Here in the U.S., we are deeply attached to our cars! We enjoy using them for transportation, for fun activities and sometimes even for eating. When you love your cars like we love ours, you want to keep them safe and protected while still being accessible, which is why we work so hard to create a safe haven to keep our cars in while they aren’t in use: the garage.
Just like we maintain our cars so they can work well for us, we need to practice garage door maintenance so that they can work well for us and our cars. There are three garage door maintenance steps that you can’t afford to skip:
- Keep it clean- One of the most important things you can do for your garage door maintenance is to keep it clean. Cleaning the exterior of your garage door enables you to find out if there is any rust, paint peeling or other problems under the grime or dust.
- Perform safety checks- Garage door maintenance includes taking care to ensure your garage door is performing safely. Garage doors should reverse if they encounter something stuck underneath, so try placing a cinderblock or scrap wood underneath to ensure that is working. Also check manual safety measures.
- Keep it smooth- There are a lot of rolling and moving parts with a garage and garage door opener. Keeping everything well-lubricated will keep parts moving smoother for longer.
If you have questions about garage door maintenance, please contact us here at Copper Top Garage Door today to learn more.