Sensor Repair

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Garage Door Sensor Repair

Garage door sensors are a critical part of your garage’s safety system. If your garage door sensor is broken, you increase risk to you, your property and your car whenever you exit or enter your home. At Viking Overhead, we specialize in garage door sensor repair and replacement for Texas homes. We provide same-day emergency services for all issues related to garage door sensors — from simple problems like a failing sensor light to more complicated cases like faulty wiring or damaged equipment — so you can rest assured that your garage will operate normally as soon as possible.

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5 Risks of a Broken Garage Door Sensor

Responsible for monitoring the status of your garage door and determining whether it is safe to operate, garage door safety sensors are an essential component of your garage door. If a sensor detects hazardous conditions, such as an obstruction in the door’s path or low voltage from the power source, it will prevent the door from closing or opening completely. When these sensors fail, any of the following become a possibility:

1. Injury to People and Pets

If the sensor does not work correctly, it may fail to detect objects in the way of the door as it closes. This error could result in serious injury if a person or pet is trapped between the door and the frame.

2. Security Risks

A broken garage door sensor can pose a severe security risk for your home and family. You may find the door will not close properly or will open randomly without warning, leaving you vulnerable to intrusion, theft and other crime.

3. Complicated Emergency Response

In an emergency, your garage door may not open or close, which could be dangerous for you and your family. If you need to enter or exit your home quickly, a broken sensor could prevent you from doing so.

4. Further Garage Door Damage

A broken garage door sensor can damage your garage door further and cause it to get stuck in the open or closed position. The repetitive action of this malfunctioning mechanism may cause stress fractures in your door, which can then cause damage to other parts.

5. Damage to Your Vehicles

When your garage door sensor breaks, it likely won’t detect when your car approaches the opening of the garage. If the sensors signal to close the door prematurely, the impact may damage your vehicle.

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Garage Door Safety Sensor Repair and Replacement

If your safety sensors stop working, you should contact Viking Overhead immediately. Our uniformed technicians will visit your home or business and assess your need for garage door opener sensor repair. We can provide replacement sensors compatible with your existing system and fix any other problems with your installation.

Between warrantied work and parts, premier customer service, and competitive pricing, you can have confidence knowing we’ll do the job right the first time — and make sure it lasts.

Choose Viking Overhead

Wondering how to fix your garage door sensor? With the help of Viking Overhead, an award-winning, veteran-owned company with decades of experience serving Texas communities, you can rest assured your garage door sensor repair will be handled by professionals. Contact us online or give us a call today!

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