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Reed City, MI

Door Closer Repair Service

Your door creates a valuable first impression on your customers. It should always open smoothly, and glide safely shut. In addition to our glass services, the specialists at Glass Doctor® of Reed City, MI, perform door closer repair and maintenance services. We'll install and adjust your door closer, making sure it's operating safely and won't harm the door, your customers or your employees. Your door closer will last longer when it's properly maintained, and you'll avoid expensive door closer repair down the road.

How Door Closers Work

A manual door closer allows you to open a door while saving you from having to close it behind you physically. When a door closer is properly installed, you should feel initial resistance when you pull on the door, to give you a feeling for how heavy the door is. After that, the door will glide open smoothly. When you release the door, a spring activates in the mechanism's arm. This spring gently brings the door back to its frame.

Door Closer Repair

Several common problems plague door closers. One is when a specialist installs the incorrect type of closer for a door. A door closer for a heavy door should have strong, sturdy springs. Otherwise, the door closer may pose a serious safety risk, and it may cause misalignments or even permanent damage to the door or its closer. It's also important to use proper tools when installing or maintaining door closers, to ensure they remain in good working condition. Always have an experienced specialist perform door closer repair and maintenance, to prevent dangers like doorframe damage, misalignments, or abnormal or unexpected movements of the door.

Another risk with door closers is broken seals. A broken seal will leave your door closer's hardware vulnerable, and over time may cause an oil leak. Lubricant leaks indicate mechanical problems such as failed springs, missing screws and broken O-rings. Never attempt to replace a door closer's oil by yourself. By having a trained professional replace your door closer's lubricant, you'll avoid problems caused by low lubricant levels, such as when a door opens or closes too quickly. Finally, our glass specialists will also fix doors that are difficult to lock, which pose a security risk and may affect the well-being of the doorframe, its closer and its locking mechanism.

Door Closer Repair and Maintenance

Don't void your door closer's warranty by attempting repairs yourself. Contact the experienced professionals at Glass Doctor of Reed City, MI, to install, repair and maintain door closers. We'll ensure your door closer is in excellent working condition and is completely safe to use. In addition to door closers, we'll service your glass, doorframes, thresholds, hinge and other hardware. Contact us today to learn more about the various services we offer.