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How Faulty Garage Door Made My Wife Almost Deliver Our First Baby At Home!

“Just stay strong and hold on there for a second”, I implored my wife in a calm, soothing and pacifying voice. I menacingly tried to open my garage door with remote control but to no avail. Out of all the days, only today it had to stop functioning. I couldn’t comprehend what went wrong with our garage door. It was working completely fine a couple of hours back when I returned back from work. Even Meredith never complained of it not working before.

“Just stay strong and hold on there for a second”, I implored my wife in a calm, soothing and pacifying voice. I menacingly tried to open my garage door with a remote control but to no avail. Out of all the days, only today it had to stop functioning. I couldn’t comprehend what went wrong with our garage door. It was working completely fine a couple of hours back when I returned back from work. Even Meredith never complained of it not working before.

I tried almost all buttons on my remote control so that the door opens but nothing happened. Never in my wildest dream did I ever imagine that on the day my wife will get labor pains and our little bundle of joy will be finally in our arms, we will have to face this problem.

I immediately opened Safari on my phone and started browsing companies offering services of Garage Door Opener Repair in NJ. I found three companies near my area and immediately called them up. I explained my dire situation to them and they promised to arrive within 10 minutes. Meanwhile, I tried to contact our neighbor Sally, to open their backyard door so that my wife can be taken to the hospital immediately. As it was past midnight, Sally took her own sweet time to answer my call. I would’ve directly called Andrew, Sally’s husband but he was out of town for the whole week. Finally, she picked up the call on the 5th ring and promised to open the door in no time. She literally acted as our guardian angel and took Meredith to hospital.

The Garage door opener repair services came after 10 minutes and I let them usher through Sally’s front door. I was still in a daze. It was simply not sinking in that on the day of my wife’s delivery, I am stuck at home getting my garage door fixed. The repairers performed a deep & thorough survey of my door, checked its hinges, garage door clicker, balance, and even remote control.

At last, they informed me that the seal is broken due to which the door is not opening. I asked them how much time it will take to repair as I had to rush to my wife at the hospital. They gave me 2 hours’ time. I locked all the doors of my and Sally's house and rushed to the hospital. Right now, no one was important than my wife and unborn child. I was not worried that the repairers will try to intrude the house as they were licensed, bonded and insured.

The news of my baby girl arriving in the world along with my garage door being repaired broke at the same time. Sally rushed back home to usher the repairers. What an eventful day it was! But the good part was finally it ended and in the end, I had my bundle of joy, the apple of my eye in my hands. Now, I knew where to go whenever I needed any kind of Garage door repair services in New Jersey

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I did all the hard work in finding a good service company for the installation of garage doors at my new residential building. It is very obvious that anyone would entrust the safety and maintenance of these doors to a professional unless the problem is so ordinary that it could be fixed. If you will search the internet you will see many articles available on how to repair garage door faults. The basic thing is the understanding that not all repairs are equal. Every company has its own setup and needs a different set of solutions to get the doors fixed, no matter what the nature of the problem is. So, it is very important to know when you need to repair your garage doors than how to repair them. Here are some of the problems that I went through and garage door repair Longmeadow MA got them fixed.

Garage Door Opener Problems

Its not a big deal if there is an opener problem cause it can be fixed on your own but then again to some extent all that you need is to have a better look at the problem and the moment that you realize that its not your cup of tea move a step back and leave it alone till the professional gets there. Though it only requires minimal manual intervention and it would work just fine, sometimes it is just the batteries, once replaced the opener works fine. If this all doesn’t work, take my word for it and call a service provider without any delay to get it fixed.

Garage Door Metal track problem

You must know by now that keeping the metal tracks cleaned all the time is the most important thing. As these tracks are really important in the overall functioning of the gate this is where the door rolls on and then slides onto. They need to be properly cleaned from dirt, grease and other particles that may form a hurdle. If by any chance the tracks are clogged it might jam the door. Cleaning them can always be easily done by yourself but if the alignment of these tracks has been disturbed this is a real issue that requires a fix by the Residential Garage Door Repair Service Longmeadow MA.

Garage Door Torsion Spring Problem

The efficiency of the garage door depends on the working of the torsion spring as it bears all the weight. Usually when this spring breaks or is damaged the sound is loud enough to let you know. Without the spring the door won't be able to open or close. the spring needs to be fixed in the motor again for the door to open and close. These springs often break. get them checked and fixed by a professional every once in a while to avoid any inconveniences. If it properly looked after it will always save you from problems ahead.

Garage Door Transmitter Range

The range of the transmitter it is opening and closing limit also the batteries are again a few issues that you could take care by yourself. But then again if you don’t have any experience in handling these issues do not take a risk. The best and the only way is to call up a professional and do not touch the doors until then. 

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