How to extend the lifespan of your garage door through proper maintenance
- Cleaning: Everyone appreciates a clean garage door. The reason being that improperly kept structures look horrible and can create quite the eyesore. Whether it’s cobwebs, dirt and grime, rust or anything else, you’ll want to stay on top of cleaning to ensure that your garage door never becomes unsightly. The best way to do this is by regularly sweeping or dusting your garage door with a broom and cleaning smaller parts with a rag. You can also wipe down the door with a cloth and some mild detergent to ensure a great finish at all times.
- Maintenance: Never underestimate the importance of regular maintenance, as this can greatly lower the likelihood of repairs being required down the track. This kind of work will also ensure that your garage door continues to provide exceptional security for your home at all times. Maintenance should only ever be performed by a properly-trained technician, and can involve everything from correcting spring tension to fixing loose nuts and bolts. Servicing should be carried out within the first 12 months of installation, and then every 2 years or as required. Keep in mind that dragging, squeaking noises and other similar issues may be a good indicator that it’s time for an expert to take a look. Doing so will provide you with total peace of mind.
- Repairs: Repair work is something that may be required should your garage door have a problem that means it can no longer properly operate. Similar to maintenance, you should always call in a qualified team of garage door fitters to help in such situations. Be it faulty closing mechanisms, remote control issues or anything else, these professionals can return everything to perfect working order in no time. Remember to never attempt repair work yourself as this can be dangerous and lead to serious accidents. The reason being that garage doors are installed to a specific spring tension.
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