When you leave for work, when you come home, and even used for working outdoors, you probably don’t even realize how much use your garage door gets. With so much movement, it’s important to ensure that your garage door operates properly now and in the future. We’ve come up with a list of tips to keep your garage door operating flawlessly. When doing preventative inspections, a vital step is using your senses—most importantly, looking and listening. Is your garage door making a grinding noise? Is opening and closing done smoothly? Is the system running smooth and symmetrical? Asking these questions.