Columbia Garage Doors and Openers, LLC

Of Columbia, Tennessee

Questions and Answers

Noisy Garage Door or Opener

 

A noisy door could be the result of a number of different possibilities :

 

Loose or broken hardware

 

Hinges, roller, bearings or  pulleys needing lubrication

 

Warn out rollers or bearings

 

Top fixture rubbing against horizontal track

 

The nylon center bearing is a common culprit  for squealing

 

A badly rusted torsion spring

 

On metal doors with shiplap joints - sections rubbing together as the sections pass by the curve in the track

 

 

For openers:

 

Loose nuts, bolts or screws

 

A loose drive chain, or chain too tight

 

Warn drive gear inside motor housing

 

For a screw drive opener; screw needs lubricating

 

A loose housing cover or lens cover

 

If you have any of these problems, it would be best to call a qualified service technician for an oil and adjust  of your door and opener.

Text Box: For Service Call:  (931) 215-4213