The Garage Door
The type of garage door you either have or plan to have has a significant bearing on the selection process. Do you have a sectional wooden door or a metal construction style one? When you meet with an installer, the technician will ask you about the style, material, and operation of your door to determine which product has the capabilities to function properly. Another component to take into consideration is whether the door features windows insulation.
Comparing Chain, Belt, and Screw Operations
There’s an assortment of features that differentiate simple, contractor openers from high-end openers. One significant difference you should understand is the openers’ lifting operations, which vary between chain, belt, and screw drives. Apart from their relative prices and lifting/pushing methods, these three types of openers are also distinguishable by the degree of noise they give off while in use. So, if you have an attached garage, you should take this into account.
Access and Control
Certain features, such as smart control panels, wireless keypads, and other accessories make opening your garage door much more convenient. When choosing these components in your decision, it’s important to consider your lifestyle and the number and frequency of people entering and exiting your home. Doing this should help decide on an energy-efficient and durable product ideal for your house.
For more information or to schedule a consultation, give the experts at IDC Garage Door a call.