CLOPAY GARAGE & ENTRY DOOR BLOG

  • More Garage Door Summer Maintenance Tips

    Jun 30, 2010
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    Wash steel and aluminum door surfaces with a mild household detergent and rinse with water. In harsh or coastal environments, apply a quality car wax to the front side of a steel door surface twice a year, immediately after cleaning, to help maintain the finish. Clean windows with a mild solution of dishwashing detergent and a soft cloth. Do not use amoniated, abrasive or solvent- based cleaners of any kind.
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  • An Easy Cure for a Noisy Garage Door

    Jun 28, 2010
    Wow! What a difference a little oil on my garage door hinges and opener track drive makes. The door used to shake, rattle and roll on its daily trek up and down, but after a few sprays of 3-in-1 oil, the dogs don’t even bark when I press the remote to open or close it.
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  • June is "Garage Door Safety" Month

    Jun 15, 2010
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    The International Door Association (IDA) created “Garage Door Safety” Month to remind homeowners and their families about garage door safety and maintenance. Safety plays an increasingly important role in garage door design. All new garage doors incorporate photoelectric eyes that stop and reverse the door if a child, an animal or an object passes in front of them. To test a garage door opener, place a roll of paper towels under the door, and lower it. When the door hits the towels, it should reverse. If it doesn't, have it checked.
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    garage door maintenancespringssafetyphotoelectric eyesGarage Door Safety MonthClopay Garage Doors


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