Commercial garage doors in the past would normally be seen on automobile and warehouse related businesses. Today’s Commercial garage doors are used to Divide office space, and as entries to restaurants, Cafe’s and Galleries. Commercial garage doors have much more complicated requirements then years ago, as they need to have wide and high openings as well as tie in with or be an architectual focal point.
In the past the typical commercial application would usually use very straight forward steel doors. It might not give a very appealing outlook to the garage but it was strong, durable and more reliable than ones that are usually used in residential garages. Today Commercial garage doors are still made from steel and are available in Aluminum, composite, and wood Overlay to appeal to ever changing trends and architectural designs.
Todays commercial garage doors also provide better security as a business requires protection against thefts and break ins. Apart from that, a huge advantage in today’s Commercial garage doors are the quality and the features you may require.
Some of the available features are insulation with R-Values beyond 20 to cut down on your energy cost and improve production levels, other various choices that are available are Powder Coating in over 180 different colors to give the best first impression and professional appearance.
You could even decide how you want your door to operate. For example you could set time the door should open or close, it could be fully automatic, key or card operated, just as you want it. The major thing a commercial garage door would obviously require is being how long the door would last in the future. Therefore, you can solve this issue before hand by choosing the door that lasts the longest.
So be and go for the one you could trust in the long term. Although the wooden ones seem very eye-catching and might even make clients and customers stop by, but at the end of the day what matters is the protection of your garage. You would certainly not want to let go of an expensive vehicle parked in your garage for repair or other services just for an additional customer a day!
The confidence you develop in your customers for your garage is the most essential accomplishment of your business!