Gate Opener Alexandria
Before we start explaining about gate openers in Alexandria, first we would like to emphasize the importunacy of safety when it comes to gate openers repair and installation in Alexandria, whether it is opener in Virginia, motor repairs is Fairfax County, or anywhere else: Please be aware, that an automated gate in Alexandria, which sometime service us many times during the day, can be dangerous. If there is something wrong with your gate opener in Alexandria, or any other part of the gate for that matter, please stop using the gate, and contact a gate company in Alexandria to come to you, and inspect the gate. If you are looking for a company in Alexandria that offer same day gate repair service, you just found what you are looking for, since we Gate Repair Alexandria offer same day gate services for all gates in Virginia, Fairfax VA, MD, Redmond Virginia and Fairfax VA.
Opener Safety Sensor Repair Alexandria
By a federal law, every automated gate in Alexandria, or anywhere else in America, should include safety feature! No matter if it is a gate in Fairfax, or gate repair in Alexandria VA, every opener installation in Alexandria should include safety feature which protect someone, something or even the gate itself from breaking or injuring someone in case the closing gate hit them.
The most popular safety feature you can find in residential gates in Virginia is the laser safety sensors. The safety sensors in automated gates in VA are installed on each side of the gate, usually no more than 6 inches from the ground, and should reverse the moving gate in case something is located on its path. If you own an automated gate, and there are no safety sensors installed, contact a gate company in VA to come and install them for you. The gate may work fine without them, but it is not safe, since every automated gate in Alexandria should include safety sensors.
How the safety sensors work?
The gate safety sensors have no part in operating of the gate, but have a big part in the safe use of the gate. And that works for every gate whether it is a gate in Virginia, a gate in VA or anywhere else. If something blocking the gate’s path, like a car, pet, or a person, it will block the invisible laser beam between the 2 sensors at the same time the gate is going down and closing, the gate will stop its movement and reverse to open position. If you live in Alexandria and there are no safety sensors installed in your, please contact a local gate company in Alexandria to come and install safety sensors for you.
Safety sensor repairs Virginia
Many times while using your gate in VA, the safety sensors can be the reason for many issues and prevent your gate from closing all the way. Many of the service calls we receive from our customers in Alexandria are about gate safety sensors troubleshooting. But no matter how annoying it may be, you should never remove or cancel the safety sensors. They are there for your protection, and for that one day when they will prevent damage, injury and even death, you should never remove them. If you are experiencing gate safety sensors issues in Alexandria, call us and we will try to help you fix the problem. We fix all gate issues in Alexandria and safety sensors troubleshooting is something we do on a daily base in Alexandria.
Gate opener problems VA
The reason why a gate opener in Alexandria stop working are many. From a safety sensor issue in Fairfax, through someone who forgot to release the gate lock in Fairfax, to a gate opener issue in Roslyn there are many potential problems. Some you can fix by yourself, and for some you will have to need the services of a local gate company in Alexandria.
Gate Opener Troubleshooting Alexandria
Often we receive calls from customers in Alexandria, telling us that there is something wrong with their opener. And if they are located in Alexandria, they are local to us, and we arrive at the place within an hour. To us it doesn’t matter if you need a gate repair in Fairfax, or a gate in Huntington Alexandria, with our same day gate opener repair service, we can fix any gate in Alexandria today. When we arrive to inspect the gate, we find that the problem isn’t a problem with electric opener, but a different type of problem, usually a broken spring or a snapped cable. But if they will insist to try and use the gate with the problem, they will eventually destroy the opener as well.
In order to understand why it may seem like there is something wrong with the opener itself, you need to know that the gate opener in Alexandria is not what make it easy to open and close the gate, but it is actually the gate spring system. And when something is wrong with the spring system like if the spring broke or one of the cables snapped, or if you did not maintain your gate in Alexandria on time (Gate in Alexandria should be lubricated every 6 months), it is only a matter of time before the opener won’t be able to lift the gate without the help of the springs, since it is something that it is not supposed to do. So if there is a problem with your gate in Alexandria, contact a gate repairman in VA ASAP to come and fix it for you. If you will not do that, soon you will need to install a new opener in Alexandria.
Gate opener Virginia
To someone who isn’t familiar with the gate industry – in DC or anywhere else in Alexandria - it may seem like the opener is having hard time lifting the gate, and from there, it is easy to assume that there is something wrong with the opener. But to us, who installed and repaired countless openers in Alexandria, it is easy to locate the problem and repair it even if it is not the opener. To make it clear, we can say that: If the gate in Alexandria is not working perfectly when you use it manually – without the electric opener - you shouldn’t use it automatically before addressing the issue and fix the problem. Only when a is operating perfectly when it is being used manually, you can go ahead and connect it to the operator. And that goes for every gate in VA, residential and commercial.
Gate Repair Alexandria specialize in all types of openers repair in Virginia. From commercial gate motor in Alexandria, to new opener installation, we can help, and if you are located in Alexandria, we can even do that today.
For gate opener service in Alexandria
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