As a homeowner, do you handle the maintenance for your garage door? Whether you do it yourself or call a company to come do it for you, annual maintenance is a must. Without it, you can shorten the life of your garage door and its many components. These doors are expensive, as are their various parts, and so you want to handle the maintenance properly. Otherwise, you could be calling a technician for garage door roller replacement, opener replacement, some other problem or even to have a new garage door installed.
Neglecting maintenance can wind up costing you some serious money for sure. The garage door roller is part of the maintenance steps that you will be taking. If you’re wondering how difficult the maintenance is, there are step by step instructions online for all types of garage doors. In other words, it’s quite easy to find out what to do. Some of the maintenance and troubleshooting steps are a little more difficult than others though.
To keep your garage door roller in tip top shape, you need oil for lubricating it and other parts as well. You can use a different lubricant, but something like WD-40 is most commonly used. You’re going to want to keep everything clean as well. You don’t want a garage door repair company telling you that if you would have taken these steps described, you wouldn’t be looking at garage door roller replacement.
You want the company telling you that you’ve done a good job taking care of your garage door. Again, you can have the repairmen handle the maintenance for you, but you at least have to take the initiative to realize when it’s necessary. Without it, you just might be making that repair call sooner than you think.