Arizona’s Weather and Garage Doors

Arizona Best Garage Door and Weather

Compared to many parts of the country, Arizona winters are generally mild, with daytime temperatures averaging 70 degrees F. Regardless of the season, it is still essential to take necessary precautions to ensure your garage doors continue to operate safely and reliably for years to come.

Routine maintenance tasks should be completed, and any observable issues professionally repaired. Depending on the material, the door may also need some extra TLC, since the summer sun was recently beating on it.

Summer’s Effect on Garage Doors

While the valley isn’t as humid as Florida, “a dry heat,” is not entirely accurate. The annual humidity levels average 36 percent annually with June offering the most humidity and December the least, according to the Weather Atlas.

Unmaintained wood garage doors can absorb this humidity, potentially causing several issues, including warping and cracking. That’s why providing a layer of protection to your wooden doors is essential. You should apply a coat of polyurethane sealant to stained wood every two years in Arizona for long-lasting beauty.

Another thing to pay attention to is the photoelectric sensors, or photo eyes, which are attached to the vertical tracks on both sides of the door. These sensors are designed to reverse the downward momentum of the door should they detect an obstruction.

Direct sunlight can cause the photo eyes to detect phantom obstructions. This commonly occurs on south-facing homes. You have the option of installing sun shields to prevent sunlight from shining directly on the sensors, causing accidental reversal.

Winter’s Effects on the Door

The “Valley of the Sun” is not immune to adverse weather in the winter. The cooler temperatures during the winter months – December through February – can cause issues with the springs and other components. That is why it is important to use professional-grade white lithium grease on the door’s moving parts every six months. Be careful when applying lubricant so that it doesn’t get into the tracks.

The photoelectric sensors are also susceptible to colder temperatures. Depending on where you live, they can freeze or frost over, again resulting in accidental reversals during operation. Adding insulation with the appropriate R-value for your zone helps keep your garage warmer, preventing problems with the photo eyes.

Professional Garage Door Repair You Can Count On

The fall season is not only characterized by dropping temperatures, pumpkin spice everything, and beautiful foliage. It also provides homeowners with the perfect opportunity to perform routine maintenance on their house and garage doors to detect any summer issues and prevent problems in the winter.

If your notice anything that gives you cause for concern with your garage door, hiring a professional to fix it is essential.

To gain incredible peace-of-mind, contact Arizona’s Best Garage Door and Repair Company at (480) 448-5782. We specialize in the installation, maintenance, and repair of both residential and commercial garage doors and electric openers throughout the greater Phoenix metro area.

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five stars

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five stars

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Philip Randall
five stars

Came out and completed requested repairs on my garage doors and as completing inspection, found several other ares that they recommended replacement parts. Most of the parts were original to the home (1995) so I wanted peace of mind that our doors would function with no issues moving forward. Our technician, Travis, took the time to explain what he saw and was very through in his work. Thanks again and will highly recommend.

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