Q. Why should I use a
professional garage door dealer/installer?
A. A garage door is the largest moving
object in your home and because of the large number of small parts,
installation of a garage door is highly technical. Connecting the
springs can be particularly dangerous and proper installation is
critical to the performance of your door. Professional garage door
dealer/installers can typically install a door in a few hours and are
careful to make sure safety requirements are met. Installations by
most homeowners typically span several days and cause much
frustration. In addition, incorrect installation can void certain
warranties, so we recommend a professional handle the job for you.
Q. What is the minimum headroom required to
operate a sectional door?
A. Standard headroom applications require
12" to 18" of space between the bottom of the opening header and the
unobstructed ceiling. A variety of special track options make it
possible for many unusual garages to be fitted with doors. By using
low-headroom track, it is possible to install a door in an area that
has as little as 6.5" of headroom. Other special track applications
1) Vertical lift track
2) Follow-the-roofline track
3) Hi-lift track
Q. What is required for installing an
A. In the event that an electric opener is
installed, the top section of the garage must be reinforced with a
strut or angle iron spanning the length of the top section.
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