Most Common Repair Issues With Rolling Steel Doors

Most Common Repair Issues With Rolling Steel Doors

When it comes to rolling steel doors, there are common repair issues that may or may not come up during the life of the product. If you’ve ensured that you’ve chosen a quality manufacturer and that you’ve had it all installed properly by experts like those at, then you shouldn’t face too many problems. If you haven’t, expect a few headaches down the line. However, this isn’t the end of the world. Repair experts are able to fix a litany of problems if you can’t seem to get to the bottom of them yourself.

Here are some common issues:

Doors being knocked off the track – this is probably one of the most common problems that happen to business owners each and every day. Whether it’s a stray forklift or a careless delivery, knocking rolling steel doors off their track is not always a quick and easy fix. Inspect the area and see if you can snap it back into place. If not, it’ll be an easy repair for an expert and shouldn’t take very long depending on the damage that’s been done.

Tension wheels turn freely – this is an irritating problem without an easy fix. It also happens to be one of the things that can derail your business by delaying shipping and impacting productivity. This issue can be caused by either a broken pin or a shaft. Chances are that you won’t have the tools to be able to replace the missing or broken part. A consultation with the manufacturer or a call to a rolling door repair shop will be in order.

Curtain problems – there are a variety of curtain problems that may end up plaguing you at some point. Each one of them is problematic and undesirable for a variety of reasons. These problems include a sagging curtain which can be caused by a number of things including the starter slats not being aligned properly. Other issues include the curtain rolling up unevenly thanks to the barrel not being level, damaged slats or a litany of other causes. In some cases, curtain slats might even separate.

There are many common repair issues with rolling steel doors. Being used over and over again and being open to the elements means they are more likely to be in need of fixing and, at the worst of times, replacing. The best thing to do when you encounter one of these problems is to get in touch with a repair expert as soon as possible. Every minute your door isn’t operating properly is a minute where your business is at a reduced capacity.

Save yourself the time and the hassle of trying to do it yourself. In fact, you might just end up creating a bigger problem than you had in the first place just to save a few bucks. If your business is in the Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, Los Angeles or San Diego Counties, is just a phonecall away. It’s worth the reduced stress to let the professionals handle it properly the first time around.

October 21, 2015

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