Does Your Garage Door Bracket Need a Repair?

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It is normal not to notice all the parts of a garage door. But the reality is that a garage door has a lot of hidden parts that make it move. People might not give enough importance to many of them, but if these parts damage, the door may stop working. One of those is the garage door bracket, which would need a repair if it not working the way it should. Therefore, let’s explore what may cause the problem to the bracket.

Garage Door Bracket Problem

A bracket helps to hold the door arm to the door. When the arm pulls the door open, a lot of force is exerted on the bracket. With constant force, the screws become loose and the bracket moves away from the door. Another reason why a garage door bracket would pull away from the door is that at times it is not properly reinforced.

Repairing a bracket

Getting a professional to repair the garage door bracket is a good idea. But before that, you can look for things you can do on your own to fix the bracket. The following can fix it:

  1. Looking for any loose screws and tightening them with a screwdriver can fix the bracket.
  2. The next thing is to look for any dents on the brackets that might stop the door from moving. Fix the dents with a hammer to start the door again.
  3. Make sure your brackets are not uneven. If they are, they will not let the door to move correctly.

If you have tried everything that you think you can do but your garage door still has a problem, contact a professional to repair your bracket. Garage Door Doctor is an expert at fixing all the problems that your garage door might be having. So visit us or call us on 281-855-9300 or 281-578-7659.