An Easy Fix for Your Garage Door Cable

It is very easy to take your garage door for granted. After all, it probably just does its job day in and day out. However, if there ever comes a time when you are not able to open and close the garage when you want to, this can be a huge inconvenience. In this situation, you will probably want to bring in a garage door professional as soon as possible to fix what needs to be fixed.

If you do not know a lot about garage door repair, there is a chance that you have many questions in the event that you end up needing it. For example, you might wonder, what exactly are rolling door repair services? How much would I generally pay if I am looking for garage door repair and service? Will a company provide me with a garage door repair estimate before starting work? What can I expect in terms of the accuracy of a garage door repair free quote? Is there a garage door repair guide somewhere that I can read for information? Most of the time, a garage door repair professional will be able to answer these questions for you or point you in the direction of someone who can.

One of the most basic issues with garage doors is when the cable becomes unhinged. Believe it or not, it is a rather simple garage door repair. While it may be an inconvenience at the time, this video will show you how to handle that issue going forward.

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The cable is what allows the garage door to open and close smoothly. You can see that the cable becomes unravelled when not properly secure. You’ll need a vice grip to hold the door up while fixing the cable. Next, you will want to detach the cable from the bottom fixture of the door. Then you’ll “unspin” the part f the cable that is loose.

From here, you will rewrap the cable, starting on the higher part of the drum. Once you have the cable correctly wrapped around the drum, you will then reconnect the cable on the bottom bracket of the door. After that, simply remove the vice grip and your door will be functioning just as it should! A relatively easy fix that only takes a matter of minutes.


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