Overhead Doors 101

Posted by Bethany Morehouse on Dec 16, 2019 2:41:43 PM

Rolling Steel Doors VS. Other Overhead Doors in the Industry

Overhead doors have a variety of benefits for a volume of applications, but how do you select the best product for your specific project? This blog will help you determine which door is best for your application by diving into the breadth of overhead doors and comparing their competitive advantages.

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Topics: rolling steel, sheet door

7 Benefits of Rolling Steel Doors

Posted by Bethany Morehouse on Dec 2, 2019 2:19:09 PM

Rolling Steel Doors have been considered the king of the industry for quite some time, this is largely due to them providing the best long-term value. However, there are several other considerations at play when evaluating the best door in the industry. Rolling Steel Doors offer a variety of benefits for a volume of applications, so check out the top 7 below to learn how these doors have earned their reputation!

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Topics: roll up steel doors, rolling steel

4 Things to Know About Fire Rated Doors

Posted by Bethany Morehouse on Nov 25, 2019 3:34:09 PM

You may not realize it, but fire rated doors and fire rated counter shutters are located all around us. Think back to schools, banks, pharmacies, malls, hospitals, or any other public building you may have been in. Yep, those!

The core purpose of a fire rated door is to provide a cost effective prevention method, designed to save lives and minimize damage in the event of a fire. These doors are constructed to quickly contain an area when flames, smoke, and intense heat arise. Fire rated doors can be fabricated to last all the way up to 4 hours with direct exposure to heat and flames! I don't know about you, but that's the kind of door I want protecting me and my building.

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Topics: Rolling steel fire door, fire rated doors, Fire rated counter shutters

Why Parking Garages Need Around-the-Clock Security Grilles

Posted by Bethany Morehouse on Nov 20, 2019 8:31:58 AM

Parking garages are known for being high crime locations because they comprise a large amount of space with relatively low activity rates. Additionally, they hold a high volume of unattended valuables on a regular basis. Because of this, without regular security personnel or other precautionary steps, parking garages are vulnerable locations for individuals.

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Topics: rolling steel, Security Grilles, Rolling Grilles

4 Benefits to an Insulated Rolling Steel Door

Posted by Bethany Morehouse on Nov 6, 2019 2:23:36 PM

Insulated Rolling Steel Doors come with a variety of benefits that make the investment well worth it. They help with climate control, energy efficiency, product protection, cost savings, and even noise reduction. This is especially important for buildings located in intense climates, or for buildings handling important products that need a some extra protection and care. This blog covers the 4 major benefits that come with insulating your rolling steel doors, so keep reading to learn more!

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Topics: steel roll up doors, rolling steel

3 Considerations for your Freight Terminal

Posted by Bethany Morehouse on Oct 16, 2019 11:19:06 AM

If you're in the freight industry, you know the importance of a well-designed loading dock and dock door. These two elements are vitally important to the productivity of this industry because they're utilized constantly to complete daily operations. To make sure you're performing at maximum capacity in such a demanding industry, consider these 3 things for your freight terminals:

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Topics: roll up steel doors, rolling steel

4 Reasons to Choose Rolling Steel for your Freight Terminal

Posted by Bethany Morehouse on Oct 7, 2019 11:47:40 AM

Looking to improve logistics? Rolling Steel is the perfect solution to increase efficiency when transporting goods from dock-to-door. Because of its increased strength and durability, rolling steel is an incomparable match for doors in the freight industry. Here are 4 reasons to choose rolling steel doors for your industrial setting:

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Topics: steel roll up doors, rolling steel

5 Safety Tips for Rolling Steel Fire Rated Doors

Posted by Bethany Morehouse on Sep 30, 2019 3:49:48 PM

Did you know, your fire rated doors are only reliable if they're used properly?

If you've invested in fire rated doors, odds are you want protection for yourself, others, and the structural integrity of your building. But did you know that your daily actions directly effect the reliability of your door? It's critical that you AND the occupants in your building know and follow these 5 safety tips each and every day to ensure your safety if a fire ever strikes.

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Topics: fire doors, Rolling steel fire door, fire rated doors

Wind Rated Metal Doors: A Detailed Explanation

Posted by Bethany Morehouse on Sep 25, 2019 3:03:45 PM

Protect your building, assets, and investments by installing wind rated steel doors!

Wind rated steel doors are engineered to protect the structural integrity of a building from the high speed winds associated with severe weather. These doors protect a building's structure by resisting buckling, bowing, and misalignment when faced with intense pressures. Wind rated doors prevent not only forceful winds from entering your building and causing mass destruction, but also rain, debris, and other harmful contamination.

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Topics: hurricane prep, steel roll up doors

An Interview with Horizon Steel

Posted by Rachael Wheeler Dempsey on Sep 24, 2019 11:16:45 AM

Horizon Steel Structures, LLC. is a metal building, component and overhead door distributor based in Woodstock, Georgia. As a longtime customer of ASTA, Horizon had some insights to share regarding their working relationship, and what it’s been like to navigate the door business with ASTA as their door provider. We sat down with Bob Harrison, President of Horizon, to talk about some highlights of ASTA and Horizon’s relationship.

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