We know that you probably have many garage door related questions, and we created this FAQ page to answer the most common ones that we have been asked. If you're looking for more information, don't hesitate to give us a call.
Should I replace the hinges along with rollers?
Garage door parts are not replaced unless there is something wrong with them. Though, hinges and rollers both last for approximately the same period of time and it's good to replace them together. Since our specialists would have to remove the rollers in order to replace the hinges, it's best to replace both parts together.
Does garage door maintenance usually include a system tune-up?
Our maintenance services include inspection of all moving parts, as well as adjustments and lubrication. We'll also test the balance and safety of your system - as such, you can say that our maintenance service definitely includes a system tune-up.
What does garage door headroom refer to?
The headroom measurement refers to the distance between the top of the garage door opening and the lowest point of the ceiling or any pipework which may affect the movement of the door. The amount you require will depend on the type of spring used in your garage door system. Generally, extension springs need a minimum of ten inches and torsion springs twelve inches. However, if you are having a door opener installed, it will require additional headroom.
Why are garage door safety features standard today?
All models of garage door openers on the market today must have a safety feature built-in to prevent the door closing if an obstruction is in the way. This is essential to prevent accidental injury to people and pets or damage to your vehicle. Many models of opener come with even more safety features such as anti-drop systems and child-friendly pinch proof panels. If you're interested in finding out more about the options available to you, just let us know!