Header - Windows and Doors - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Windows and Doors

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-25-2011, 10:37 AM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 1
Rewards Points: 10
Default

header


im putting a 17 foot garoge door how do i tell if i need to change header

Advertisement

Snowman67 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-25-2011, 05:26 PM   #2
Home Performance
 
HomeSealed's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Milwaukee,WI
Posts: 1,478
Rewards Points: 590
Default

header


What makes you think that it would need to be changed? Is the new door a different size? Is the old header deteriorating?

Advertisement

__________________
Replacement Windows, doors, siding, roofing, insulation, and certified energy consulting.
www.HomeSealed.com
HomeSealed is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-25-2011, 05:30 PM   #3
I have gas!
 
Clutchcargo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 1,783
Rewards Points: 1,018
Default

header


A tell tale sign would be the center is sagging. Of course, that means it was undersized to begin with.
__________________
I tear things down and build them up.
Clutchcargo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-25-2011, 07:01 PM   #4
Ole Wood Worker

 
BigJim's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Lookout Valley, Chattanooga, Tennessee
Posts: 7,844
Rewards Points: 2,790
Blog Entries: 1
Default

header


How long and what size is the header you have now?
__________________
New members: Please consider adding your location to your profile.

If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time!

Jim
BigJim is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-26-2011, 08:10 AM   #5
Exterior Construction
 
Windows on Wash's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Washington DC Metro Area (VA, MD, DC)
Posts: 7,088
Rewards Points: 3,244
Default

header


+1

Is it sagging now?
Windows on Wash is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Support for Header Shakemsam Building & Construction 4 12-04-2010 04:38 PM
Garage Header rwbil Building & Construction 11 09-16-2010 12:50 PM
Raise header of house wall plus add more header capslock Building & Construction 22 02-01-2010 10:13 PM
Cripple studs below a header mercy Building & Construction 3 01-20-2010 04:20 PM
Moving Header Supports Star Building & Construction 3 09-25-2005 01:50 AM




Top of Page | View New Posts