Maintenance

How to Install Metal Garage Doors

Replacing a garage door is vital assuming that you have a wooden door that has gotten twisted, misaligned or broke after some time. Indeed, metal garage doors can dent or split. Installing a metal garage door is tedious and commonly will take two individuals a weekend to finish. In any case, with a little quietness and meticulousness, the task can bring about a more alluring and utilitarian garage door – the biggest moving part of your home.

Instructions

  1. Join climate stripping to the bottom edge of the bottom board of your metal garage door with galvanized material nails, taking after the maker’s instructions. At that point, screw link sections to the door to secure the climate stripping, and place this bottom board in the doorway.
  2. Drive 16 penny nails into the door support on every side of the metal garage door to secure the bottom board. Append pivots incorporated in your garage door pack to the top edge of the bottom board; mount the sections incorporated with your metal garage door unit on the door pillars; and embed rollers into the sections as per the maker’s instructions.
  3. Amass the vertical tracks for the garage door consistent with the item maker’s guidelines, and stand one track on every side of your garage door. Slip the tracks onto the bottom board’s rollers on both sides, and screw the track to the doorway outline.
  4. Install the rollers into the second garage door board, place the board on top of the bottom board and slip the rollers into the vertical track. At that point, join pivots to the second door board and append the second board to the first board using pivot screws and a force drill.
  5. Install the third metal garage door board on top of the second door board accompanying the guidelines in Step 4. Check to determine the vertical tracks are parallel to the garage door using a level, and affix the top plates of the vertical tracks by tightening their slack screws with a wrench torque.
  6. Gather the metal garage door pack’s bended and flat tracks, accompanying the producer’s headings. Join the vertical and level tracks using the bended corner tracks, then after that put the top garage door board in place emulating the bearings in Step 4.
  7. Screw your metal garage door unit’s incorporated back track hooks to a top side joist at both sides of the garage door, and mount the flat tracks to the pegs. Join the springs and lift link, which likewise are incorporated in the unit, to the door and clothes rods consistent with the producer’s instructions.

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