6 X 7 Garage Door - As a door expert witness, I'm called upon many times annually to evaluate garage door injuries. Garage doors come in several sizes and shapes. Their functions range from basic security of an area to cosmetic concealment. Most doors may be broken down into types or several basic styles. Typical modern garage doors for residential uses have a tendency to be predominantly of the overhead sectional variety. That style of the door comes in several configurations, materials, levels of insulation, and also a wide range of look possibilities.
They have been assembled as a custom layout to complement the decor of any building or accessible as a prefabricated kit. Higher security demands are often dictated by commercial warehouse kind setups. A good choice for this particular security type of door is the "roll up" style that resembles a roll top desk type of door. This door may be made with many different substances which can be as sturdy as the walls that were abutting, making forced entry by means of this opening very hard.
Before, the biggest concern with operating an overhead garage door was the potential dangers linked to the springs useful for balancing the door weight. Pre mid-1960's garage door setups typically relied upon some of stretched (tensioned) springs to aid the operation of the garage door pivoting hinges. These springs became loaded (tensioned) as the door was transferred into the closed position. Unloading (releasing) of the stored spring energy happened as the door was opened to the horizontal overhead situation.
Some of the most dangerous aspects of these spring systems was that after a time frame, frequently with no maintenance or inspection, the points of attachment of these springs would rust or become weak. This weakening of the springs or points of attachment would frequently lead to an inadvertent failure fling that is explosive the broken spring parts over the garage, embed the steel or spring parts into the garage walls, cars or other items in the route of traveling.