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Attempting to open up rolling steel door in New York New York which is not motor driven using the chain or a manual (chain mechanism or (“push-to-open”) open metal door can be a nightmare. The winter months in New York City are when we get the most calls for automatic roll-doors installment and repairs. And the reason is that using the metal chain to open up or close as roll-up garage gate can become impossible. Some people mistakenly assume that it is better to install the roll-door, and in the future to add the electric “automatic-operator”. Although that in some cases they might be right, it is not always like that. The installment of automatic roll down gate is different than the installment of manual (chain mechanism or (“push-to-open”) one, which will be operated manually (chain mechanism or (“push-to-open”). If the gate will be connected to a motor, the spring we will use on a push up roll down gate might be different from the spring we will be using for a roll-door in New York City which will be connected to electric motor in the future. Also in terms of costs: Installing the “automatic-operator” at the same time as installing the roll-up garage gate itself will cost less than to do the “automatic-operator” installment in two parts.

Which roll-up garage gate “automatic-operator” to install?

Each rolling metal door in New York City require different type of “automatic-operator”. No one will expect a center “automatic-operator” for a push up gate in NYC which is being used once or twice, to fit a store roll up gate in Brooklyn which is being used 100 times a day or more. The “automatic-operator” simply won’t last for long. Each gate require a different “automatic-operator”, and a qualified roll-up garage gates installation expert in New York City should be able to determine which one is the best operator for a specific metal door. The size of the roll-door (and the material the gate was made of – affect the weight of the curtain), make the difference between the different “automatic-operator”. Before installing new operator for a garage gate in New York City, here are few things you should ask or tell the installation expert:

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Tips for new rolling metal door “automatic-operator” installment in New York City:
  • How often the store door will be used a day?
  • Do I need the roll-up garage gate to be connected to a motor?
  • What type of store door will be installed?
  • What other automatic roll-up garage gate accessories will I need?
  • Will I also need remote controls (Clickers) to be supplied?
  • What are the costs for a rollup gate motor installation?
  • Where the “automatic-operator” will be installed?
  • Is there power outlet near the gate?
  • What is the experience of the installation expert?
  • What brand of gate operator (power-master, Liftmaster.)?

Gate “automatic-operator” New York City

It can be a Power-master gate repair in NYC, or a private home Liftmaster overhead door repair in Westchester County. Our roll-up gates experts can deal with any type of roll-up garage gate “automatic-operator” near New York City. But before we begin, there is one important thing need to be clear: Not every store roll door “automatic-operator” can or should be fixed. Many times – especially when it is an old “automatic-operator” (15 years or more) - replacing the unit completely and install a new roll up operator will be the wisest decision. Many store owners in New York New York tend to assume that fixing the existing operator is always the cheapest option. So we would like to tell you something we learned of years of servicing store rolling metal doors in NYC: fixing the “automatic-operator” isn’t always the cheapest option. A roll-up operator which damaged in a way that damaged the way it operate will never be as strong as it used to be.
There are “automatic-operator” malfunctions that can be easily fixed, and should be fixed. In those cases replacing the operator will be a waste of money. And there are serviced that should not be made, since the operator will not last for long. If we think that repairing the automatic roll-door will not be the best service, and the “automatic-operator” will need to be replaced, we will not repair the “automatic-operator”. We do not want to repair “automatic-operator” that will stop working again in few months. Matalonco Garage Doors built a reputation in New York City, and we will not something that will put that reputation at risk.

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Why the roll-up garage gate “automatic-operator” got jammed?

Before we try to answer the question what is the reason the roll-door “automatic-operator” got jammed, we first like to tell you that even if it look seem as it is the door’s “automatic-operator” that can’t open up the gate, it does not mean that there is something wrong with the “automatic-operator”, You would be surprised to learn how many calls we get from store and businesses owners who tell us that the operator is now working, and when we arrive and inspect the door, we find that the “automatic-operator” is fine, and what broke is actually another part of the store door.
Let’s take for example a garage gate problem like a garage gate that its spring broke. When the spring break, it will be difficult and many times - if it is a heavy-duty gate - even impossible to open up the shutter. Now even if it is an automatic roll-door, the operator will not be able to open the door since it doesn’t get the assist that the spring should provide it with.
The bottom line is that it might seem to you that an automatic roll-door is not working due to a problem with the “automatic-operator”, when it actually a problem with the roll-door itself. It can be a roll-up garage gate in NYC, or garage door repair in Brooklyn NY, you need the services of a professional gate service provider to solve the problem by repairing the door. It can be automatic gate in Washington DC, or electric roll down door in Manhattan New York, use a qualified technicians for the job, and get a gate that will be safe for use and that will work with no issues.

Store roll-down “automatic-operator” New York City NYC

The industrial garage gates in NYC can sometime be used 80 times a day, and there are roll-doors in New York City which are being operated more than 150 times a day. And if it is an industrial garage gate, it need industrial operator, which will make the roll-door work whenever it is needed. So is not the place to try and save money. The difference between top quality gate “automatic-operator” and the poor quality gate operator can be double and even more. But the money you think you will be saving by installing the cheapest operator, you will spend after few months when the operator will stop working. If you own industrial automatic garage gate near NYC, and you need new operator, invest your money in high quality operator. You will save money since you won’t need to deal with the gate again any time soon. There aren’t many service providers in NYC that offer top quality gate operators such as the “automatic-operator” made by Power-Master “automatic-operator”, and thinking that you made a great deal by installing the cheapest “automatic-operator” will turn to be a bad business when you will need someone to service your automatic gate soon.

Store-front door motor service New York

If you want to install a new “automatic-operator” over your storefront roll down door, you got to the right place. Matalonco Garage Doors from NYC offer solution for all types of rolling metal doors, including automatic storefront metal doors. The storefront metal doors are usually being used once or twice a day: When the store is open and when it closed. And as a business owner, you probably know that if you can’t open the store in the morning, it means a loss of money, and that your customers or the people who run the store will not be able to get inside. You do not want to find yourself searching for emergency roll-door repairs in New York. And you can avoid that when you install a high quality “automatic-operator” over your roll-door.

Tips for automatic roll-doors in New York City

We gathered some information and tips that can help troubleshoot automatic roll-door “automatic-operator”. It is written after many years of servicing industrial automatic metal doors in New York City NY. The tips we bring here, as the information we share with you, are not a replacement for the consolation of a qualified service provider. Matalonco Garage Doors service all types of roll-doors near NYC NY. It can be a roll down gate repair In Queens NYC, or a store roll-door in Harlem. Any time, any day, one of the experts of Matalonco Garage Doors can be there for you.

  • If the garage gate does not operate properly when it is being used manually (chain mechanism or (“push-to-open”), hire a local service provider in New York City to repair it before adding and setting up a new gate “automatic-operator”. Installing new “automatic-operator” will not make the garage gate work if there was a problem prior to the new “automatic-operator” set up. If the spring is weak, or if it has been a long time since someone greased the gate, you will need to take care of the problems first. You have to make sure that the shutter can operate normally when it is in manual (chain mechanism or (“push-to-open”) mode. If it shows any signs of malfunctions, if it is suddenly difficult to open up the gate, if the slats are damaged, or if there are broken parts that need to be replaced, all those malfunctions are not going to disappear when you install the new operator. And you can even burn the new “automatic-operator” you recently set up.
  • The cheap poor quality “automatic-operators” will turn into the most expensive since they do not last for long. Using an electric “automatic-operator” which is not the right “automatic-operator” for the gate is literally a waste of money, and can even be dangerous. Never use “automatic-operator” which is not specified by the manufacturer of the roll-door! Trying to save money by using the wrong “automatic-operator” usually end with spending much more in the future. When you invest in quality roll down gate operator you might be investing more money at the moment, but you will be saving a lot of money in the future when you will have a perfectly operating automatic garage gate. It can be a store rolling garage gate, or a commercial property overhead “automatic-operator” in NYC, quality is always the right way.
  • Store steel doors are not the place for FIY (Fix it by yourself) attempts! Don’t try to install the gate yourself or by using someone who isn’t qualified for the task. Setting up new rolling door operator is a task that require knowledge and tools that only service providers who installed and fixed roll up doors in NYC can deal with.
  • We go over it again: If rolling door is broken, it shouldn’t be used. Not manually (chain mechanism or (“push-to-open”) nor with the electric “automatic-operator”. First you will have to take care of the malfunctions with the door or the door’s mechanism, and only when the gate is operable manually (chain mechanism or (“push-to-open”) it should be motorized.

For rolling gate and rollup doors “automatic-operator” service in NYC, get in touch with Matalonco Garage Doors, or call us at 800-673-7917. The experts of Matalonco carry with them parts and tools that allow them to service, repair and bring to operable condition most of the garage gates in New York. You might be looking for parking rolling gate motor repair, or for private home garage door installations, the expert s of Matalonco are here.

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