Hurricane Garage Doors07/07/2015 Back To Blog
These garage doors are additionally reinforced to withstand high winds. Without this special reinforcement, strong wind can force the door out of the opening and then push it through the wall or roof of the garage. States where hurricanes and other weather events associated with high winds are common have wind load requirements which apply to garage doors. When buyers purchase a door system, they must ensure that it meets the requirements set in the Building Code of the respective state and local area.
Why Get A Hurricane Garage Door
These doors have a variety of features which make them resistant to strong winds. They have stronger springs, hinges and rollers. High-grade carbon steel is used for the making of these parts for added stability and greater resistance to pressure. Thick metal bars are added to the door to provide for greater horizontal stability. The reinforced doors typically do not require special installation, operation or maintenance.