordable price.

 

 


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Monday, December 14, 2020

Garage Door Spring Repair Syosset NY


 

Garage Door Opener Syosset NY

The best garage door opener is the one you install and then never think about again. It is so easy to use and so convenient in every way that you think about it only when you are purchasing it. After that, it fades into the background of your life, offering years and years of hassle-free service. Here are the criteria we used to rank the best garage door openers:

Features The best garage door openers have plenty of horsepower so they can easily handle even heavy doors. We loved the openers that are forward-looking, designed to integrate seamlessly with home automation systems. The finest garage door openers also offer an alternate power source(Battery backup) so you are never stuck with an inoperable door you experience an outage. We like garage door openers that are designed to keep noise at a minimum, too.

Electric Garage Openers Great Neck NY | Syosset NY

Most garage doors are heavy enough to cause serious injury and even death, so safety features on garage door openers are very important. Security features also are valuable considering the fact that the garage door not only secures vehicles and anything else stored in a garage, but also offers indirect access to your home in most layouts. We looked for things like automatic lights, reverse-opening capabilities (Saftey eyes) and strong locking mechanisms on all garage door openers in our lineup.

LiftMaster Electric  opener model 8550  make you rethink what’s possible in a Garage Door Opener With a full-suite of innovative features including smartphone control, Battery Backup and advanced security features, these openers will give you peace of mind that your garage is always safe and secure

Ease of Use

You might not think it could get easier than pushing a big button to open a door, but some garage door openers make things even easier by offering key-less entry(Keypad) and multiple remotes. We also looked at features that make ownership easier from the very first day, allowing you to easily install and maintain the system yourself.

Drive Mechanism

H&O Garage Door Syosset  NY offers two different drive mechanisms to accommodate your home and budget. If you're looking for a smooth and quiet opener for a garage door with rooms located above the garage or attached to the garage, the belt drive is going to be the best for you. You can also choose a chain drive opener, which is perfect for garages that are unattached to the home.

Help & Support

Good customer service is important for any product. It is especially important for the class of garage door openers we considered. We looked primarily at products designed to be installed by a professional door company, so it's vital the product you choose offers its own layer of customer support and guarantees. Even if you are fairly handy you are sure to have questions at some point along the way. We offer wonderful warranties.

Your next garage door opener will likely last for years. Whether those years are carefree or plagued by calls to your favorite handyman depends on the choice you make now. Our in-depth reviews will help you find the best garage door openers on the market.



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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Garage door service Brooklyn NY

Queens - Brooklyn - Long Island - Bronx - New Jersey 

Problem #1: Malfunctioning Photo-Eyes

A common reason for a garage door not closing can be a malfunctioning photo-eye. Photo eyes are there to keep the garage door from closing if an object passes through the infrared beams. Photo-eyes need to be lined up correctly, if the alignment is thrown off it may cause your garage door to not close. Also, if the lens on one or both of the photo eyes is dirty with debris, this can also cause your garage door to not operate. With both of these scenarios, your photo-eyes system assumes that there is an obstruction in the door. If your photo eye is flashing that means an obstruction is in the path of the door. Remove the debris and adjust the photo-eye until the indicator light is no longer flashing. Your door should now properly operate. If you need any assistant you can call us H&O Garage Door Repair at 718-7106468.

 

Problem #2: Broken Spring 

 

Another common reason for your garage door not working is a broken spring. A spring provides tension to help your garage door opener lift your garage door. This is an issue you can usually diagnose fairly easily. Springs are typically directly above the garage door near the wall. It’s important to note that if you have two springs on your garage door, you’ll most likely need to have both springs replaced.​

Note: Please do not attempt to repair or replace a spring on your own, call a professional company​. Call Us H&O Garage Door Repair  at 718-7106468.

 

Problem #3: Malfunctioning Remote Control

If you’ve discovered that there’s no issue with your photo-eyes or garage door spring, another thing to check is your remote control to your garage door opener. If you find that it’s only one garage door remote that doesn’t work correctly, your remote may just need a new battery. If you replace the battery in the remote and it still doesn’t work, give a reputable garage door company a call to diagnose the problem.  Call Us H&O Garage Door Repair at 718-7106468.

Problem #4: Noisy Garage Door

Noisy doors are very common and there can be a couple of reasons why your garage door is noisy. This issue can sometimes be fixed with a manufacturer recommended lubricant. Rollers and springs should be lubricated regularly to keep these parts running smoothly for many years. If this isn’t the issue then contact us H&O Garage Door at 718-7106468 to assist you with diagnosing the issue as you may need a replacement part for your garage door system with a fair prices and professional technicians.


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Monday, March 4, 2019

Garage Door | Near Me NY

 

Queens Garage Doors

Update the look of your garage doors

Are you tired of the old look of your garage doors and want to change their style? Or maybe you are having your house renovated and of course, you need to include your garage doors and you want them to have a fresh look. Remodeling your garage doors needs careful planning and research so that you can be sure that they go well with the overall design of your house and you will not do anything too drastic that will reduce the value of your house.

We use our garage doors all the time and they are subject to wear and tear and even sustain unsightly dents and scratches as time passes by. Being part of our home’s exterior, our garage doors are what other people will see first. That is why it is important to keep it looking good so as to make a good first impression on them. Also, having a good-looking and well-maintained garage door increases your house’s curb appeal. So, what does it take to update the look of your garage doors?

Remodeling or buying a new garage door is a big decision. As we have always said, it needs careful planning before implementation so make sure that you do your research well. The good news is that there are many resources online that you can consult to give you a better understanding of your home improvement project. There are also companies like H&O Garage Doors that offer professional advice for this important task.There are many ways to remodel your garage doors. You can turn it into a fun DY project for the weekend or you may hire a professional to do the remodeling for you. However, there are pros and cons for whichever you decide to take. Here are some ideas and tips when remodeling your garage doors.

Once you have decided on the design that you want, you can shop for embellishments to help you accomplish the look that you are going for. Adding decorative details and features will enliven your boring garage doors. You can add vinyl sidings and panel overlays. Or you can be creative and use other materials that would fit the design that you want.

These DIY ideas are quick and easy to do. They will also definitely save you a lot of money. It is also fun to do and can be a bonding activity for the family. However, you need to do your research well as you want to make sure that you do it right or else it will turn into a catastrophe that will surely give you a headache. This project is ideal for those houses with simple or basic garage doors. For those houses that have modern garage doors with complicated or technical parts, you might be better off consulting professional garage door service providers to make sure that you will not damage any of the features, as some of the parts may be too sensitive or delicate to handle on your own.

if you cannot install the doors correctly. The only way to know if the garage door is installed properly is to have the help of a professional. With H&O Garage Door Queens,Garage doors have multiple parts and each of those parts have a major role to play. To make the garage door work properly, the parts need to be placed and installed in the correctly. When you get your garage door installed by us not only will you have no worries and headaches,

 



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