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Overhead Doors and Their Uses

Let us define a door briefly as a sliding or rotating structure that we can use to open and close an entrance, and it generally composed of attached panels that swing. Doors help in the ventilation of light and air in your home and offices aside from protecting your privacy. With the main objective of protecting the area, doors also help in ventilating your area with air and light.

There is a large number of commercial doors that varies in type like for business, size, place and style. Roll-up doors, fire rated doors, overhead doors and scissor gates are the different kinds of commercial doors. There are pros and cons for each type of these doors and basing on your requirements, you will decide on your style. Doors are made of different materials like glass, dock, aluminium, wood or metal.

To mention the first type of door is the roll-up door, which is manufactured in various shapes, configurations, colours, sizes and materials. Free practical on-site projections are given by companies that will evaluate your requirements.

Another type of door is the fire rated door that would require fire resistant materials that are exclusive and would need sealing as needed to ensure security.

For the conventional use commercially, overhead doors are most suitable for warehouse shed and garage. The main pros of this type of door are that it can be rolled upward and requires only little space. Note that garage doors can operate several times every day and thus is the largest moving part of your home. So even if the parts of this door are built to last long, a periodic care and maintenance is also recommended even if also used lightly. Good service, long lasting and reliable door will be your reward if you maintain your garage door regularly.

There are some tips to maintain well your overhead door service. In order to conduct maintenance, you can choose from the DIY maintenance, the automatic door opener maintenance or let the maintenance be conducted by professionals.
Performing the DIY maintenance can be done every three to six months, inspect visually the components, look out for rust, loose hardware, cable wear and broken or bent components. A professional maintenance is advisable for those doors with torsion spring operation as these specialists can keep th spring of your door free from rust.

For extra security, the scissor gates type of doors are used in commercially employed offices like in banks, jewellers and other similar institutions.

In choosing for a commercial door supplier, it is advisable that you find one who can offer you an after sale service, also check their door’s quality, function, and is corrosion safe.

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