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    Overhead garage doors: whole, panel

    Classic swing gates, which for a long time were the only available option is gradually receding into the past. This is due to the fact that their design though is simple and easy to install, but still has some significant shortcomings, which include the fact that they need free space and are usually made of metal, that needs additional care. The hinges of the gate should be lubricated often, and in winter they as the lock, often ice. That’s why is growing a number of people who prefer to install overhead garage doors, that are more convenient to use and do not require such careful care. Overhead garage doors are…

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    Sectional garage doors – safety and comfort

    To surprise with garage, which is not only functional, but aesthetic, and meets the highest safety standards – is still possible! Install sectional garage doors with automation – comfortable and safe item for your home. In our time, the garage is no longer a luxury. As of today, the garage has become an indispensable part of our everyday life. It is a personal parking, which not only protects your car against criminals, but also from time to time of the severe weather. Today it is hardly possible to surprise someone with garage. But to surprise with garage, which is not only functional, but also gives your home an added value…

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    Ease of use of sectional doors

    The main purpose of sectional doors – to close garage entrance or boxing. Previously used for these purposes swing, and in very rare cases, sliding doors. However, technologies are being developed, and to replace the traditional garage door came sectional doors. What are they so favorably differ from other garage doors? First of all – it’s easy and space saving. Construction of sectional doors is that the door leaf, consisting of sandwich panels along the guide goes to the ceiling. Thus, you are not limited in the width of partition (as in the case of sliding gates), and in the space in front of the entrance (which is important for…

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    How to make electric swinging doors

    There was an idea, to make the swinging doors myself as usual because of laziness. No wonder they say “laziness – the engine of progress.” I decided to provide with automatics my swinging doors. The main question has arisen with the drive. When I learned how much it costs that put, I was shocked. And I’ll tell you why. If for two drives to pay 300 euros, well, excuse me, for what? As I am myself engaged in satellite TV, I decided to think a little outside the box and cross “camel with a rhinoceros.” As you know, in the old rotary systems of satellite antennas was used, the motor…

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    Automatic roller doors for garage

    Manual method of opening and closing garage doors slowly losing ground and it is replaced by practical automation. So the driver het in his garage he does not have to leave the car: it is enough to press the corresponding button on the remote control and the gate will open. Automatic roller doors for garage are found the fastest self-propelled devices for this purpose. Only 2.7 seconds is necessary to fully open or close the door with the opening of 2 × 4 meters. The drive acts as the driving force of automatic rolls. Thanks to a special device inside the box is blocked canvas, leaving doors locked with a…

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    Traditional wooden garage doors

    Wooden gates, though inferior to their modern analogues, but is still widely used in the dacha suburban areas. If your wooden gates have served their and came into disrepair, then you will be able to choose their adequate substitute, and, it is both possible the purchase of finished models and components to build the gate with your own hands. Thus, we consider that what is needed for installation of standard wooden doors. A perfect solution to this situation are wooden gates formed on the metal frame of the pipes. This option, in comparison with solid wood doors, has several important advantages: the structure is lighter and stronger, and most importantly…

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    How to adjust the torsion springs on garage door

    Steps Put the door in the down position. Turn off and unplug the garage door opening mechanism (if any). Place C-clamp on the track of garage doors just above the bottom roller to keep door. Find adjustment of collar or cone on the central shaft. The collar has a set screw that locks the spring tension on a central shaft Insert a metal rod into one of the holes of collar adjustment. This keeps the collar in place, so that you can loosen the set screw. Check the set screw, insert it into the flat position in the mine before adjusting. Flat position holds the screw more reliably. Hold the…

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    Replacement of garage doors

    Replacing the old gates to the new brings previously unknown pleasure. And if it’s sectional door, the pleasure at least triple. Well, what good can be expected from traditional gates? They take up too much space. If left alone, it is imperceptible. But try to open this “piece of iron”- and each half describes a semi-circle with a diameter of three meters, sweeping away everything in its path. Now imagine that this is a room where there is a continuous production process. This is utter torment! Here, for example, a car wash. Gates constantly have to be opened, then closed. In our climate, in addition, there are adverse circumstances. Swing…

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    Roller doors: newest practical discovery

    Absolutely new product that provides the market of interior door overlaps, namely the roller doors. Consideration will be given to ways to use them in everyday life and advantageous qualities. Roller doors: benefits of usage Often when deciding to start a renovation in the room or if you wish to upgrade little old wardrobes, many come to a common and quite the right choice – purchase roller wooden beams, both for the cabinet and for decision to block interior openings. Brand new product offered in the construction markets of interior floors, has proved to be the best side in an original interior design complement the style of premises – roller…

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    From what overhead doors are made?

    In this article, we will tell you about the construction of the most common overhead doors. Talking about the components of an automatic gate, we often imagine targets, which are connected to a lifting mechanism. That is, thinking more simply, we have two structural elements of gates, automatic and “the gates themselves.” However, the automatic overhead doors have quite a complex structure: they consist of the already mentioned attempts, frame with runners, electric drive and other smaller parts. Gates are one piece and sectional. Sectional doors are made up of individual elements connected together so that when opening section are rolled. The most popular canvas for sections and whole doors…

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    Outside canopy: brief guide and handful tips

    Canopy is a useful architectural element with a large functional load. Protection from rain and scorching sun is its top priority. For this design to be ergonomic and useful, it is necessary to consider all the details and select the appropriate option. There are a certain number of varieties. Canopies can act as: a visor a porch roof; a gazebo; terraces. By way of construction canopies can be: Attached; detached. Attached sheds are mounted close to the main building. It turns out that one side is required to have closed. With this design, you can design a veranda or patio. Attached sheds can be straight. This is the simplest kind,…

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    Modern house design ideas

    The time in which we live is characterized by a special style in architecture and art, which is commonly called modern style in design. Its distinctive features are simplicity and conciseness. However, it does not mean that the simplicity of modern design makes it boring; most likely, it follows the path of simple lines and discards all strange details that may be present in other styles. The design of houses in a modern style astonishes with its novelty, boldness and extravagance. In the projects of private residences there are all innovative proposals and functional novelties – mansard floors, canopies, pergolas, even a roof is used for the location of the…