The Best Garage Door Repair Service
Are you wondering why garage door maintenance is vital? Here we answer all your questions.
What is the best lubricant for my garage door?
Lubricants play a significant role in ensuring smooth operation of your garage door. Our expert technicians advise you stay away from WD-40 and other “thick” lubricants. Light oil or an aerosol lubricant with either oil or silicone content will be perfect.
Do I need to lubricate all moving garage door parts?
Not necessarily. You should not lubricate the garage door tracks and rollers. Applying lubricant on them will only attract dust buildups but will not improve functionality. The best way to care for them is through thorough cleaning with water and detergent. All the other moving parts should be lubricated.
How often should a steel garage door be cleaned?
According to our experts, a steel garage door should be cleaned at least once every year using only mild detergent dissolved in water. Never mix bleach with soap as it will damage the door’s surface. You can also use lubricants to oil hinges and springs to ensure that they do not get stuck.
Can I paint my steel garage door?
Yes, but steel garage doors require to be painted on first with a metal primer prior to applying the paint. Oil based paints are a big no-no. Latex house paints can be used. Remodeling the door can improve the look of your home. Paint can contribute a lot to your door’s overall look.