To install a Home Depot garage door opener, assemble the carriage tube, power unit and carriage, and install the mounting bracket, metal straps and angle irons. Hang the carriage tube on the metal straps, and install the arm and bracket that opens the garage door.
To install a garage door, first identify the correct location of the door. Take the appropriate measurements that need to be used for the door. Consider both the length and the width of the door opening, the approximate total area of the garage, and the head room that gives enough space. Place the b
To install a pocket door, you have to cut out the old drywall where the pocket door slides behind and install the pocket door frame. Then, attach the pocket door to the sliding mechanism on the door frame.
Installing a garage door opener is a two-person job that requires removing the old opener, mounting and aligning the new unit and securing the motor. Read all instructions on the new unit before beginning installation.
Install sectional garage doors by installing the tracks and then the individual sections. Connect the sections with hinges. After installing the door, add the garage door opener and test the unit.
When installing garage door springs, be very careful, as it is not an easy DIY project. It also helps to know about the different types of garage door springs, know how safety cables for springs work, and check the condition of the spring brackets.
Garage doors typically range from 9 feet to 20 feet wide and 7 feet to 8 feet tall. Popular widths for one-car garage doors are 8 feet, 9 feet or 10 feet, while those for two-car garage doors are 12 feet, 14 feet or 16 feet.
As of 2015, The Home Depot installs sliding closet doors as part of its door installation service. Licensed, insured professionals install the doors, according to The Home Depot. This installation maintains the manufacturer's warranty.
As of January 2015, the average cost to install a garage door ranges from about $700 to $1,200. The cost includes the garage door, labor, materials and supplies. The overall cost of the project is determined by the number of doors being installed and geographic location.
Automatic garages use an electrical motor to open and close the door. Because garage doors are so heavy, this motors connects to a cable and pulley system and a large torsion spring to convert the fast motor rotation into a slow and smooth pulling action.