Your garage door may need many different types of services such as repairing a spring or cable, panel replacement, repairing the track, or a sensory alignment. Other services may include an inspection and regular maintenance of the door. The maintenance may consist of tightening screws, adding lubricant to cables and rollers, adjustment of springs and [...]
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Sectional doors are four or five horizontal panels attached together by hinges. This allows the door to bend or curve while it is being opened and closed. These doors are great for commercial and residential properties because they are safe for all to use, save a lot of space, and are cheaper to repair. If [...]
Dock levelers are used to bridge the gap between the trailers on a truck and the warehouse dock. There is often up to a 10 inch gap because of steel bumpers attached to the dock to protect it from possible damage while trailers back in. There are a few different types of docks including mechanical, [...]
Hollow metal doors are commonly used in commercial and industrial buildings. They are made up of steel frames with steel panels laminated on both sides. They are easy to use for all because they are typically lightweight. Hollow metal doors can also be flame resistant and are great to be used in high traffic areas. [...]
Rolling steel garage doors are great for commercial locations. The metal door rolls up and is stored above the opening. They are heavy-duty and very durable against harsh weather conditions and thievery. These doors are meant to last a lifetime and require very minimal maintenance. Rolling steel doors are mounted to the face of the [...]
Rolling steel garage doors use a length of heavy-duty steel that can retract into a coil at the top. These doors are larger than other types of garage doors, because of their commercial application. The steel doors are designed to be durable, providing long-term use as well as being able to withstand wear and tear, [...]
Keeping your garage door maintained is important to ensure that it lasts. Garage doors are often opened and closed multiple times throughout a single day, meaning that over the course of months the rollers and tracks can start to get dirty and require cleaning and lubrication. Another important aspect of maintaining your garage door is [...]
A sectional garage door is made up of several horizontal panels attached together by hinges. When the garage door goes up or down these panels bend and curve allowing for a smaller opening clearance. Sectional doors have become more modern and a common pick for many. These doors usually have a rubber seal around the [...]
Dock Levelers are fixtures placed right in front of a dock that is made up of a metal plate that helps bridge the gap between the truck and dock since not all trucks are the same size. These levelers operate by a hinge, manually, or automatically. When choosing the dock leveler to be installed you [...]
Steel is the perfect material for commercial doors due to its durability and strength. Hollow metal doors are commercial doors that are specifically designed to protect your building from a fire or burglary. They are particularly useful for protecting your inventory and your staff in case of an emergency. Fire doors are rated according to [...]