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What’s in a Metal Roll-Up Door? Part 2: Commercial Roll-Up Door Components

Steel curtain roll-up doors are a proven asset to many different building types, including self-storage facilities, as discussed in Part 1 of this blog series. In this post, we will look at the commercial roll-up door components and the features that make metal roll-up doors so attractive for commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings. Designing and […]

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What’s in a Metal Roll-Up Door? Part 1: Self-Storage Roll-Up Door Components

Steel curtain roll-up doors and swing doors are particularly well-suited for use in self-storage facilities, mini-warehouses, barns and garages for many reasons as detailed in our recent Roll-Up Doors 101 blog post. Because the curtain is the most visible part of the door, most people think it is the most important door component. However, the […]

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Steel-Curtain Roll-Up Doors 101

With a national self-storage industry valued at $32.7 billion in 2016 and more than 54,000 self-storage facilities operating, steel-curtain roll-up doors are being relied on now more than ever. In this blog post, we provide an overview of steel-curtain roll-up doors, offer recommendations on how to select the right one for your project and also […]

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Wind-Rated Steel-Curtain Roll-Up Doors: Saving You Time and Money in Extreme Weather

Wind-Rated Steel-curtain roll-up doors are a great fit for commercial, self-storage, freight and warehousing, industrial and recreational industries for a myriad of reasons. They provide long-term value due to their inherent functional benefits including space savings, increased longevity, and easy and infrequent maintenance requirements. Additionally, steel-curtain roll-up doors can also be wind-rated to protect your […]

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Freight Terminal Doors: Ensuring the Efficiency of an Industry

There are more than two million tractor trailers that move in excess of $1 trillion in North American freight annually (truckinfo.net)—a service that supports countless business segments and economic drivers regardless of size and scope in the U.S. and beyond. These numbers are expected to increase with forecasts predicting more than 18,766 million tons of […]

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How to Fully Utilize DBCI’s New Website

Welcome to the new DBCI website! To make utilizing DBCI.com easier and more enjoyable, we developed a list of the new features. Here are some of the highlights: Blog: Starting with the most apparent, we launched a this blog as part of the new website. As a leading manufacturer of commercial-grade steel roll-up doors, DBCI strives for […]

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Three Considerations for Stress-Free Sheet Door Installation

A metal sheet door is generally easy to install, but common mistakes can create significant challenges. Keeping these three considerations in mind can help make installation issue-free. Level the Brackets Place brackets level and at an even height, on both sides of the door frame. Because the bracket is designed to support the full weight […]

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How to Extend the Life of Your Roll-Up Door

The roll-up sheet door is one of the most cost-effective and reliable door systems available. It offers affordable, rugged strength with little maintenance. However, complete lack of use or maintenance can damage a sheet door faster than overuse. Follow these tips to get the most out of your door and keep it “rolling” smoothly. Grease […]

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