Detailed Answers to the Most Common Garage Door Questions
Are you confused about your automatic garage door or want to expand your existing knowledge? You’ve come to the right place. This FAQ page is designed to provide answers to important questions on a variety of garage topics.
What will happen if I don’t replace a damaged weather seal?
It might not seem like much at first, but if your garage door has a damaged weather seal, the interior of your garage will be exposed to the elements, and your ability to maintain a desired indoor temperature will be compromised. Aside from that, various pests could exploit holes in your weather seals to gain entrance into your garage.
Can garage doors withstand extreme weather conditions?
The majority of standard doors can withstand many adverse weather conditions including frost, strong winds and heavy rain. However, if you live in a geographical area which is prone to particularly stormy weather, this may not be sufficient. Many models of garage door have been optimized to withstand the conditions of extreme weather. They are usually made with additional struts of reinforced steel and have upgraded rollers, tracks and springs.
What is steel gauging?
A steel gauge refers to the quality of the steel, its thickness, and strength. The lower the gauge number, the better the steel quality is. For example, 27-gauge steel is weaker and thinner than 24-gauge steel. Contact our experts to make sure your steel door is of sufficient thickness and quality.