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Why Choose Insulated Roll-Up Doors?

Insulated roll-up doors are a smart investment for your recreational, commercial or industrial facility. Learn more about the features and benefits of insulated roll-up doors and what makes them a great fit for your building. Insulated Roll-Up Door Design Insulated roll-up doors feature a steel curtain with flexible insulation material, such as mylar, that allows […]

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How to Select Wind-Rated Roll-Up Doors

If your building is located in a coastal area, you will probably need to select wind-rated doors for your facility. There are several things to consider when selecting wind-rated doors including building codes, sizes and your building’s end-use. What is a wind-rated door? Wind-rated roll-up doors are designed to withstand high winds associated with hurricanes […]

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Selecting Roll-Up Door Latches

Roll-up door latches come in a variety of styles to fit your facility. When selecting roll-up door latches, consider the appearance and functionality you desire as well as the door mount to find the best fit. Roll-up door latches are designed for use with removable locks (sold separately). When the removable lock is in place, […]

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Tips for Scheduling Self-Storage Project Material Delivery

Whether you are constructing a new self-storage building or renovating an existing facility, one of the most important steps of the planning process is properly scheduling the delivery of materials. Early deliveries could lead to damaged roll-up doors and hallway systems while late deliveries could lead to costly slowdowns. There are several things to consider […]

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How To Select a Warehouse Roll-Up Door

Heavy-duty roll-up doors are used in a variety of freight and warehousing businesses to protect inventory and promote efficient shipping operations. It’s important to make sure that your facility is both secure and operating efficiently. Selecting the right door can help your business run more smoothly and keep your inventory from being stolen or damaged. […]

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Three Common Mistakes In Self-Storage Projects

Embarking on a self-storage facility construction project is an exciting endeavor. Careful planning and attention to detail during the process are crucial to ensure the success of the project. Protect your investment by avoiding these three common mistakes in self-storage projects. Scheduling A successful self-storage project requires careful planning and coordination. One of the most […]

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How to Clean Metal Roll Up and Swing Doors

In order to keep your metal roll up doors functioning properly and looking their best, it’s important to clean them regularly. As dirt and residue build up on the curtain of your roll up door, it can damage the protective coating and accelerate corrosion. To prevent this, give your roll up doors a light cleaning […]

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Quick Tips for Self-Storage Upgrades

Self-storage facilities often look great when they’re brand new, but what happens as they age? As the number of self-storage facilities continues to increase, keeping your facility upgraded helps you stay competitive within the market. Considering these self-storage upgrades can help set your business apart. Common Self-Storage Upgrades A secure, modern-looking facility is most likely […]

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Roll-Up Door Packaging: Protect Your Investment

Purchasing roll-up doors is a significant investment whether it’s one door for a warehouse or several doors for a self-storage facility. To protect this investment while in transit and once on-site, it’s important that the roll-up door packaging is done properly and considers potential damage-causing scenarios that can lead to additional costs and schedule delays. […]

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Troubleshooting Common Commercial Roll-Up Door Issues

When you install a commercial roll-up door in your warehouse or retail property, you expect it to function efficiently so your business can operate without interruption. The best way to prevent common commercial roll-up door issues (aside from selecting the highest-quality product) is with proper installation. When installing any roll-up door, it’s important to follow […]

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