March 22, 2021
Replacing Self-Storage Roll-Up Doors
There are a variety of reasons to retrofit your self-storage facility with brand new roll-up doors. Upgrading your doors can improve the aesthetics, functionality and profitability of your self-storage building. Learn more about the reasons to retrofit.
As your roll-up doors age, they may become more difficult to open or close. This can cause injuries and potential lawsuits. Many older doors aren’t designed for easy spring tensioning which can make it more difficult to maintain the functionality of your roll-up doors over time.
Replacing your roll-up doors can improve ease of access for your customers and reduce the risk of serious injuries and lawsuits. It can also make it easier on you to perform routine maintenance such as spring tensioning.
Retrofitting your facility with new roll-up doors can also help bring your self-storage building up to code, especially on the coast.
Replacing old and outdated roll-up doors is a great way to improve the overall look and feel of your self-storage facility, allowing you to increase the rental price for each unit to make your business more profitable.
If you replace your roll-up doors before they wear out completely, you may also be able to receive a tax break for accelerated depreciation.
Over time, your self-storage roll-up doors will endure their fair share of wear and tear from tenants. There’s only so much that touch up paint can do for your aging roll-up doors. Replacing your roll-up doors is one of the best ways to upgrade the look of your self storage facility.
Choose from a variety of eye-catching colors to make your storage business stand out from the rest, For sizable orders, color matching is available to recreate the existing look of your facility.
When selecting retrofit roll-up doors, there are a variety of factors to consider including the location of your facility. If your facility is located on the coast, you will probably need wind-rated roll-up doors. In climates with extreme temperature fluctuations, you may want to consider insulated roll-up doors to help control interior temperatures inside each storage unit.
Another important factor to consider is the design of the self-storage roll-up door. Here are some design features to look for:
Once you’ve selected retrofit roll-up doors for your facility, most roll-up door manufacturers will assist with the installation of your new roll-up doors.
To learn more about retrofitting your self-storage facility with new roll-up doors, browse our selection of self-storage roll-up doors (650 Series & 690 Series) and contact an experienced DBCI sales representative today!