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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 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

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

What to Know Before Speaking with a Commercial Door Salesperson

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Aug 9, 2018 7:01:00 PM

A garage door can greatly impact the efficiency and effectiveness of your business. Whether you’re preparing to purchase your first commercial door or you’re getting ready to update your existing doors, there are a few things you should know before speaking with a commercial door salesperson.

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Topics: commercial doors

Commercial Applications for Aluminum Full-View Doors

Posted by Jeff Myers on Jun 22, 2018 2:11:00 PM

Aluminum full-view doors can make great additions to a wide variety of home exterior designs, but that’s not where their value stops. Aluminum full-view doors have a number of useful applications in the commercial world, too.

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Topics: commercial doors

Common Questions for Garage Door Dealers (and Answers for Customers)

Posted by Steve Bouchard on Jun 12, 2018 4:34:00 PM

Are you preparing to purchase a new garage door? Whether you’re concerned about upkeep or unsure of what material to choose, a garage door dealer can answer any questions you might have. Here are our answers to some of the most common questions for garage door dealers. 

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Topics: residential garage door installation, commercial doors

Advanced Performance Rolling Doors that Work for You

Posted by Jeff Myers on Jun 6, 2018 7:50:00 PM

Commercial garage doors help you run your business at maximum capacity. Whether you’re new to the commercial garage door game or you’re an old pro looking to take advantage of the best doors on the market, you don’t want to miss these Advanced Performance rolling door models from Wayne Dalton.

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Topics: commercial doors

LiftMaster Commercial Operators for Rolling & Sectional Doors

Posted by Jeff Myers on May 21, 2018 8:01:00 PM

If your business relies on the accessibility, durability, and usability of a commercial garage door, then you know that a company is only as reliable as its garage door system. Whether you’re a commercial door veteran who needs to upgrade or a newbie looking to add an overhead door to your business, you don’t want to miss out on these top-of-the-line commercial operators.

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Topics: commercial doors

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