Replacing an automatic door outright can be cost-prohibitive, which makes automatic door repair in New York the much more attractive route for most property owners. But is there a good way to reduce the risk of needing repairs—therefore lowering your repair costs? The answer is yes, but it requires you to identify minor repairs before costly breakdowns occur.
There are two significant components when it comes to preventative maintenance to help you reduce your repair costs. The first is performing routine maintenance to help prevent wear and tear, while the other is being able to identify the need for minor repairs.
So, how often should you consider these maintenance services to keep your door automation running smoothly? It is recommended to schedule preventative maintenance twice a year. Typically, you will want to schedule one visit in the fall to keep doors running smoothly throughout the winter season, with a second appointment in spring to remove all of the built-up salt as well as to check for any wear and tear that could have been caused by the snow and ice. With these two maintenance visits on the calendar, you are likely to keep your overall repair bills to a minimum while extending the life of your automated doors.