Do you have some questions about your automatic garage door system? Maybe not about the door itself, but some of its components? Yeah, we thought so. Then check out the FAQs below to get all the answers you need.
Is it possible to have windows on my door?
Yes, most Carriage House doors come with windows and you can also have glass panels put in a door. In fact, sectional glass doors are gaining traction for use as garage doors. These windows, however, do not open in order to prevent them from becoming accidentally opened when the door is in motion.
How much does a garage door weigh?
A small single-width garage door weighs close to 100 pounds. Some weigh over 200 pounds but you’ll never marvel at it. It’s because don’t feel overly heavy to open manually and the automatic openers use only small motors less than 1 horsepower. This is because the springs do most of the work in lifting the door so you and the opener don’t have to.
How can I keep my opener remote in good condition for longer?
Avoid touching it with greasy and wet fingers and clean it regularly using a cotton swab and a bit of alcohol. It’s possible to remove dirt around the buttons with a toothpick. It’s a good idea to replace the battery as part of regular garage door maintenance.