katrina maurye Garage, 2017-10-18 11:57:29. In the past, the biggest concern with operating an overhead garage door was the potential risks associated with the springs used for balancing the door weight. Pre mid 1960’s garage door installations typically relied upon a pair of stretched (tensioned) springs to assist the operation of the garage door pivoting hinges. These springs became loaded (tensioned) as the door was moved into the closed position. Unloading (releasing) of the stored spring energy occurred as the door was opened to the horizontal overhead position. One of the most dangerous aspects of these spring systems was that after a period of time, often without any maintenance or inspection, the points of attachment of these springs would rust or become weak. This weakening of the springs or points of attachment would often lead to an inadvertent explosive failure flinging the broken spring components across the garage, embedding the spring or steel components into the garage walls, cars or other items in the path of travel. Unfortunately, sometimes people were in the path of travel of these explosive occurrences. As these springs failed, as an attempted safeguard, some manufacturers devised a "caging" system for the springs. These cages were retrofitted onto the stretched springs in an attempt to capture the parts that would release if a failure occurred. While these caging devices were helpful, they were not completely effective. Some of these spring devices are still in use today. Whenever this condition exists or the quality of garage components are questionable, a qualified professional service technician should be consulted.
vanessaas scenciov Carports, 2017-04-14 10:06:32. What is the purpose or the car port? What needs will be served by the carport? Carports generally provide shelter for a car. However, other people use carports as a porch cover or a shaded playing area for their children. Is the carport intended to protect the car from the sun or is it to protect from the snow? Are walls necessary to achieve your intended purposes ie. prevent wind and/or snow drifts? Are you expecting to store things safely in the carport. Will you need an area for cupboards? Make a list of goals you want to meet with your carport.
alyse heskett Door garage, 2017-04-09 07:26:23. Vehicle owners require a proper garage with good garage doors for the safety of their vehicles. However, when you are looking for garage doors, you should choose something that offers extra security and comfort to you. Garage doors that open manually are an option but it can be quite time consuming to open and close the doors. Garage door openers are devices which operate on motor and allow opening and closing of garage doors. You can either have a remote or switch on the garage wall to control it.
vanessaas scenciov Carports, 2017-04-13 10:06:31. Metal carport kits are not just used to protect cars these days. People are using carports for all sorts of purposes. These days many lean to metal carports are used as awnings to cover front porches and side patios. It is only upon closer inspection that you even notice that these structures are actually carports. Metal carports that attach to the house also provide great covered play areas for children. With the addition of a small fence, these carports provide the perfect sheltered outdoor play area for children.
katrina maurye Door garage, 2017-04-10 07:26:24. Garage door can keep the home safe because when they close the doors are locked automatically, this way you don’t have to worry about locking the doors. Garage doors are important features in a security system for a number of reasons and those who use openers, however, need to be mindful of a few things. The main parts in a garage door opener system are: transmitter, the remote control, safety sensors, key pads, receiver/remote kits, screw drive and much more.
Roseline rizarry Carports, 2017-04-12 07:26:26. Where will your carport be situated on your property? Try to think of the pros and cons of different potential locations before making a final decision. If the car port is beside your house you can share a mutual wall and thereby save some money. Will the carport add to the beauty of your home or detract from the appearance of your home? Perhaps it would be best for your carport to be a stand alone structure near your house or behind the house.
alyse heskett Door garage, 2017-04-11 07:26:25. Garage Roller Door Components unlike normal garage doors, garage roller doors have special components that are unique to their design. These must be taken into account when purchasing a product, as your garage must be compatible with the added bulk. All products come with two guides that are installed on either side for the main curtain to run through. In general, they also have double brush seals to increase insulation.
Roseline rizarry Door garage, 2017-04-08 07:26:23. Tall door garage plans can be easily customized if you can readily specify your preferred garage width, height and length. You may also ask the suggestions of professional designers.