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Loading docks make great access points for companies that have warehouses. While these access points are a necessity, they also incur inherent security risks that can leave a company vulnerable to unauthorized entrances and vandalism. There are many preventative solutions that businesses and commercial properties can employ, including maintaining the security of your warehouse doors, […]

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Installing a security gate is one of the best options to prevent unauthorized entry at a commercial property during off-business hours. Gates come in an array of styles, including swing gates, barrier gates, lift gates, and slide gates. High-traffic areas can benefit from an automatic gate, while small businesses might save money with a padlocked […]

Category: Security Gates

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Doors with access controls are supposed to make businesses more secure, but this isn’t always the case. In theory, these doors are designed to ensure only those with a code or card can get in. However, hacking such systems is often as easy as picking up a dropped ID card or watching an employee enter […]

Category: Commercial Door Repair

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Cold weather can wreak havoc on exterior doors. The cold temperatures cause metal door components to contract, which can alter the way the door opens and closes or locks. Without proper door insulation, businesses can experience heat loss, resulting in increased energy costs. Here are some ways to prepare for unpredictable winter weather to ensure […]

Category: Commercial Door Repair

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All businesses, no matter the industry, are vulnerable to break-ins from intruders. Having a way to secure various building entrances keeps employees, inventory and other valuables safe from theft or harm. Here’s an overview on the most common types of locks and ways business owners can upgrade their existing security to a higher level of […]

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Many DIY tasks seem easy at first but quickly become more involved. Door repair is one area that is more complicated than it seems. Businesses should always call a professional for door repair to keep their doors safe, secure, and efficient. Your Doors Protect The Integrity Of Your Business Locks are small mechanisms that have […]

Category: Door Repair

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Winter conditions can cause a number of problems for a business’s exterior doors. The doors can become hard to close, or they can start to make noise. Here are three common problems commercial doors experience during the winter and how they can be fixed. Loose Hinge Screws Snow and ice can build up on the […]

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Insulated doors are ideal for climate control because they reduce air leakage, or heat flow. This is especially important in facilities where equipment or products can be compromised by extreme temperatures. Some of the common features of insulated doors include foam-filled urethane slats designed with a steel backing. These doors are also commonly manufactured with […]

Category: Door Repair

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