Do you hear creaking sounds while operating your garage door? Do you want to stop and avoid such annoying noise? Then make lubricating your property a periodic activity. Moving mechanical parts corrode and become loose over a period of time, which causes them to produce noise due to friction. Oiling these parts (hinges, joints, etc.) every few months can go a long way in both preventing these sounds and extending the lifespan of your property.
Weatherproof Wooden Doors
The beauty of wooden garage doors is timeless. It's something that has a classic appeal that can't be ignored. One of the drawbacks of having wooden doors is their susceptibility to water damage. If you're keen on using wooden doors, remember to treat them with a wood stain, paint or primer that is specially formulated to provide weatherproofing.
Lubricate the joints and rollers on your garage door often
Applying a general lubricant suitable for metal works to the basic moving parts on your garage doors cables and roller system can greatly increase its performance. If you have steel rollers, they will need lubrication frequently to help prevent them from becoming noisy and rusty.
Get a power backup for your door opener
Those of us who have an automated garage door opener can benefit from getting accessories that provide back-up during sudden power outages. While it’s possible to disengage the opener and revert it to manual mode, not everyone in your household will likely know how to do this, so a power supply back-up can surely come in handy.