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Garage Door Manufacturer – WBE Certification

by Eileen@1234

Arm-R-Lite is proud to be a WBE certified garage door manufacturer within the state of New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina. What is a WBE Garage Door Manufacturer? WBE stands for Women’s Business Enterprise. Having a WBE designation means that the business is independent and is at least 51% owned and controlled by […]

Garage Door Safety Month 2019: Safety Guidelines

by Eileen@1234

As Garage Door Safety Month draws to a close, it’s important to remember that safety doesn’t stop at the end of June. Safe practices with your garage door should be done every day. The Door and Access Systems Manufacturers Association (DASMA) offers these safety guidelines to keep yourself, your family and your property safe. DASMA […]

Garage Door Safety Month 2019: Servicing Your Garage Door

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Garage Doors, like any machine, require proper maintainance for optimal proformance year after year. How much maintaince a garage door requires can vary from application to application; however there are some basic reccomendations for getting the most out of your garage door. Garage Door Maintenance Recommendations: Regular service with an Arm-R-Lite dealer/installer should be scheduled […]

Garage Door Safety Month 2019: Torsion Springs

by Eileen@1234

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 […]

Garage Door Safety Month 2019: Keeping your Pets Safe

by Eileen@1234

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 […]

Glass Garage Door Installer: Aaron Overhead Doors – Buford, GA

by Eileen@1234

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, […]

Our Little Warehome: Aluminum Overhead Garage Doors

by Eileen@1234

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 […]

What Does Galvanized Mean for Glass Garage Doors?

by Eileen@1234

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 […]

What is the R-Value for a Garage Door?

by Eileen@1234

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 […]

SHGC Values on Overhead Sectional Doors

by Eileen@1234

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) […]