Garage door breakdowns can usually be avoided with proper maintenance and care. Our professional technicians have put together this list of things you can do to keep your system in good working order. Find out more below.
Check your reversal system works properly
Most garage doors today with an automatic opener system should come with a reversal mechanism as an added safety precaution. Check yours is working properly and call a technician out if you discover their faulty.
Learn How to Use a Timer-to-Close Feature
A timer-to-close feature can make your life exponentially easier - we really recommend learning to master this product function - any uncertainty, you can always give us a call!
Insulate your garage door
Insulating your door can have huge advantages in terms of energy cost - vinyl strips or rubber can be used to insulate the bottom of your garage door. Weather stripping can also be used around the door frame to remedy any gaps. As for the door interior, there are insulating kits available at home improvement centers.
Keep hands away from the garage door while it is in motion
While your garage door is opening or closing, you should keep your hands well away. You never know when a malfunction could suddenly occur and cause an accident!