Installation

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Parts Map

The Garage Shield
1
Main Shield
1 of 6
2
Brace
2 of 6
3
Nylon Fasteners
3 of 6
4
Thumb Screw
4 of 6
5
U-Clip
5 of 6
6
Drill Holes
6 of 6
DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN THUMB SCREW   –   DO NOT Push in fasteners until ready!   

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Installation questions

Every garage door is like a fingerprint, they are all custom and different.  

Email us a picture and let us help walk you through your unique configuration.

Installation

(If the Clip is not yet on the Brace)

  1. Push U-Clip onto Brace & align w/ small hole on side
  2. Partially Screw Thumb Screw into U-Clip & hole (see close up)
  3. Push both Fasteners into Brace.
  4. Pre-fold the Brace to get a feel for how it wraps around the J-Arm.

Accidentally pre assembled the Garage Shield?  Can’t get clips out?   Try this:

removing fasteners

You can also buy replacement parts from our Shop here

The rope doesn’t matter.  The criminal can not easily catch the rope, it’s too hard to do.  They are trying to hook the metal latch the rope is attached too (it’s stable and doesn’t move around).

More importantly, you need to keep the rope hanging within access to 6 feet above the ground, to be complaint with regulations. 

Great article about not removing the rope here.

 

Do NOT over-tighten the screw!  It only needs to be held in place, not over tightened till it bulges out and mis-aligns the shield. 

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