garage doors OPENERS and LOCKS
GARAGE DOORS OPENERS AND LOCKS IN BRISBANE
There are several types of garage doors and each different design uses different motors and locks. The type of garage doors openers and locks depends on the design of the garage door chosen. Each motor or lock has a different purpose, strength and price. For this reason, we fit the most appropriate motor and lock for the specific garage door.
GARAGE DOORS MOTOR TYPE
The sectional garage doors are made up of panels, that opens to the garage door to conserve space. These doors are widespread and mostly open up towards the top of the garage. This requires a linear reducer garage motor that aligns with the ceiling.
The roll-up garage doors are most common in industrial areas and usually require heavy-duty motors. They allow extra room and are perfect if you use your garage often. This roll-up garage door has a planetary reducer garage motor that specializes in rotating the door on an axis. It’s usually installed in the wall or in a plastic box, for aesthetic purposes.
Types of openers and locks:
garage door locks
The type of lock to fit, depends on the type of garage door being installed. Some are able to latch to the floor, some to the sides, but each one serves a unique purpose in ensuring your cars are safe. The most common one is the side lock which as it states, latches to a pre-cut hole in a vertical track system. The ‘T’ handle lock opens and closes with a key and works on a cable system. Without turning the ‘t’ shape handle, there is no way to open the garage door. Taking a glimpse into the future, shows us an electronic lock that operates with the action of the motor/opener. This means that every time a user opens the garage door, the locks are being unlocked and vice versa.
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