Posted October 13th, 2011 at 9:27 am by Jim
High lift or vertical lift? The answer is up to you.
I receive numerous calls every week from customers who want to raise the lift of their garage doors. Here are some considerations:
You may want a vertical lift system if your garage has at least the door’s height plus 18″ of room above your door’s original height AND…
a. You don’t mind changing to a shaft-mounted opener.
b. You want to lift high-profile vehicles to head height or greater using a floor jack
c. You have high shelves of items nearby in a garage or warehouse
d. You want a high lift greater than 54″, and find cost savings on your kit over a commercial high lift (call us to price the kit and springs).
e. You simply want the track system completely out of the way in your garage area.
Best candidates for a regular high lift are those who
a. Have shorter, often residential garage ceilings
b. Don’t mind having a shaft-mounted opener
c. Need the track system out of the way for lower car jack systems
d. Want to save money over a vertical lift system
e. Dislike having serviceable parts very high in the garage
Whatever you choose, give me a call at 1-800-383-9548 to discuss your garage door lift situation, and we can work it out for you.
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