Maintenance Programs

Obar Door & Gate's Preventive Maintenance program can save substantial time and money by reducing costly breakdowns while extending the operating life and efficiency of your doors, operators, gates and access control equipment.

Maintenance Program Benefits

Maintenance of your overhead door and door operator or gate operator is vital to the safety and life of your equipment. Program benefits include:

  • A reduced labor rate on ALL service and repair work while enrolled in the program
  • Preferential scheduling for service and repairs
  • Lower risk in costly downtime
  • Improved operational efficiency and reliability of your facility's doors, operators and related equipment
  • Reduced chance of your doors, operators and related equipment malfunctioning
  • Increased safe and useful life of your doors, operators and access control equipment
  • Decrease in long term repair expenses

Each preventative maintenance service call includes a written checklist of work performed, along with recommendations for any needed repairs or product replacement. Enrollment options are available in monthly, bi-monthly, quarterly, semi-annually and annual programs. All types of doors, gates, operators and access controls may be included under your preventative maintenance program. Each preventative maintenance program can be individually designed for your facility's specific doors, operators and dock equipment.

Garage Door Tune-up

Our garage door tune-up includes:

Automatic Garage Door Opener

  • Adjust up & down force sensitivity
  • Check transmitters & push buttons for proper operation & range
  • Check wiring & connections
  • Inspect for proper operation
  • Lubricate drive train & all sprockets
  • Perform UL 325 Safety Reverse Test
  • Remove cover & inspect all internal gears & belts
  • Set up & down limits as needed
  • Tighten drive chain/belt as needed

Garage Door

  • Inspect, adjust & lubricate springs
  • Inspect tension spring mounting pad for cracks & splits
  • Inspect section condition
  • Inspect door alignment
  • Inspect & lubricate all rollers
  • Inspect & tighten hinges & hardware
  • Inspect cables for wear or damage
  • Inspect locks for proper operation
  • Inspect weather strip for wear or damage
  • Lubricate all bearings

Gate Operators Tune-up

Our gate operator's tune-up includes:

Gate Operator & Accessories

  • Check gate system to make sure it is UL 325 protected
  • Check complete drive system including belts, sprockets, chain, gear reducers & brake assembly
  • Check all electrical connections
  • Lubricate all necessary parts
  • Replace worn parts, if needed


  • Check gate system to make sure it is UL 325 protected
  • Check gate welds
  • Check for loose fabric connections
  • Check all posts & pads for gate & operator
  • Lubricate rollers, check for wear & alignment
  • Replace worn parts, if needed

If your system is not currently being maintained on a regular basis, call us today and we will schedule a full system diagnostic evaluation at no charge and send you a detailed service maintenance recommendation.

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