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Old 02-09-2020, 02:48 AM   #41
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If by getting the floor done, you mean epoxy or some similar coating, do it after. They may need to do concrete work, depending on what lift you eventually end up with.

Also, living around a four post lift is HORRIBLE.
When you say horrible can you please explain a little more
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Old 02-09-2020, 05:43 PM   #42
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When you say horrible can you please explain a little more
If you think it’s bad to have a little difficulty opening the door, or having to back into the garage, how much worse would it be to have a big metal post to run into in the front of your garage?
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Old 02-09-2020, 05:51 PM   #43
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If you think it’s bad to have a little difficulty opening the door, or having to back into the garage, how much worse would it be to have a big metal post to run into in the front of your garage?
Got it .. if I understanding it correctly you are saying the possibility of driving the car into one of the posts when parking the car ... correct ?

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Got it .. if I understanding it correctly you are saying the possibility of driving the car into one of the posts when parking the car ... correct ?
Do your garage doors slide open left and right? or roll up into the posts?
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Got it .. if I understanding it correctly you are saying the possibility of driving the car into one of the posts when parking the car ... correct ?
Also walking into. But yes. stick a 2x4 in the middle of the garage door and think about how annoying that feels.
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Do your garage doors slide open left and right? or roll up into the posts?
They open up and down on railings.
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Old 02-28-2020, 10:58 PM   #47
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Quick update on this thread ... my contractor came a few days ago and is trying to figure out how to do this, while he could vault the ceiling he needs to do it so the garage railings can be mounted but my roof at that part of the garage has two different angles, he is not sure if the lower part of the roof which is the left corner when pulling into the garage (the left garage when facing the doors) has enough height and can mount the railings parallel to clear the upper car ... here is a quick pic and hopefully I described this correctly.

Anyway I have decided to go through with it if it is possible I am just waiting for an answer.

Also decided on a 4 post lift, while I completely agree with Nick the 1 post is better space wise I do not want to have to always back my cars up into the garage, I drive them too much to want to do this all the time.

Btw this is the side of my house, that entrance door is a side door ...






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Seeing that you have two doors, I withdraw my advocacy for a one post lift. It’s not THAT much better since you already have a column there.
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Seeing that you have two doors, I withdraw my advocacy for a one post lift. Itís not THAT much better since you already have a column there.
Damn youíre killing me, do you know how much I kept thinking of going with the one post ... you owe me 2 weeks of my life back
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Damn youíre killing me, do you know how much I kept thinking of going with the one post ... you owe me 2 weeks of my life back
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