Why You Shouldn’t Install a Roller Door Yourself

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Do you need a roller door installed? If you’ve just purchased a new roller door for your garage or your existing one needs repairs, you may be tempted to install it yourself to save some money.

However, if you don’t have the right tools and knowledge or know how to install a garage door correctly, it could end up costing you more than just money!

That’s why so many people use a professional company like Eastern Garage Doors for roller door installation. It’s not worth the risk to your safety or hip pocket to compromise on quality and time. That’s why it is so important to have your roller door installed by someone who knows what they are doing.

Here are 3 other reasons why you shouldn’t install a roller door yourself:


You must know what you are doing when it comes to installing a new garage door or repairing a broken one as the risk of a door falling or a spring that’s incorrectly been placed, can cause a major injury or even death.

A professional garage door installation company has the technical skills to undertake the following tasks that are necessary for a safe and secure installation:

  • Ensuring there is enough space above the doorway for the roller door and its fittings
  • Testing all walls supporting the garage is structurally sound
  • Allocating enough space on either side of the door for the roller door tracks
  • Having the correct fasteners on hand
  • Carrying out installations and repairs with the appropriate safety gear; gloves, boots, and safety glasses


Whilst safety is the most important element of installing a roller door, the right tools must be used to do the job right. A professional garage door installer will have access to the right tools to safely and securely carry out the job.

Not only will they have the right tools but they know how to use them so your garage door will be installed correctly

Sometimes a garage door installation requires specialised parts that a technician may need to order from a supplier. Only a professional will know who to contact, what part is required and how to install that part properly, according to safety and quality standards.


Installing or repairing a garage door is no mean feat. It requires specialised skills from a qualified technician who knows what they are doing and who will make sure the quality of the installation and longevity of the garage door are paramount.

You want the result to look professional and to make sure the garage door operates and functions as it supposes. A garage door is a major asset to your home and you want to make sure any installations or repairs are done by the right people who are experienced.

Eastern Garage Doors: Roller Door Installation Specialists

If after reading through this article you can see why it is so important to get a professional company to install your roller door for you. Give the team at Eastern Garage Doors a call today and we can help with roller door installation and regular roller door services.

Our number is 03 9812 3062 or visit us at www.easterngaragedoors.com.au