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Garage Door Fitting Instructions


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Garage Door Spares » Fitting Guides

Fitting Instructions

Do you require help fitting your Garage Door Spares?


The most comprehensive set of Fitting Instructions on the Internet!

Most of the Fitting Instructions have been produced by myself, they are designed in a step by step easy to follow format which will help with Fitting some Garage Door Cables and Springs and also help you with tips on general routine maintenance.

I am constantly updating and adding more Fitting Instructions, if the Instructions for your garage door part is not yet listed please ask for assistance.

 

The Fitting Instructions will help with the most common questions:

  • How to fix a garage door?
  • How to repair a garage door?
  • How to replace cones and cables for the most popular up and over garage doors?
  • How to change garage door roller spindles?
  • How to add more tension to Henderson / Cardale / Wessex / King Overhead Canopy Main Spring?
  • How to fit Overhead Canopy Door Springs to some of the most popular garage doors? including Henderson, Garador, King and Wessex.


 


Henderson Cones and Cables Fitting Instructions


Fitting Instructions for the Cables with looped ends.

Similar principle for Henderson Premier Cables with crimped ends!

These instructions can be used for some Wessex and Birtley Garage Doors.

 



 


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Henderson Roller Spindles Fitting Instructions


Fitting Instructions for Henderson Roller Spindles with nut and circlip fixings Henderson Spindles Nuts



 

 


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Henderson Overhead Canopy Main Spring Fitting Instructions

These instructions can be used to replace similar Wessex, King and Birtley main overhead springs.

 



 

 


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Garador, Catnic and Westland Fitting Instructions


Garador MK4F Spring Fitting Instructions



 


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Garador Spring Box Fitting Instructions Garador spring box


Also Fitting Instructions for replacement Westland, Catnic obsolete spring boxes with metal covers!




 


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Garador Mk3C Cables Fitting Instructions

Fitting Instructions for Garador Mk2, Mk3c, S/S doors.


 

 


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Cardale, Wessex, Apex and Wickes Fitting Instructions


Cardale make most parts for Wessex, Apex and Wickes garage doors.


 


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Cardale CD45 Cones and Cables Fitting Instructions


Fitting Instructions for Cardale Cones and Cables

These cones have the 22mm plastic nut to the tapered end of the cone.

These instructions can also be used for Wessex, Apex, Wickes Garage Doors that are also fitted before 2001 with the same plastic cones!




 

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Cardale CD Professional Cables Fitting Instructions


These Cardale Doors have the Anti Drop Mechanism as pictured below cardale cables.
These cables are also fitted to Wessex, Apex, Wickes Garage Doors from 2001 onwards



 



 

 

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King Fitting Instructions

King Cones and Cables Fitting Instructions

 

 

 

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Hormann Fitting Instructions

These instructions will soon be added!

 

 

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SAFETY NOTE

All repairs on this page are possible and relatively easy to carry out and complete by any DIY enthusiast

Before attempting to carry out any maintenance or repairs to a Garage Door please read carefully any Instructions provided for that particular make of door.

The springs on Garage Door are usually held under a good deal tension!

Before any work is attempted on the Garage Door, the tension on the spring or springs must be isolated or released, only after this has been done can any work be completed in saftey!

Please make sure before any work is carried out that you have read any Instructions carefully and you also have the correct parts and tools neccasary to complete the work!

All work is undertaken at your own risk