Installing a garage door involves several steps from start to finish. Here's a general outline of the process:
Measure the garage opening to determine the appropriate size of the door needed.
Choose the type of garage door you want (e.g., sectional, roll-up, swing-out).
Purchase the garage door and any necessary hardware, tracks, and opener system.
2. Clearing the Area:
Remove any existing garage door or debris in the garage opening.
Make sure the area is clean and free from obstacles.
3. Assemble the Garage Door:
If you have a sectional garage door, assemble the individual sections according to the manufacturer's instructions.
4. Install the Tracks:
Attach the vertical tracks on either side of the garage opening, following the manufacturer's guidelines.
Install the horizontal tracks that run along the ceiling.
5. Mount the Springs and Hardware:
Install the torsion or extension springs, which are responsible for counterbalancing the weight of the garage door.
Mount the hinges and rollers on the sections of the garage door.
6. Attach the Garage Door:
Carefully lift the assembled garage door sections into place, one at a time.
Insert the rollers into the tracks and ensure the door is aligned correctly.
7. Install the Opener (Optional):
If you're using a garage door opener, follow the manufacturer's instructions to install it on the ceiling of the garage.
Connect the opener to the door using a reinforcement bracket.
8. Test the Garage Door:
Check the alignment and smoothness of the garage door's movement.
Test the manual operation and the automatic opener system (if installed) to ensure everything works correctly.
9. Adjustments and Safety Checks:
Make any necessary adjustments to the springs, tracks, and opener system to ensure smooth and balanced door movement.
Perform safety tests, including the auto-reverse feature, to ensure the door stops and reverses when it encounters an obstacle.
10. Weatherproofing (Optional):
Install weather stripping around the edges of the garage door to prevent drafts and weather elements from entering the garage.
11. Cleanup and Final Inspection:
Clean up the installation area, removing any packaging materials or debris.
Do a final inspection to check for any missed steps or issues.
12. Handover and Maintenance Tips:
If you hired a professional installer, they might provide you with maintenance tips and instructions on how to take care of your new garage door, or just ask for them.
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Generally, it should take anywhere between 30 minutes to 1 hour without complications.
Your garage area or gate area will be thoroughly inspected for any damages and safety hazards. Also an estimate for possible repair or replacement will be presented to you.
Usually, a simple garage door can be installed within 5 to 14 business days. Although, we have had cases, where a garage door was installed the very next day. The time frame depends on availability for simple styles. However, If the garage door is being custom made, it can take up to 6 to 8 weeks. Remember, the more elaborate the order is, the more time it will take, but we guarantee you, it will be worth the wait.
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Usually, most repairs are completed the same day, however, while supplies last. Best to call our office to check.
Between 40 minutes to 2 hours, it just depends on the circumstance of the area and the opener that is being installed.