MAINTENANCE

MAINTENANCE GUIDE FOR YOUR CEDO GARAGE DOOR

THE FOLLOWING MAINTENANCE TIPS WILL ENSURE YEARS OF TROUBLE-FREE PERFORMANCE TO THE OWNER OF CEDO PRODUCTS. BESIDES, ONE MAY ALSO CONTACT AN AUTHORIZED CEDO DEALER FOR A YEARLY CHECK-UP, OR IF ADJUSTMENTS OR REPAIRS EVER BECOME NECESSARY. FOR OPTIMAL EFFICIENCY, WE RECOMMEND THE FOLLOWING :

THE DOOR

WASH YOUR CEDO DOOR WITH A MILD SOAP (LIKE DISH SOAP) USING A CLEAN RAG OR A GLOVE USED TO WASH CARS. RINSE THOROUGHLY. NEVER USE AN ABRASIVE OR A STRONG LIQUID DETERGENT. TO PROTECT DOOR AGAINST UV RADIATION AND POLLUTANTS AND TO RESTORE SHINE AND FINISH, APPLY A LIQUID CAR WAX ONCE A YEAR.

OUTER WEATHER STRIPS

(ON DOOR FRAME AND AT DOOR BOTTOM)

SINCE WEATHER STRIPS ARE MADE OF RUBBER AND PVC, THEY SHOULD BE CLEANED WITH A SPECIFIC VINYL SOAP, THEN RINSED THOROUGHLY. DEPENDING ON HOW FREQUENTLY THE DOOR IS USED, WEATHER STRIPS SHOULD BE LUBRICATED THREE TIMES A YEAR WITH A SILICONE-BASE LUBRICANT. PETROLEUM-BASE OILS AND LUBRICANTS ARE UNADVISABLE, SINCE PETROLEUM PRODUCTS WILL HARDEN RUBBER. WEATHER STRIPS MUST STAY SOFT AND FLEXIBLE TO REMAIN EFFICIENT.

TRACKS, HINGES, PULLEYS, STEEL ROLLERS AND SPRINGS

ALL TRACKS, HINGES, PULLEYS AND STEEL ROLLERS SHOULD BE LUBRICATED WITH A SILICONE-BASE LUBRICANT, AVAILABLE AT CEDO. PLEASE REMOVE ANY EXCESS OF LUBRICANT. EXCEPTIONALLY, FOR TORSION SPRINGS (ONE OR TWO SPRINGS IN A BAR ABOVE DOOR), A WHITE GREASE SHOULD BE APPLIED. WD-40 AND SIMILAR PRODUCTS ARE NOT RECOMMENDED, SINCE THEY WILL LUBRICATE BUT MIGHT ALSO DEGREASE THE SPRINGS.
N.B.: A GARAGE DOOR SHOULD NEVER FEEL HEAVY TO LIFT (MORE THAN 10 LB OR 4.5 KG). IF THIS OCCURS, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A CEDO DEALER OR A GARAGE DOOR INSTALLER. IF YOU OWN AN ELECTRIC DOOR OPERATOR, THE DOOR ARM SHOULD BE DISCONNECTED AND ACTIVATED MANUALLY AT LEAST TWICE A YEAR IN ORDER TO VERIFY IF THE DOOR IS PROPERLY BALANCED. THIS TYPE OF DEVICE SHOULD ALWAYS OPERATE SMOOTHLY.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

IF YOUR INSTALLATION HAS EXTENSION SPRINGS (ONE SPRING ALONG EACH SIDE OF THE DOOR), VERIFY WHETHER YOU HAVE SECURITY CABLES (A RESTRAINING STEEL CABLE WITHIN THE EXTENSION SPRING). IF NOT, WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU HAVE IT INSTALLED TO HELP CONTAINING THE SPRINGS IF THEY EVER BREAK. ASK YOUR CEDO INSTALLER. ALL CEDO EXTENSION SPRINGS COME WITH SECURITY CABLES, FOR OUR CUSTOMERS’ SECURITY!

ELECTRIC DOOR OPERATOR

REFER TO MANUFACTURER’S MAINTENANCE GUIDE.

CAUTION

IF YOUR GARAGE DOOR EVER REQUIRES ADJUSTMENT OR NEEDS TO BE FIXED, DO NOT ATTEMPT A REPAIR ON YOUR OWN, ESPECIALLY IF THE PROBLEM SEEMS TO ARISE FROM THE SPRINGS. EXTENSION AND TORSION SPRINGS ARE TIGHTLY WOUND UP AND MAY CAUSE INJURY. PLEASE CALL A QUALIFIED INSTALLER.