If you own or manage a property that has an aircraft hangar door, such as an airport or military base, you know how important it is to keep it maintained so that it remains safe for those who work in its vicinity. And because its unusual size, you also know that not every door repair company has the ability or knowledge to maintain and repair it. To get a better understanding of the skills needed and the type of company that can repair aircraft hangar doors, keep reading.
As you may have guessed, in order to maintain an aircraft hangar door, it requires an expertise that is different than just a normal door repairman. It requires technicians that can handle the mechanical parts, the motors, and the all the other elements necessary that go into maintaining such a large size door. And it requires a technician that can handle the many types of aircraft doors, such as the Bi-Folding Hangar Doors, Horizontal Sliding Doors, and a variety of Hangar Canopy Doors.
It is important to keep in mind that preventive maintenance is often much cheaper than having to regularly re-install new hangar doors. And more importantly, this helps keep the doors safe for those who work in the vicinity. Part of the issue is that the doors are so large that they cannot function if they are even in the slightest state of disrepair. Having a door in disrepair means that parts of it can become dislodged during storms and cause serious injuries. So it goes without saying that safety is important reason to keep your doors maintained regularly.
In order to remain safe, it is recommended to get preventive maintenance inspections as well as maintenance on hydraulic hangar doors annually to insure safe and proper operation. And due to their size and specialty functions, it is important to research a company with experience on these doors and for a technician that has a mechanical background.
Vortex Doors specializes in door repair and maintenance on every type of door and this of course includes aircraft hangar doors. Vortex Doors can even help custom design a hangar door and can find hard to get repair parts at a cost effective solution. For more information on aircraft doors service or repair, contact Vortex Doors online or via telephone at 800-698-6783.