alyse heskett Garage, 2017-10-19 09:04:45. In the past, the biggest concern with operating an overhead garage door was the potential risks associated with the springs used for balancing the door weight. Pre mid 1960’s garage door installations typically relied upon a pair of stretched (tensioned) springs to assist the operation of the garage door pivoting hinges. These springs became loaded (tensioned) as the door was moved into the closed position. Unloading (releasing) of the stored spring energy occurred as the door was opened to the horizontal overhead position. One of the most dangerous aspects of these spring systems was that after a period of time, often without any maintenance or inspection, the points of attachment of these springs would rust or become weak. This weakening of the springs or points of attachment would often lead to an inadvertent explosive failure flinging the broken spring components across the garage, embedding the spring or steel components into the garage walls, cars or other items in the path of travel. Unfortunately, sometimes people were in the path of travel of these explosive occurrences. As these springs failed, as an attempted safeguard, some manufacturers devised a "caging" system for the springs. These cages were retrofitted onto the stretched springs in an attempt to capture the parts that would release if a failure occurred. While these caging devices were helpful, they were not completely effective. Some of these spring devices are still in use today. Whenever this condition exists or the quality of garage components are questionable, a qualified professional service technician should be consulted.
vanessaas scenciov Door garage, 2017-04-07 07:26:22. Constructed of solid and extremely durable materials and available in a wide selection of very appealing designs, selecting garage doors in modern times will add pleasing architectural detailing to the homes where they are used. You will find garage doors in modern times, for example, made from the finest woods in square, arched, or rectangular designs. Some garage doors in modern times also have glass inserts to brighten your garage’s interior with natural light.
vanessaas scenciov Door garage, 2017-04-03 07:26:19. This was the information about the material of the door now there is a lot of options’ regarding the design and styles of the garage doors. Since there are large verities of doors in market you may only want to choose the roller doors. There are further many categories in it which should be chosen on your own preference and likings. The roller garage are in fact galvanized and light weight. Moreover they are easy to operate, take less space for installation and easily maintained.
pamelia mair Door garage, 2017-04-06 07:26:21. Garage doors for bigger garages. Up-and-over garage doors are one piece doors that swing out and then up, lying parallel to the ceiling. They can be made from steel or wood, but glass reinforced plastic is the most common material used to make them. You need a large space before the garage door (from the ground up and from the top down) to allow the door to freely swing in its horizontal position. If you have a big garage, you should also consider the most traditional (and simplest) style of garage door - the side hung door. They hang from the side, and are basically double doors that lock in the middle.
Roseline rizarry Door garage, 2017-04-08 07:26:23. Why do some people want to have higher garage doors and looking for tall door garage plans? It is because the standard sized single car garage door is usually eight or 9 feet wide and 7 feet tall which is sometimes narrow for other cars. So when building a new garage or modifying the existing one, you must know the vertical clearance needed through the height of your vehicle. Some of the vehicles usually parked are trucks, motor boats, and trailers. If you will be using taller door, more often than not, the materials will be different. The ideal type is heavy metals and larger chain so that it can be sturdier and you can easily open and close them.
katrina maurye Door garage, 2017-04-04 07:26:19. Choosing materials. Garage doors made from wood provide the best aesthetic look, although they will probably require high maintenance and tend to be more expensive. If looks are more important to you than budget, then you may opt for this type of door.
pamelia mair Door garage, 2017-04-02 07:18:49. When building a home it is sometimes confusing when trying to figure out the opening of the garage door. The rough opening for a garage door, simply put, is the actual size of the door itself. You should make sure the garage door is properly balanced you can do this by slowly opening and closing the door, when the bottom of the door hits the floor evenly and the door doesn’t sway back and forth the door is balanced.
pamelia mair Door garage, 2017-04-05 07:26:20. Tall door garage plans can be easily customized if you can readily specify your preferred garage width, height and length. You may also ask the suggestions of professional designers.