Garage Door Cable Repair Calgary

Garage door cables run from the bracket at the bottom of either side of your garage door to a notch in the cable drums on the garage door shaft. The cables themselves, aided by the garage door torsion springs, help hoist your garage door open and closed. If you suspect your garage door cables are damaged, usually presenting as a tilted door or the cables themselves being off the drums. Please do not hesitate to give us a call for prompt garage door cable repair.

When should I change my garage door cables?

At Advantage Garage Doors, we believe that prevention is better than cure regarding garage door cables. Therefore, replacing your garage door cables at the first sign of damage, such as frayed or in visibly bad condition, is our recommendation.

Additionally, if your bottom bracts and cable exhibit signs of rust, this is also a sign that your garage door cables need replacement.

A garage door cable in poor condition can snap, becoming a danger to you and your belongings. If your cable snaps, it can also cause extensive damage to the whole garage door system.
all things considered, If your cables aren’t tensioned or fall off the drums, do not attempt to reposition them. Subsequently, as the cables are under a lot of tension, this repair is potentially dangerous. Therefore, it should only be performed by a trained professional. We perform same-day and emergency garage door cable repair Calgary and surroundings.

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Preventative maintenance is key

In the case of garage door cables, replacing is much easier (and cheaper) before the onset of the damage sets. For that reason, before they snap and cause damage to other parts of your garage door or to the personal belongings you stow in your garage, such as your vehicle, you should inspect and maintain your cables. In addition, periodical inspecting the cables and ensuring the moisture level in their surroundings remains low are critical steps to ensure superior cable longevity.