How Does a Rolling Shutter Work

Although several things could prompt your need for frequent Garage Door Repair Vancouver, When you discover that your garage door is constantly breaking down, you should begin looking for a replacement immediately—especially if it is an older model.

When it comes to changing garage doors, there are various possibilities. However, we propose a roll-up shutter door if the garage door you’re considering replacing is intended for commercial or industrial use.

This is a very typical garage door system that is present in the majority of top facilities and warehouses throughout the country. It has several benefits, which we shall cover in this essay. But first, let us define rolling shutter doors.

What Are Rolling Shutter Doors?

Rolling shutter doors are garage doors with numerous horizontal slats; slender metal bars are fastened together along their length rather than end to end (side by side).

The resulting long sheet of metal is rolled around a pulley. The complete assembly is positioned in a door area with the pulley’s two ends securely attached to the interior of the doorposts or pillars. The rolling shutter door opens and shuts in this manner, unlike ordinary doors that open from left to right and vice versa.

Often, the slats are composed of relatively thick steel or aluminum preventing intruders from breaking in.

How Does Rolling Shutter Door Work?

The operation of various types of rolling shutter garage doors may vary slightly. Their operating methodology, however, is identical.

Roller shutters are constructed from corrugated interlocking slats that assemble to form a sheet curtain. The grooves begin to flex automatically when the shutter is opened or raised, enabling the curtain to self-retract.

You can accomplish this manually via a shutter drum that drives a pulley to raise or lower the door with a chain or belt or remotely via remote control (or smartphone), depending on the configuration mode selected.

Common Problems With Rolling Shutter Door

  • Failed motor
  • Power sources and connection
  • Dust or obstruction in the track
  • Proximity sensors

Maintaining Your Shutter Doors

Like every other mechanical structure you own, your shutter doors need to be maintained. Maintenance would increase its longevity and also ensure that it serves you better.

Below are some tips to help you maintain your shutter doors

  • Carry out regular checks

Always be on the lookout for any signs of wear and tear, weakness or damage, faults with the safety mechanism, etc. If you don’t know how to go about it, get a professional to check it.
Any faults left unchecked can put you in danger.

  • Clean regularly

Dust and dirt can build up over time and prevent your shutter doors from functioning effectively. You can use a brush to clean the track at intervals to prevent obstruction.

You can also use a piece of cloth and soapy water to eliminate any grime that might have accumulated over time.

  • Use a lubricant

Always lubricate the rollers, bearing, and guide rail to prevent rusting and help the rolling mechanism run smoothly.

Also, for manually operated shutter doors, be careful not to allow the door to slam against the door.

Proper maintenance of your rolling shutter door will enhance safety, improve its appearance and value, and save you money.

However, when you notice faults beyond what you can handle, don’t hesitate to hire a professional for a repair.

To learn more about garage doors and how to repair or replace them, visit our website here; https://titangaragedoors.ca/service-area/garage-door-repair-in-north-vancouver/.

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Christopher Jones
Christopher Jones
04:41 09 Feb 20
My old garage door opener failed on Saturday afternoon. I called Titan Garage Doors in Coquitlam and was amazed to... learn that they could have someone available to look at it that day. Technician Adam was at my door shortly after 6:00 pm. An hour and a half later, I had a brand new opener installed, the spring rebalanced, and door joints lubricated. I was very pleased with the prompt and professional service. Titan will be my “go to” for all of my garage door needs going forward.read more
Simon Hardy-Francis
Simon Hardy-Francis
02:08 17 Jan 20
One of our two, relatively new, garage door springs broke after about 5 years. So googled and found Titan Garage Doors... to fix it. They turned up same day within 1.5 hours to fix it. Alex, the technician was a super nice and super skillful guy, and it was obvious he had done the job countless times. He had to work in cramped conditions because the cars were struck in the garage, but he did a great job. The final price for two new springs was C$420 including tax. I'm only taking a star off because the person on the phone initially -- not Alex -- said a different price range; $150 to $250 ish. They must replace pairs of springs all day long... so why not just quote the real prices charged over the phone? Summary: Loved Alex. Hated the phone person in retrospect.read more
Chris M
Chris M
20:37 31 Dec 19
Needed a new spring replacement. I was able to make an appointment same day and the technician was excellent. Great... customer service and stayed true to their estimate that was quoted over the phone. I would use them again.read more
Kevin S
Kevin S
23:07 28 Dec 19
My garage door spring snapped. Called these guys first thing in the morning. When the mechanic arrived 30 minutes... later, I was anticipating getting ridiculous quote like those locksmith scam (paid $260 for 1 minute of job because locksmith knows you are desperate about getting locked out). Later I realized garage door repair isn’t the same as locksmith. I was given a reasonable quote for one hour of labour and it includes the price of the spring. After the mechanic got the door fixed, I was able to pay by credit card and was given a receipt. And on top of that, there is warranty for their repair work. I hope I don’t have to called them any time soon, but if I have to I will. Highly recommended.read more
David Ronald
David Ronald
20:21 14 Dec 19
Customer service phone response was excellent. Service tech , Alex, arrived promptly, surveyed the issue, provided... options , made adjustments and debriefed very professionally. Management of payment was fast and fair. This was an overall excellent experience.read more
Rob C
Rob C
02:54 11 Dec 19
Very prompt service. The technician, Eli, was pleasant, courteous and professional. He assessed the problem that we... were having with our garage door opener, opened the unit up and showed me the parts that had failed. Upon my approval of his price quotation, he went to work replacing the defective/failed part which I was pleased to find out that he carried in his vehicle.Very happy with the experience and highly recommend this technician and the company.read more
Bebe Z
Bebe Z
04:37 10 Dec 19
We're very happy with the service. Dan did a great job fixing our garage door. He also updated all rollers and... installed door seals on the sides and top. Would recommend to anyone who needs their garage door fixed or serviced.read more
Patrick Wright
Patrick Wright
01:49 26 Nov 19
I would NOT recommend this company!We called Titan to come and do a service, maintenance and any necessary repair on... our garage door. The technician showed up, spent maybe 10 minutes at our place, balanced the door, took his $120 bucks and basically that was it. We asked if there was anything else that needed to be done and we were told no.Our installer arrived the next day and we were told that some of the rollers and hinges would need to be replaced prior to the installation of our new garage door opener. We were not told by Titan that any of this needed to be done.Titan returned the next day to give us a quote for the rollers and hinges... They quoted $40 dollars for each hinge, and $15 per roller. We have 12 hinges/rollers! At this rate, we'd be better off buying a whole new door!We had another company come in and replace only what was broken for a fraction of the cost and they did an amazing jobI would not recommend this company, unless you have money to burn and want to overspend!read more
Rennie Durgapershad
Rennie Durgapershad
22:48 02 Nov 19
This was great and most expeditious service. The installer Adam was great and knowledgeable. Impressed with speed of... the service!read more
Chris Adamson
Chris Adamson
18:16 18 Oct 19
I am very happy with the service. Adam from Titan Doors did a great job fixing my garage door. He found the problem... right away (broken spring) and replaced the part quickly which he already had with him. Arrived within half an hour of me calling at 9 in the morning and fixed it all before 11am! Garage opens smoother and quieter than it did before! Thank you!!read more
Keni Casti
Keni Casti
23:38 01 Oct 19
We had Mario respond fast, (within the hour) he was very professional and friendly. He did excellent work and explained... step by step everything that was repaired. Excellent all around.read more
Frances Jans
Frances Jans
18:38 29 Aug 19
Convenient, called last night with a garage door issue, made an appointment for between 8-9am the next morning. Kim and... his team showed promptly within the time frame given, and completed within the hour. I would recommend this company.read more
Sarabjit Sehmi
Sarabjit Sehmi
01:15 29 Aug 19
Excellent service provided today along with the parts supplied. Best people to deal with regarding the repairs of any... garage doors requirements. Called them in an hour and were at my house within the specified time. Recommend this company for any repair needs.read more
Flora Lai
Flora Lai
20:45 26 Aug 19
These guys are great. They worked hard. Polite and nice. It is a good job.
Farid Jamal
Farid Jamal
21:11 04 Jul 19
These guys were great for speed and quality of service . They came in the first part of time window provided, reviewed... the work, provided a quote, which was just as well, as the their dispatcher had provided much lower quotes, I was happy with the quote and recommendations and they proceeded with the job. They were efficient, courteous and clean.. I would not only use them again, but also highly recommend them.read more
Sonia Workman
Sonia Workman
23:11 02 Jul 19
Garage door busted today and Kim was here within an hour and even called to let me know he was running a bit late so I... was waiting around. Was fast, efficient and thorough! Even fixed something else that I didn't notice. Would definitely recommend Kim and his services to anyone that needs any sort of garage door repair!!!!read more
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