Bang On: Garage door options wide open


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When it is time to replace your old garage door or to select one for your new home, you will be amazed at the choices.

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Sue Wastell  •  Special to Postmedia News

Publishing date:

Oct 19, 2018  •  October 19, 2018  •  2 minute read  •  Join the conversation Single family house, with two-car garage. (File)

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When it is time to replace your old garage door or to select one for your new home, you will be amazed at the choices. The variety has exploded during the last few years with doors to meet your needs, your price point, and your exterior elevation, all consideration when shopping for a new door.

The most common type of residential garage door is a sectional door, which has horizontal panels hinged together and fitted with rollers. The rollers ride on two parallel tracks. Lifting the door is achieved using a chain, belt, screw or direct drive system. Most door styles operate manually, where you can lift the door or a garage door opener can be wired to include an outdoor keypad, which mounts to allow access from outside. A new feature we are seeing on many garage door openers is one that will alert you if you leave your garage door open.

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