If you want your garage door to avoid as many malfunctions as possible, our professional technicians have some useful tips and advice for you. You can check them out below.
Listen to your garage door springs
If your garage door springs start getting noisier and noisier each time you open your door, it's probably time to lubricate them. While you're at it, some of their supportive components – like bearings and brackets – might need replacement or tightening. If you discover that your springs have become too damaged, you need to get them replaced before they break.
Inspect your garage door on a monthly basis
We always advise our customers to conduct a visual inspection of their garage door on a monthly basis. Regardless of whether you use it often or not, a monthly checkup will make sure the system and all of its different parts are working properly. Take it from us, unexpected problems are something you don't want to have to deal with. If something does happen, we'll be more than happy to help.
Invest in a Timer-to-Close Feature
A timer-to-close feature is a worthy investment because it is a welcome addition to the security aspect of your home. This feature essentially prevents you from leaving your garage door open for too long by simply closing it after a predetermined amount of time passes. If your opener doesn't have this option, contact our experts to see if it's possible for you to get an upgrade.
Don’t try to fix your garage door springs or cables by yourself
Unless you're highly experienced at doing this, you should leave these sort of repairs to the experts. Cables and springs are under a lot of tension, and even simply adjusting them, not to mention replacing them, can be incredibly dangerous. There's no need for you to take unnecessary risks. Simply give our experts a call and we'll take care of things.
Routinely tighten your door panels
The vibration caused by regularly using your garage door garage door will loosen its brackets and fasteners over time. Therefore, the door panels must be tightened on a regular basis. You can also tighten the hinges, and give the rest of the system a brief inspection while you're at it. If you find evidence of damage or some type of problem, don't hesitate to contact our team right away.