Since commercial garage doors have to work hard on a daily basis, they undergo a lot of wear and tear. As you’d expect, this leads to parts wearing down over time, making your doors run less efficiently and making failed parts more likely. So, it’s essential for businesses to have a preventative maintenance schedule in place. Let’s look at some of the reasons why preventative maintenance is so important for your commercial garage doors.
Businesses have a lot of regular expenses to cover. You don’t want one of these expenses to be costly repairs or replacement parts and labor for your garage doors. Routine maintenance may add slightly to your costs, but it will save you money in the long-run by keeping your garage doors and their parts in good working order, preventing them from breaking down.
For some businesses, day-to-day operations heavily rely on garage doors that can open and close efficiently. If one or more of your garage doors were to fail, this could severely damage productivity until the doors are repaired, which could be a whole day or more. Keeping your commercial garage doors in good shape keeps your business running, too.
Proper maintenance not only keeps garage doors working. It also keeps them working as efficiently as possible. If garage doors start opening and closing more slowly than usual, then this wastes precious seconds that add up a lot over the workday. Preventative maintenance keeps them moving fast and efficiently.
Keeps employees safe
Poorly maintained garage doors aren’t only costly for your business, but they can also be dangerous. If they’re not kept in good condition causing them to fail, damaged parts could break off and injure someone, or an overhead garage door could fall on an employee. Preventative maintenance keeps the wellbeing of your employees, and anyone visiting the site, as a priority.
Keeps assets safe
As well as the safety of your employees, broken garage doors also put your company’s assets at risk. If a garage door falls, it could hit and damage vehicles or equipment that your business uses or sells. This will result in more repairs and replacements that could be costly for your business.
Do you have a preventative maintenance schedule for your garage door? Call us for a garage door tune-up to make sure your business is running as efficiently as it can be. We serve businesses and homes around Winston Salem, Greensboro, High Point, and Kernersville.