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Stuck Garage Door? Try These Tricks To Get Things Moving Again

Stuck Garage Door? Try These Tricks To Get Things Moving Again

Has your garage door been stuck lately? You’re not alone this is a common problem that many homeowners face, there are several tricks you can try to get your garage door moving again.

Check For Ice

One of the most common causes of a stuck garage door is ice, especially in cold states. If you notice that your door is sticking more than usual, it may be worth pouring hot water over the bottom of the garage door to break up any ice. This could be enough to get things back in motion.

Check Your Remote Batteries

Before you start troubleshooting check the batteries on your remote control. Dead batteries are a common cause of stuck doors! Replacing them should be easy so if all else fails it’s worth giving them a try before calling in the professionals for help.

Test The Door By Hand

It’s also possible that your issue isn’t with the mechanics of the door itself  its can be electrical issue. If you’re able to raise and lower the door by hand using its manual then this could point to an electrical fault like an unplugged opening.

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