Garage Door Installer – High Tension Job!!

A couple of months ago we installed sectional and rolling door job in Bullhead City, Arizona for Discount Tire Company.  The sectional garage door in this photo is 22′ wide x 12′ high and it weighs somewhere around 800 – 1,000 pounds!  That weight is lifted by two huge torsion springs on a solid shaft.

One of our installers posted the photo of the spring on Facebook the other day and his comment was, “High Tension Job!”

Safety is a primary responsibility in all types of garage door work.  Installers must be certified to OSHA standards and must be thoroughly experience and trained in safe procedures.  One slip can be disastrous in this profession.

Garage door torsion springs are very powerful and are sized to each different garage door according to weight and size of the door.  The springs turn the torsion shaft which is made of solid steel, unlike the shafts in a residential garage which are tubular.  As the spring winds and unwinds, it turns the torsion shaft.  The door is lifted by means of garage door cables and drums that are located at each end of the torsion shaft.

Martin Garage Doors of Nevada is your source for all kinds of residential and commercial garage doors, gates, dock levelers and other dock equipment, fire doors, grilles and much more.  The company is accredited by the Institute for Door Education and Accreditation, and the technicians are also certified by that organization.  Call Martin today for all of your garage door needs!