Choosing the garage door roller is not a piece of cake for the homeowners. There are mainly 3 types of garage door roller and each has its functionalities. What do you want Durability or noise reduction? Taking such a decision is tough for the homeowners. Based on your requirements, you can move ahead to buy a garage door roller. Here we have listed types of garage door rollers so, you can get information about each.
Steel Garage Door Rollers: They are durable but require lubrication on a regular interval of time. If the roller is well maintained, it will last forever. There is no drawback except it is loud. The loud sound you hear when a roller runs on a steel track. With proper lubrication, you can reduce the noise level.
Nylon Rollers: No one include this roller at the time of installing a new garage door. But when you upgrade your garage door, your installer will surely give an advice to install a nylon roller. If there is an option given by the installer, take it. This type of roller is much quieter than steel ones & more durable than the plastic rollers.
Plastic Rollers: This option is used when it’s a matter of saving a few bucks on installing a new garage door. Most of the commercial garage doors have plastic rollers and the reason behind this is: contractors want to save some bucks. There are black in color & designed to last for a couple of years. Moreover, they don’t need lubrication.
Now, after replacing all the bottom rollers, you will notice that the top roller isn’t replaced yet. Because it will not line up the bend in the track.
That’s it. Bingo, you have replaced the garage door rollers. Still, need help to get any help; contact our garage door installation experts today at (970) 682-3353.