Posts Tagged ‘maintenance’

Lubrication: Protect Your Garage Door This Winter

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Autumn and winter are not good seasons for your garage door. Cold air, rain and snow all contribute to to processes of rusting and decay which can render you garage door both unsightly and unsafe. Conducting a few routine maintenance checks and cleaning rituals can, however, save you a great deal of time and money in the long run. Today I’ll explain the importance of lubrication. (more…)

Important Routine Checks for Garage Doors

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

Here are some important checks and maintenance work you should carry out every few months.


1. Check for damage. Minor damage to the tracks can be beaten out using a rubber mallet. Serious damage, however, will warrant a replacement of the part, as heavily damaged tracks are highly dangerous. (more…)

Why Does My Electric Door Stop Opening?

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

Sometimes doors get stuck and there are various reasons why. If, for example, the force sensors are playing up, the door will typically open a short way and then close again. In doors that don’t have a reversing safety mechanism, this can also result in the door simply stopping. This will either require the tuning of the sensors or a minor repair to the safety mechanism. (more…)

Importance of Garage Door Maintenance

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

Garage doors are important features of a house; they protect your car or, more likely, all the stuff you store away in your garage because you can’t bear to part with it or can’t fit it in the house. Whatever it is you keep in your garage, the fact that you bother keeping it in there implies you probably don’t want it stolen.