FAQ For Garage Doors:
Q: What are the standard sizes for residential garage doors?
A: increments starting at 8’ wide to 20’ wide and the most common heights are 7’ and 8’. there are various increments that can differ from the standard that is dependent on the door model and manufacturer.
Q: Does my garage door need to be replaced or can I replace just a section?
A: It depends on the extent of damage, the age of the door, and the brand. can add a call (this number ) to schedule a visit to discuss options.
Q: Do insulating doors really help and which rating to go with?
A: The r-value for garage doors is a measurement that determines thermal efficiency. the higher the value the greater the insulating properties. for North Carolina, you don’t need over a 12.9 r-value. not only it helps as a buffer for temperatures ( cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter) it reduces what we call the drum effect noise, so it doesn’t have all that banging noise
Q: What types of garage doors are available?
A: There are multiple types of garage doors available, including roll-up, swing-up, and slide-to-side. Roll-up garage doors are the most common type, and feature sections of interlocking metal that roll up and down as the door opens and closes. Swing-up doors feature a single panel that swings up and down as the door opens and closes. Slide-to-side garage doors are a great option for narrower garages, and feature a single panel that slides to the side as the door opens and closes.
Q: What is the difference between manual and automatic garage doors?
A: Garage doors require you to open and close them with your own strength, while automatic garage doors are powered by a motor and can be opened and closed with the push of a button. Automatic garage doors are more convenient and can provide extra security for your home.
Q: How much do garage doors cost?
A: The cost of a garage door depends on the type, size, and construction of the door, as well as any additional features or customization you may require. Generally speaking, manual garage doors are the least expensive option, while automatic doors tend to be more expensive. You can expect to pay anywhere from a few hundred dollars to several thousand dollars for a garage door.
Q: What are the benefits of having a garage door?
A: Garage doors provide a number of benefits, including increased security and protection from the elements. They can also help reduce noise from outside, as well as provide extra insulation for your home. Additionally, having a garage door can make your home look more stylish and modern.
Q: How often should I service my garage door?
A: Generally speaking, you should have your garage door serviced once every year. This helps keep it running smoothly and allows any potential issues to be caught and fixed before they become more serious. Additionally, it’s important to have your garage door inspected after any severe weather to ensure that it’s still in good working condition.
FAQ Operator Questions:
Q: Chain operator or belt operator better?
A: Chain operators are rugged but reliable.. can be a little noisy.. meanwhile, a belt operator is most ideal if near or adjacent to living areas due to being silent and smooth.
Q: Why doesn’t my garage door only go down a little bit and then back up?
A: The eye sensor either went bad or out of alignment.
Q: Which operator brand is the best?
A: We stand behind and full-hearted support lift master chamberlain brand.