If you'd like to know more about your automatic garage door, or you have a question and want to get a professional answer, then this FAQ section may be able to help you. Our expert technician took the time to answer some common questions, check them out below.
How often should I clean and repaint my steel garage door?
It’s best to cleaning once in the spring and once in the fall. Use a soft sponge and a solution with mild liquid detergent. It’s essential to rinse the panels with the sponge and not with the garden hose. The frequency of the repainting depends on the weather conditions to a great extent, but in general most steel doors need repainting every two to five years.
What are the most common issues with garage door tracks?
Obstructions caused by pebbles and dirt accumulations tend to occur often quite often if the track isn't regularly cleaned. Tracks which are not particularly thick can be prone to bending, which can hinder and possibly prevent the movement of your door. Rust can be another common issue, as it can cause the track to break eventually.
How can garage door problems be avoided?
There are many ways in which you can help to prevent problems from occurring. Our experts suggest that the best way is to do so is to make sure your door undergoes regular maintenance. This will make sure worn out components will get replaced before they break and that proper lubrication will be applied to the relevant moving parts. Our technicians can perform this and more for you.