Garage Door Hinges
Garage door hinges are some of the most vital parts of your door’s structure. They are responsible for connecting several door parts and keeping them in place. One of the primary concerns among many customers is that they do not know what type of hinge their doors need.
Keep in mind that there are hinges in many shapes, gauges, and styles since not all garage doors are equal. In Ben’s Garage Door & Gates Supply, our job is to provide you with all the necessary hinge equipment you need for your door to work efficiently.
Whether you need gauge standard hinges or gauge narrow rail hinges, we offer a wide selection of hinge sizes and types that can help you secure every garage door part. Additionally, we provide quiet hinge equipment and quiet hinge kits that can help you reduce garage door noise significantly.
Frequently Asked Questions
How Often Do Garage Door Hinges Wear Out?
Hinges tend to last for a significant amount of time if long as you do not damage them. Typically, high-quality hinges can last from 10 to 15 years.
Many signs indicated when your hinges need replacing. In some cases, the problem is barely noticeable, but in others, your garage door may show severe issues that affect its functionality due to damaged hinges.
The most common hinge problem sources include improper maintenance, car impacts, missing screws, damaged roller shafts, rust buildup, Etc. If you notice that your door is making a squeaking noise whenever you use it, it may be time to replace your hinges.
Ben’s experts recommend that you contact our professionals to assess any issues related to your garage door hinges. Our team can quickly identify any problems and look for the appropriate replacement or fix.
Are There Different Types of Garage Door Hinges?
Yes. You may need one of several hinge types depending on your garage door style. For example, if you have a residential garage door, 14-gauge hinges are the most common. On the other hand, commercial garage doors work with thicker hinges, such as 11-gauge or lower.
Additionally, hinges come with a stamped number on their back that shows the part of the door where they are supposed to fit in. Some hinges are responsible for connecting your door parts, and others work to support your rollers.
Whether you need to replace your current hinges or use a quiet hinge kit to reduce noise (and get relief for your family, your neighbors, and you), our team is ready to help you.