CLOPAY GARAGE & ENTRY DOOR BLOG

  • 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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  • A Few More Facts about Wood Garage Doors

    May 13, 2010
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    Prior to installing a wood door, it must be primed and painted or stained with a high quality exterior finish that is mildew and UV-resistant and water repellent. Otherwise, you risk premature fading, rotting, cracking or warping and could potentially void the warranty. Depending on the door’s exposure to sunlight and moisture it may need to be painted or stained every few years.
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  • Jay Leno Outtakes

    May 07, 2010
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    Some of the best moments from filming a television show wind up on the cutting room floor. Fortunately, we had a photographer on the set 24/7 to capture all the moments you didn't see in primetime.
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  • The Big Reveal - Clopay Reserve Collection Carriage House Garage Doors

    May 06, 2010
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    Custom mahogany Clopay Reserve Collection carriage house garage doors operated by high-tech fingerprint access and a universal remote
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