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One of the most significant assets of any commercial space is the overhead door. Not only does it facilitate operations, but it also ensures security. Hence, regular maintenance is paramount. Let’s delve into the comprehensive commercial overhead door preventive maintenance checklist.
The Comprehensive Checklist
|Door Tracks||Clean and ensure they are free from debris. Adjust if misaligned.||Monthly|
|Door Rollers, Hinges, & Bearings||Lubricate and check for wear. Replace if needed.||Bi-monthly|
|Door Springs||Lubricate and inspect for damage. Consider garage door spring repair if you notice any wear.||Quarterly|
|Door Seals & Weather-stripping||Inspect for damage. Replace if deteriorated.||Bi-annually|
|Automatic Opener||Test all safety features. Consider battery replacement if needed.||Monthly|
|Door Balance||Test balance. If imbalanced, adjust springs or call for professional assistance.||Bi-annually|
|Safety Sensors & Photo Eyes||Clean lenses and realign if needed.||Monthly|
|Cables & Chains||Lubricate and check for wear. Replace if frayed.||Quarterly|
|Remote Control & Wall Button||Test for functionality. Replace batteries or seek repair if not working.||As required|
Why Choose Us?
At Steel Garage Door, our track record speaks for itself. With years of experience, we’ve mastered the art of overhead door maintenance, ensuring longevity and smooth operation.
Our Service Areas Include:
- 24-hour garage door repairs
- Garage door installations
- Overhead door track adjustments
- Garage door spring repairs
- Emergency door services
- Commercial garage door repairs
- And many more!
Frequently Asked Questions
Why is my garage door making noise?
A noisy door often indicates a need for lubrication or that some parts might be wearing out. Checking rollers, hinges, and bearings for wear and lubricating them can help. If noise persists, you might want to explore our insights on garage door noises.
My garage door won’t close. What should I do?
Check for any obstructions in the path of the door. Also, ensure the safety sensors are aligned correctly. If these steps don’t help, it’s time to consult our post on when garage doors won’t close.
How often should I maintain my commercial overhead door?
A monthly inspection is recommended, but some tasks, like lubricating parts and checking balance, can be done bi-annually. Always refer to our detailed maintenance checklist for guidance.
Can I manually lock my garage door?
Yes, most commercial overhead doors come with a manual locking mechanism. If you’re uncertain about how to manually lock your door, read our guide on manually locking garage doors.
Overhead door maintenance isn’t just about prolonging the life of the door; it’s about ensuring the safety and efficiency of your commercial space. With our detailed checklist and the expertise at Steel Garage Door, you’ll have everything you need to keep your door in tip-top shape. So, the next time you think about your overhead door, don’t just pass it by. Give it the attention it deserves. And if you ever face issues or need professional guidance, don’t hesitate to contact us. We’re here to help!