Everyone will have wanted to carry out a simple DIY maintenance of their garage door. But how to do it without being a technician?


Let’s start by saying that this short guide, will suggest you those few and simple operations that you can perform in total safety, and without the need to move the door, to do a short maintenance on your garage door (electric shutter), precisely with do it yourself.

Regardless of the installation date, if you hear some light noise, it will mean that the door is asking you to be heard. While for more anomalous cases, contact an expert immediately, and awaits his arrival.

To ensure, than over the years, your door maintains more fluidity and more silence is important that all its components, maintain a certain lubrication threshold, intervening with a minimum of maintenance on four elements.

  • Torsion spring
  • Guide
  • Hinges
  • Engine

You will need to do the following:

– if very dusty before starting lubrication, with a small compressor, blow the parts indicated; if you don’t have one available, you can use a brush.
– then with a spray lubricant that does not provide electrical insulation (suitable WD40). Lubricate the indicated parts as follows.

Torsion spring
The spring must be treated with a little oil at least every 6-8 months

1– Pass a drizzle of oil, with the special nozzle of the lubricant, over the entire length of the spring mail lintel.




steel hinges
oin the various panels

2– Take action on hinges, which are those metal parts, that are located between one panel and another, also here give two points of oil at the junction point of the two metal parts






3– the lateral sliding guides of the wheels, they will have to be treated with a drizzle of oil.








4 – the motor guide rail, this must be oiled entirely, to allow the motor to slide smoothly.







While teaching you to take care of your doors, we recommend that you have a scheduled maintenance contract, with Laclà Srl, to avoid in the future, accidents, major failures and comply with current plant safety laws.

If you think this article has been useful to you, you may be interested, know what kind of assistance must be provided by your dealer.