Garage door safety is not only for your cars’ protection, but also for you and loved ones as well. According to the Door & Access Manufacturers’ Association (also known as DASMA), the garage door is the largest mechanism in your home. Regular doors need regular maintenance and safety measures, more so the garage doors as it is electronically operated.
✓ Check on your springs. The springs in your garage doors are perhaps both the most important and most risky pieces. Have them checked regularly. When one is already broken, replace both to avoid accidents caused by the not-yet-broken spring. Another thing that could happen to your springs is squeaking. Squeaking is quite common. If it’s still there after applying lubricant, call on our garage door professional.
✓ Check on your cables. Cables are the ones that attach your garage door to the brackets to each side. If they reach their tension capacity, they may cause injury upon breakage. It’s best that you let a professional do the checking and replacement.
✓ Check your door. If it is stuck, it is best if you let professional have a look on it. A door that doesn’t properly move can be dangerous, and it can cause other door parts to weaken.
✓ Avoid doing it yourself. Your Cleveland garage door repair and replacement should always be done by a professional. We have the expertise and experience to do it.
✓ Regular maintenance. Something that’s used so often like your garage door should be taken care of by regular inspections and maintenance. Set frequent assessment appointments for it to function properly.
Maintaining your garage door will ensure you and your family’s safety. For more information about garage door repair in Cleveland Ohio and more nearby vicinities, call us at Automatic Garage Door Co.