Safety and maintenance come hand in hand when it comes to garage doors. A well-looked after door will also be a safe one to use. Make sure you follow some of our tips to get the most out of yours.
Visually check the cables
Whether you have a pulley or drum cable system, make sure the cables are properly connected to the door and examine every inch of their length. If you find anything odd, like fraying or cuts, you may need to get them replaced. Let our experts handle this for you to avoid accidents.
Don't throw the manual away
Your garage door owner's manual offers you plenty of useful information you may not be aware you'll need in the future, so it's always good to keep it rather than to dispose of it. It's always useful to have instructions on remote control reprogramming and how to use the emergency release feature available for you to peruse when the situation calls for it.
Don't lubricate the garage door tracks
Although there are all sorts of different parts of the system that can greatly benefit from regular lubrication maintenance, your tracks aren't a part of that group. In fact, lubricating the tracks can actually be detrimental, as once the lubricant dried up and hardens, it could form blockages and may result in the accumulation of excess dirt and sticky mud, which will hinder the rollers' movement, instead of improving it.