Tag: Garage Door

4 Additional Areas That Can Affect the Balance of a Garage Door
4 Additional Areas That Can Affect the Balance of a Garage Door
Garage door springs are one of the most common issues for unbalanced garage doors, but there are 4 additional areas to check when a door is unbalanced.
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5 Things to Determine the Correct Garage Door Spring Size
Determining the correct garage door spring is dependent on a few variables. In this article we go over what those are and how to use our SSC Spring Engineering App to quickly determine the correct spring size.
3 Factors for determining the correct cable length for a garage door
3 Factors for Determining Garage Door Cable Length
Ensuring that a garage door has the proper cable length is vital for a door to balance and function properly. There are 3 things to consider for determining the proper cable length. Check out this article to learn more.
Common Terms
Common Garage Door Terms to Know For Dealer and Installers
At SSC we want to help you get familiar with some of the numerous industry specific terms and definitions that you as a dealer/installer will need to know in the field. This glossary of terms will be looking at the most common terms you would use on a daily basis.
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DASMA Color Codes for Garage Door Springs
When you look closely at garage door torsion or extension springs, you’ve likely noticed the colorful paint that is used to differentiate springs the overhead door industry. DASMA has created the industry standard for color-coding springs.
How to cust and cone a torsion spring
How to Cut & Cone Torsion Spring
In this how-to guide from SSC Solutions Education, we look at how to cut and cone a torsion spring. You might be wondering why you need to know this if the torsion spring comes from the manufacturer completed with everything installed? You may run into times when you need to alter the new spring from what you have in stock.
Installing a LiftMaster 8500W Operator
How to Install LiftMaster 8500W Jackshaft Opener
In this guide, we will be going through the steps for installing a LiftMaster model 8500W jackshaft opener on a residential 2-car sectional garage door. We are confident that this guide will help you be a better installer and provide better service and value to your customer.
Converting a door from Extension Spring to Torsion Spring
Converting A Door From Extension To Torsion Spring
In this how-to guide, we will be going through the proper steps to convert a garage door from an extension spring to torsion spring setup. We are confident that this guide will help you be a better installer and, in turn, help you provide better service and value to your customer.
Guide to analytical data
What Analytical Data to focus on
Analytical data can be overwhelming. Our goal in this guide is to help provide you with some insights into what key analytic metrics to focus on. This guide assumes you have Google Analytics setup and running on your site.