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Category: Insulated Roll Up Doors

Roll Up Door InsulatedHave you been considering the pros and cons of using or installing an insulated roll up door? Although they are a common feature with industrial sites, commercial businesses can use these unique barriers to save money in several ways. To get a better idea about why you should use these types of doors versus other options, take a look at five top reasons to use insulated roll up doors below.

1. High winds insurance premiums saver

Each year, when you go to pay your annual property insurance premiums, there are certain ways to get discounts. In particular, insulated roll up doors will save you against property damage caused by the weather. Although it is not always the case, insurance companies potentially give discounts to commercial property owners that have a way to permanently shutter windows against high winds produced by tornadoes and hurricanes. Most insulated roll up doors can be wind-load certified and are tough, durable and wide.

2. Providing extra physical security for commercial property owners

By installing roll up doors, you can increase the security of your property and watch your annual property insurance premiums fall. For instance, if you leave your business unattended for a long duration on a regular basis, having a large door to cover windows, the garage door and the entry doors could save you money by avoiding break-ins.

3. Utility bill-saving doors

One of the great things about insulated roll up doors is the ability to be dependable and sturdy. However, they also have the ability to stop energy transfers. If you get a lot of sun on one particular side of your property, you can keep the heat out by putting insulated roll up doors on the windows on the side. You can also keep the ill effects of winter away from your property by having a roll of door with insulation installed.

RollUpDoor_Insulated2_24. Easy operating doors

Are you always dodging a door or having to work moving single file through a traditional door? Perfect for larger demanding door applications, insulated roll up doors will give you more space to work with. They will also be large enough to allow you to turn a business store into a garage door. Although models in the past were difficult to install, modern models feature quick installation, push-up operation and the brackets are built into place.

5. Stylish and simplistic look to maintain

Of course, at the end of the day, many commercial business owners appreciate the insulated roll up door because it is a simple addition to almost every exterior architectural style. For that reason, it is considered one of the best of the least expensive choices when it comes to doors for commercial businesses. In addition to getting metal models, the insulated roll up doors can be outfitted with wood or other materials to match the exterior of architecture. The only thing that the property owner needs to do is call a professional and have them installed.

For more information about insulated roll up doors, contact Vortex Doors or give us a call at 800-698-6783.

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Insulated-Doors-1Insulated doors allow you to maintain a different temperature on each side of the door. These doors allow you to maintain climate control within your warehouse or building. They also help to keep your building more energy efficient, which can help with lowering your cooling costs during the summer time and heating costs in the winter. In order to obtain all the benefits from your insulated doors, keep your eyes open for these three signs that the doors need to be repaired.


Cracks can occur. This can be caused by impacts by objects, by extreme temperature changes, or they can simply develop over time. Once the panels or insulation are cracked, the door is no longer useful at blocking unwanted air exchange or precipitation from entering the building. These will definitely need to be repaired in order to maintain climate control within your building and to not waste money on heating or cooling costs.


Insulated-Doors-2If your insulated door does not fully open or it closes when you do not want it to, this suggests a problem with the door and hardware. Or if it is motorized, the motor may grind or start and stop frequently. When this happens, you should contact a service technician in order to repair the door. It could be any number of things including broken spring, corroded bearings, a broken gear or hand chain, or the door has lost tension or out of balance.

Professional Assistance

When your insulated doors need repairs, Vortex is here to help. As a family owned and operated business since 1937, Vortex is committed to providing you with a fast and thorough response to your needs. In addition to insulated door repairs, Vortex also offers entrance door repairs, warehouse door installations, fire door installations, ADA compliance inspections and low cost preventive maintenance inspections. For more information, contact Vortex Doors online or call 800-698-6783.

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