Anatomy of a garage door
Garage door parts
Some common maintenance issues with garage doors include squeaky hinges, broken springs, stripped gears and snow and ice and water covering the photo sensors, which can keep the garage from shutting.
Garage door inspections should include:
Knowing the different parts of your garage door can help you stay on top of maintenance and replacement.
- Adjusting of springs and cables
- Lubricating moving parts
- Tightening of all hardware, track and hinges
- Inspecting the safety sensors and opener gears
- Troubleshooting any other issues