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Rolling security grilles at the Bronx Zoo!

Posted by Wilford Ordoñez on Wed, Apr 15, 2015 @ 11:09 AM

Check out our Rolling Door Security at the Bronx Zoo!  You can learn more about security grilles by going to http://www.overhead-doors.com/commercial-doors/security-grilles  and http://www.overhead-doors.com/commercial-doors/rolling-steel-doors

Another installation by our SuperTechs!

Rolling security grilles at the Bronx Zoo!

We service New Jersey, Manhattan, Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, Brooklyn, Westchester and Rockland. Call 973-471-4060 for more information or to make a same-day service appointment to repair your rolling door today. You can also email info@dockndoor.com to inquire about services or make an appointment.

For our 24-hour emergency service, please contact us at 800-362-6367.

Rolling security grilles at the Bronx Zoo!

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High Performance Door

Posted by Wilford Ordoñez on Mon, Sep 08, 2014 @ 07:51 AM

If you've been looking for one of the most cost-efficient ways to protect your property and building, consider the many benefits of high perfromance roll up doors.

A high performance door can help your organization in many ways--check out a few of the basics here!

If you are trying to decide on a worthy investment in the security, convenience and overall quality of your storage space, warehouse or loading dock, you should look at the possibility of adding a high performance door. Today’s high performance doors offer high speed, durability and they look good too!

Speed

High performance doors offer you more speed than any other type of door. This can help you increase your productivity and efficiency while remaining energy efficient. Plus, a fast door will allow you to get in and out more quickly—reducing energy expenditure in that manner too.

Security

One of the reasons you are considering the installation of a roll up door in the first place is security, so why not go with the very best in security possible? These high performance doors can help you protect your stock, your employees and your property from both natural and unnatural dangers.

Durability

Instead of springs, a high performance door uses a direct drive motor. This makes the door much more durable and less likely to experience those unexpected problems. In addition, with advanced diagnostics, troubleshooting is easier than ever before.

Added Features

A high performance roll up door offers a number of optional features that can help you achieve even more than you thought possible. This includes insulation, weather shield and windload options that can help these doors perform well even in harsh environmental conditions.

These benefits are only the beginning! If you would like more information about today’s high performance doors and how they can help your business, call or contact us at The Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands and NYC. Our team of experts is here to help you!

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Glass Garage Doors for your New York City Restaurant or Storefront

Posted by Wilford Ordoñez on Thu, Jul 24, 2014 @ 11:17 AM

Did you realize how much style and elegance you could give your property with the right garage doors? Glass garage doors for your New York City restaurant or storefront do just this—while still filling an important functional need for your building.

At The Overhead Door Company of the Meadowlands and NYC, we offer a number of attractive and elegant aluminum and glass window and door options. These offer contemporary elegance with a modern touch. Our garage doors are sleek, sophisticated and the clean lines are a great touch to any upscale building.

These doors are functional as well as attractive. They allow the maximum amount of light to infiltrate your garage area and they still provide protection from the elements. We can help you choose a door option that will serve your business well both functionally and as a way of attracting customers with an upscale appearance.

View our photo gallery and see what we have done for other businesses around town. Then, if you would like to learn more about glass garage doors and other stylish options for your New York City restaurant or storefront, call or contact us at The Overhead Door Company of the Meadowlands and NYC. One of our design experts will be happy to discuss your project and help you choose doors that are the ultimate blend of form and function!

 

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The Mermaid Inn

The Mermaid Inn Design

The Mermaid Inn Design

 

OTHER BLOG POSTS FOR SIMILAR DOOR PROJECTS:

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Added Protection of Insulated Rolling Steel Guides

Posted by Jai Patel on Mon, Jun 23, 2014 @ 08:34 PM

 

Your insulated rolling steel door has many important parts. These all come together to help the door work as it should, allow for easy access to your loading dock or garage area and protect against fluctuating outdoor temperatures. However, one part you may not think about are the insulated rolling steel guides.

What Do Insulated Rolling Steel Guides Do?

If your door does not have insulated guides, it is much easier for wind to get into your indoor space as well as for the air that you keep cool or warm per your specifications to escape. The simple addition of insulated rolling steel guides can greatly reduce the amount you spend on utilities each month. Plus, adding insulated rolling steel guides can often make the operation of the door a bit quieter—which can be vitally important in some particular situations.

How Does Installation Work

Installing insulated rolling steel guides is a job that requires expert attention to detail. If the right guides are not chosen and properly installed, the door will never function as it should. An overhead door expert should come to your place of business, check out the door you want to upgrade and work with you to decide the best course of action. After the guides are installed, you will not notice a difference in the operation of the door—it will still open and close just as quickly and accurately as it ever did.

If you have any further questions about insulated rolling steel guides or any other aspect of your rolling steel door, do not hesitate to contact us at The Overhead Door Company of the Meadowlands and NYC. Our team of garage and overhead door experts is always happy to help you with repairing or improving your current doors or making the decision about when the time is right to replace your door with something new.

Insulated Rolling Steel Guides

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Overhead Door's RapidGrille Model 676 Offers Quality & Dependability

Posted by Elizabeth Aceves on Sat, Jan 04, 2014 @ 06:54 PM

RapidGrille Model 676 

The Advanced Performance Security Grille offers excellent performance for commercial and industrial customers who have been searching for something sturdy, safe, high quality and low maintenance.

Every client's security grille needs are different, but this new product developed by Overhead Door can be useful for a wide variety of business, including parking garages, loading docks, performance venues, manufacturing facilities or retail businesses -- basically anywhere that a client needs to make a location secure but also wants a grilled that's safe yet simple, and easy to minimize when it's not needed.

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Some of the state-of-the-art features of the new product include:

  • A spring-less design which can minimize the need for routine maintenance. Wear and tear from regular openings and closings can be commonly seen with spring-loaded grilles.
  • Exceptional safety features that include a built-in stop brake that prevents uncontrolled travel plus several sets of sensors plus a reverse motor, which can all prevent damage and entrapment.
  • A 2-year limited warranty on door components and a 5-year limited warranty on the motor.
  • High-quality construction which includes high-strength links, galvanized solid-steel rods, plus aluminum links and spacer tubes.
  • A high-cycle drive and gear system that's always smooth and doesn't jerk or jolt while the grille is in operation or when it begins or ends its cycle.

RapidGrille Model 676 customers can choose a straight lattice pattern or optional brick pattern, and can also select a complete steel curtain; a powder-coated curtain; or a grille which contains aluminum links and spacer tubes.

Grille controls and operation details can be found right at your fingertips, in the form of an interactive panel that displays info about the opening and closing cycle, a closing timer, plus any helpful system diagnostics.

Foeng Tjong, Overhead Door's commercial product manager for rolling products, said the Model 676 has been engineered to perform at high levels over long periods of time.

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 contact us at 800-362-6367.

 

 

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Fire Door Systems - General Features & Benefits

Posted by Elizabeth Aceves on Wed, Nov 06, 2013 @ 11:51 PM

Fire Door Systems - General Features & Benefits

Overhead Door Company of the Meadowlands offers a wide array of rolling steel doors to meet the most demanding fire safety standards, unusual opening sizes and discerning aesthetic requirements. 

Our fire-rated doors are designed to close automatically in the event of a fire or alarmed event. They are available for both, service door and counter applications in commercial, industrial, institutional and retail uses.

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We have a wide range of sizes and styles. Our doors meet or exceed industry fire safety testing standards including Underwriters Laboratories (UL & ULC), Factory Mutual (FM), New York City, and the State of California (CSFM) requirements, offering a reliable fire protection for your business. 

Our fire doors close automatically under governor control after separation of fuse link. UL recommends a 165°F (74oC) fuse link for ambient conditions of 100°F (38oC) or less, or a 212°F (100oC) fuse link for ambient conditions over 100°F (38oC)
the guides expand upward during a fire.

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Some of the additional fire and smoke protection options to give customer more extensive protection are:

  • Fire Sentinel: The Fire Sentinel® is a UL-listed, fail-safe, timedelay door release device that controls a fire door’s closure in an emergency condition. A variety of Fire Sentinel® models and a number of optional features permit customization of any fire-rated door to the level of protection required for your specific application.
  • FireLite®: FireLite® vision lites are available in 4-hour, 3-hour, and 11⁄2 hour labeled rolling fire doors to provide visual access through the door’s curtain slats. 
  • Smoke Detectors: Photoelectric or ionization types, with or without heat detector. Requires the use of a Fire Sentinel® release device.
  • Smoke Seals: Brush-type smoke seals available for applications which have requirements for smoke retardation.

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 contact us at 800-362-6367.


 

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Preventative Maintenance Program For Overhead Doors

Posted by Elizabeth Aceves on Thu, Sep 05, 2013 @ 08:05 PM

Preventative Maintenance Program for Overhead Doors

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WHY IS PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE IMPORTANT?

The Overhead Door Company strongly recommends a regularly scheduled preventative maintenance program for commercial overhead doors.  Our preventative maintenance plans improves operational efficiency, safety, and reliability.  Overhead door preventative maintenance not only decreases costly downtime by preventing some types of industrial door malfunctions, 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 PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE 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. 

WHY SCHEDULE PROFESSIONAL PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE?

Overhead doors include a number of elements which can be under high spring tension, including bottom fixtures, cables, drums, pulleys, shafts, and brackets and only a trained service person should attempt repairs to these items.  Winding, repairs, and spring adjustments must also be completed by trained service professionals. In addition to these repairs and adjustments which can only be completed by trained professionals, it’s also wise to have a professional technician perform regular preventative maintenance because professional technicians have extensive experience in identifying the potential for problems before they have a chance to occur. 

HOW OFTEN SHOULD PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE BE SCHEDULED?

The frequency with which a customer schedules service technicians to perform preventative maintenance on their 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, contact The Overhead Door Company for a consultation.  

 

 

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Rytec Spiral High-Speed Parking Garage Door

Posted by Elizabeth Aceves on Sat, Aug 17, 2013 @ 04:33 PM

Rytec Spiral High-Speed Parking Garage Door

High traffic situations call for a high-speed door. However, to obtain that high speed, you do not want to sacrifice security or good looks. Luckily, the Rytec Spiral high-speed commercial garage door can easily meet all your needs at a price that is comparable with other high-speed rolling steel doors.

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This door offers and opening speed as high as 60 inches each second. This is a must in high-traffic areas, such as when you require an overhead door for a parking garage or other area. However, the speed is variable and you can program the opening and closing speed independent of each other to optimize traffic flow. Few doors offer this type of flexibility, let alone with the ability to reach these high speeds.

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The Rytec Spiral is one of the most secure and durable. The opening mechanism has no metal to metal contact. The rollers in the track offer a whisper quiet opening, making this door a great option in spaces where a loud, clanging opening would be a burden. As far as durability, the reinforced hinges, durable membrane and high-quality seals offer 100% protection against dust, pollution and drafts. The anodized aluminum will not corrode—offering you a door that will look great for years to come in even the worst weather conditions. As an added benefit, the motion control and programmed opening width can provide energy savings too.

Finally, the good looks of this commercial garage door sets it apart from other similar doors. The crisp lines, modular construction and good looks will be perfect in many situations. When you need this or any other commercial overhead doors, call The Overhead Door Company of the Meadowlands and NYC and let us discuss the options you have available for you.

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 contact us at 800-362-6367.

 

 

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Aluminum Doors & Dune Studios Success Story

Posted by Elizabeth Aceves on Sun, Aug 11, 2013 @ 03:20 PM

Aluminum Doors & Dune Studios Success Story

Everyone knows that aluminum sectional doors are a functional way to secure your building, and allow easy entry or loading/unloading of large items or even vehicles. However, if you are looking for form as well as function, take a page from the books of Dune Studios.

The Overhead Door Company of the Meadowlands & New York City had the pleasure of working with Dune Studios recently on a large renovation project. Dune Studios is a full-service studio offering photo shoots, equipment rental and other related services. Because of this, the company does need to portray sophistication with every aspect of their facility.

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Our team of experts helped them choose the right commercial doors for their studio that would allow for ease-of-use, but at the same time would bring to mind the modern, sophisticated look that the rest of the facility demonstrated. 

They selected an aluminum glass door that perfectly matched the rest of the studio, and makes the perfect backdrop to the type of high-fashion photo shoots that Dune Studios is known for in the industry.

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Photo provided by Dune Studios

While you may not have exactly the same needs as Dune, aluminum sectional doors are the ideal solution for any structure that requires an attention to aesthetics as well function. Spend some time looking through the selection of aluminum commercial doors at The Overhead Door Company, and see if this may be the right type of door for your project.

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Photo provided by Dune Studios

We take pride in our customer service, so if you have any questions or concerns, give us a call or contact us at any time. One of our overhead door experts will be happy to talk to you and help you make the decision that will work best for your particular needs.

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 contact us at 800-362-6367.

* Special thanks to Dune Studios 

 

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Difference Between Insulated and Non-Insulated Sectional Doors

Posted by Elizabeth Aceves on Wed, Jul 24, 2013 @ 05:17 PM

Difference Between Insulated and Non-Insulated Sectional Doors

When you are shopping for commercial doors, the sheer number of choice can be a bit overwhelming. One of the options you may be drawn to are sectional doors. However, even within this industrial door category, you are left with a couple of options. Should you choose an insulated or non-insulated door? Learn more about the two different options and determine which will be the best option for your loading dock, storage area or other commercial door needs.

 

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Insulated Sectional Doors

Insulated sectional steel doors are ideal for any business that requires temperature control. This would include facilities such as warehouses, cold storage units, firehouses, restaurants and even municipal buildings. These commercial overhead doors can work to keep cold air out too. This is ideal in the cold New Jersey Winters! Finally, there are other benefits to using an insulated door too. They are generally quieter and sturdier than the non-insulated types.

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Non-Insulated Sectional Doors

While insulated doors are normally a preferred option. There are certain instances that you may choose one of these non-insulated doors. The up-front cost is often less; however, this may be reduced by the increased energy bills that occur when you have non-insulated doors. The most important thing is to make the right choice for your particular business.


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When it comes time to purchase a sectional steel door for your place of business, it is important to be well-informed. Spend some time browsing the options available here at the Overhead Door Company of the Meadowlands and New York City. Then, give us a call or contact us with any questions or concerns you have about sectional steel doors or other styles of industrial doors.

For more information, please give us a call at 973-471-4060, email us at: info@dockndoor.com or visit our website www.overhead-doors.com.

For 24 hour emergency service, please contact us at 800-362-6367.


 

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