How to Install a Garage Door

Installing a garage door is no easy task, and it’s sometimes best to leave the garage door install to the pros. Still, if you have the right equipment and skills, you may be able to install a garage door on your own (that said, a helping hand is often helpful if not necessary).

As soon as you open up your garage door kit, you’ll notice that there are tons of parts.

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Both commercial and residential doors are quite complex. Since heavy weights are involved, you have to use a lot of high-quality garage door parts to ensure that the door will function for years to come.

Often, parts are numbered. You’ll use these numbers to piece the garage door together. Sometimes, putting a garage door together is like putting a puzzle together. For example, you may have to install individual panels of the garage door separately, starting from the bottom and building towards the top.

Making sure that tracts are properly anchored and installed is also essential. You’ll also need to install some heavy springs. Safety is a must as springs can be dangerous if you don’t know what you’re doing.

Fortunately, you can find garage door installation pros. You can also find videos on the Internet that teach you how to install a garage door yourself!.