Important preventive garage door maintenance tips

Posted on March 27, 2015 at 6:27 pm

Garage doors don’t come cheap. For you to enjoy its protective benefits for a very long time, you need to take serious measures. While broken parts, installations or serious damages should be left to professionals, regular preventive maintenance should not be overlooked. It will save you money, keep the crooks away and protect your hormann garage door investment. 

Use your senses

There is hardly anything that can beat the importance of looking, listening and touching, when it comes to garage door maintenance. The doors are prone to sudden malfunctioning because they are usually the largest moveable part of a house. Listen to it every day. Is it jerky? Is it not moving smoothly as it is supposed to? Are there loose nuts and bolts. Check the springs, cables and pulleys, and confirm that they align perfectly. Fix any problems as soon as you discover it, to avoid an expensive but preventive repair or replacement.  (more…)

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