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General Maintenance Instructions

Door and Hardware:

  • Lubricate rollers with 30W 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, contact an experienced garage door installer

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)


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.