Changing The Way You View Glass Overhead Sectional Doors

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Aug 15, 2016 11:05:00 AM

Raynor In Commercial Architecture

The attractive new AlumaView® AV300 aluminum doors maximize glass area and completely conceal the reinforcing struts for better aesthetics inside and out.

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How To Program A Raynor Garage Door Remote Control

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Jul 11, 2016 11:00:00 AM


 

If you’ve added or replaced a remote control for your Raynor garage door opener, or would simply like to re-program your remotes for security, this article will give you a quick summary of programming steps. It’s easy to do and requires only that you have a ladder or step stool handy so that you can reach the program Learn Button on your opener. Ask a friend or family member to help with that ladder work if you aren’t comfortable.

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Topics: Garage Door Usage, Garage Door Operating Tips



Expert On Fire Station Design Uses Raynor Overhead Doors Exclusively

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Jun 14, 2016 8:30:00 AM

PROJECT PROFILE

Fire Station Renovation, North Highlands, New York

Mitchell Associates Architects

For many architectural firms, this New York fire station renovation and expansion project might have represented very unique challenges. But for architect Bob Mitchell, a recognized authority on fire station design, completing the job cost effectively and to newest standards was essentially a matter of applying what his firm has learned in more than 160 projects involving emergency services facilities.

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Topics: Project Profiles



Hurricane Ready™ Garage Doors Are Not Just For Coastal Homes

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on May 10, 2016 1:28:26 PM

Any architect that is involved with construction in coastal areas is already quite familiar with specifying reinforced hurricane-rated garage doors that protect against wind-blown debris. They are a longstanding requirement established by code in south Florida, Texas and other regions. In recent years as the devastating effects of tropical storms as well as tornados have been mapped and studied, there is a broader perspective arising that suggests this wind protection specification is not just for beach houses any more.

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Topics: Garage Safety



A Keyless Entry Keypad Can Do More Than You May Know.

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Feb 16, 2016 4:04:00 PM

 

NO REMOTE? NO HASSLE. One of our most popular home accessories is the Keyless Entry Keypad. If you have one now, you already know how convenient it can be for everyday uses. This handy device is most commonly used when the homeowner and other family members wish to open the garage door without a remote in hand. But did you know these advanced user secrets?

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Topics: Garage Door Usage, Garage Door Operating Tips



How To Unstick A Frozen Garage Door

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Feb 2, 2016 10:30:00 AM

In cold winter months, garage doors can literally freeze to the floor, causing all kinds of stress for the homeowner and potentially for the garage door and opener if forced open. There are some simple remedies for this. We’ve heard quite a few creative ideas – some are good solutions, some are not so good.

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Topics: Operating Tips, Care & Maintenance



More Evidence: A New Garage Door Is A Wise Investment

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Jan 19, 2016 2:43:00 PM

What single remodeling project do you think provides the best return on your investment? If you guessed that “replacing a garage door” is at the top of the list in terms of increasing home resale value, you are very astute. As a follow-up to our earlier articles about this topic, we’d like to share this infographic that puts all of those choices into perspective.

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Topics: Cost vs. Value, Replacing Your Garage Door



Garage Doors In Unique Spaces

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Oct 14, 2015 11:00:00 AM

PROJECT PROFILE

At the trendy Rockford, Illinois Alchemy Artisan Pizza eatery, billed as the community’s first “convertible” restaurant, Raynor AlumaView® doors form a complete, moving front wall of the business. Adding seasonal flexibility and a sophisticated touch of style, this application represents a growing trend to specify garage doors in some very unique commercial spaces.

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New FlexFit™ Dock Doors Can Take a Hit, Reducing Repair Costs and Saving Energy

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Sep 28, 2015 10:00:00 AM

With their ability to absorb moderate to severe impacts in a busy warehouse dock, new FlexFit™ FF-175 commercial doors are a smart specification for repair cost savings alone. But the advantages of this new sandwich-constructed thermal door series merely start there, especially for facilities that are concerned about reducing the costs of energy.

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2015 Survey Update: New Garage Doors Look Better Than Ever As An Investment In Home Value

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Sep 22, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Remodeling Magazine’s 2015 "Cost vs. Value" trend report has been released and it is very good news for anyone considering an update of their garage doors. Moving all the way up to number 2 in the survey's indexed rankings, a fresh new garage door is solidly among the top projects that impact home resale value.

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Topics: Cost vs. Value