At Overhead Door Tulsa, our team of experts and wide selection of garage doors will ensure that you find the best door to suit the style and needs of your home. Our team has been fully trained and given the knowledge necessary to install your garage door in a timely fashion and ensure that it stays in the best condition possible. While many repairs will be handled by our team, there are still maintenance steps that you can take to ensure the durability of your garage door. See our tips and let our team of Jenks garage door maintenance experts guide you in keeping your door in top condition.
#1 Perform an Inspection
Every few weeks, you’ll want to make sure that you inspect the different parts of the garage door and ensure that they are functioning properly. You’ll want to pay special attention to the springs, cables, rollers, and pulleys. Be sure that there is no wear and tear and that they appear to be performing as they should. If you notice that these parts are not working as they should, contact our team to schedule a repair visit.
#2 Photo Eyes Test
The photo eyes are one of the main safety features on your garage door so you need to always be sure that they are functioning as they should. The photo eyes will stop the garage from closing if there is anything in the way of its closing path. All that you have to do to test these is place something in their path and try to close the garage door. If the door doesn’t close with an obstruction in the way, then they are functioning properly.
#3 Test the Auto Reverse Function
The auto reverse function is what takes over if there is an obstruction that reaches below the photo eyes. It will ensure that the area beneath the photo eyes and above the flooring of your garage is clear. To test this, you’ll want to place something small, like a 2-inch by 4-inch board in the door’s path. This will reach below the photo eyes and once your door comes into contact with the board, it should automatically raise back up. If the door raises back up, it is performing as it should.
If you ever have any issue with your garage door or these features, you can rest assured that our team will handle any repair. With the help of our Jenks garage door maintenance team, you can keep your door in top condition. Contact us at Overhead Door Tulsa today for more information!