Horizontal Garage Door Support Strut
To reinforce your garage door if you live in an area prone to hurricanes and strong winds reinforcement struts are generally found on double garage doors for example doors that are 16 feet wide.
Horizontal garage door support strut. For very large doors over 20 6 m wide there are bridge struts. Ideal door 2 1 4 wide steel horizontal garage door support struts at menards. If the sections are not rigid the garage door will bind as it opens and closes. Dura lift ultra life max 2 sealed 6200zz bearing nylon garage door roller 4 stem pack of 10 4 7 out of 5 stars 730 23 89 23.
Available in various size length thickness and multiple windload configurations. Doors over 10 feet wide usually have at least one strut across the top panel. 2x16ft 1007106 24g menards sku. If you ve got a double garage door you might have seen a u shaped steel bar attached to the door well this is your reinforcement strut.
And is cut slightly shorter than garage door width. Ideal door 2 1 4 x 16 steel horizontal garage door support strut. 89 0 50 oz 29 99 29 99. A garage door strut can help support door panels that have been bent or damaged.
It is recommended to install them for doors over 12 4 3 8 m wide and to screw them in at the suggested area for greater strength. Reinforcement struts either 2 or 3 and 22 gauge are used to support the garage door when it is in a horizontal position open. A garage door strut is a metal piece designed to provide horizontal strength and rigidity to a garage door panel. Manufacturer of steel strut for garage door reinforcement.
It is used for reinforcing the garage door and to prevent the panels on the door from bending or sagging as the opener pulls on the top panel to open the garage door. A garage door strut is an extruded piece of metal to form a c channel. You save 1 98 after mail in rebate. They also allow the door to open and close smoothly.
Many doors come standard with a strut across the top panel of the garage door. A 16 wood door should have 3 or more struts but insulated steel doors should have at least two. When we add one or more struts to your door we factor in the additional weight. Most residential doors use 2 struts but residential and industrial doors over 16 feet wide often use three inch struts.
Garage door struts stiffen door sections to prevent them from bending or breaking. This strut when across the top section helps to support the door during opening and closing using a electric garage door opener.