Roseline rizarry Garage, 2017-10-17 20:46:45. 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.
alyse heskett Door garage, 2017-01-08 09:54:37. Converting the garage to other uses certainly makes sense in the case of families with a single car who have two or three-car garages. But when a garage is transformed into an extra living area, the garage door on the part of the garage where the car will be stored will have to be chosen so that it complements the appearance of the remodeled portion of the garage.
katrina maurye Door garage, 2017-01-10 09:54:38. You need to be very careful when you choose garage openers because you cannot afford a malfunction at the time of emergency. Therefore, installation and proper maintenance is extremely important. Moreover, there are certain very important things that you need to keep in mind when purchasing garage openers. Important things to consider are the actual horsepower, the drive system, the speed and the type of motor. You also need to consider the type of warranty you get with the purchase. Safety is another essential feature that you need to look into. All these things will help you to make a good decision.
pamelia mair Door garage, 2017-01-11 01:54:39. 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.
vanessaas scenciov Door garage, 2017-01-07 09:40:05. Vehicle owners require a proper garage with good garage doors for the safety of their vehicles. However, when you are looking for garage doors, you should choose something that offers extra security and comfort to you. Garage doors that open manually are an option but it can be quite time consuming to open and close the doors. Garage door openers are devices which operate on motor and allow opening and closing of garage doors. You can either have a remote or switch on the garage wall to control it.
katrina maurye Door garage, 2017-01-08 05:40:08. More and more home owners are opting for doors made up of wood, copper aluminum, steel or vinyl which have been a trend for passed ten to 20 years. But Timber doors are less costly and can be easily repaired as compared to steel and other materials. The reason is that they have no dents and can be repaired in small sections rather than the whole fixture. Natural materials also contract and expand in weather changes without cracking as vinyl solutions do.
katrina maurye Door garage, 2017-01-07 03:39:46. You need to be very careful when you choose garage openers because you cannot afford a malfunction at the time of emergency. Therefore, installation and proper maintenance is extremely important. Moreover, there are certain very important things that you need to keep in mind when purchasing garage openers. Important things to consider are the actual horsepower, the drive system, the speed and the type of motor. You also need to consider the type of warranty you get with the purchase. Safety is another essential feature that you need to look into. All these things will help you to make a good decision.
katrina maurye Door garage, 2017-01-12 09:54:45. Some garage door openers offer heavier steel or a sturdier design. Some garage door openers do not use the steel chain pulley system; they use a screw threaded steel rod that turns to move the garage door up and down. If you are deciding on which type of garage door to purchase keep in mind the differences between wood and metal, the wood doors need to be taken care of just like a deck, you need to stain or paint it so it doesn’t rot, a steel door is easier to maintain. If you decide to get a steel door the main thing to check is that it has been properly prepared to prevent rust.