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What is the Difference between Annealed and Tempered Glass?

by Eileen@1234

When it comes to monolithic glass units in a sectional door you have the option between choosing an annealed (D/S Glass) or tempered glass. In general an 1/8” clear annealed glass will cost less than it’s tempered equivalent, however it is important to know what you are trading for the cost savings. Annealed (D/S Glass): […]

Arm-R-Lite Glass Retainers

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Glass retainers for garage doors are unique to each manufacturer. Where one may screw in their retainer another my use glues or tapes to hold their glass or panels into their frames. Arm-R-Lite’s aluminum and glass sectional doors use a 2-part retainer system to ensure the glass or panels are secured safely and easily into […]

How Often Should I Service My Garage Door

by Eileen@1234

How often you should service your garage door really depends on your application. However, as your garage door or overhead sectional door is the largest moving part of your home or business service should ideally be conducted on a monthly basis by a professional door dealer/installer. Garage Door Safety Month: Servicing Your Garage Door A […]

Frosted Glass Roll Up Doors

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Frosted glass roll up doors can be a stunning addition to any residential or commercial project. However, there is more to frosted glass than meets the eye. Frosted Glass in Roll Up Doors Frosted glass is produced by sandblasting or acid etching the surface of a clear sheet of glass. The process continues to allow […]

Laminated Garage Door Glass

by Eileen@1234

Glass garage doors can be fitted with countless glass options. One of the more popular choices among home and business owners is laminates. Laminate garage door glass offers safety and security while also catering to customization needs such as frosting, tinting, or back painted glass. Before making a choice about the glazing you want in […]

Roller Wave Distortion on Tempered Glass Units

by Eileen@1234

What is Distortion? On flat, non-heat treated glass such as annealed or laminates the reflected image of an object is seen as normal with light rays reflecting at equal, but opposite angles. On heat treated glass, such as tempered units, where the glass might be curved light waves bounce off the varying angles and this […]

Frank Reggio of Reggio Garage Door Co. is recognized with Lifetime Achievement Award

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PISCATAWAY, New Jersey.  – April 20, 2016 – Arm-R-Lite Door Mfg. Co., Inc. has recognized Mr. Frank Reggio, owner and operator of Reggio Garage Door Co., with their 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award for 25 years of loyal patronage. The Lifetime Achievement Award, started in 2016, identifies a single Arm-R-Lite dealer/installer each year for their patronage, […]

Insulated Impact Resistant Glazing

by Eileen@1234

Insulated impact resistant glazing for glass garage doors is now available through Arm-R-Lite. This glazing is great for projects in areas that require large missile impact resistant glass but also need an extra push in energy efficiency. Insulated Impact Resistant Glazing in Glass Garage Doors Currently, Arm-R-Lite is the only manufacturer of glass garage doors […]

Custom Clad Garage Door – Carnegie Tower NY, NY

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Custom clad garage doors can be a beautifully unique feature on a given project and can be customized based on the job’s needs. Custom cladding on a garage door is different than custom panels. Where custom panel are fixed within the aluminum frame of our doors, custom cladding is fixed to the exterior face of […]

Quiet Glass Garage Door Operator

by Eileen@1234

An ultra-quiet glass garage door operator is worth its weight in gold. For those projects that require a quieter operator than what is standard, Arm-R-Lite has the solution with our new Serenity Drive ultra-quiet sectional door operator. Quiet Glass Garage Door Operation with High Speed Service The Serenity Drive motor by Arm-R-Lite provides high speed, […]