Garage door installation by the supplier or dealer makes the most sense
Garage door installation is highly specialized task and should only be done by people who really know how to do it. Champlain Door supplies and installs garage doors throughout Beaufort SC, Bluffton SC, and Savannah GA and they can help you with residential or commercial garage door installation. If your garage door is not installed correctly, you will have problems with functionality and safety. You may also have warranty problems should certain components fails within the warranty period.
In order to install a garage door, you need the know-how, the tools and the materials. The know-how comes with training and years of experience. Tools include items such as a cordless drill, socket and ratchet set, screwdrivers, impact drivers, lockable pliers, a level, safety equipment, a wrench and a stepladder.
Of course you need all the materials including the door panels, weather stripping, a tensioning system, tracks, brackets, hinges, rollers, shims, various utility items, the door opener and so on. Garage door installation requires accurate measurements and precise work. If you don’t know anything about head room charts this is not a job for you. One of the most difficult parts of garage door installation revolves around the torsion springs and the counterbalancing. This can be dangerous work especially if you don’t know what you doing.
Before you even get to garage door installation you need to buy a garage door and all the required components. There are many choices that range from steel doors to wooden doors, from aluminum doors to insulated doors. The best solution is to get the company that sold you the garage door, to install it as well. That way you could get a better overall deal and you have one point of reference should something go wrong.
Steel is not only the most popular material used in garage doors today, it is also the least expensive. The grade of steel and the style of panel can affect the price