Overhead Garage Door Holland Mi - As a door expert witness, I'm called upon many times per year to evaluate garage door injuries. Garage doors come in several sizes and shapes. Their functions vary from basic security of a place to decorative concealment. Most doors may be broken down into a few basic styles or categories. Typical contemporary garage doors for residential uses are usually predominantly of the overhead sectional variety. That style of the door comes in levels of insulation, several shapes, substances, and also an extensive variety of appearance options.
They are assembled as a custom design to complement the decor of any building or available as a prefabricated kit. Security requirements that are higher are often dictated by commercial warehouse type installments. A great choice for this security type of door is the "roll up" design that resembles a roll top desk type of door. This door could be produced with a variety of stuff that may be as sturdy as the walls that were abutting, making forced entry by means of this opening very difficult.
In the past, the biggest concern with managing an overhead garage door was the potential risks related to the springs taken for balancing the door weight. Pre mid-1960's garage door installations generally relied upon a set of stretched (tensioned) springs to assist the operation of the garage door pivoting hinges.
One of the most dangerous aspects of these spring systems was that after a period of time, frequently without any maintenance or review, the points of attachment of these springs would corrode or become feeble. This weakening of the springs or points of attachment would frequently result in an inadvertent volatile failure fling the broken spring components around the garage, embed the steel or spring components into the garage walls, cars or other things in the road of travel.