On Track Overhead Doors

Garage Tips

Garage TipsWelcome to the Local Garage Tips  Blog provided by On Track Overhead Doors. Topics blogged about below include many Garage Door Repair tips and articles from our expert contractors, resources, specials, news and other updates from our team here at On Track Overhead Doors.

How To Test & Care For Garage Door Openers & Garage Doors

Safety is a priority for any business or household. Garage doors need to be able to stop on a dime when they detect movement near them. It is all too easy to get crushed by the force of a garage door that closes while you are underneath it, and it’s potentially fatal for children, the…

Top Questions Asked About Garage Door Installations

Chicagoland Garage Door Installation

Whether you’re installing a new garage door on a brand new house or you’re replacing your home’s old garage door, it’s important that you get the job done right. Most homeowners don’t have much experience with buying or installing new garage doors, so it’s important that you hire a professionals you can trust with the…

Know The Difference: 4 Types of Commercial Doors

Types of Commercial Doors

If you’re in the market for a commercial door, there are some key elements to consider. Beginning with the basic, the number question you should ask your self what is the primary function of the door. Is it for loading equipment in and out of your building? Is it for storing vehicles? is it merely…

What To Do When Your Garage Door Needs Help

Your garage doors are mechanical systems that need to be maintained with lubrication, replaced weather stripping, adjustments, and checks for proper functioning of cables, rollers, hinges, tracks, springs, remote control equipment, and electronic connections. If any of these parts or systems are failing, your garage door may be giving you warning or “pain” signals that…

Garage Door Problem Troubleshooting Advice for Chicagoland Residents

There are many reasons that you should no longer tolerate the problems with your garage door. First off, when your garage door is malfunctioning, you cannot use the area to protect your cars from criminal threats and the elements. Second, when your garage door is broken, it can be used by criminals as a point…

Garage Door Repairs


Its more than likely you haven’t had your garage door examined in years, and that preventative maintenance is something that has been completely foregone. It is very easy to take the need for work and general maintenance on a garage door for granted, but it can certainly be necessary, especially as a unit gets older….

The Future of Garage Doors; Control Access Devices

Garage Tips, Control Access Devices

The primary function of a garage, and also still the most popular use for it is a place to park your vehicle. This accomplishes a couple of things; first, it keeps your car sheltered from the elements and second, it allows you access into your home without having to experience harsh weather. If this is…

What a Stunning Custom Wood Garage Door Can Do For Your Home

Custom Wood Garage Door, Lockport garage door repair, Garage Tips

One of the biggest benefits to owning your own home is the ability to customize the design to express your tastes and character. The exterior is one of the first places where this is exercised. If you own a garage, it is likely to have plain, white steel doors. Perhaps you are unaware of the…

Why Have an Insulated Garage in Your Joliet Home?


If you own a garage, chances are you put it to good use. Garages are fantastic home additions as they provide safe shelter for our vehicles as well as storage space. The thing is, most garages in in our area are attached to the house. Ever notice how your garage is always really hot in the…

If you are looking for a Garage Door Repair Company in the Joliet area, please call On Track Overhead Doors Inc at 815-723-1200 or fill out our online request form.