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Roller Doors (Roll-Up Doors) for Your Business | NYC & NJ Area

Posted by Wilford Ordoñez on Feb 15, 2022 11:08:00 AM

Whether you are searching for the right roller door (also known as a roll-up door) to meet the specs of a new project, or you are interested in replacing your existing roller doors, we have an answer that will work. The team at Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC has unequaled experience in helping thousands of satisfied clients solve their access and security needs.

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Selecting a Roller Doors 

Selecting the right roller doors for your business requires you to balance a number of different factors, including:

- Life cycles and durability
- Environmental factors
- Security requirements
- Aesthetics
- Affordability 

The beauty of our extensive inventory is your ability to choose the right closure solution without compromising on any of your project requirements. Openings of up to 1,500 square feet (139,355 square meters) are accommodated in the manner you need. You can choose the slat profile, colors, materials, and a number of other options to meet your specific requirements. This includes a wide range of security grilles for applications that include industrial, commercial, and retail.

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You simply provide the specifications and we go to work producing computer-designed rolling doors that provide easy installation, trouble-free use, and long-term dependability.

You can use our rolling doors, gates, and grilles anywhere you have a concern over side or headroom. In fact, the advanced design of these doors makes their use an optimum choice even when space is not an issue. From lightweight and economical rolling doors of 26-gauge slats to the 14-gauge C-600 slat model, you can match the size and type of door with the project specs for your openings.

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We offer such a wide variety of solutions because every project deals with different factors. You can choose insulated or non-insulated rolling doors, exterior doors to withstand high wind load factors, and interior doors or grilles to simply control access while maintaining visibility.

In addition to the numerous door choice, you can customize everything from the type of hoist (chain, push-up, crank or electric motor) to the inclusion of pedestrian pass doors.

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We’ll help you choose the right rolling door solution that fits your budget and specifications.

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For more information, please give us a call at 973-471-4060 or email us at info@loadingdock.com.

We offer 24-hour emergency service for our existing customers!

We service Northern New Jersey (Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Union, Essex, Morris, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer and Somerset county/counties), Manhattan, New York City, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Westchester, and Rockland.

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Preventative Maintenance Plans For Overhead-Doors

Posted by Overhead Door Expert on Jan 5, 2022 10:51:00 PM

The Overhead Door Company of the Meadowlands & NYC strongly recommends a regularly scheduled preventative maintenance plan for commercial overhead doors.  Our preventative maintenance plans improve operational efficiency, safety, and reliability.  

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Why Is a Maintenance Plan for an Overhead Door So Important?

Overhead Door preventative maintenance not only decreases costly downtime by preventing some types of industrial door malfunctions, but it can also decrease repair expenses over the long term.  Scheduling commercial doors maintenance regularly reduces the need for emergency repairs to overhead doors.  

What Does a Preventive Plan Entail?

Preventative maintenance is focused on keeping your overhead doors in peak condition at all times, instead of only performing maintenance in response to a needed repair.  

Among other things, preventative maintenance includes keeping the track surfaces of the overhead door clean and free of obstructions, grease, and oil, making certain bolts and fasteners are correctly tightened, and addressing any damage or wear and tear which has occurred over time. The door surface and hardware should also be checked on a regular basis, to maintain the functionality of the roller assembly, bottom seal, hinge points, and other elements.  The counterbalance should also be examined periodically to ensure that the drum, cable, torsion spring, shaft bearings, set screws, and collars are working as intended.  Some elements may need periodic lubrication, while others may need tightness adjustments or replacement due to corrosion. 

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Why Schedule Professional Preventive Maintenance for Your Overhead Door? 

Overhead doors include a number of elements that can be under high spring tension, including bottom fixtures, cables, drums, pulleys, shafts, and brackets, and only professionals should attempt repairs to these items. These springs are under extreme pressure which can be dangerous to release. If they snap suddenly, there is a possibility that they can cause serious injuries, damages, and even causalities. 

Winding, repairs, and spring adjustments must also be completed by trained personnel.

Another advantage is that a professional technician will have extensive experience in identifying the potential for problems before they have a chance to occur. 

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How Often Should a Preventive Maintenance Be Scheduled? 

The frequency with which a customer schedules service technicians to perform preventative maintenance on industrial doors or other equipment will vary according to the climate and other conditions under which the door regularly operates.  Some preventative maintenance may be required monthly, while other types of maintenance should be undertaken every three to six months. To determine the best preventative maintenance schedule for your overhead doors or loading dock equipment contact The Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC for a consultation.  

For more information, please give us a call at 973-471-4060 or email us at: info@dockndoor.com.

For 24-hour emergency service, please call 973-471-4060

We service Northern New Jersey (Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Union, Essex, Morris, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer and Somerset county/counties), Manhattan, New York City, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Westchester, and Rockland.

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Which Dock Bumper Should Be Installed On My Loading Dock?

Posted by Loading Dock Expert on Dec 20, 2021 11:54:03 PM

The main purposes of dock bumpers are to protect against impact damage of the truck bed when loading or unloading, to protect against up and down movement of the truck bed during loading/unloading, and to protect the dock and the vehicle from the impact of trailers being reversed loading or unloading in the dock

Loading dock bumpers absorb up to 90/95% of the impact of a backing truck striking with the dock.

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As bumpers limit how close the truck is parked to the dock, they affect the dock leveler lip, the dock shelter protections, or the dock seal.

At Overhead Door Company of the Meadowlands & NYC, we have a range of dock bumpers patented with materials to provide a much-improved performance. 

The standard bumpers are 4 inches thick, but laminated dock bumpers are also available in 6 inches. Thicker dock bumpers may be required for recessed docks or special applications.

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Types of Dock Bumpers


1. Molded Bumpers (Also Known as Rubber Bumpers)

Rubber dock bumpers (molded bumpers) are suitable for:

Light traffic applications, where damage to walls or equipment could be an issue
✓ Interior walls from potential damage caused by forklifts or any other material handling equipment

As molded dock bumpers will not warp, harden, or rust, they are maintenance-free.

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2. Laminated Bumpers

Laminated bumpers are suitable for:

Low and medium traffic applications. These can guard against damage to buildings, loading docks, and cargo during loading/unloading vehicles and they are long-lasting (years).

The laminated dock bumpers are the industry standard and are well suitable for most applications absorbing impact forces up to 80%. They are available in 4” or 6” and moreover, with lengths up to 36” long, although extra-length dock bumpers and extra-thick dock bumpers will also be available if you request some.

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3. Steel Face Dock Bumpers

Steel-face dock bumpers are suitable for:

Heavy-duty applications (high-frequency use), and where jockey trucks are used for truck positioning.
✓ Protecting against either the biting out of the rubber or the unusual wear. 

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Not sure which dock bumper will work best for your loading dock? Talk to our experts. We also offer dock bumper repairs and replacements. 

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Schedule a service for your commercial overhead door and/or your loading dock equipment. Our team is ready to support you with your commercial and industrial needs. 

For more information, please give us a call at 973-471-4060 or email us at info@dockndoor.com


 

What We Do:

We sell, install, repair, and maintain commercial doors, industrial doors, commercial door operators, and loading dock equipment.

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Importance of Fire Door Drop Testing

Posted by Wilford Ordoñez on Nov 6, 2021 12:53:00 PM

Protecting your staff and yourself, is very important to you, of course. Luckily, there is one way you can offer protection without too much-added work or stress on your part--having your fire door drop tested. Testing your fire doors is incredibly important. 

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Reasons to Schedule a Fire Door Drop Test

 
- Safety of Your Staff and Vendors – A well-maintained door that passes our drop test will keep you and those who work around it safe—even in an emergency situation.

- Long Life of the Door – Our fire door drop test will help find small problems that could turn into big ones. By finding and fixing these issues now, you will assure that the door lasts for years to come.

- Government Compliance – There are certain requirements that you must meet to assure that you are doing what is necessary to protect your building and its occupants. Our test will make sure you meet the standards put in place by NFPA, IDA, IDEA and UL. This can prevent costly fines or even potential closure. 

- Insurance Requirements – Your private insurance company may have further requirements when it comes to testing your fire door. Our standard drop test will meet or exceed all of these. If not, we’ll work with you to make certain we come up with a solution that does.

Don’t put your business, staff, and structure at risk. Scheduling a fire door drop test is easy. Call or contact us at the Overhead Door Company of the Meadowlands & NYC today. We’ll help arrange a time to take care of this important task and put your mind at ease. 

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For more information, please give us a call at 973-471-4060 or email us at info@loadingdock.com
For 24-hour emergency service for existing customers, contact us at 973-471-4060

Schedule a Fire Door Drop Test

We service Northern New Jersey (Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Union, Essex, Morris, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer and Somerset county/counties), Manhattan, New York City, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Westchester and Rockland.

 

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Commercial Doors: Sectional Doors VS Rolling Doors (Shutter Doors)

Posted by Overhead Door Expert on Oct 20, 2021 3:01:00 PM

Sectional Doors VS Rolling Doors

There are so many options when it comes to commercial doors. Depending on the area you are securing, separating, or monitoring access to, you may want a particular type. However, when it comes down to it, we sell two main types here at The Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands and New York City, sectional doors and rolling doors. Within those two types, you will find several different subtypes.

Learn more about commercial sectional doors and commercial rolling doors, as well as the subtypes we offer, so you have a better idea of what type of door you need for your particular commercial need.

Table of Content:

1. Sectional Overhead Doors
1.1 Advanced Sectional Doors (High-Performance Doors)
1.2 Thermacore® Doors (Insulated Sectional Doors)
1.3 Sectional Steel Doors
1.4 Aluminum Glass Doors

2. Rolling Doors (Coiling Doors)
2.1 Advanced Service Doors (High-Performance Doors)
2.2 Rolling Steel Doors
2.3 Fire Rated Doors & Counter Doors
2.4 Counter Doors
2.5 Security Grilles
2.6 Rolling Steel Doors with Man Door (Pass-Through Doors)
2.7 Fabric & Rubber Roll-Up Doors

 

1. Commercial Sectional Doors

Sectional doors are created with convenience in mind. These doors work with a controller that can make opening and closing them a breeze. With options like Thermacore®, sectional doors are a great choice for spaces that need temperature control. Today’s sectional doors are well constructed for reliable use and minimal maintenance is required. Some of the more popular types of commercial sectional doors available at The Overhead Door Company include the following:

1.1 Advanced Sectional Doors:

For advanced performance, many industrial and commercial buildings need a simple, well-rounded sectional door. The advanced sectional doors at The Overhead Door Company offer climate control, ease of use and durability. While useful in a number of situations, these are a great choice for industrial and commercial applications.
 
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1.2 Thermacore® Doors | Insulated Sectional Doors

For industries that need the utmost thermal efficiency, the Thermacore® door is a perfect solution. These insulated sectional doors keep temperatures at a steady level, saving you money over time.
 
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1.3 Sectional Steel Doors

For one of the best combinations of heavy-duty workmanship and convenience, sectional steel doors are a great solution. You often find these doors on fire stations, commercial garages, and retail establishments.
 
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1.4 Aluminum Glass Doors: 

Aluminum glass doors offer a sense of architectural style while still providing protection and the ability to easily open and close your commercial door. This is a good choice for buildings where it is important to make a good impression.

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2. Commercial Rolling Doors | Roller Shutters | Coiling Doors

Rolling doors, also known as rolling shutters and coiling doors, are created to protect the contents within an establishment. These doors are easy to secure and allow you to protect the interior of your commercial structure. Certain styles are used within buildings, to separate sections of a building into individual areas.


2.1 Advanced Service Doors
 

When service and security are important, one of these advanced service doors is the perfect solution. They offer fast open and close cycles that are in line with a sectional door; however, you get the increased security of a rolling door.
 
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   2.2 Rolling Steel Doors
 
A standard rolling steel door (also known as service door, coiling door, or roll-up door) is the go-to option for loading docks at warehouses, factories, and storage facilities. It offers great security at a great price.
 
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2.3 Fire Rated Doors & Fire-Rated Counter Doors

In certain buildings, such as schools and hospitals, a fire-rated door is a necessity—both for safety and to meet the regulations of the city or county. These fire-rated doors offer many of the same options of our standard service doors with the added fire rating.
 
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2.4 Counter Doors

Also known as counter shutters help protect your space while the counter is closed for the day. Some applications are snack bars, service counters, or ticketing areas, food courts, and many more. A counter door is a perfect solution—you can find many of the same features as are available in normal service doors.
 
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2.5 Security Grilles

Security grilles allow line of sight into a specific area but still provide security and protection. These are often used in shopping malls, airports, and similar spaces where it is necessary to close down certain areas while leaving the main walkway open.

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2.6 Rolling Steel Doors with Man Door (Pass-Through Doors)

A rolling steel door with a man door (pass-through door) is the go-to option that offers both, security and convenience.
 
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2.7 Fabric & Rubber Roll-Up Doors

We offer a series of high-speed and high-performance fabric roll-up doors and rubber roll-up doors for both, interior and exterior applications.

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As you can see, there are a number of options when it comes to commercial doors. Taking the time to understand the types of available doors will make it easier to decide on which type is best for your particular structure.

For more information, please give us a call at 973-471-4060 or email us at info@dockndoor.com 

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We service Northern New Jersey (Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Union, Essex, Morris, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer and Somerset county/counties), Manhattan, New York City, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Westchester, and Rockland.

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