On Trac Garage Doors Sylmar - As a door expert witness, I'm called upon many times annually to gauge garage door injuries. Garage doors come in many sizes and shapes. Their functions vary from basic security of an area to decorative concealment. Most doors may be broken down into classes or a few basic styles. Typical modern garage doors for residential applications tend to be primarily of the overhead sectional variety. That style of the door comes in amounts of insulation, many configurations, materials, plus an extensive range of look possibilities.
They are accessible as a prefabricated kit or assembled as a custom layout to complement the decor of any building. Commercial warehouse kind installments generally order security requirements that are higher. A good option for this security kind of door is the "roll-up" design that resembles a roll top desk kind of door. This door could be produced with many different substances that can be as strong as the adjoining walls, making forced entry by means of this opening very difficult.
Previously, with operating an overhead garage door, the largest concern was the possible dangers associated with the springs taken for balancing the door weight. Pre mid-1960's garage door installations typically relied upon a set of stretched (tensioned) springs to assist the operation of the garage door pivoting hinges.
Some of the very dangerous aspects of those spring systems was that after a period of time, often without any maintenance or review, the points of attachment of those springs would rust or become weak. This weakening of points or the springs of attachment would often 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 path of travel.