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Types of Fire Doors

Posted by Jeff Myers on Nov 8, 2018 2:41:00 PM

Fire doors are manufactured for safety, but they can also contribute to your business’ efficiency, productivity, and usability. There are a number of fire doors on the market, each with its own benefits and applications. If you’re a business owner, you can’t afford to not put one of these doors into action. Safety regulations require them in many settings, and even if they aren’t required, they can still greatly impact your building’s functionality. Check out the following types of fire doors, and then contact a garage door expert to choose the one that’s right for you.

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Topics: commercial doors

What is My Garage Door Made Of?

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Oct 30, 2018 3:19:00 PM

Whether you’re in search of a new door or you’re just curious about your existing system, it’s helpful to know what your garage door is made of. Garage doors come in a variety of materials, each with its own set of benefits. Check out the details on your garage door material.

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Topics: homeowner information

5 Irreparable Garage Door Problems

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Oct 25, 2018 12:53:00 PM

Your garage door is an integral part of your day-to-day routine. Regular maintenance and repair can help prolong the life of your garage door system, but what happens when your door becomes inoperable? Some garage door issues are easily addressed, even without a garage door professional. Unfortunately, there are some garage door problems that are simply irreparable. Does your garage door system, or parts of your system, need to be replaced?

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Topics: garage door repair

What Are Fire Doors Made Of?

Posted by Jeff Myers on Oct 17, 2018 2:53:00 PM

If you’re a business owner, you’ve probably heard the term “fire door” tossed around before. Fire doors are excellent additions to any building and can improve your company’s overall fire safety. What exactly is a fire door? We’ve got that answer and more. Read on to find out!

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Topics: commercial doors

Is a Wi-Fi Powered Operator Right for My Family?

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Oct 11, 2018 2:46:00 PM

There’s a lot of buzz about Wi-Fi compatible garage door openers. If you’ve never used smart technology in your home, a Wi-Fi powered operator may seem a little daunting. In reality, it can be a very practical addition to your everyday life. If you answer yes to any of the following questions, a Wi-Fi powered operator might be right for your family!

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Topics: residential doors

How to Release Your Garage Door in an Emergency

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Oct 3, 2018 3:52:00 PM

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Topics: homeowner information

4 Things to Consider for Your Loading Dock

Posted by Jeff Myers on Sep 27, 2018 3:04:00 PM

Loading docks are excellent ways to increase the efficiency, productivity, and output of your business. To get the most out of your loading dock, it’s important to consider all aspects of its design to ensure your operation is working at top capacity. Whether your company already relies on a loading dock for its day-to-day operations or you’re contemplating adding one to expand your influence, here are a few things to keep in mind.

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Topics: commercial doors

Commercial Garage Door Options

Posted by Jeff Myers on Sep 19, 2018 2:15:00 PM

As a business owner, you’re well versed in the art of options. You have options when it comes to your payroll system, your lobby furniture, and even the snacks in the break room. Did you know you also have options for your commercial garage door system? Check them out for yourself!

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Topics: commercial doors

How to Test Your Rolling Steel Fire Door

Posted by Jeff Myers on Sep 10, 2018 2:00:00 PM

Safety is of the utmost importance in the work environment. Keep your employees, building, and business safe by conducting an annual rolling steel fire door drop test with the help of a garage door professional.

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Topics: commercial doors

How to Reprogram Your Genie Garage Door Remote

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Sep 3, 2018 3:39:00 PM

Reprogramming your Genie garage door remote doesn’t have to be difficult! With a few simple steps, you’ll have your system programmed for maximum convenience and usability. Try it for yourself!

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