When selecting a garage door for your Canadian home, you normally have to take into account the function and style of the door. With commercial garage doors for your Canadian business, selecting the right garage doors requires evaluating more than just function and style. Since commercial doors are opened and closed significantly more than commercial doors, you have to also take into account the strength and durability of the door. To help ensure you make the right decisions when getting new commercial garage doors for your businesses, check out the following tips:
Is it time to buy a new garage door opener? If your garage door opener is old and noisy, today’s new models offer conveniences and capabilities that you probably don’t know about. Here are 5 reasons why buying a new garage door opener to replace your loud, outdated opener makes sense.
You may have heard a loud bang from your garage or simply go out to discover that the garage door won’t open more than a crack. Chances are you have a broken spring. Why did this happen? Did I do something that caused this? Is there something I could have done to prevent it? First, let’s look at how a torsion spring works. Just like any spring, torsion springs store a mechanical force of energy that tightens them. The energy is stored by rotating or twisting the spring. Torsion springs are mounted horizontally above the garage door and attached to cables. When the door is closed, the cables that are attached to the bottom corners forcibly result in the springs to wind and energize the system. This stored energy is transferred to the door when the springs unwind causing the door to lift up and open easily.