Looking for some tips on keeping your garage door healthy? Our technicians have some pointers to help. For useful information such as how to recognize a problem before it becomes costly, just scroll down.
Replace the bottom seal before it's completely worn
All weather seals are important for maintaining garage insulation but your bottom seal has special significance. Since it's placed at the bottom of the door and regularly comes into contact with the floor, it's likely to wear sooner. If it becomes considerably damaged, your garage can become more susceptible to the elements, and allow small creatures to enter.
Opt for an insulated garage door
If you've decided to invest in a new garage door, it's wise to go for an insulated option. Having an insulated door is good for both hot and cold days. Especially if your garage is attached to your property, it'll help prevent air escape and unnecessary high electricity bills.
How to prevent corrosion
Corrosion can be prevented or at least delayed by coating the metal parts with an anti-corrosion paint and by regularly applying lubrication. Steel or iron door panels and frames can be painted while internal metal parts like the springs and hinges should be lubricated on a regular basis.
Always consider horsepower when buying a new opener
The amount of power which the opener needs should correspond to the door’s size and weight. A model with too little horsepower may perform poorly while one with too much horsepower can waste energy. This is why accuracy is essential - our professionals can help you determine which you need.