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.Know More
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.
To lubricate a garage door, dust it, oil the springs, grease the roller axles, apply spray lubricant to the roller bearings, and lubricate the pivot pins. This 30-minute process requires a stiff brush, a stepladder, a grease gun, white lithium grease, spray lubricant, motor oil and a dust mask.Full Answer >
Garage doors typically range from 9 feet to 20 feet wide and 7 feet to 8 feet tall. Popular widths for one-car garage doors are 8 feet, 9 feet or 10 feet, while those for two-car garage doors are 12 feet, 14 feet or 16 feet.Full Answer >
To fix a frozen garage door, break the attachment the ice has formed between the garage door and the cement. Use a hair dryer or heat gun to soften the ice, and then use a shovel blade to maneuver the ice out of the gap. This process takes 15 minutes.Full Answer >
To fix a squeaky dryer, remove the drum, and replace the worn-out parts. Check and replace the felt seal if needed. Reassemble the machine, plug it in, and test it for squeaks. Unplug the dryer before dismantling it to avoid the risk of an electric shock.Full Answer >