Cable & Roller Repair & Replacement

Garage Door Roller & Cable Repair and Replacement

Allowing for your garage door’s proper and safe operation, are hundreds of active and inactive parts, all working together in a symphony. Or, so we thought! When just one suffers problems, no matter how small or insignificant, it can quickly spell disaster for your entire garage door! That said some of the most common garage door problems occur due to faulty garage door rollers and cables including, but not limited to:

  • A door that closes partly then reverses direction
  • A jammed garage door
  • Unsmooth operation
  • A door that hangs to one side

Heavy-Duty Garage Door Rollers

Your garage door rollers work together to keep your garage door aligned and prevents any friction from occurring while it is opening and closing. When your rollers malfunction they may emit a screeching noise or be difficult to operate. Most garage door rollers have a lifespan of 6 to 7 years and tend to be noisy. But not ours! Our rollers are of the highest-quality and consist of 13 ball-bearings on a nylon tire for the ultimate in quiet operation every time. In addition, they have been tested to withstand 80,000 cycles with absolutely no failures!

Heavy-Duty Garage Door Cables

If your garage door is having difficulties opening and closing all the way, or it seems to be leaning a little more to one side, then your garage door cables are most likely the culprit. Garage door cables, when combined with garage door springs; provide your door with the proper amount of balance and motion it requires to smoothly operate. If worn and frayed, replace immediately, with our heavy-duty aircraft quality cables. Our cables have 19 strands per wire; whereas our competitors have only 7!

Rollers

All garage doors rely on rollers or wheels to operate. Choosing the right replacement rollers could save you time and money in the long run. Below is a guide to help provide a basic understanding of the different types of garage door rollers, Safety, and Warranty Information to help you make the right decision for your family.

Choosing the best garage door rollers largely depends on your needs, overall use, budget, and how long you plan to stay in the home. Below is a brief description of the different types of replacement rollers, including advantages and disadvantage of each. The 3 types of garage door rollers are: Standard OEM, Steel Ball Bearing and Nylon Sealed 13 Bearing Rollers.

1) Standard 2” OEM Nylon Wheels with 4” Stem

Product Overview

OEM Standard solid plastic wheels are used by most door manufacturers and installers. They are made of solid nylon for quiet operation, without bearings, and to roll the garage door. They are also used for replacing old, worn, noisy, or broken rollers. Fits most 2 in. tracks on most residential doors. The 4 in. stem is suitable for standard single-hinge installations. Not recommended for oversize or heavier doors. For best results the average residential garage door has 10 rollers and to extend the life of the electric door opener, change all rollers at the same time or when adding a new electric opener. Recommend replacement yearly to help prevent injuries, damage form off-tracks, and to extend the life of your garage door opener & system.

  • Replacement rollers for residential garage doors
  • These are OEM standard rollers, matching the rollers included with most garage doors
  • Wheels fit standard 2 in. tracks
  • 4 in. stems for standard single-hinge installations
  • Recommend annual replacement

2) Garage Door Rollers-2”, Steel Wheels with 10 Ball Bearings and 4 in. Stem

Product Overview

Replacement garage door rollers for home use. Perfect for replacing old, worn, noisy, or broken rollers. Steel wheels with 10-ball-bearings. Standard OEM wheels are made of nylon, wear out and should be replaced every year. Solid steel wheels offer the ultimate in durability, so you can be sure they’ll last for years to come. Each roller contains 10-ball bearings, for smooth operation. Sizing details these rollers come in multiple sizes: Wheel diameter: 2 in. wheels: For the standard 2 in. tracks on most residential doors. Can be used for wider 3 in. tracks on commercial or heavy doors. For best results, the average residential garage door has 10 rollers, for easy opening and closing, and to extend the life of the electric door opener, change all rollers at the same time or when adding a new electric opener.

  • Replacement rollers for residential and commercial garage doors
  • Commercial grade rollers, better than the standard OEM rollers included with most garage doors
  • Steel wheels are extra durable for long lifespan
  • 10-ball-bearings per wheel provide strong operation
  • Wheels fit all 2 in. tracks, the residential standard
  • Available with 4 in. stems for standard single-hinge installations and 7 in. stems for heavier double-hinged doors
  • Although very strong and durable, these rollers are often much noisier to operate
  • DASMA recommend maintenance every 6 months.

3) Premium Nylon and Steel- 2”, Ultra-Quiet Sealed 13 Ball-Bearings and 4 in. Zinc Stem

Product Overview

Perfect for replacing old, worn out, noisy, or broken rollers. Premium nylon wheels with sealed 10 ball-bearings are made of solid nylon, to last for over 10 years, quietly. Our premium wheels have nylon shells for the quietest possible operation, and steel cores for durability. They are the top-of-the-line in garage door rollers. Each roller contains ten ball bearings for smooth operation. These 2” wheels fit the standard 2 inch tracks on most residential garage doors. The 4 in. stem is suitable for standard single-hinge installations. For best results, the average residential garage door has 10 rollers, and for smooth and easy opening and closing, and to extend the life of the electric door opener, change all rollers at the same time or when adding a new electric opener.

  • More expensive than traditional Standard OEM Rollers
  • Commercial grade rollers, better than the standard OEM rollers included with most garage doors
  • Nylon shells around steel wheels, for the ultimate combination of quiet and durable
  • 10 ball-bearings per wheel for even smoother operation
  • Wheels fit all 2 in. tracks, the residential standard
  • Can withstand 80,000 garage door open and closes
  • No maintenance required for up to 10 years

Cables

Garage door cables are connected to the torsion spring system and is attached to the Torsion Springs and the bottom of the garage door on both sides. The cables are designed to wind and unwind onto a cable drum via a torsion spring to raise and lower the garage door Garage door cables are made of galvanized steel and has a 1/8 in. thickness. Typical garage door cables have 7 strands with 7 wires per strand for strength and durability, but can be upgraded to a 7 x 19 for additional strength and reliability.

7 x 7 Garage Door Cables

Garage door Cables attach to your garage door from the drums to the bottom bracket of the door. As part of the torsion system, they are under extreme tension. When they wear down or fray, they can snap, possibly causing serious injury to anyone nearby or damaging other garage door parts.

7 x 19, 1/8” Garage Door Cables

Precision premium heavy-duty aircraft grade cable for garage doors. 7×19 strands – 7 strands with 19 wires per strand. These heavy duty – each strand is nearly 3 times stronger than standard industry cables. Durable and tested to open the garage door over 10,000 times without failure. Precision premium cables are designed to withstand prolonged stress, extreme temperatures, and reduced risk of cable failure.

Broken or frayed Door Cable

If the cables are frayed or worn, they are in danger of breaking, which can cause injury. If you see this please call a local garage door professional for a safety inspection.

*Warning- DO NOT attempt to install garage door rollers or cables without proper training! The door and track act as scissors, is heavier than it looks and could be hazardous to your health. When your garage door is down, the cables are under high tension and can be extremely dangerous. Due to the dangers associated with rollers and cables, DASMA recommends these be replaced only by a trained professional.

Contact Us

All of your garage door roller and cable problems can be easily remedied with help from Precision Garage Door Las Vegas. For your complete satisfaction and convenience, our certified technicians are readily available, with 24-hour emergency and same day service appointments. What are you waiting for? Pick up the phone and give us a call today!

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