When garage door hinges break, it might be a door that out of alignment, a spring that needs to be re-tensioned, a bearing (on top brackets) that damaged or some rollers that need to be replaced. Fixing the real cause to the issue will save your time and money for the long run. If you need a service of garage door hinge repair Ottawa Ontario, call us at AMPM Ottawa Garage Door Repair™:
Garage Door Hinge Repair Services
A lot of people would usually have the same question: Is a broken hinge capable of inflicting damage to the door? Unfortunately, a broken hinge is capable of damaging the door and it’s actually something that you should be concerned with. Garage door hinges are attached to the back of the door just in between the panels and it’s designated to tie them together. The aim of the hinge is to allow the door to bend when it’s being opened and closed.
Unfortunately, overhead door hinges tend to actually deteriorate as the time passes and when they break they are capable of causing incorrect door opening and closing. Sometimes, the screws which hold the hinges together are going to loosen up and fall off. This is capable of causing the same problem as a broken hinge so this needs to be accounted for.
It’s important to identify the problem prior to implementing the solution so that you can guarantee that everything is perfectly handled. What is more, some new garage door manufacturers are going to use thinner steel for the making of the hinges and this is going to cause them to wear out significantly faster and fall out quicker than others. Other manufacturers, however, use thicker and also more rigid materials for the hinge and they are capable of lasting for the entire life of the door.
Broken Garage Door Hinge Replacement
Now, the first thing that you should do is call professionals. AMPM Ottawa Garage Door Repair™ is a company which is capable of handling this particular rollers issue quickly and without additional hassle. In any case, replacing the ball bearing single hinge is without a doubt the best solution, should it be broken.
Precautions to be considered
Right off the bat, the most important thing that you need to do upon determining that a hinge has been broken is not to operate the door until it’s been taken care of. Wait it out instead. Call AMPM Ottawa Garage Door Repair™ and wait for the technicians to come. Our coverage including east, south and west Ottawa, Ontario.
The hinges which run up the left, as well as the right-hand side of your door, are going to cause a lot more damage if you operate the door so make sure that you refrain from doing so. The process shouldn’t take long so you wouldn’t have to wait for a lot of time.