By: webadmin | January 30, 2019
Cold temperatures and harsh weather during the winter months will make any homeowner appreciate the comfort of a garage even more. Even though your garage will save you the hassle of warming up a cold car or scraping ice off of the windshield, your garage door can still be affected by winter weather.
Winter weather, including low temperatures, rain, sleet, snow, and ice can all take a toll on the on several components of your garage door system. The most common garage door problems caused by winter weather include:
Taking a few simple steps can help you protect your garage door during the winter. Be careful to inspect springs, rollers, tracks, and weather stripping for any signs of wear or damage. Being proactive and scheduling professional garage door repair before a cold front hits will help you avoid the annoyance of a garage door that won’t open or the danger that can result from broken parts. Make sure to also clear away snow or water that may accumulate at the bottom of the door.
Scheduling yearly garage door maintenance before temperatures drop is one of the most effective ways to prevent garage door problems during the winter. During regular maintenance, a garage door company can properly inspect all components of your garage door system from the door to the garage door opener. They will tighten any loose parts and make sure that all moving parts are properly lubricated.
Universal Garage Door Services in Salt Lake City, Utah offers professional garage door repair and garage door maintenance that will keep your garage door functioning safely and efficiently during harsh weather and cold temperatures. Call us today at (801) 784-4550 to schedule and appointment.
Universal Garage Door Services
2150 South 1300 East, Suite 500
Salt Lake City, UT 84106