Garage Door Spring Cleaning
- Make sure all parts of the garage door are clean and lubricated, including the steel rollers, hinges, rollers, trucks. Only use lubricant oil that is specifically marked for garage door use.
- Clean, lubricate or replace moderately damaged weather-stripping, especially if
- Check the cables for any signs of wear, and if they are worn out, call us to replace them as soon as possible. Make sure that all bolts at the back of the track are not loose. T
- Check your garage door spring for rust. Check the tension of the spring by pulling the emergency release when your garage door closed and then lifting it to waist height. It should stay open at this level. If it closes (spring needs more tension) or flies open (spring needs less tension) call us to fix it.
- Clean out mud and other foreign objects in the door tracks.
- Wash your garage door from the inside and outside, and add a layer of car wax to both sides. If you find minor surface rust, flaking or corrosion – sand it and paint over it with a zinc primer. For bigger rust problems – call us for an inspection. For wood garage doors, you can apply a new coat of paint and a water sealant.
- Get rid of the garbage in your garage that accumulated during the winter months.
Give us a call today, we will be happy to answer any questions you have.