How much pressure do you put in your garage door? We do not actually refer to physical pressure because this is something you should avoid doing at any cost; we are more referring to your garage door maintenance routines vs. your garage door performance and durability.
If you have had your garage doors for quite some time now but you still haven’t adopted the routine of actually providing the same door with proper and regular garage door maintenance and servicing then you should definitely not be surprised when your garage door starts to fall apart. Garage doors are solid mechanisms and are extremely useful home appliances but they are faulty mechanisms. What we mean by this is that they are not forever and they are definitely not unbreakable. Garage doors will obviously go for some time without any kind of garage door maintaining and servicing whatsoever. However after certain period of time which will basically depend on the quality of garage door, of the complexity of the garage door mechanism, on the garage door producer and the quality of the products the same one puts on market, the garage door will stop performing.
What can you do?
Basically you cannot do anything to prevent your garage door from eventually stop working. However, what you can do is to perform regular inspections of your garage door as well as routine garage door maintenance tasks. You should clean your garage as well as your garage door regularly, you should lubricate your garage door rollers and other garage door components that call for this type of maintaining. And last but definitely not the least important thing you should do is to find qualified garage door service provider and trust him/ her with your garage door.