Helpful Tips To Protect your Garage Door

Helpful Tips To Protect your Garage Door

If not correctly repaired or garage door installing, it can become unsafe to people, pets, and property. Please contact us before attempting any garage door repair work.

5 Helpful Tips to Help Make Your Garage Door More Protected:


Rollers– Listen for loud squeaking and watch for rollers that are dragging and not turning. Plastic or aluminum rollers should be replaced with sealed ball-bearing rollers. Never add lubrication to rollers. During the rains, it would be necessary to save your steel garage door from getting soiled by the mud and dust. A first measure would be to apply some car wax over the door, which will also add some extra luster.

Torsion Springs– Listen for “clanking” noise when the door is opening. The Maintenance needs are to buy silicone spray and coat the springs every 3-6 months. (Do not use white grease)

Spring Cables– Watch for frayed cables. Never try to change cables while springs are fully wound. This can be extremely dangerous. Call a professional at once.

Arm attachment to Door– Check the attachment where the opener arm attaches to the garage door. Make sure the attachment bolts are tight and that the mechanism is not bending due to too much pressure. This indicates a spring problem or track obstruction.

Tracks– Keep tracks free of debris. Do not store any objects within 3 ft or above the track system. Looks for bent track or loose bolts that attach track arms to walls.

Grinding or scraping noises usually, indicate a failing part or obstruction if your door begins to make an out of the ordinary sound it is best to call or contact at Lift Up Bros professional and get a tune-up and evaluation or if you need a new garage door parts in Chicago.