Garage Door Maintenance Can Save Your Life!

Did you know that there are in excess of 30,000 injuries every year caused by improperly maintained garage doors and garage door openers.  Because garage doors are getting heavier, due to hurricane and weather proofing especially in the South Florida Hurricane prone region, regular annual servicing is becoming needed now more than ever.  Call us for more info on our $39 garage door tune up.

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Helping You Beautify Your Home….Sun-Sentinel Feb 4, 2012

 As seen in the the Sun-Sentinel

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2012

get Homes!

Helping you

BEAUTIFY your home!

The Doorman
of South East Florida

Showing exterior doors a little love now can save some expensive heartache later

By DENNIS RICHARDSON

Senior Special Sections Writer

A little time and preventive maintenance now can save a lot of aggravation later.

How often have you heard that advice? It applies to many products, including a home’s entry and garage doors.

Few parts of the home receive as little care, yet as much use, as its entry and garage doors. Exterior doors get a workout every day from people coming and going, and a garage door, on average, is opened and closed more than 1,000 times a year.

Add in South Florida’s heat and humidity, plus shifts in the house, and it’s easy to see how these doors can become stuck, get out of alignment, or experience wear and tear.

“It’s like tires on your vehicle: you may get 35,000 miles [of driving] out of them, but the tread will only last so long,” says Jim Falzone, of The Doorman of South East Florida, 940 Clint Moore Road in Boca Raton.

“A lot of people take their garage doors for granted. They press a button [on the remote-control door opener] and expect it to work [every time]. But, just as your car needs regular maintenance, so does your garage door.”

A garage door is the largest moving part of a home. It can get off track, springs can break, cables can become frayed, or motors can wear out. When that happens, the door won’t work, and homeowners can find themselves without transportation.

If your garage door makes a loud clicking sound like a train going down the track, a grinding noise, or a high-pitch, ear-piercing sound when it’s operated, it may be time for some maintenance.

The Doorman of South East Florida suggests an annual garage door tune-up. The company is offering a $39.95 tune-up that will help keep the garage door running smoothly and quietly. This special includes lubricating all moving parts, tightening loose nuts and bolts, and inspecting rollers, hinges, cables, springs, the bottom rubber, the exterior weather seal, and safety sensors.

Scheduling a tune-up with The Doorman takes only a day or so, and the work can be performed “relatively quickly.”

“A little bit of time now can save you a lot of aggravation later,” and head off minor issues before they become expensive problems, notes the company spokesman. “You have a 500-pound garage door rolling on two-inch wheels, it’s going to need lubricating, balancing and adjusting.”

For 25 years, The Doorman of South East Florida has provided South Florida homeowners with quality entry and garage doors. This family-owned and -operated business lives up to its name by carrying the largest selection of doors, and at the lowest prices.

“We use the highest quality materials. The best prices don’t do any good if the product is inferior.”

If your home’s exterior doors are five years old, now might be the time to replace them with impact-rated doors.

South Florida’s elements are tough on doors. Plus, South Florida building codes now require that new entry doors be impact-rated. All of the doors carried by The Doorman meet the strict Miami-Dade hurricane code.

Studies indicate that a new, hurricane-rated entry door can return as much as 150 percent of its cost. Plus, homeowners may be able to save 30 to 40 percent on their home insurance policies by installing hurricane-rated entry and garage doors.

The Doorman of South East Florida also provides a host of other services, such as maintenance on all makes of doors and garage-door openers; and repair of glass sliding doors, including rollers, tracks and locks.

Showing your home’s exterior doors a little love now can avoid some expensive heartache later.

For more about The Doorman of South East Florida, make an appointment to visit its showroom at 940 Clint Moore Road, just west of Congress Ave., in Boca Raton; visit its website at www.PalmBeachDoors.com; or, call (561) 272-3667.

October Garage Door & Entry Door Sale – Broward & Palm Beach

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Miami Dade Code Clopay Garage Doors – Clopay Model 94- size 9×7 $799 | Clopay Model 94 – size 16×7 $1199 installed

Impact Fiberglass Entry Doors –  fiberglass jambs, stainless steel security hinges and aluminum threshold.  Entry Doors for Palm Beach County and Broward County from $699 installed.

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Discount Hurricane Garage Doors – Residential and Commercial
Hurricane Entry Doors and French Doors at Sale Prices
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Sliding Glass Door – Rollers and Repairs

If Low Prices and Great Service are what you’re after….look no further.  Check us out for the Lowest Prices on Garage Doors and Entry Doors in Broward and Palm Beach County.   Visit our website for special prices.  WWW.PalmBeachDoors.Com 

The Doorman 1300 SW 10th Street – Delray Beach, FL 33444
Phone: 561.272.3667

Garage Door Tune-Up Special – $39.95

Many people ask:  ‘Why is it so important to have my garage door serviced regularly?’ 

Answer:  Your garage door is the largest moving object in your home and just as your automobile, another large moving object,  needs service regularly to operate safely and reliably, so does your garage door.  Especially in South Florida’s tropical humid climate, our garage doors need special attention and probably more often than in other areas of the country.  Another factor contributing to wear and tear is that our hurricane garage doors can be extremely heavy, some doors in excess of 500 pounds, causing premature failure of door rollers, hinges, cables, springs and garage door openers.  Moisture and weight can be troublesom all by themselves, now add our exposure to salt in the air and our extreme heat and it’s no wonder that your garage doors need a little TLC.  The Doorman’s Garage Door Tune-Up Special at least once or twice per year is just the answer.  At $39.95 servicing your garage door once or twice per year is easy and affordable!  Preventative Maintainence will help keep your hurricane garage door operating safer longer.  Visit us at www.PalmBeachDoors.com to see more hurricane door specials.    Call us in Delray Beach at 561-272-DOOR (3667) We carry a full line of Clopay and Amarr Garage Doors.  LiftMaster and Genie Openers.

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$39.95 – Garage Door Tune-Up

Your garage door is the largest moving object in your home and requires annual service to keep it running safely and prevent costly repairs.

Our service includes:

  • lubricate rollers, hinges, torsion tube bearing plates and opener
  • check cables, bottom rubber exterior weather seal, door spring balance and safety sensors for ‘wear & tear’ and defects
  • minor operator adjustments

 


 

$409.00 – Battery Back-Up Garage Door Opener with 2 Transmitters and 1 Outdoor Kepad

Today’s hurricane garage doors can be very difficult to open and close manually in the event of a power outage. Our battery back-up operators allow you to open and close your garage door from either inside your car or inside your garage when storms cause power failure.

 


 

$699.00 – Fiberglass Hurricane Impact Entry Door Completely Installed

3’0 x 6’8 smooth skin fiberglass 6 panel door system includes:

  • labor
  • composite jambs (4 9/16)
  • interior casing
  • exterior composite brick mold
  • stainless steel security hinges
  • impact bumper threshold
  • standard installation

The Doorman of SE Fl, Inc.

Discount Hurricane Garage Doors – Residential and Commercial
Hurricane Entry Doors and French Doors at Sale Prices
LiftMaster and Genie Garage Door Openers
Discount Door Repairs – Broken Springs
Sliding Glass Door – Rollers and Repairs

At The Doorman, we understand that most of our customers have busy schedules so we make ourselves available for weekend and evening quotes!

We are a local leader in Discount Hurricane Garage Door replacements and repairs. Broken springs and openers are no problem for our experienced staff of professionals and our service calls are only $39.95. Located in Delray Beach, we are able to provide service in Palm Beach or Broward Counties within just a few hours.

The Doorman has been serving Palm Beach and Broward Counties for the past 20 years, providing high quality products and service with integrity. We value every customer and that’s why we offer a full line of Clopay Garage Doors. We also offer entry doors by PlastPro, Jeld-Wen, Therma-Tru and Taylor.

Let our experienced staff of Hurricane Garage and Entry Door professionals help you select a door that will increase the safety, value and curb appeal of your most valued asset . . . your home. You are welcome to visit our showroom in East Delray Beach. Energy Tax Credits are available on our green garage and entry doors.

We welcome the opportunity to supply, install or repair your garage or entry doors and to answer any questions. Please call 561.272 DOOR (3667) for free quotes or visit our contact page to get in touch!

 

Servicing:  Palm Beach County, Boward County, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Lake Worth, Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Wellington, Parkland, Deerfield Beach, Coconut Creek, Coral Springs, Margate and Pompano Beach