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How a Loading Dock Leveler Should Work

Posted by Wilford Ordoñez on Mar 17, 2015 8:34:00 AM

Loading dock levelers must perform to specific standards to maintain the high levels of safety and reliability you expect from your day-to-day operations. When yours doesn’t, the important function it fulfills is lost, causing you to lose time and money to a tweaked or malfunctioning leveler.

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Loading Dock Leveler

In order to operate to theory and work effectively, your loading dock leveler’s individual components must all be functioning correctly. Any parts that aren’t doing their job will affect the operation of the entire machine, potentially compromising the safety of your operations or just making your job more difficult. Even a small problem can eventually become a big one if you ignore it, so note any deficiencies in operation right away.

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If your leveler is not performing to its theory, you should consider getting in serviced. We will ensure that it is performing at peak efficiency, so that the leveler platform operates smoothly, rests where it is supposed to, supports the weight of goods and workers during the unloading process, and retracts when you are finished.

If your loading dock leveler isn’t doing its job correctly, it is probably time to get it serviced. The Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC will ensure that your leveler is repaired quickly, so that you don’t further impact your operational efficiency or increase the eventual costs of repair by letting a small malfunction turn into a serious problem.

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 loading dock 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.

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Repairing Your Loading Dock Leveler

Posted by Wilford Ordoñez on Mar 11, 2015 10:30:00 AM

Your loading dock leveler provides a valuable service to your daily operations. Namely, it creates a smooth and level surface between the loading dock and a vehicle, allowing for safer and more efficient loading or unloading of goods. This “bridge” between the truck and dock not only makes your job easier, it ensures safety, reliability and standardization in your operations, so you can’t afford to wait if you need leveler repair.

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Loading Dock Leveler

If you aren’t yet in need of repair, you should consider instituting a maintenance program. An efficient, reliable dock leveler maintenance routine can minimize the chances of dock board repair costing you a lot of money or knocking out your operations for a long period of time. It also increases efficiency and reliability of your operations, extends equipment life and lessens wear and tear, and reduces the chances of malfunction.

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Regular maintenance also helps you establish a relationship with professional experts, so that you know who to call in an emergency. Moreover, it puts you on a priority list so that if your loading dock leveler does ever malfunction, you won’t have to wait to get help, nor tie up your maintenance personnel to fix the problem.

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We provide replacement, maintenance and dock levelator repair services for a wide variety of leveler types, including mechanical leveler, hydraulic leveler and others. If you need dock lift repair, don’t wait to give us a call. The smooth operation of your daily routine depends on it.

We do loading dock repairs in New Jersey, Manhattan, Bronx, Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, Westchester, Rockland. For more information or to make an appointment to repair your loading dock today, 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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High-Performance Door | Serving NJ & NYC Metro Area Since 1981

Posted by Wilford Ordoñez on Sep 8, 2014 7:51:00 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 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, contact us at Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC. Our team of experts is here to help you!

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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 1-201-273-7619

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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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Replace Your Bodega Gate with a Premium Security Grille

Posted by Wilford Ordoñez on Jul 29, 2014 11:00:00 AM
New York City has come a long way with crime. The city is no longer the crime capitol it once was.

With historically low crime rates, the need for the clunky bodega security gates is fading. You can now get by with a gate that is attractive as well as functional.

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Security Grilles

The Overhead Door Company of the Meadowlands & NYC recommends replacing your old, outdated gate with a new premium upward coiling security grille in our standard clear anodized aluminum. Today’s gates will give you the protection you still desire, but look better and last longer than ever before. In fact, we can also powder coat the door with up to 197 colors—giving you the ability to match or blend with your other exterior designs.

Available in aluminum, galvanized steel or stainless steel, these doors are nearly undetectable when rolled up, so your bodega looks inviting and friendly. However, when they are rolled down, they protect you from unauthorized entry. There is no better combination between form and function available!

If you would like to learn more, call or contact us at The Overhead Door Company today. One of our experts would be happy to help you find the solution to your security (and design) concerns.

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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Overhead Door's RapidGrille Model 676 Offers Quality & Dependability

Posted by Overhead Door Expert on Jan 4, 2014 6:54:00 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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RapidGrille Model 676

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 

You can read more about our security grilles here. 

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

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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