Bi Fold Garage Doors Vertical - 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 a few basic styles or categories. Typical contemporary garage doors for residential applications are usually mostly of the overhead sectional variety. That style of the door comes in many configurations, materials, levels of insulation, and a broad selection of look possibilities.
They have been accessible as a kit that is prefabricated or assembled as a custom design to complement the decor of any building. Commercial warehouse kind setups normally dictate security demands that are higher. A good option for this security type of door is the "roll up" style that resembles a roll top desk type of door. This door could be manufactured using various materials that may be as robust as the adjoining walls, making forced entry by means of this opening very difficult.
Before, the biggest concern with running an overhead garage door was the potential hazards related to the springs taken for balancing the door weight. Pre mid-1960's garage door installations normally relied upon a pair of stretched (tensioned) springs to aid the operation of the garage door pivoting hinges. These springs became loaded (tensioned) as the door was moved to the closed position. Unloading (releasing) of the stored spring energy occurred as the door was opened to the horizontal overhead position.
One of the most dangerous aspects of these spring systems was that after a time frame, often without any care or review, the points of attachment of these springs would rust or become weak. This weakening of the springs or points of attachment would often result in an inadvertent volatile failure fling the broken spring parts around the garage, embed the spring or steel parts to the garage walls, alternative items in the route of traveling or cars.