The Tools Used to Install a Garage Door
Whether replacing or installing a new garage door, there are several important tools that are required in order to effectively and efficiently get it set up. While some doors may require specific tools, here is a list of the essentials that will be needed:
- Socket Bit and Open-Ended Wrench
Various sockets that are used with the open-ended wrench. Used to tightly secure bolts to frames.
- Spirit level
Used to make sure objects like frames and hinges are installed at the same level and angle.
- Drill and Drill Bits
A drill will allow screws to be securely drilled into the wall, through the hinges.
Used to loosen tightly fitted frames as well as hammer nails.
- Safety Glasses.
Eye protection when drilling into metal and working vertically on overhead hinges and runners.
- Adjustable Locking Pliers
Used to bend and attach bolts and tracks.