Technical Information

GARAGE DOOR TECHNICAL NOTES:  For Contractors, Designers and Interested Owners

A master installer, Bob Moulton is also an innovator and originator in the custom garage door industry.  In order to assist customers and encourage best practices, he offers the following design and installation resources to the field:


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Planning and Design Tips For Your Custom Garage Door

Planning and Design Tips For Your Custom Garage Door


CUSTOM GARAGE DOOR PLANNING & DESIGN GUIDE By Bob Moulton of Moulton Custom Door of Vermont Planning and design tips for making sure that your custom garage door project comes out right: Start Early.  Do your research to find the budget that you...

Garage Door Operator Prewire and Framing Guide

Garage Door Operator Prewire and Framing Guide


GARAGE DOOR OPENER PREWIRE AND FRAMING GUIDE By Bob Moulton of Moulton Custom Door Company of Duxbury, VT. 110 Volt AC Outlet:  Use the following formula to locate the outlet for the normal residential Draw-Bar operator installation:  Door Height + 4'ft. =...

HIDING AMERICA'S GROWING GARAGE

HIDING AMERICA'S GROWING GARAGE


A Camouflaged Entrance to the Neo-Mega-Mudroom. (By John M. Corbett with Bob Moulton. Published in the "Building Arts Notebook" in the Spring 2003 Period Homes Magazine.) It is a cliché to note that the automobile has redesigned the American landscape. The news is that...

THE ELEMENTS OF SUPERIOR CUSTOM GARAGE DOOR PERFORMANCE

THE ELEMENTS OF SUPERIOR CUSTOM GARAGE DOOR PERFORMANCE


(Bob Moulton of Moulton Custom Door of VT furnishes miscellaneous technical notes on the issues which determine the performance of custom garage doors.) By Bob Moulton So what does make a superior...

Hardware Details and Comparison

Hardware Details and Comparison


Another part to your custom door is your hardware - Springs, track, rollers, weather seal, and hinges or handles. These parts and pieces all work with the door to ensure it's stability, insulation, and operation. Moulton Custom Door has seen a lot of different options, and just as our doors...