Roller garage doors03/29/2014 Back To Blog
Roller garage doors are often known to increase the opening height and width of your room or garage. They are able to do this since they are not fixed in the opening but on the rear face of the opening. Roller garage doors are very suitable for large vehicles such as people carriers and 4X4’s.
To open a roller up garage door, the garage door is lifted vertically and coiled up without the need for arms or springs as is the case with garage doors that are opened using canopy, sectional garage door and retractable mechanisms. Roller up garage door is very convenient for not so long driveways as they save up on a lot of space and the cars can be parked exactly at the door
All about roller shutter doors
Roller up garage doors is one of the most popular and commonly used garage doors. They are particularly common in residential homes since they are very easy to fix and install. Roller shutter garage doors have an easy and classic mechanism such that each horizontal slat is made from either aluminum or stainless steel roll down and up on a drum. However, the mechanism doesn’t swing in or out when working. The mechanism is placed behind the garage door so as to maximize the height and width when open.
How are roller doors made?
When making roller shutter doors, many different slats are produced even though the main slat type used for making the garage door is a double skinned aluminum, foam filled, insulated slat. The depth and thickness of the slat greatly determines the overall size of the roll when the garage door is opened to give you the right amount of headroom that’s required in your garage. You can always acquire a roller shutter garage door that is constructed from continuous galvanized steel ‘curtain’ if you are looking for a garage door that is durable.