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Garage Door FAQ

512 Garage Doors

At 512 Garage Doors we care about our customers and want to help them in any way we can. We created a Frequently Asked Questions section to help answer some garage door and garage door opener questions that some of our customers have had. If you don't see your question below please reach out to us and we can do our best to answer all your garage door and garage door opener questions.

Q: What brand garage door opener should I buy?

A: There are a lot of good answers to this question but the openers we like to use and stand by are Liftmaster and Chamberlain garage door openers. Contact us today to schedule an appointment to get one installed.

Q: What should I lubricate my garage door with?

A: I Recommend using a garage door lubricant for your garage door. The garage door lubricant that I like to use and recommend is National brand garage door lubricant. contact us if you are interested in a can,

Q: How often should I have my garage door serviced?

A: Its good to lubricate your garage door every 6 months. You should have your garage door and garage door opener checked out by a professional every couple years or if you hear any loud noises or the garage door isn't functioning correctly.

Q: Why is my garage door so noisy?

A: Garage doors and garage door openers can both get noisy for differnt reasons. somtimes you have a bad part or may just need some general service. If your garage door is making alot of noise it may be time to contact us to set up a


Q: How long should my garage door spring last for?

A: Garage door springs can last for different periods of time depending on the spring and how much you use the garage door. Most standard springs last around 10k cycles of use which generally lasts 5+ years. You can also get up cycled garage door springs that last longer. Completing normal maintenance can also help them last longer. 

Q: Why wont my garage door open?

A: Garage Doors can get stuck closed for a number of reasons. Its could be you have a broken spring or cable. Sometimes your garage door opener can have a bad gear causing it not to open. If this is the case please contact us and we can help you get your garage door rolling again.


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