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How to Keep Your Garage Door Clean

You might not think of it, but one of the most important things you can do to increase the lifespan of your garage door is to incorporate regular cleaning in...

3 Handy Car Accessories to Keep in Your Garage

The regular maintenance of your garage lends itself to a well-maintained car. If you’re someone who treats their garage as a safe haven for their car, here are a few...

Keep Your Garage Door in Good Working Order and Extend Its Life with These Regular Checks

This is a brief checklist of easy things to keep in mind when you are either doing a routine garage door check, or just going in and out regularly as...

What to Do if Your Garage Door is Making Popping Noises

A new garage door should open smoothly — it definitely shouldn’t make a loud popping or banging sound when it opens or shuts. Except that yours does. Yes, it’s a...

How to Inspect & When to Replace Your Garage Door Springs

Want a well functioning garage door that you can rely on all year long? The secret is in maintaining a good set of garage door springs. They provide the lifting...

Everything You Need to Know About Garage Door Roller Repair

Garage door rollers are the wheels that run along the tracks of your garage door. These are the parts of your garage door that guide it up and down the...

How to Repair a Slow Opening Garage Door

Does your garage door open or close slowly? The good news is the problem is most likely fairly simple to fix. In fact, odds are that it comes down to...

How to Clean & Inspect Your Garage Door for Beauty & Maintenance Issues

Consider your garage door a property investment, one that prevents access to your home. Replacing a garage door entirely is not cheap — and no garage door is designed to...

Garage Door Inspection Explained

As a homeowner, you naturally pay close attention to your home. Property is an investment that you need to take care of in order to get the most value from...

Garage Door Springs: A Guide to Repair & Inspection

Your garage door springs are one of the most critical components of your garage door. They also happen to be one of the most dangerous parts too. Your springs provide...

How to Adjust & Repair Your Garage door Cables: A Guide

If you own a garage door, it’s a pretty good idea to know how to adjust garage door cables. They are the flex muscles of your door — why that...

How to Remove Stubborn Garage Floor Stains

When you’ve repaired garage doors for as long as we have, you know garages can become dirty little dungeons, especially when it comes to garage floors. If you store or...

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Why’s Your Garage Door Coming Off Track?

Why did your garage door come off track? Good question. Getting to the bottom of the problem is key to keeping it from happening again. One of the most common reasons for a garage door jumping the track is poor roller lubrication. Spraying an approved garage door oil (not WD40) across all the rollers will help. It’s also possible the tracks aren’t secured properly. Make sure the tracks are securely fastened to the wall. You might need to tighten the brackets. Your track might also be misaligned. This can be repaired by loosening the brackets, straightening out the track to a vertical position, and tightening the brackets again.