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‘Industrial doors’ is often used to describe a wide range of doors and entrance barriers, meaning for those in search of their ideal door, it can be difficult to determine exactly what type of door is meant by this term. To help you differentiate between the different models that are available on the current market, we have provided a brief explanation of each below to assist you in choosing the right door industrial door for your business needs: 
Large green industrial roller shutter doors
While the winter weather can cause several problems in the home, garages are perhaps the most vulnerable areas to be hit by the cold and wet weather. Not only can harsh temperatures cause damage to garage exteriors, but they can also permeate inside, resulting in problems such as damp, rust and even ruined possessions. To ensure your garage remains protected from the cold, we’ve put together five useful tips to help you prepare your garage for winter: 
A tree covered in snow in front of some garages and a building
With such a broad range of different designs available on the current market, choosing the right garage doors can be a somewhat overwhelming task for many homeowners. To ensure you make the right choice and select the best doors for your garage, we’ve listed some crucial points to consider when making your decision: 
A brown manual operated roller garage door
With many businesses growing at a rapid pace, it is in inevitable that with more being stored, the space in your warehouse will quickly fill up. It's best to avoid having to find additional storage spaces or looking for new premises, with both being costly solutions. If you aren’t looking to relocate, it is essential to ensure you’re maximising the space available in your warehouse. If you aren’t sure of where to begin, we've compiled a list of tips to get you started: 
Well designed warehouse space
One of the most crucial aspects of running any business, no matter how large or small, is security. While daylight robbery is usually a rarity, if sufficient security measures are not in place, as a business owner, you could be leaving yourself vulnerable and open to an attack. To ensure your business remains free from criminality and as protected as possible, we’ve put together some top tips on how to enhance the security of your premises: 
A security grill over the front of a restaurant
No matter what kind of enterprise you run, if you have industrial doors installed at your business premises, keeping them properly maintained could be crucial to your business operation for a number of reasons. As well as being your legal obligation to ensure they meet safety regulations at all times, ensuring that your doors undergo regular maintenance checks and repairs can also help to increase their lifespan, reduce operation costs and keep them looking as appealing as possible for as long as possible. Read on to discover more about how these benefits on industrial door maintenance could enhance your business: 
A bright yellow rapid roll door at an industrial property
This summer has been one of the best on record, with the high temperatures and glorious sunshine being welcomed by many. However, for warehouse staff, the sweltering heat can cause serious problems and make it incredibly difficult to work in warehouse environments for several reasons. With the warm weather set to continue over the coming weeks, we’ve provided some helpful tips to help you keep your warehouse staff cool and safe: 
A man using a forklift to lift a pallet of goods in a warehouse
While many traditional doors are bulky, unattractive and require a manual opening, automated doors are a slick and versatile alternative that could benefit your business in several ways. Find out more here. 
An automatic door opening to let a person enter
For every business owner, fire safety should always be a top priority when it comes to keeping your staff and business safe. No matter what type of business you are, it’s important that you understand your responsibilities to comply with fire safety regulations. Read our guide to fire safety in the workplace below to ensure you take the appropriate precautions. 
Signs in a warehouse directing staff where the fire exit is
Selecting doors for any industrial property can be complicated. When it comes to choosing the right doors for your warehouse, we’ve put together a list of questions to help you identify a number of important factors that should be considered when making your decision, including the location of your doors, what additional security features you may need and how much space your doors will have to operate. 
A large warehouse with several roller shutter doors and a lorry inside
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