CLOPAY GARAGE & ENTRY DOOR BLOG

  • Smart Green Home

    Jun 11, 2010
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    The Green Science Behind Modular Homes Home builders are taking a page from the automotive industry and starting to build homes in factories rather than on the job site. Pre-built components make construction more efficient and affordable and homes built in factories save time, money and materials.
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  • Clopay Dealer Donates Time and Prod Veteranuct to Honor Injured Iraq War

    Jun 07, 2010
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    Clopay dealer Broten Garage Door and Gate participated in the ultimate Memorial Day tribute, joining local South Florida businesses and volunteers to construct a new home for an injured Iraq War veteran as part of the Homes for Troops Build Brigade.
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  • Wind Load: Not Just a Coastal Issue

    May 21, 2010
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    The adoption of the International Building Code (IBC) in most states means wind load is no longer an issue exclusive to Florida and other hurricane hot spots. States like Minnesota, Kansas, Missouri, Utah, Nevada and California also have wind reinforcement requirements for various building products, including garage doors, because of wind related to the terrain and weather in those regions. Be informed. For more information, visit www.clopaydoor.com/wind-code-about.aspx.
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  • Don’t Allow Your Garage Door to Become Your Home’s Weakest Link this Hurricane Season

    May 20, 2010
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    It’s hard to believe that the official start of the 2010 hurricane season is just two weeks away. The forecast team at Colorado State University is predicting above-average storm activity in the Atlantic basin between June 1 and Nov. 30 with eight expected to be hurricanes and four developing into major hurricanes (Saffir/Simpson category 3-4-5) with sustained winds of 111 mph or greater.
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    Residential Garage Doorssteel garage doorsreinforced garge doorshurricane seasongarage door safetygarage door insulationClopay Garage Doors

  • “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” and Clopay® Garage Doors Open Up A Whole New Space for One Deserving Georgia Family

    May 17, 2010
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    We’ve blogged previously about the growing trend of utilizing glass garage doors as an alternative-style patio door to seamlessly merge indoor and outdoor living spaces. That application is precisely what attracted ABC “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” (EMHE) designers to Clopay’s glass and aluminum Avante® Collection garage doors to use in the May 16th season finale makeover benefiting the Williams family in Pine Mountain, Georgia.
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