Tag: Garage Door Parts

So, there is no gainsaying that you may have come across several garage door systems. It can be manual or operated with a remote and even Wi-Fi. But, do you have any understanding of the individual parts of a garage door?
Having a general idea in this regard is vital, especially when you are calling a professional garage door service for repairing or replacing the door. It will reduce the chances of being befooled while getting expert services.
In today’s blog, you can learn about the interior and exterior parts of a standard garage door in detail. Scroll down the page and go through the passages below!

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Different parts of a standard garage door

No matter what you have installed a garage door operated manually or using remote, you should know about its some of the interior and exterior parts. Such as follows:

Exterior components

Let’s start with the exterior parts of the garage door:

Door face

When it comes to garage door face, you can wide options of materials to choose from, such as wood, vinyl, glass, composite, and many more. Also, it comes with different shades like paint, prime, stain, and so on.

Panels

You can get the panels available in a wide range of styles and designs that include V-groove, raised, herringbone, flat, and so on. It’s placed onto the garage door face. Also, if you have swing doors, you can find multiples of two panels or multiples of three in trifold doors.

Windows

Many garage doors having windows are available in the market. It offers an elegant design and light to your garage space. You can find the garage door windows made of polycarbonate and decorative glass.

Trim

This part is mounted at the top of the garage door frames on the panels. Trim divides the garage door into two parts and separate the garage door face from the windows. While installing a garage door, you can get them available in different styles, such as crossbucks (X-bucks), V-bucks, Z-bucks, and so on.

Mullions

It’s the space that remains between every window of the garage door. You can find it in every standard garage door.

Interior parts

Now, it comes to some of the vital interior parts:

Spring

In most garage doors, you can find torsion springs placed on the parallel to the top of it. One can operate it manually by hands or using a garage door opener.

Hinges

The hinges are metal parts of the garage door that joint every section and bend it while operating it.

Section

You can find these horizontal pieces on the overhead garage door while operating it. The areas are referred to as joints where the sections meet.

Rollers

These small parts help the garage door to move easily within the track while going up and down. It’s generally made of steel or nylon.

So, if you find any disturbance in these parts of your garage door, contact us. For further details in this regard, you can follow our blog page.