The majority of people in U.S. use garage doors to protect their properties against pontential intruders. Garages have been used for a quite a long time. They are now considered as the essential part of a home or a property. People use them to park their vehicle and store unnecessary stuff. In this blog post, we are going to let you know everything about a garage door and how does it work.

A little introduction to a garage door

A garage door system is a complex machine consisting of several mechanical and electrical parts that work in conjunction with each to allow smooth opening and closing of a garage door. The most important parts that are considered the backbone of a garage door system include springs, cables, tracks, door opener and hinges. However, garage doors are designed to last for years, the possibility of some of its parts getting deteriorated are always high. So, it’s highly advised that you take care of your door regularly to keep potential issues at bay.

How Does a Garage Door Work?

A garage door is run by a counterbalance system that employs a force to balance the weight (the door). There’re two types of system largely being used in the garage doors, and both rely on the springs for the assisting force required to keep the door in its place. These two system are known as Extension Spring System and Torsion Spring System. Although the both systems perform the same job of offsetting the door, their placement on the door is what makes them different from each other.

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