You should consult your manufacturer’s guidelines, but typically a dry-silicone lubricant spray is the best all-around product for lubricating your garage door and opener. The sprays are available at most hardware/home improvement stores.
Lubricating your garage door is part of routine home maintenance and is key to keeping your system in good operating condition. All moving parts should be inspected and lubricated every 3-6 months. As a rule of thumb, lubricate everything that moves:
- Chain Drive (if applicable)
Important: If you have a belt drive, never lubricate the belt. See manufacturer’s guidelines (below) for more information.