When handling basic home repairs, homeowners have a few options: DIY or hire a seasoned professional. The internet is a wealth of videos and tutorials that can teach you how to tackle nearly any project, (not to mention HGTV shows and the DIY channel) and can make home improvement much easier for the average Joe.
Basic handyman jobs like changing out light bulbs, tightening loose screws, and fixing a running toilet are things that are generally easy to take care of. So when your garage door gets stuck on its track or begins to squeak on a regular basis, how do you determine if you should try and fix the issue yourself or call a professional? The answer isn’t always clear, because it could be a simple fix like tightening a bolt, lubricating a hinge or even changing the remote battery out when the door is no longer performing. At The Up & Up Garage Doors, we believe that the safety of our customers is most important.
Today, we will discuss some common garage door issues and a little more background on spotting an easy fix versus knowing when to call a pro: