They are connected by cables that are used in transferring energy exerted from coiled springs. The cables help to lift the garage door up when it’s opened and they also help to slow it down in closing. There is a chance for the cable to get damaged or broken, and it’s important to know the best way to repair it. Below are some suggestions on how to fix garage door cable.
Examine the cable
Conducting regular inspections of garage door cables will help significantly to prevent destruction or failure. Garage door cables that have become damaged, worn out or rusty must be repaired immediately.
Clamp the Door
It all depends where your garage door is situated in the event of a malfunction. If the issue with your garage door is that it only opens in part you can place a lock on the lower part of the wheel in order to keep it from proceeding on the downward slide.
For complex garage door repairs need to make use of special tools and equipment. We do not recommend that you attempt a DIY repair. Get in touch with us to arrange to have your garage door fixed by an expert technician.