As you probably know, there is a whole variety of garage door on the market. They differ by the mechanism (up-and-over, roller garage doors, sectional garage doors, side hinged, round the corner and the front entrance), material (steel, wood, FIBERGLASS, PLASTIC, iron, fiberglass, and aluminum), brand (Hormann, Garador, Carteck, Wessex, Cardale, to name a few), as well as the size. When you have selected the style, material, brand and size as needed, then it is time to install it. Often people scowl on the idea to install the garage door yourself, but the fact is that it is very easy to do and a project worth doing if you can!
Chances are that if you are planning to install the door-if you are looking to save money. The garage door installation services can vary, but it can cost up to 30% of the port price. Also, the fact that you have bought the garage door, without any form of installation, service, you can be sure that you have already saved a lot of money. Normally, the only problem is that you have to be at home when she is about to be delivered. Ask the boss nicely for a morning or afternoon out can generally be classified in one way or another.
The area around the garage door open and inside the garage should be clean and free of obstacles prior to the start of the installation. Many times there are no alternatives for access to the garage making a second person is even more important. All of the first fixation must be done inside the garage to see your tools, fittings and the ladder is within the garage space before installation.
Inside the box, the packaging, and the door to the garage, the manufacturer (or at least should) have some form of installation instructions. In contrast to flatpack furniture, the instructions are usually very good and should be enough for a moderately competent DIY-er. If not, go to manufacturer’s website and download the technical installation brochure. Really do not try to install any equipment without reading the paperwork first.
Remember to leave work at the door (example: outside), before the installation is completed, make sure that the door is well supported or fastened in place so it is not to fall. In a small and windy, this is of particular importance.
When you have installed your garage door can be equipped with an electric remote control opener. Fortunately, they are also easier to install.
I really hope this helps and good luck with your garage door installation 🙂 oh, and remember, if you get stuck, there are lots of videos online that will help you with the installation. Good Luck!
The author of this article works for a company that specializes in garage, steel doors, garage doors and roller doors.