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Are you preoccupied with various garage door matters? Let the following garage door tips help you.
Try adjusting the opener pressure when the doors seem to be stuck
The mechanics of the door can be impeded due to the weather, especially in cold frosty conditions. Almost all modern openers manufactured within the last 10 years will have the option of adjusting the force applied by the device for both opening and closing. You can turning the pressure up when the door seems to struggle. However if the problem persists, call a professional.
Insulate your garage doors for energy efficiency
If there is a draft that you must cover to avoid air and moisture from getting into your household, in the process overworking your heating and cooling systems along the way, it is the one found in between garage doors. Better insulation is key, say our experts in garage door repair Belmont.
Check the rubber seal at the bottom of the door
You should also occasionally check the rubber seal of the garage door. This is located at the bottom of the door. This door component can actually harden or chip away due to wear and tear as it is constantly exposed to elements that seep under the door.
Carry out basic maintenance at regular intervals
Simple maintenance procedures like oiling or lubrication, cleaning the dirt, dust and moisture and using graphite shot in the lock etc, go a long way in ensuring the smooth functioning of your garage door. It is also highly recommended to clean the tracks properly while applying light machine oil. However, oil should not be applied to the plastic parts.
Keep remote controls away from children
Children can get into almost anything you don't want them to, and one of the things you especially don't want them operating is your home's garage door. Be sure to keep remote controls out of the reach of children and mount switches high enough that they can't be easily reached by tiny hands. And, to be sure your garage door mechanism is safe to operate by adults, have our trained professionals schedule a maintenance inspection so all the members of your family are safe and secure this winter.