Replacing a garage door is a two-part process. The first part is to find the right door; color, style and material are just a few things to consider when purchasing a new garage door. The goal when choosing a garage door is to add extra interest to your home; an excellent choice is made not only when it is lovely, but also when it can complement your home’s overall look. The second part when replacing a garage door is the garage door installation; this complicated piece of equipment must be installed correctly and according to the local and national standards.
Preparation is the Key
Assembly of a garage door can take few hours; the breaking down of an old garage door is normally just as complicated as assembling it. Due to the garage door system large amount of tension, all parts must be carefully taken apart.
Before a new garage door is being installed, we have to ensure that we are able to perform a smooth installation. Once the old garage door has been disassembled, we have to examine the garage to determine if major adjustments are needed.”
Geometry is the Right Foundation
A garage door installation procedure requires careful measurements and inspections.
As garage door experts, we must understand how the garage door functions to assemble it properly. First, the garage opening must be inspected and careful measurements must be taken.”
Aside from assembly, the garage opening length and height must be considered and the garage opening frame has to allow safe installation. A frame that is incorrectly installed can get detached from the wall and cause severe damage. Exact measurements of the garage headroom and backroom are critical as well; insufficient clearance between the garage opening to the ceiling and/or insufficient backroom require necessary preparations and special kits to be installed.
Success is the Sum of Many Small Things Done Correctly
Garage doors do not arrive in one piece they are broken into sections; door panels, hinges, brackets, bearings, tracks and rollers are all part of the equation when it comes to the garage door installation. When assembling correctly, it is necessary to use the right equipment, such as power tools, wrenches, screwdrivers and other designated equipment.
The garage door system contains many intricate parts that work simultaneously with one another. As garage door experts, we must ensure that the garage door assemblage is preformed correctly and adhere to manufacturer’s specifications.”
Incorrect assemblage can easily lead to system malfunctions and preliminary wear of the system components.
Chance Takers are Accident Makers
While installing a garage door, we are constantly a subject to common injuries. Some of the garage door parts assemblage is more dangerous than the others; Working with heavy equipment and door’s torque components exposing us to additional hazards.
To avoid injuries, we must follow safety procedures and use protective equipment, such as; steel-tipped shoes, safety glasses, belts and hearing protectors.”
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Whether you need a garage door installation, garage door spring repair, or any other garage door repair Service, we can get it done quickly and efficiently; call today to schedule a garage door installation service and to hear about the options. Want to do it yourself? Get more information about how to install a garage door in the Champion’s blog!