Garage Door Parts: The Basics

When you become a homeowner, you learn all kind of new information and skills. One thing as a homeowner you want to educate yourself on is your garage door and your garage door parts. This will help you in the future if you notice something is off with the garage because you can have a better understanding of the mechanics to quickly solve the problem. If you would like to educate yourself about the basics of garage door parts, check out the rest of this article.

  • Springs: The springs on a garage door are important because they help with the weight of the door. If the springs are broken or not working correctly, there can be major damage and safety concerns.
  • Seals: The seals are a garage door part that keeps out dirt, debris, annoying pests, possible vandals, and more. The seals are located at the bottom of the garage door and connect directly to the ground.
  • Opener: You are very familiar with the remote garage door opener, but did you know that the big box on top of the rails inside of your garage is also called an opener? Openers are the motors to pull the door up and down.

If you are in the market for a garage door or would like to learn more about these and other garage door parts, give us a call today at Copper Top Garage Doors. We are experts in spring repair, broken cables, roller replacement and more.