Blog

How often should my garage door be serviced?

How often should my garage door be serviced?

Amoroc

How often should my garage door be serviced?

The selection of the hardware to be used for any particular installation begins with accurately determining the size and mass of the door, but that is not all that is required. The application of the door, i.e. the duty cycle it will be required to perform and the environment in which it will be operating are equally important. For normal domestic applications, a duty rating of 2 000 cycles per year is used. This equates to approximately 5 cycles per day. The design 'life expectancy" of components such as springs, liftings, cables, rollers, cable drums and bearings is 10 000 cycles for domestic doors, which equates to 5 years of usage. After that period, they need to be replaced!

When doors have to endure a higher traffic density of say 50 - 60 cycles per day, (or approx 20 000 cycles per year), then every component making up the door must be designed, constructed and selected accordingly to suit the application.

Again... there are no short-cuts!

How often should my garage door be serviced?

Amoroc

Amoroc turns homes and businesses throughout the Overberg into smart properties with their range of quality barrier and security solutions. The Hermanus-based company specialises in the supply, installation and maintenance of SABS approved shutters, garage doors, vehicle barriers and automation prod...

View Profile

What is Xplorio?

Xplorio is your local connection allowing you to find anything and everything about a town.

WATCH THE VIDEO: Welcome to Agulhas!
Read More

Other Articles

Overcoming Beliefs for Success

Overcoming Beliefs for Success

I witness on a daily basis how clients cling to their beliefs and integrate them into their personalities. 

Gamco Installs HDPE Pipeline for New Dam Outlet

Gamco Installs HDPE Pipeline for New Dam Outlet

Gamco Services is proud to announce the successful installation of an HDPE pipeline for the outlet of a new dam. 

Gamco Services
Double Flower Fuchsias

Double Flower Fuchsias

We're thrilled to announce the arrival of our latest stock: Double Flower Fuchsias!

Lifestyle Nursery
"We Will Fail When We Fail to Try" - Rosa Parks' Lesson

"We Will Fail When We Fail to Try" - Rosa Parks' Lesson

Rosa Parks stood up for what she believed to be right. She became a role model for her peaceful assertion of her rights. 

Electronic Sewing Machine Service Reminder

Electronic Sewing Machine Service Reminder

When you submit a sewing machine for service with us, please remember to bring your buttonhole foot.

Creative Notions
Electronic Sewing Machine Service Reminder

Electronic Sewing Machine Service Reminder

When you submit a sewing machine for service with us, please remember to bring your buttonhole foot. 

Bernina Overberg
See All Articles

Top Attractions in Agulhas & Struisbaai