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How To Install a Garage Door the old door of the garage should be first removed using the instructions in the manufacturer’s manual, this is undertaken by unlatching the door from its pulley system, before unscrewing the tracks, the door panels are set apart, one panel is removed at a time so that it does not fall on someone measurement of the areas where the door is to be installed first takes place, these areas include the door opening height and width, the headroom and the back room, after measurement, to both sides of the opening, stops are attached, they should flush with the inside edge of the door jamb, the bottom piece of the new door is then laid out using sawhorses, additionally weather stripping may be attached, hinges attached and handles lifted to piece the bottom piece is then inserted into the door frame using a level in order to set it properly, having set the piece in place, the tap nails partway into each jamb, the nails should be bent slightly or slant to secure them in place, the vertical, curved and horizontal pieces of the track are then assembled using manufacturer’s instructions and the set aside the second panel should be installed on top of the first panel, onto the side jambs nails are then hammered until they are well held in place, after this hinges are installed, repetition of this process then takes place depending number of panels, it is however required that each if the pieces are attached to the door jamb, this is the fourth step of installing a new garage door
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After all the sections are secured, the rollers are then installed in the section that supports the rollers, when that is done, the rollers are then placed in the previously assembled track, the brackets of the tracks are secured as one goes along, however, caution should be taken not to press the rollers exceedingly tight against the track, this is to avoid friction because it can cause damage to the door which will end up destroying the door eventually during usage
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when the vertical tracks are well secured against the jambs, installation of the curved and horizontal pieces takes place, the previous measurements are used when installing the horizontal pieces, the tracks should be levelled in order to make sure they are straight and they should point 90 degrees away from the opening, according to the manufacturer’s instructions springs are then assembled, when attaching the springs to the pulley, the door is lifted to half length and then pulled up the remaining distance, that is basically how to install a garage door