In today’s living, you can see garages in every home for the safety of the vehicles and especially for the four wheeler vehicles. So, there is a wide variety of garage doors available in the market. In case of houses, garage is normally placed in the front. So, while choosing it for your home you have to be selective for colors as well as make and material because its gives a look to your home. It is important for you to pick the door that suits the style of your house structure.
Types of garage doors
Basically, there are four types of garage doors available based on their mechanism:
- Swing up
- Swing down
- Roll up
- Slide to the side
Apart from these types there are electric as well as roller garage doors also available.
The electric garage doors are also available, it is more protected as compared to others because it works through sensor protection or it consists of coding system. Most of the people use this system to add to their security.
Another type is the roller shutter garage doors that are most commonly used as a garage door. They are also operated electrically or they can also be operate through remote control. There are two types of roller shutter garage doors available. These are as follows:
- Single skin roller door – It looks simple but attractive and can be easily matched with every type of house.
- Doubled skinned roller door – It provide double security to your garage and your vehicles also get protection from weather.
Problems that arise in roller shutter doors:
- Most of the time, the spring gets broken.
- Sometimes the path of the door is blocked.
- Battery of a transmitter might be dead.
Most of times, you are not able to identify the real cause of the problem and if small issues are ignored they can be harmful. So, it is necessary to provide to hire the professionals for time to time inspection and ensure smooth functioning of the garage door.