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Winter Issues with Garage Doors

When you have to battle with harsh winters of Ohio, they are unforgiving to us, our cars, our homes, and even our garage doors. Most of these issues can be alleviated by having a heated garage, but some may still show up. There are some things you will want to watch out for during these winter months to prevent needed garage door repairs and here are a few of them. Buildup of Ice between Garage Door PanelsWhen this happens, your garage doors can come to a dead stop. Do not try to force it open, as this may cause irreparable damage. Instead, if you are able to work it safely, you can do so. But you also need to be careful when warming. Too much heat can damage the door or paint. Buildup of Ice on WeatherstrippingThought the buildup of ice on the weatherstripping may not be as devastating as ice between panels, it comes with its own set of issues. When the door lifts, it may not stop entirely, but instead, tear the weatherstripping. If this happens, the seal on your garage door will be co…
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