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Why Is Your Garage Door Struggling To Open

The garage door is an important part of the house. It provides a barrier between the outside and inside of the house. When it is not functioning properly, it can become a nuisance as well as an inconvenience.

This article talks about some of the reasons why your garage door might be struggling to open. We will also provide you with some information on how to get your garage door working again.

Broken springs

Garage door springs are one of the most common parts to break on a garage door. Springs are responsible for lifting the door up and down. The springs will eventually weaken and break, making it difficult to open the garage door.

If you are experiencing trouble with your garage door, the first thing that you should do is to check if the springs on the garage door are broken. If you look above your closed garage door, you will be able to see if one of the springs is snapped into two pieces. If it snapped, then you will need to replace it as soon as possible to prevent further damage from happening.

Broken Springs: If you notice that your garage door is struggling to open or close, this could be due to broken springs. If you notice any other issues with your garage door, contact our team for repairs!


Garage door misalignment is a common problem. It can be caused by many factors, such as the garage door not being level, the tracks being loose, or the springs being too weak. Garage doors are often misaligned because of a lack of routine maintenance.

Garage door misalignment can cause damage to your garage and other parts of your home. If you have an automatic garage door opener, The opener will also struggle to close if it is not aligned properly causing excess wear and tear on the garage door opener.

The last thing you want is to be in your garage and have your garage door stuck sideways in the door tracks. Garage doors that are misaligned can lead to damage, which can be costly and time-consuming to fix.

Damaged Track

The garage door is a heavy and potentially dangerous object that needs to be handled with care. If the track is damaged, it can cause the cables to potentially come off the garage door. This can not only damage the object but also cause injury to you or your loved ones.

A damaged track will make it difficult for the garage door to open and close properly. It could also cause an injury if you try to use it because of a malfunctioning sensor or motor. The first step in repairing this issue is by inspecting the door’s track for any type of damage or obstruction that may be causing it to malfunction.

If you close the garage door on something or hit the garage door with your car, inspect the tracks for any signs of wear or damage such as a bent track, cracks in the metal, rust, etc. We recommend calling our team if you have damaged track!

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