Which part is not absolutely necessary for proper overhead garage door performance? Even a loose nut will cause some kind of trouble. It will create vibration and the part it secures might fall out of alignment. There will be noise and eventually the door might jam or become a safety hazard. Undoubtedly professional garage door maintenance service on an annual basis is vital. But some parts of the garage system should be checked more often. This is important due to their significance to the actual movement of the door and your safety. Which parts are those? The tracks, the springs, and the opener. What you can do? Check and test. Let’s see.
There is a whole world of garage door openers out there ready to automatically push the door open and pull it to come down. Do they all groan and squeak? Some still do. But DC openers are much quieter even in their chain drive version. Are there variations among models of the same brand? There are definitely many variations to meet the requirements of all garage doors. And there are special features defining certain brands. Take MyQ technology for example. It has become the trademark of Liftmaster. Aladdin Connect is the new smart device by Genie. Assure Link openers define the latest products by Craftsman. What do all branded openers have in common? They comply with the official safety standards and integrate the required sensing systems to ensure protection.