Garage Door Safety Month would not be complete without a mention of torsion springs. Torsion springs are predominantly installed on commercial applications; however some residential applications may have them as well. Garage Door Torsion Springs: Leave them to the Professionals Torsion springs are considered dangerous should only be handled, adjusted, and installed by professional garage […]
For well over 5 decades, Arm-R-Lite has been the leader of the Aluminum Overhead Sectional Garage Doors industry. The company proudly provides their diverse customer base with an ever-expanding variety of custom American made aluminum and glass roll up garage doors with the strength and quality they demand. Our products include: residential aluminum garage doors, Commercial Overhead Garage Doors, Aluminum and Glass Overhead Doors, Glass Roll Up Doors, Wind Load Rated Garage Doors and much more! We welcome all design challenges and, due to our exclusive welded construction, Arm-R-Lite has the capability of customizing our aluminum and glass garage doors to fit the form and vision of both architects and developers.
Aluminum Overhead Sectional Garage Doors Blog
Arm-R-Lite takes pride in providing customers with all the information they need to know to make an informed purchase. That is why we created this Aluminum Overhead Sectional Garage Doors blog as a resource for those looking into ordering a new garage door. In this blog you will find everything you need – from informative podcasts and stories about past projects to information about how to choose the right door for your region. We encourage you to read through these articles as they are a wealth of valuable information. Of course, you can always Contact us with any design or product questions. We look forward to working with you!
Basic procedures for garage door safety should be taught to everyone in your home. Knowing what is safe and what is not when operating your garage door can make all the difference. For family members who cannot be taught best practices, such as pets, it’s important for us to keep them safe. When Operating Your […]
Arm-R-Lite’s network of approved glass garage door dealer/installers spans across the continental United States as well as Hawaii and Alaska. Our dealer/installer network is one of greatest benefits to choosing an Arm-R-Lite glass garage door thanks in large part to the experience, commitment to customer service, and expertise of our approved installers. Spotlight on Buford, […]
The Arm-R-Breeze welded residential aluminum garage door model features our exclusive heli-arc welded aluminum frame. The Arm-R-Breeze model also has thinner rails and stiles and can be produced as a full vision door or combination glass and panel. DOWNLOAD: Arm-R-Breeze Model Residential Welded Aluminum Counter Door Arm-R-Breeze Model Features: Lifetime structural warranty Lifetime warranty on […]
Our Arm-R-Breeze commercial counter garage doors are designed to fit into the smaller openings typically reserved for bar tops or kitchen windows. Arm-R-Breeze commercial counter garage doors are fabricated using our exclusive heli-arch welded construction method for exceptional strength and integrity. Arm-R-Breeze Commercial Counter Garage Door DOWNLOAD: Arm-R-Breeze Commercial Counter Garage Door Brochure.pdf WIND LOAD OPTIONS […]
In 2018 Arm-R-Lite supplied aluminum garage doors for Arrington Vineyards in Tennessee. The project posed several challenges to the Arm-R-Lite design team and to the installer: Doors Unlimited. These challenges were carefully addressed and the result is a beautiful installation of thirteen fully functioning aluminum garage doors. Aluminum Garage Doors: Design Challenges and Success Arm-R-Lite […]
Spotlight on Aluminum Overhead Garage Doors by Arm-R-Lite In 2018 Arm-R-Lite supplied (2) beautiful aluminum overhead garage doors for a unique home renovation project delightfully titled “Our Little Warehome”. The aluminum overhead garage doors by Arm-R-Lite feature prominently in the design and meld beautifully with the interior layout. One aluminum overhead garage door serves as […]
While the frame of an aluminum and glass garage doors is made of aluminum extrusions the face hardware, springs, track, etc…are not. They are actually made of a material called galvanized steel. What is Galvanized Hardware? “Galvanized” refers to adding a protective zinc coating to steel to prevent rusting. Although galvanizing will help stave off corrosion of the […]
The R-Value for a garage door is the capacity of the assembly to resist heat flow. The R-Value is the inverse of the U-value and describes the insulating power of the assembly. Why is R-Value on a Garage Door Important? The R-value on a garage door assembly can tell you a lot about the thermal […]
SGHC (Solar Heat Gain Coefficient) is a value sometimes called out is building codes or specifications for overhead sectional doors. It is basically the ability of a glass unit to resist or reflect solar radiation from the sun. SHGC value is expressed in a number between 0 and 1 and is one of the (3) […]