Homeowners of West Islip are no exception to occasional garage door malfunctions. It's also no question that as busy New Yorkers, we sometimes neglect or forget to have our garage doors inspected annually. Wear and tear mixed with the sands of time eventually lead to the need for repairs and maintenance. A few minutes of your time and a little DIY maintenance can significantly help with the preservation of your garage door and the early detection of potential issues.

Preservation with DIY Maintenance

  1. Keep your door clean with an all purpose cleaner. Wiping down your door with an all purpose cleaner is a great way to keep it looking sharp. Remember, your garage door accounts for 30% of your curbside appeal. This simple task also helps you keep an eye out for dents, chips, warping, rust, and cracks. Fixing these issues sooner can prevent complete replacement of your garage door.
  2. Remove dirt and debris from the tracks. This will ensure that your door opens and closes smoothly, preventing possible jamming.
  3. Keep your door’s auto-reverse sensors clean. An issue with your auto reverse system can be as simple as a dirty eye lens. Use an all purpose cleaner to wipe down the eyes of your sensors so that they continue to function properly.
  4. Watch and Listen. You open and close your West Islip garage door enough to know the way it's supposed to sound. If you start to hear odd noises like screeching, or witness jamming and jolting, don't ignore it. Call the professionals before it gets worse.
  5. Tighten loose parts. Over time, bolts, nuts, screws, and roller brackets can become loose. Use a socket wrench and screw driver to tighten them.
  6. Check the weather stripping. After a while it can crack and tear. Replace it if necessary. It’s easily purchased at your local hardware store. This helps keep elements, pests and dirt outside where it all belongs.
  7. Test for improper spring balance. Manually open your garage door half way. If it does not stay on its own, it's time for a new spring.
  8. Have your steel and nylon rollers inspected twice a year.
  9. Never attempt to handle your garage door’s cables without proper experience or training. They hold enough force to significantly injure or kill you. When in doubt, bring in the professionals.

A Company you Can Trust

West Islip Garage Door Repair Company, Above & Beyond Garage Doors, a Long Island based company is here to ensure that West Islip residents get quality service at a fair price. With over 15 years of experience, these expert technicians are trained to resolve any and all of your garage door issues. Don't let a problem with your door or its system go unsolved. This could inevitably cause more costly repairs or even result in the total replacement of your door.

Most importantly, a broken garage door can lead to the injury of you, or your family if not properly addressed. Call West Islip Garage Door Repair Company, Above & Beyond Garage Doors and make an appointment at your convenience. Receive a free estimate that guarantees fair pricing. Trucks arrive fully equipped for smooth, hassle free, same day repairs. Call Above & Beyond Garage Doors at 631-736-0369 and visit us at AboveBeyondGarageDoors.com for more information.

Call us today at 631-736-0369 for more information, set up an appointment, or get a free estimate.

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