Maintenance for Garage Doors

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    Do it yourself Garage Door Safety Inspection

  1. Inspect All Garage Door Hinges, make sure the screws are tight and there are no cracks in the hinges. Inspect cable to be sure they are not frayed or rusty.
  2. Inspect Your Garage Door Panels for small cracks or tears in the metal. We Can Repair Bent and Cracked Garage Door Sections
  3. There are Typically ( 10 rollers ) that roll in the Tracks of the Garage Door, while Holding the stem try to check for play in the bearing end of the rollers.
  4. If your Garage Door Opener was Made After 1993 Inspect & tighten Safety Sensors if the are bolted to the wall And Snug Up Track bolts if Safety Sensors are mounted to the Tracks
  5. You can also ( AT YOUR OWN RISK !) disconnect your Garage Door Opener To Operate the Door manually to see if the Door Is Too Heavy & in some cases Too Light . 
  6. After you have inspected all the above, feel free to lubricate the the moving parts ( Hinges, Springs, ) WE DO NOT ADVISE YOU TO LUBRICATE STEEL BEARING ROLLERS, unless your Rollers are Simply made out of Plastic w/o bearings. Again if you need any help just contact us, your  friendly Garage Door professionals! 

This List is only a General reference, there are several parts that require a Qualified Tech to inspect  if you feel that your garage door system is unsafe please consult a  professional garage door repairman 

Service areas:

Conroe, Cypress, Houston, Katy, Kingwood, Magnolia, Spring, The Woodlands, Tomball, TX


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