Wouldn't you want to be able to keep using your automatic garage door system for as long as possible? Sure you would. That's why you need to take a look at our professional tips below and learn how you can achieve that.
Ensure your garage space is secure
Our garage door repair experts want to emphasize the need to properly secure your garage space. In most cases, your door serves as one of the entry points to a home or building so it should be well secured. Maintenance should also be carried out regularly to fix any defects before they worsen.
Tighten the garage door fasteners regularly
The fasteners on your garage door are the little screws, nuts, and bolts which keep the other garage door parts fastened. Overtime and also due to the vibrations caused by the movement of the door, they tend to loosen up. When they do, other parts may become loose too.
Back up your system with a battery
A backup battery is an excellent idea for all homes with an automatic garage door - they come in very usefully during a power outage. and can last for at least twenty-four hours from the moment the power is out. Why be without a functioning automatic door when you don't need to be?
Teach your children about the dangers of garage doors
We always recommend sharing the potential dangers of your garage door with your children. If they understand the dangers, they might not be tempted to play with the clicker or pass under the door just for fun.