Nice door - easy to install - Make sure you receive all the parts before you install it
The garage door was delivered just 3 weeks after I ordered it. Unfortunately, there was some hardware missing and THAT took over two months to resolve. Once I received all of the parts, the door was pretty easy to install by following the instructions and the DVD provided by the manufacturer, CLOPAY. Make sure you have all the parts and tools ready and organized before you install the new door and give yourself the better part of a day to complete the installation. This door comes with a single
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torsion spring and the EZ-SET Torsion Spring system which makes priming and unwinding the spring very easy using a drill. This came in handy when I needed to unwind the spring when I noticed I needed to relocate the torsion bar for the door to clear. Although I was able to install this 16-ft door all by myself, I would recommend that you have a helper. The un-insulated door panels are not heavy, but just a bit awkward for just one person to move. Follow the instructions and use saw horses or similar supports to prepare the door panels. The tracks came with the brackets already riveted. I used them as is on my installation, but the brackets can be un-riveted and re-installed using bolts and nuts provided if necessary. Make sure you install the brackets that hold the torsion bar high enough for the door to clear as it rolls up. I used the upper holes on the vertical track/flag. If you install the slide lock, make sure you attach it the door where it won't interfere with the track when the door is open. I have no regrets buying this door. I hope yours comes with all the parts. BTW, the 16-ft strut that you need to stiffen the door at the top is bundled in with one of the 16-ft panel sections, in case you're wondering. I did not realize this and had reported it missing at first. I wound up using the extra strut on the bottom of the door for added rigidity. Also, my door came with the 21" re-inforcement bracket for attaching a garage door opener. Make sure you inventory the parts before beginning your project. I installed a new Chamberlain HD420EVP door opener with this door.