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 […]
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!
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) […]
Arm-R-Lite would like to congratulate Fairborn Equipment of North Carolina for their recent installation of (2) Arm-R-Lite sectional garage doors at the new Flow Audi of Greensboro location. Fairborn Equipment of NC Completes Installation of Arm-R-Lite Audi Sectional Garage Doors Photos of complete project were provided by Fairborn Equipment. Fairborn is a valued dealer/installer for […]
Arm-R-Lite now offers instaFrost glazing which allows customers to alternate between frosted and clear glass in their Arm-R-Lite welded garage doors. What is InstaFrost Glazing? InstaFrost glazing is available in shades of white, black, grey, blue, green, yellow, and pink. The benefit of this glass option is the ease and convenience to switch from a […]
Arm-R-Lite can manufacture our aluminum Custom CI model up to 30’ wide. However, a door of this size does have limitations and restrictions on options so as not to compromise the function of the sectional door. Requirements for Garage Doors 30’ Wide Please keep these requirements and restrictions in mind when specifying or planning for […]
Sample requests for Arm-R-Lite glass garage doors can be sent in through our website with the Contact Us form. Alternatively, you may also request samples by calling our sales staff or sending a request via email. When should I ask for a Sample? Samples of finishes and glazing should be requested at time of order […]
Arm-R-Lite’s New Arm-R-Blinds are compatible with select aluminum and glass garage door models. The Arm-R-Blind option cannot be retrofitted into an existing door and can only be fitted into a new sectional door assembly. What is the Arm-R-Blind? The Arm-R-Blind option is a 1” insulated glass unit with a manually operated set of blinds sandwiched […]
ADA pass door specifications are available by clicking on the link below: ADA Pass Door 3-Part Specs For more information on Arm-R-Lite’s ADA complaint pass door, such as restrictions and limitations, please check our information page by clicking here. Arm-R-Lite sales staff is available to help as well and can be contacted by phone, email […]
Not the frame, but the glass. Great for office or home use, Arm-R-Lite can now supply glazing which allows for use with standard dry erase markers and erasers. Dry Erase Glass in a Garage Door Most often for interior use, the dry erase marker compatible glazing can be frosted or clear based on preference and […]