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There have been a lot of technological advances with garage doors in the past few years. Gone are the days of blown springs and pinched fingers. Below are some common questions we hear often.

Are new garage doors safe?

Anchor Doors offers a Family Safe Classic line of doors that are finger-protected. These patented "Finger-Protected" garage doors are designed to prevent your fingers from getting pinched between the joints, inside and out. They also have tamper-resistant cable attachments that cannot be released under tension. This helps prevent accidental injuries. All new garage doors come with brand new hardware to make your door safe.

What is headroom and how much do I need?

Headroom is the distance from the top of your door to the lowest point of the ceiling or any obstructions of the garage door opener rails, such as pipes or ductwork. A door and opener installation usually requires 15" headroom. In a low headroom situation, we can complete the installation with as little as 5".

What does "R Value" mean?

"R" value is a measurement of thermal effectiveness, or level of insulation. The higher the "R" value, the better the door insulates, keeping your precious heat inside and saving you money.

Do you offer replacement sections for my existing door?

Yes, most of the time you can replace your sections, but it depends on the brand, model, and how old it is. Exposure to the elements will alter the appearance of the door over time and a replacement section may not match.

Can I install my old garage door opener on my new door?

Yes, but we recommend replacing the old opener to ensure the unit is equipped with all of the latest safety features required to protect your family and pets.

My door is making loud noises.

Call Anchor Doors for a preventative maintenance service and we can inspect and repair your door.