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Vortex Doors Relocates

From our humble beginnings in 1937, Vortex Doors’ philosophy has always been to provide each customer with a superior experience in door, gate, and dock equipment repair and service. In 1996 Vortex Doors started serving the Seattle, WA area when Keith Smith, Team Leader, who transferred from the Orange County Service Center to start a […]

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Fire Rated Doors

Interior fire rated doors do not just function as a way to enter and leave the space, but also as a method of blocking out the movement of fire through a building. By installing fire rated doors, it becomes possible to reduce at least some of the risk associated with the fire spreading. This can […]

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Motorized Doors

Proper interior doors provide a simple function, but when they are not installed correctly or do not operate in the best manner, they become a safety hazard. Any building owner – whether commercial or residential – must take specific care to realize when there are risks associated with these doors. Once it is understood what […]

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Torsion Spring

A torsion spring is a relatively new door opening spring, as compared to the traditional expansion springs, that works by twisting, which in turn, exerts torque in the opposite direction that is proportional to how much it was twisted. Commercial and industrial torsion springs are used in warehouses, loading docks, and a variety of other […]

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Automatic Doors

You might not realize it but installing automatic doors in the front of your grocery store or business actually has several different benefits. Not only can installing automatic doors improve the public’s overall perception of your business, but the doors are typically a lot more convenient for both your customers and your employees. Energy Savings […]

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Dock Leveler Safety

Loading dock levelers present potentially dangerous conditions, and as a business owner, you have to maintain a safe working environment. Managing dock leveler safety can be a difficult task because people, vehicles, and material are constantly in motion. However, this doesn’t mean it’s impossible. Worker safety can be further protected by installing a few pieces […]

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Commercial Door

The entrance to a business is the first impression customers have and also the first line of defense against theft or vandalism. Unfortunately, the doors of many companies are often neglected or damaged, which can have consequences business owner do not want. There are several avoidable things that property owners do that damage their doors. […]

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If your business has a commercial, warehouse, or production space, upgrading to sectional doors can have numerous advantages. By installing a sectional door system, not only do you improve the aesthetic of your business, but you also project a sense of security without looking industrial. Additionally, you allow customers and personnel safe access to vehicles, […]

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