January 9, 2016

This job was unusual. The torsion shaft was broken in half and was conceled inside the torsion spring. This was most likely caused by overtightening of the set screws resulting in a a stress riser. Overtime this condition can cause fatigue and result in cracking.  If y...

November 19, 2015

Everytime the door is closing, there is a significant load on the spring plate that is anchored to the wall. In this case the drywall disintegrated over time and caused the spring plate to become loose. Eventually the lag bolts fell out and the torsion spring assembly...

October 21, 2015

An older cladwood door was accidently damaged by a roofing contractor. Fortunately, we were able to replace just the rectangular panel. After a coat of paint it will look as good as new. These panels are getting harder to find. Don't delay! If you have a damaged panel...

August 28, 2015

Installing a keypad is a great alternative from giving younger kids keys to the house. It is also very convenient when you are working outside and require regular access to the garage. No longer do you need to leave the door open resulting in a possible security risk....

June 27, 2015

Frayed or stretched cables can cause garage door to become crooked and not sit flat on the ground. This condition should be repaired promtly as it is a huge safety concern. If the cable breakes, the door falls. It is that simple. Cables should always be replaced in pai...

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