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.
The largest parts of a Clopay garage door are the glazed windows and steel panels. Other parts include a bottom bracket, lifting cables, cable drums, torsion springs, extension springs, rear track hangers and tracks.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 >
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 >
In a standard construction as of 2014, garage doors are 8-feet wide. The doors can range in size, however, up to 20 feet. In some places, garage doors can also be less than 8-feet wide.Full Answer >