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



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



Garage Doors In Unique Spaces

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

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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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How Do You Know When It Is Time To Replace Your Garage Door?

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Jun 30, 2015 1:30:00 PM

Raynor dealers see and solve a lot of problems with garage doors, often without replacing them. But sometimes after years of hard use, doors have simply suffered too much wear and tear. There may be some safety issues as well. If you are wondering if you should attempt to have your door repaired or replaced, here are some tips for knowing when it is definitely “time” for replacement.

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Topics: Cost vs. Value, Replacing Your Garage Door



How To Clean Your Garage Door

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Jun 23, 2015 11:30:00 AM

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Your garage door is a highly visible, hard-working surface that is subjected to all sorts of use and abuse on a daily basis. And yet, during the spring cleaning season, we often neglect to give our garage doors the same kind of care that we give our homes’ windows, patios and other exterior areas. Now’s a good time to expand your spring cleaning checklist to include the garage door. Here are some tips.

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Topics: Care & Maintenance



Garage Safety Tips

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Jun 19, 2015 1:35:23 PM

A garage in disarray can harbor all sorts of hidden hazards, resulting in injury, property damage or rodent infestation. In observance of the June National Garage Safety Month, here are some tips for improving general garage safety.

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Topics: Garage Safety



Announcing Our New Architectural Design Manual App

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Apr 6, 2015 11:30:00 AM

With this new App for iPads and Android Tablets, architects can easily search and find any overhead door solution needed for commercial or residential projects. Available free on the App Store as well as Google Play Store, this handy tool contains the entire Raynor Architectural Design Manual in electronic form and is regularly updated to include newest products.

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Topics: Design Manual App, Architect Tools