Self-production of garage doors: recommendations and rulesNovember 30, 2017
Garage doors are a reliable tool to protect the interior of the garage and all property. In this regard, it is very important not to save money, but to purchase only high-quality solutions. Be that as it may, and experts identify several ways through which you can save very decent money.
If we talk about installation, then this requires some skills in dealing with electricity, tools. However, with the installation of such a gate can handle any person, at a certain level of desire.
Initially, you should decide on the type of future barrier. If we talk about the garage, then you can arrange several types of gates in it:
The simplest in construction are swinging gates: we are talking about 2 doors, fixed on specialized hinges, which can open not only to the outside, but also to the inside.Sectional structures consist of several canvases based on ordinary metal plates. In the process of opening, they are simply located at the ceiling.
How to start installing garage doors?
For self-installation of metal garage doors, you should acquire the necessary tools that will also be required for high-quality and efficient installation. At hand you should have: a tape measure, a Bulgarian, a building level, a welding machine. Among other things, you should first stock up on other materials. Very much in the end will depend on the type of gate that you choose. If your power tool needs to be audited or repaired, the gear for the grinder in the ToolParts will be most welcome. With a reliable tool, work goes on.
If we talk about swinging gates, it is necessary, in addition to the above listed cladding, frames, corners, as well as profiles. As a covering it is possible to use not only a usual tree, but also a professional flooring, sheets from metal.
In the next step, it is necessary to find and draw up drawings. Only due to this, you can quickly and efficiently install the gate with your own hands. It is here that the traditional principle works: it is better to cut seven times and cut only once.If you do not follow this principle, then the work will need to be redone several times.
After the detailed drawing has been made, you can proceed directly to installation. Based on such measurements and drawing data, they create a frame. It will provide additional rigidity.