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How To Install a Garage Door

The first step to installing a new garage door is removing the old door, using the instructions provided by the door manufacturer, carefully remove the old door, this consists mainly carefully unlatching the door from the pulley system, then the panels of the door are taken apart and then unscrewing the tracks, care should be taken so that the panels do not fall on you by making sure only one panel is removed at a time

measurement of the areas where the door is to be installed first takes place, these areas include the door opening height and width, the headroom and the back room, after measurement, to both sides of the opening, stops are attached, they should flush with the inside edge of the door jamb, the bottom piece of the new door is then laid out using sawhorses, additionally weather stripping may be attached, hinges attached and handles lifted to piece
Next, using a level in order to set the piece properly, the bottom piece is inserted into the frame of the door, after the piece is set in place, the tap nails partway into each jamb, the nails are bent slightly or slant so that they are secure in place, then using the manufacturer’s instruction, the vertical, curved and horizontal pieces of the track are assembled and then set aside

the second panel is installed on top of the first panel, before installing the hinges, the nails are hammered into the side jambs to make sure they are well held in place, this process is repeated depending on the number of panels, each of the pieces should be anchored into the door jamb, this is the fourth step when installing a new garage door
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after securing all sections, rollers are then installed in the section that does support them after which they are placed in the assembled track, as one goes along the brackets of the tracks are secured, the rollers should not be pressed too tightly against the track to avoid friction which damages the door during usage
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after securing the vertical tracks against the jambs, the horizontal and curved pieces are installed next, previous measurements are used during installation of the horizontal pieces, the tracks should be straight and point 90 degrees away from the opening, springs are then assembled according to manufacturer’s instructions, in order to make the tracks level and parallel, the door is lifted to about half length, in order to attach springs to the pulley, the door is lifted up the remaining distance, that is how a new garage door is opened