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Do you require help fitting your Garage Door Spares?
The most comprehensive set of Fitting Instructions on the Internet!
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 anopy Door Springs to some of the most popular garage doors?
including Henderson, Garador, King and Wessex.
Fitting Instructions are in PDF Format
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popular makes and models of Garage Doors
Henderson - you can follow these instructions for some repairs on Wessex, Birtley,
King cables and overhead main springs
Garador - can be used also for repairs on Westland and Catnic Cables,
Springs and Roller Spindles
Cardale - can also be used for repairs to most Wessex, Wickes, Apex Cables,
Springs and Roller Spindles
King - For any overhead canopy spring repairs see Henderson
Wessex, Apex, Wickes - Please see Cardale Fitting Instructions, except for some Wessex Overhead Springs
Henderson Cones and Cables Fitting Instructions
Fitting Instructions for the Cables with looped ends.
Similar principle for Henderson Premier Cables with crimped ends!
Similar Principle for some Cardale, Wessex, Wickes, King, Birtley, Bonsack, Apex,
Garage Doors that have a main canopy spring above the door.
These instructions can be used for some Wessex and Birtley Garage Doors.
Henderson Roller Spindles Fitting Instructions
Fitting Instructions for Henderson Roller Spindles with nut and circlip fixings
Henderson Overhead Canopy Main Spring Fitting Instructions
These instructions can be used to replace similar Wessex, King and Birtley main overhead springs.
Garador, Catnic and Westland Fitting Instructions
Garador MK4F Spring Fitting Instructions
Garador Spring Box Fitting Instructions
Also Fitting Instructions for replacement
Westland, Catnic obsolete spring boxes with metal covers!
Garador Mk3C Cables Fitting Instructions
Fitting Instructions for Garador Mk2, Mk3c, S/S doors.
Cardale, Wessex, Apex and Wickes Fitting Instructions
*Cardale make most parts for Wessex, Apex and Wickes garage doors.
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!
Cardale CD Professional Cables Fitting Instructions
These Cardale Doors have the Anti Drop Mechanism as pictured below
These cables are also fitted to Wessex, Apex, Wickes Garage Doors from 2001 onwards
King Fitting Instructions
King Cones and Cables Fitting Instructions
These instructions will soon be added!
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
If in any doubt please ask for help I will be more than will to help where I can.
Garage Door Spares has the right tool for the job with our great range of products to suit almost any requirement you might have.