Maintaining Commercial Garage Doors for Longevity and Performance

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Proper maintenance is essential for the longevity and optimal performance of your commercial garage doors. Regular maintenance helps identify and address potential issues before they escalate, ensuring that your doors operate smoothly and efficiently. At Rocky Mountain Garage Doors, we offer comprehensive maintenance services for commercial garage doors. Here are some key maintenance tasks:


  1. Visual Inspection: Regularly inspect your commercial garage doors for any signs of wear, damage, or misalignment. Look for frayed cables, loose hardware, worn-out weatherstripping, or track misalignment. Promptly address any issues to prevent further damage and maintain the functionality of your doors.
  2. Lubrication: Lubricate the moving parts of your commercial garage doors, such as hinges, rollers, tracks, and springs. Proper lubrication reduces friction and wear, ensuring smooth and quiet operation. Use a recommended lubricant and follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for the type and frequency of lubrication.
  3. Tighten Loose Hardware: Over time, the constant movement of your commercial garage doors can cause nuts, bolts, and other hardware to become loose. Regularly check and tighten any loose hardware to maintain the structural integrity of the doors. Loose hardware can lead to door misalignment and operational issues if left unaddressed.
  4. Test Safety Features: Commercial garage doors are equipped with safety features such as auto-reverse mechanisms and photo-eye sensors. Periodically test these safety features to ensure they are functioning correctly. Test the auto-reverse function by placing an object in the door’s path and verify that it reverses upon contact. Clean the photo-eye sensors to ensure proper alignment and functionality.
  5. Weatherstripping Replacement: Inspect the weatherstripping around your commercial garage doors and replace any worn-out or damaged strips. Weatherstripping helps seal the gaps and prevents drafts, dust, and pests from entering your facility. Well-maintained weatherstripping enhances energy efficiency and protects the interior of your premises.
  6. Professional Maintenance: Regularly schedule professional maintenance services for your commercial garage doors. Professional technicians can perform a comprehensive inspection, identify any potential issues, and provide the necessary adjustments or repairs. They have the expertise and knowledge to ensure that your doors are in optimal working condition.

By maintaining your commercial garage doors regularly, you can extend their lifespan and ensure reliable performance. Rocky Mountain Garage Doors offers professional maintenance services to keep your doors in excellent shape. Contact us today to schedule a maintenance service and experience the benefits of proper maintenance for your commercial garage doors.


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