pamelia mair Garage, 2017-10-16 20:46:45. In response to the inherently dangerous old style garage spring issues as above, a newer and safer system for opening the overhead garage door was created. The idea was to transfer the load or weight of the door via a cable and pulley system to a vertical rod now equipped with a torsion (twisted) spring. This type of spring is installed with specialty hardware and bolts to a fixed plate at one end, while the entire spring is installed around a horizontal pipe. This load balancing device is normally installed directly over the header of the garage opening. Using appropriate cables, connectors and pulleys, the weight of the garage door is transferred into the torsion spring system. The difference between the old style stretched spring and the newer torsion spring is the way that the spring energy is stored. With the old style stretched spring, the energy is stored and released by pulling on the spring or returning the spring to its un-stretched condition. With a torsion type of spring, the energy is imparted or removed by rotating the spring clockwise or counter clockwise depending upon the direction of usage. With professional installation, the complete loading of the torsion spring is controlled by the garage installer, and is determined by the weight and size of the garage door that it is operating. When this type of torsion spring fails, it remains attached and intact to the location on the horizontal control rod where it was mounted. I have not heard of or seen any torsion spring fly across a garage, creating injury from failed components as with the stretched older style garage door springs. This is not to say that injuries have not occurred with the torsion style spring. The installation of this type of spring is generally safe when left to a trained garage door installation professional. Severe and serious injuries have occurred when untrained, unqualified individuals have attempted to install or service this type of spring. In most installations, a warning tag is left attached adjacent to the torsion spring when the garage door is installed. This tag warns of the danger associated with the stored energy of this spring, and alerts untrained individuals to not attempt any repair, adjustment or to even touch the spring and associated hardware. When the label that should be attached to this spring becomes damaged, is removed or tampered with, it is important that a new warning label be reattached immediately to show the dangers of this spring tension
pamelia mair Door garage, 2017-01-26 10:07:56. Now one of its best use is to just drive a car right into the your garage by just a click.With all the new technology emerging you can just have a garage door with a specific code which makes it even more safe and secure from burglars and also provide you with a remote control option.It contains a small remote control which you can just place in the car and open the door with just a click whiles sitting in the car and close it on your way out. If you lock yourself out of home then no problem just enter the code on the keypad and the door will appears open.
pamelia mair Door garage, 2017-01-28 10:19:34. Garage Roller Door Dimensions it may be that the door space for your garage fits into the standard dimensions of most manufacturers. The size limit for a door is, in most cases, H3m x W5m. Spaces larger than this will require tailored fitting. Smaller garages are also catered for in these dimensions, the need for custom manufactured doors only comes to those with extremely large spaces.
alyse heskett Door garage, 2017-01-29 10:19:36. Doors which are operated with remote control have been used since many decades. These kinds of openers use radio frequencies to close and open doors. There are many features which come with modern remote control garage doors. They can have courtesy lights which turn on when the door is open and turn off after a certain period of time. There are others which have carbon monoxide sensor to allow opening of gates. Other modern types also include those which open with finger print facilities.
vanessaas scenciov Door garage, 2017-01-25 10:07:55. The most popular material used is the glass reinforced plastic that can be used in most doors except the side hung doors. It provides the best value for the money and can be finished in glass wood or modern glossy style.
katrina maurye Door garage, 2017-01-24 04:07:53. 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.
katrina maurye Door garage, 2017-01-24 08:07:54. 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.
vanessaas scenciov Door garage, 2017-01-27 10:07:57. The concept of a garage door system arrived during the Second World War. Garage Door Openers have been saving Americans from back injuries for over 35 years, yet there have been few new modifications or major innovations in these garage door openers. Believe it or not some people have voice activated garage door openers instead of you having to place your finger over the button when you walk from your house to the garage.