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Your Top Garage Door Questions Answered | Germantown TN

Jul 7, 2017 2:42:20 PM

The average garage door takes up about 20 percent of the curbside view of your home. So it is only natural that you may have questions about how they work, what you can do to make them look better, and to see how they can benefit your home overall. These frequently asked questions can now be answered.

What are different types of doors?

There are four different types of garage doors, categorized by how they open. Sectional roll up garage doors are the most popular for residential homes. They follow a track and are divided into sections that articulate while being raised and straighten out when they are being lowered. Carriage doors are usually either swing out or slide. They are usually used instead of roll up garage doors for a distinctive look and in older houses. Single piece tilting doors were very common in the 1960s and 70s but are used less often today.

How does an automatic garage door opener work?

Automatic garage door openers are a system used by many homeowners to simplify their garage door opening and closing process. An electrically powered motor / drive is connected to a belt or chain, which is attached to the garage door along a single long track. At the end of the track, a pulley and cable system connect with the garage door along a curved arm, which is attached to the door’s torsion springs. The torsion springs store energy that is used to reduce the weight that the drive and belt must pull when the garage door opener engages.

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FAQs About Your Garage Door | Garage Doors Woodstock, GA

Nov 14, 2014 10:57:46 AM


If you are looking at your garage doors with disgust, you need to begin making changes.Your garage doors can be a drain on the house when they do not work,and they can make your home look worse than you'd like. The following answers to FAQs about your garage door below should help to address any concerns that you have with the garage doors at your home.

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