Many homeowners forget about their garage door until something goes wrong, leaving them scrambling for a last-minute “garage door opener repair.” However, with some regular TLC, you can keep your door running smoothly for years to come. Small, easy maintenance tasks go a long way in preventing bigger problems down the road. Here are some hacks to keep your garage door happy:
Lubricate Moving Parts
Squeaks and creaks often indicate parts need lubrication. Every 3-6 months, spray graphite or silicone lubricant on rollers, hinges, and moving parts. This reduces friction for quiet, easy operation. Don’t use oil-based lubricants which can attract dirt.