Many people tend to ignore the need of their garage door for a maintenance and tune up. Many times we hear things like: “why should I repair something which is working great”?
The overhead garage door maintenance is a simple process that can be performed by any experienced overhead garage door technician. The maintenance include tune up for the garage door such as spring adjustments, opener adjustments, lubrication of some of the garage doors parts, and inspecting the garage door for broken, lose or damaged parts that need to be repaired or replaced.
Do it yourself
Although the garage door maintenance is not complicated, if you decided to do the maintenance by yourself, without the help of a garage door repairman, it is important that you will be careful, and make sure that you know exactly what you are doing. Before you begin, you must make sure that all the people who use the door are informed that you are performing the maintenance, and make sure no one is going to try and use the garage door while you are working on it. Even if all the people who use the door know about the maintenance, disconnect the opener from the electricity, and make sure to maintain the door is a safe way.
Garage Door And Safety
The overhead garage door serve us every day, and unless something is wrong with it, it seem like something that work in a perfect way whenever we need it. But not all people know that the garage door can be dangerous, and can cause damage and even serious injuries.
The Inspection and tune up
Safety check – part of the maintenance is to test the safety reverse system (automated garage door) to make sure that the door is safe for use.
Think about your garage door tune as you look at the tune up of the car you are driving. Can you say that a car, which just had an inspection and oil change, is not running better than before? So is your garage door – a proper lubrication and tune for the spring system and the opener, will improve the way your garage door operate. And if we will put the improvements, which will result from the maintenance and the tune up, the garage door maintenance is also an option to inspect the garage door, and to a chance to check the garage door in terms of safety and its parts, and will make sure that garage door is safe and ready for use.
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