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Grease is the Word

This tip comes from our tech team on how customers can best care for their doors.  Pro Tech Tip: Skip the grease!

Many customers will attempt to quiet noisy operation on their doors by using white lithium grease on parts like bottom guides, top rollers, the idler pulley and belt.  While this application will stop the squealing briefly, it will also attract a lot of dirt or debris.

Ultimately  this causes more damage to the already worn and squealing parts. It also adds extra labor time to clean all the grease and dirt off later during the inevitable repair.  Don’t blow your money on the labor…spend it on the needed part!

It is important to realize doors are intended to operating smoothly, quietly, and without lubricants.  If you hear a noise it is 99% likely you need a service call.

Try to resist the urge to grease up your door….we know it is so tempting.  Also, don’t use butter flavored PAM.  Yep.  That has really happened!  So just say no to greases, oils, lubricants, and butter flavored non-stick cooking spray.

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Automatic Doors and COVID-19

Automatic doors serve an essential purpose in healthcare facilities and more broadly across our communities: providing touch free access and egress. As the COVID-19 crisis unfolds, this purpose is even more critical. Through our joint efforts of providing, maintaining, and servicing automatic door equipment, our industry is helping to minimize the transmission of this and other harmful viruses which could otherwise be spread through the touching of contaminated door knobs, handles, etc.

Automatic Door Technicians, particularly AAADM Certified Automatic Door Inspectors, are on the front lines of ensuring proper operation and maintenance of these critical touch free access devices – working in healthcare facilities and other high-traffic areas where the risk of COVID-19 transmission may be elevated. Especially during these times, AAADM encourages automatic door technicians to follow these basic guidelines to stay safe:

For additional information and guidelines, consult the CDC website. All individuals are expected to take actions to reduce risk of transmitting the COVID-19 virus, and we thank the automatic door technicians for their key role in ensuring proper operation of touch free automatic door access devices.