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General Maintenance Instructions

Door and Hardware:

  • Lubricate rollers with 3ow oil
  • Lubricate hinges with aerosol spray lube
  • Check all fasteners and tighten as necessary
  • Check print on door sections for wear
  • Check glazing bead (if used) for fit and function
  • Check general operation of doors for overall function inspect trussing, if used, for damage and tighten all fasteners as required


  • Check tracks for damage and replace as required
  • Tighten all fasteners as required
  • Check back hang for rigidity and tighten all fasteners
  • Check pull down ropes for wear and replace as required

Spring assembly:

  • Inspect cables for signs of wear, replace as required
  • Inspect drums for signs of wear, replace as required
  • Check door balance, if motor operated disengage motor operator, per the manufactures instructions and operate the door manually
  • If spring adjustment is required refer to installation instructions for proper adjustment

Never attempt spring adjustment unless you are experienced in door installation, severe injury could result

  • Check all fasteners for tightness
  • Lubricate springs with an aerosol type spray lube or a light film of Oil


  • Make sure all original warning tags and stickers are still in place and legible
  • Inspect perimeter seals for wear and repair or replace as necessary
  • If the door is electrically operated refer to the manufacturers instructions for maintenance.
  • All maintenance should occur annually or every 5000 cycles whichever comes first, unless noted otherwise refer to the original door installation instructions


All work on these doors should be done by a trained professional, contact your local door supplier. Severe injury or even death could result from improper maintenance techniques.