Is your garage door feeling the effects of the colder weather?
Like many other items during the cold season, functioning smoothly can take more effort than before. Moving parts of cars, machines, and garage doors can become stiff, as a result of these low temperatures. In other cases, the harsh weather can cause older garage doors and openers to stop working at all. Although, there is a step you can take to prevent this from happening to your garage.
The best Garage Door tip for the winter time is lubrication. Using a lubricant that is made for garages can save you the hassle of dealing with the garage door and/or opener that is not running smoothly. The benefits of lubricating your garage door parts is that it will help to get rid of any stiffness, rigidness, and/or grease buildup that causes the garage door to work more in order to function correctly. Lubricating the rollers, hinges, and track of the garage door parts is easy and only requires wash cloth, lubricant, and a bit of effort.
Get your Garage Door & Opener ready for the cold weather:
- Use the was cloth to wipe away any old debris and grease that has built up overtime.
- Apply a decent amount on all moving parts
We found a detailed How To Video from HowCast on How To Lubricate Your Garage, CLICK HERE to watch the video.