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How can I make sure my garage door works all year long?
To be sure that your garage door stays in good working condition you need to take on some regular maintenance activities. Clean it occasionally with a mild solution of soap and water using a sponge or cloth to remove dirt or mud. Some of the parts can be lubricated but make sure you use the proper right products as the wrong lubrication can cause problems. When in doubt, give our professionals a call or have us schedule a regular maintenance program to keep your door working perfectly all year long.
How do I know if my springs need adjustment or replacement?
You can tell by the way your door opens and closes. If it opens too slow and closes too fast, there is a chance they only need to be adjusted!
How do I recognize a torsion spring of good quality?
It is best if the component is made of galvanized steel so that it is resistant to corrosion. Check the wire size. The higher it is, the stronger the spring is. Pay close attention to the cycle life as well. The greater it is, the longer the component will work before breaking. The majority of springs have a cycle life of 10,000.
What dimensions should I measure when buying a door?
According to our specialists, you need to measure almost every section of your garage and its opening. This includes headroom, side rooms, depth, width, and height. The material from which your new door will be made of also needs to be taken into consideration. Wood and aluminum will be lighter than steel, for example, and will require less horsepower to operate smoothly. This affects whether you will require a new opener or not.
How should I clean my wooden garage door?
Wooden garage door should be cleaned carefully since wood can be sensitive and easily damaged. Also, strong detergents and water pressure can cause damage instead of just cleaning your garage door. Coating after washing may help improve its durability and appearance as well.