Published at Thursday, September 20th 2018. by Claudine Allison in Garage Modern.
The Structure of the framed garage should start with waterproof bottom plates secured by anchor bolts in the concrete slab. The walls should be built with 2 by 4 studs 16 inches apart to guarantee a structurally strong wall and 8 feet high. Rafters should be 2 by 6 studs 16 inches apart to support snow and other elements. Make sure the rafters are securely embedded into the top plates of the walls with the bird mouth cut method. Once the sheathing is installed on the walls and roof vinyl siding is the most recommended siding as it is the most maintenance free and economical in the market.
Planning and Preparation Just like any other successful ventures careful planning and preparation for whats ahead is essential in renovating your garage to a livable space. Have a clear-cut idea of what transformation you wish done in this area. Would you like to turn it into a living room extension lounge and childrens play room study room or office space among others? The kind of construction needed is basically dependent on what type of room you want your garage converted. Thus a more complex remodeling is needed if you prefer to turn it into another comfort room or bathroom since you need to install drainage system and pipes in the room. You may also need to construct additional walls and put more furniture to transform it completely.
Modern styles come in very many designs and shapes and can be flexible enough to meet your specific conditions. It is however important to note that the cost of them are likely to cost slightly more than the old manual ones. This however should not be a deterrent since the high cost is only a onetime cost that cannot be compared to the convenience and safety that they can offer.
Check the Safety Features: Every once in a while ensure that the safety features of the door are working properly. Modern garage doors are built with cutting edge technology for safety such as alarms and closing/opening features that cannot be breached. If the safety features are not functioning properly the door itself will not work. Check the settings of the door using the manufacturers manual. Routinely Check the Opener: You may be using a remote voice recognition or vision recognition technologies for opening the door. Sometimes when the door refuses to open the problem may lie with the opener. Conduct routine checks to ensure that the opener is working properly especially after returning from a holiday or when you have not used the garage for a long time. If there is a problem then you need to contact a garage door repair service.
Jammed Doors: Do you feel like your garage door has turned into a block of ice and wouldnt move? Cold weather can do this to your door. The moisture during the winter season causes the wood on the door to swell and also freezes the tracks. The solution is to increase the heat in the garage for about 30 minutes to loosen the tracks and the door as well. The heat will take away the moisture. If there is no heating equipment in the garage use a blow drier or vacuum blower to do the job. After opening the door clear the ice and water that has collected beneath the door.
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