System Tune-Ups Maintaining Garage Parts

Tune-Up and Maintenance on Garage Systems

Garage door systems need to be maintained to keep them functioning properly and safely. Our thorough inspection & tuneup service helps prolong the life of doors and openers while keeping them safe, quiet, and dependable. A regular annual tuneup can prevent minor problems from turning into big, costly ones.

Call today to learn all the benefits & advantages of a maintenance tuneup or regular maintenance plan with Total Garage Door Solutions. Here is a partial list of what we cover to help insure consistent proper performance and safety.

Sectional Doors

Section Garage Doors
  • Inspect hinges for wear and cracks.
  • Inspect rollers for loose bearings and faulty roller stems.
  • Inspect end bearings and center cones on torsion tube.
  • Inspect track for bends or misalignment.
  • Inspect sections for bends or cracks.
  • Lubricate all moving parts.
  • Tighten all nuts and bolts.
  • Tighten hinges on wood sectional doors.
  • Balance and adjust accordingly

Piece Doors

Piece Doors
  • Inspect all 5 pivot points on hardware for worn parts.
  • Check for safety wire and clips on springs.
  • Inspect jambs to see if they are split or hardware is rubbing door.
  • Confirm if chains are welded links.
  • Inspect to see if bottom or top rail is split.
  • Lubricate all moving parts and springs
  • Tighten truss rods and end brackets
  • Check the door for balance and adjust accordingly

Chain Drives & Belt Drives

Chain and Belt Drives
  • Lubricate chain rail and trolley
  • Tighten chain or belt if necessary
  • Open motor head and lubricate worn gear
  • Inspect gear and sprocket for wear and tear
  • Check safety reverse. Red tag opener if it does not reverse properly
  • Check drive arm bolt and pins to make sure they are tight
  • Inspect and test up and down force

Screw Drives

Screw Drives
  • Lubricate screw
  • Apply low temperature grease
  • Inspect end bearings and center cones on torsion tube.
  • Adjust limits of tracks
  • Adjust electric eyes and clean
  • Check safety reverse and red tag if it fails.
  • Inspect and test up and down force

Door Openers

Door Openers
  • Replace light bulbs if necessary
  • Straighten receiver wire
  • Check wall button functions
  • Activation Switch
  • Light Switch Wiring
  • Lock Switch Setup

Regular maintenance is the key to keeping your garage door system running properly and we can help you right away.

Cities Serviced Chicago Suburbs We Service with Garage Repair »

Total Garage Door provides service to over 40 local Chicago suburbs in Illinois. Our convenient points of presence throughout Chicagoland mean prompt service for your garage door needs now and in the future! Please call us at (800) 488-6788 if your city is not listed.

Arlington Heights
Buffalo Grove
Des Plaines
Downers Grove
Elmwood Park
Franklin Park
Glen Ellyn
Highland Park
Lake Forest
Morton Grove
Oak Brook
Park Ridge
St. Charles
Villa Park
Willow Springs