With winter right around the corner, home and business owners should clean their garage door parts and reapply lubrication to help prevent the parts from seizing up during colder weather.
This is a quick and simple way to help keep your garage door functioning during the holidays. To start, use a cloth of soft bristled brush to scrub off grime from the garage door springs, hinges, tracks, and other metal parts.
Then, apply a light coating of silicone oil or white lithium grease. Don’t use WD-40 as it can strip lubricant lead to metal-on-metal contact.
You can use WD-40 to clean your tracks but make sure to remove any excess.