To fix squeaky garage door, tighten loose door and track hardware, replace the worn-out parts, tighten the door opener chain, and lubricate the moving parts with garage door lubricant to prevent the entry of dust. Repeat the lubrication process every six months to keep the door from squeaking.Continue Reading
Use a deep socket and a ratchet to tighten the door and track hardware. Avoid over-tightening the screws to avoid stripping the screw holes.
Remove worn-out rollers, and replace them with nylon rollers that contain sealed bearings. For a door with torsion springs, don't replace the bottom bracket rollers to avoid injuring yourself. Examine the hinges, and replace them in case they have developed oblong holes.
Fasten the door opener chain according to the owner's manual so the chain does not cause jerky door movements, and lubricate the opener track or the screw drive opener threads. Apply garage door lubricant to the hinges, springs and bearings to prevent the entry of dust and dirt into the moving parts. Repeat the lubrication process regularly to maintain the quiet and prevent garage door parts from wearing out.
Replacing a garage door bottom seal involves removing the old seal, cleaning the track, installing the new seal by sliding it into place, and installing a new threshold. It is a moderately difficult job, with the hardest part being working the new seal into place. No special tools are required.Full Answer >
Access Master is a line of garage door openers built by The Chamberlain Group, a company that manufactures access-related products including the LiftMaster series. The Access Master model equips either sectional or one-piece garage doors with an automated system that allows the user to remotely control access to the garage.Full Answer >
To get a garage door opener manual from Genie, click on the Installation link along the top of GenieCompany.com's home page, and then click on the model of the product in the lists that appear on the Web page that opens. The next Web page contains downloadable manuals for the selected model that cover installation, operation and maintenance. If the manual for your garage door opener does not appear on the Product Support page, contact the company’s customer support.Full Answer >
Liftmaster garage door sensors enhance safety by monitoring garage door movements and notifying the owner in case of unauthorized entry. The sensors’ compatibility with old and new garage door opener models makes them a versatile security resource.Full Answer >