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Garage Door Terminology

Wall Control Panels

Typically mounted within the garage and primarily controls the opening and closing of the door, as well as, the opener light. Some control panels contain additional features.

Warning Tag

Safe use instructions and/or warnings contained on a tag.

Water Seal

A layer of some material that prevents water from seeping in.

Water Stop

Prevents water from entering underneath the door by providing a ridge located where the floor and bottom rail touch. This ridge also directs the water onto the driveway.


A component placed between joints or around the edge of the garage door that protects against the infiltration of heat, air, and poor weather.


A material located at the bottom of the garage door, or in between joints. It protects the garage from wind, weather, and heat.

Wedge Connection

Comprised of a clip and steel wedge that supports and protects the vertical and horizontal track section joints.

West Coast Lumber

Lumber used in producing wooden, sectional garage doors. It is manufactured on the west coast.

Wheel and Axle

Directs the sections of the door along the track.

Wicket Door

A swinging door constructed within a sectional door. It is specifically for pedestrians, but is not considered an exit door.

Wind Load

Takes building height, speed, wind, and horizontal location into account for the horizontal design load.


* Bar-A sturdy rod inserted into a winding plug socket for torsion springs tension.
* Cone-This part allows the torsion and winding to be adjusted. It fits in the torsion spring.
* Cone Set Screw-A fastener that bolts a winding plug to a torsion shaft.
* Cone Socket Head Set Screw-Allows the winding plug to be fastened to the torsion shaft.
* Plug-Fits on a torsion spring and allows the adjustment of tension and winding.
* Rod-A solid device that inserts into the winding plug socket to tension torsion springs.
* Sleeve-This part fits in a torsion spring. It allows for the maneuvering of winding and tension.
* Lite-Glazing fitted for a door.

Window Lite

Glazing that is placed in a door.

Winds on Spring

On a torsion spring, these are the number of winding turns.

Wire Glass

This glass contains woven wire netting that keeps it from shattering when impacted or heated.

Wire Rope

Rope that has been braided and contains multiple strands of wire that has been galvanized.

Wire Size

The width of a wire contained in a spring.

Wired Keypad and Cards

Allows for a code to be entered or a card to be read to control the opening or closing of a door or gate.


* Commercial Keypad-A sturdy keypad that can be mounted onto a pedestal. Uses a PIN that must be typed in, in order for the door to open. Multiple PIN’s can be programed into the keypad.
* Control Panel-A small panel mounted within the garage that can open and close the door, turn on the lights, and control the light timer.
* Keyless Entry System-A small, covered keypad that allows the garage door to be opened or closed by entering a code. It is typically mounted outside of the garage door.


* Anchor Pad- Padding secured above the door, on the header, to support a bearing bracket in the center. It can also be installed in other locations.
* Casing- A vertical piece of wood that creates one side of an opening.
* End Block- These are installed at the end of each panel and are attached to hinges and rollers. They provide additional support and a thermal block.
* Grain- The direction seen on the wood, most commonly on lumber.
* Jamb- A piece of wood standing upright, used to make a side of an opening.
* Jamb Mounted- When vertical track is installed into wood jambs.

Woodruff Key

A steel key with the shape of a half-moon.

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They sent Doug Fussell out to my house on the day after Christmas! I had only called them three days before! Doug was a premier technician, very thorough and very efficient. I expected him to take two days, since he was replacing two doors and adding openers on each door. He only took the daylight hours of one day! I could not believe how fast he was! In addition, he thoroughly taught me how to use the remote openers. I highly recommend them to anyone!
~Donald B.

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We just bought a home and this company was so understanding as I had to change the appointment time a few times. Then the tech came out and was so kind and helpful. I could not have asked for a better experience and will suggest them to anyone who needs work done on their garage door!
~Tammy K.

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My garage door broke on a Saturday night as I was getting ready to leave for a holiday party. Kelvin was here within 30 minutes. He reviewed everything with me that was happening with my door. He gave me the estimates of what was immediately needed to be done in order for my door to raise and then what I will need to have done very soon. I could see all the problems he pointed out to me and I decided to have everything done. He completed everything that night. I was very satisfied with Kelvin’s professionalism and the work he did. Thank you again.
~Joyce N

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