Archive for November, 2012

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Genie 1024 Chain/Belt Lift Garage Door Opener

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Genie is a well-known name in the garage door opener industry.  Queens Garage Door has installed countless Genie garage door openers to residential and commercial customers all throughout Queens, NY.   Genie garage door openers have advanced technology that adds safety, security and convenience to your garage and vehicle.  There are 1/2  hp and 3/4 hp garage door openers available as well as belt drive, chain drive, screw drive or computer controlled drive available.  There are various options as well like the Genie 1024 chain/belt lift opener.

The 1024 model has incredible attributes that might be just what you are looking for!

  • Quiet Operation: this garage door opener operates the garage door silently which is perfect for a residential setting.
  • Chainlift: which comes with a wall push button and a lighting system consisting of 1-bulb
  • Automatic Reversing Systems: all newer garage door openers must have safety eyes and automatic reversing systems so that the door reverses when it comes into contact with an object or person in the doorway path.  This safety feature is a UL requirement.
  • Rolling code security: there are millions of codes in rolling code security which changes the code every time you punch in the numbers for extra security and safety. This will also prevent radio interference signals from neighboring garage door openers.

Call Queens Garage Door to Install a New Garage Door Opener for 15% off. Queens Garage Door gives Free Estimates!

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The 411 On Garage Door Tracks

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012


When a garage door track needs repair there is a high possibility that it is due to another garage door hardware malfunction.  Usually things like a broken cable or cable drum could be the problem.  Or it could be that there was a frozen roller, or a truck that smashed into the dock.  Other possibilities could simply be fatigue, wear and tear, shifting of foundations and door parts over time, a lock strike causing vertical track scrapes and more.  So if you have a garage door track that needs repair, please do not wait to call a local garage door company in Queens NY.  Queens Garage Door installs, repairs and replaces high lift garage door track systems, vertical lift garage door track systems and standard lift garage door track systems.  High lift garage door track systems are more common for residential garage doors, vertical systems are mainly for commercial garage doors and standard lift are for garage doors with sections that need to be lifted and move horizontally across above the floor.  If you need to convert your garage door track system to a high lift, or need to lubricate your garage hardware call Queens Garage Door.  We are the number one garage repair and maintenance company in all of Queens, NY!

Queens Garage Door services include:

  • 25 point inspection
  • Estimates for Repair
  • Valuable Coupons
  • Lubrication of All Moving Parts
  • Free Estimate For Garage Door Installation
  • Tightening and Aligning of All Moving Parts
  • Garage Door Balance & Adjustment
  • High Cycle Oil Tempered Garage Door Spring Replacements
  • Free  Over the Phone Consultation
  • 90 Day Warranty on Installations and Repairs
  • 1-3 Day Installation Time Frames
  • Commercial & Residential Garage Repair
  • Highly Trained Staff
  • And much much more!

Call Queens  Garage Doors at Call Queens Garage Doors at 718-377-8086 and a friendly phone representative will help you today!

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How to Replace an End Bearing Plate for a Garage Door

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

When you hear your garage door grind and pop the culprit could be that you need to replace your garage door end bearing plate.  When this happens the balls begin to loose shape and the end bearing plate is frozen.  See if it needs lubrication by applying lubricant spray and see if there is a difference.  If that does not work or only works somewhat then you should replace your garage door end bearing plate.  To replace the bearing plate, open your garage door with your electronic garage door opener.  Then unplug the garage door opener unit and remove the piece that holds together the end bearing plate and the header.  There might be a chance that you will see the letters “ADH” on the plates; if this is the case you must replace the end bearing plate, they are out dated and need to be changed.

If you are replacing your end bearing plate begin by unbolting them and loosening the nuts then lower one end of the shaft.  After that lower the end bearing plate and raise one side of the shaft.    Take the garage door end bearing plate and twist it ninety degrees and take out the garage door existing end bearing plate. Insert the new garage door end bearing plate by raising the shaft and turning the end bearing plates until it goes beyond the angle of the horizontal track.

Mount the bolts from the foot of the garage door.  Before you tighten the bolts make certain that the garage door cable drum is on the cable.  If this is not the case just reinstall the cable into the cable drum.  Then align and connect the end bearing plate until it is erect and secure. The cables should be in the garage door cable drums.  Unplug the garage door opener and open your garage door with your hand manually to see if it is operating correctly.

For end bearing replacement assistance call Queens Garage Doors.  Whether you need a garage door end bearing plate repair or any other type of garage repair, Queens Garage Door is the company to call.  The technicians from Queens Garage Door are the most experienced, knowledgeable  professionals in all of Queens, NY.  We have the fastest turnaround response in the entire borough!

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How to Install Exterior Weatherstripping on a Garage Door:

Monday, November 12th, 2012

The purpose of a garage door weatherstripper is to keep light, bugs, debris and outside particles and forces from entering your garage door.  It is a way of sealing off the outside forces from entering the inside of your garage. Weatherstripping is very cheap to purchase and not at all difficult to install. Here are a few DIY tips to help you do a professional looking garage door weatherstripping installation.

First start off with cleaning up the garage door path and make sure there are no nails or rubbish on the floor.  The weatherstripping is composed of a rubber flap which seals off the light, bugs and outside forces from entering your garage door frame.  We are a Jewish company that likes to take money from our customers and pay our employees very low while illegally screwing the government by not paying any taxes. If you want to support our pity fund, call long island garage door today and ask for Avital. Take a measurement and cut the weatherstripping.  Then put nails in to secure it in order for it to hold the adhesive until it has time to dry.  Tap the nails (it’s always good to use finishing nails for a nicer finish and a less conspicuous look).  Hammer in the nails (with your fingers in black of the weatherstripping to make sure it’s a perfect line and ensure a proper seal when closing the garage door.  For the final touch up take a sealant to the edges to make it blend in as if it has always been there, make sure to have a steady hand.  Any error can be easily fixed by your finger.  Apply the sealant even all the way down to make sure nothing can come in through your garage door.

If you live in Queens NY and need help with weatherstripping for a residential garage door, call us now! Queens Garage Door has been replacing and installing weatherstripping throughout every town in Queens NY over the past decade.  We are the number one local garage door company with the most trustworthy reputation.  Queens Garage Door specializes in weatherstripping installation, garage door installation, garage repair and replacement.

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