A garage door operated manually or automatically with the help of the motor machine. A small garage door made of a single panel that tilts ups and back across the garage door. Larger doors made in several jointed panels that roll up on tracks across the garage ceiling. Warehouses, bus garages, and locomotive sheds have larger versions. A good garage door last for years or even lifetime. So it makes sense to spend a little extra time and effort making the best choice possible. A real garage door is fantastic and gives new look to the home. The sectional door usually constructed of three to eight panels and slide up and overhead. Sectional doors occupy exactly the same amount of internal garage space as a normal door. Garage door made up of many materials but steel, aluminum, wood, copper, glass are more popular. Each of these materials has their own benefits and chosen based on their degree of durability, energy efficiency. Garage door springs come in two styles: torsion, which mounts on the header above the door. Other is the extension which floats above the upper roller track. To install the garage door firstly take the measurements properly to the local installing dealer or the retailer.
Measure the width of the door opening in the feet to determine the garage door size one need. Measure area label headroom which is the distance between the top of the door opening and the ceiling. If garage door height extends above the opening, the headroom measurement adjusts proportionately.Measure the distance from the garage door opening toward the back wall of the garage. When one install new garage door replace all the hardware as well. If the automatic does not have the automatic reversing system that includes photoelectric eyes, replace it. Doors with openers also require two extra pieces of hardware. After attaching weatherstripping to t
he bottom edge of the first garage door panel, set the panel in the doorway. Fix it in place by driving nails partway into each jamb at an angle so that they wedge the door in place. Attach the hinges to the top edge of the door. Install the rollers and any necessary brackets on the garage door section. Install any wall or jamb mounted brackets according to the manufacturer’s directions. Install the roller into the second section. For most types of doors, a power drill with a screwdriver tip or nut driver will make this much faster and easier. Install the third section using the same procedure. Check the door for the level and the vertical track for plumb. Fasten the top plates of both vertical tracks to the wall. Attach the jamb brackets to the track and fasten them to the framing members. Install the curved and horizontal track positioning the curved track. Bolt the pieces together. If necessary rest the horizontal track on top of a ladder. Check the horizontal track for level, and then cut the rear track hanger to the length necessary for supporting the track. Repeat with the other horizontal track. Fit the last door section in place, and remove any temporary nails.