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Continuous Hinge supplied and installed by House of Doors - Roanoke, VA at Virginia Tech

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House of Doors - Roanoke, VA recommends the use of geared aluminum continuous hinges.
Geared aluminum continuous hinges are a secure and long-term solution for high-traffic commercial door openings, they reduce maintenance cost while outperforming traditional butt hinges in schools, offices, airports, storefront, hotels and public and industrial buildings!
It has been proven that a continuous geared aluminum hinge may last 50+ years and require little to no maintenance, saving you SUBSTANTIALLY over the life of the assembly
Geared aluminum continuous hinges have been proven to last over 25,000,000 cycles and are available to hold doors up to 1,000lbs
Geared aluminum continuous hinges have a proud history beginning in 1963 with Austin Baer, anMIT-trained engineer, who earned a patent for his design of hinge leaves with intermeshed gears. In 1968, he earned a second patent for addingthrust bearingsto the original design. All geared hinges today are based on this design, which distributes th…

Hollow metal doors supplied, serviced and installed by House of Doors - Roanoke, VA

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Roanoke, VA Fire Doors & Hardware supplied and installed by House of Doors

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Thermal Bow explained by House of Doors - Roanoke, VA

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WHAT IS IT?: Thermal bow is a temporary condition that may occur in certain applications of metal door openings.   WHAT CAUSES IT?: The cause of thermal bow is differing temperatures on either side of an opening.  When steel doors experience a temperature difference between the door faces, the top and bottom of the lock edge of the door begin to distort either toward or away from the frame stop.  The larger the temperature difference, the more extreme the bowing. WHAT HAPPENS?: The bowing will cause the door opening to function poorly, or not at all.  As the door bows, clearances decrease.  Misalignment of the door and the strike jamb may cause the hardware to latch and unlatch with difficulty to the point of the lock binding. Thermal bow is an industry wide issue that is referenced in theANSI/SDI A250.8 Specifications for Standard Steel Doors and Framesas a general consideration.   WHAT TO DO?: Paint the doors a light color.  Dark colors such as black or brown increase the absorption of heat…

Custom hollow metal doors by House of Doors - Roanoke, VA

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Surface Preparation and Painting of Hollow Metal Doors by House of Doors - Roanoke, vA

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HOUSE OF DOORS, INCRECOMMENDED GUIDELINES FOR PREPARATION AND PAINTING OF HOLLOW METAL DOORS AND FRAMES:
MAINTENANCE OF HOLLOW METAL DOORS AND FRAMES SHOULD BE DONE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SDI 124-98 “MAINTENANCE OF STANDARD STEEL DOORS AND FRAMES” PRIMING AND PAINTING OF HOLLOW METAL DOORS AND FRAMES SHOULD BE DONE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SDI A250.8, SECTIONS 2.1.3, 2.1.4 AND 2.1.5. WE ALSO RECOMMEND FOLLOWING ANSI A250 RECOMMENDATIONS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO A250.8.4.1-4.6 AND APPENDIX “B” LISTED BELOW
A250.8-2003 “RECOMMENDED SPECIFICATIONS FOR STANDARD STEEL DOORS AND FRAMES”:
APPENDIX B, GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS, AESTHETICS
“THE PRODUCTION OF STEEL DOORS AND FRAMES RELIES ON A VARIETY OF MANUFACTURING PROCESSES INCLUDING SPOT WELDING, PROJECTION WELDING, ARC WELDING GROUND SMOOTH, GRINDING FILLING ETC. THESE PROCESES MAY RESULT IN A SHOW-THROUGH AFTER APPLICATION OF FINISHED PAINT. THESE CHARACTERISTICS ARE INHERENT IN PRODUCTION AND ARE NOT TO BE CONSIDERED AS MANUFACTURING DEFECTS. THE SHO…

Template Tuesday. Design Hardware 316 closer.

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House of Doors - Roanoke, VA proudly sells, services and installs the full line of Design Hardware brand materials including hinges, closer, locksets, exit devices + much much more. 
Design Hardware 316 Closer Template
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Fire rated wood doors, hollow metal frames, metal vision kits with glass and hardware supplied and installed by House of Doors - Roanoke, VA

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Mesker hollow metal doors and frames sold, supplied and installed by House of Doors - Roanoke, VA

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