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New Wind Load Brochure

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Our specialty is Garage Doors, and we know what it takes to keep your family safe during the storm season and all year long. Preferred Doors is pleased to announce a new wind load brochure for it’s customer’s in wind load markets. The new 6-page brochure is available from Preferred Doors.  Call Now to schedule an appointment!  832-475-4616.

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Amarr Residential Aluminum Full View Introduction

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Amarr is pleased to announce the introduction of the Vista Collection, a residential Aluminum Full View door. Providing a modern contemporary look, the Vista transforms your garage into a bright and inviting room in your home. With the same durable construction as the Amarr Commercial Model 3550, the Vista has many unique glass options for residential applications. Ordering begins November 15, 2010.

Features and Benefits of Amarr Vista Collection:

  • 2” thick extruded commercial-grade aluminum frame provides durability, low maintenance and corrosion resistance.
  • Tongue and groove section joints and bottom weather seal provide additional protection against the elements.
  • Clear View Aluminum Strut System maximizes viewing area, adds strength and durability to doors and provides a consistent style to match the contemporary design of the full view door. Struts are available in clear anodized aluminum or white powder coat color to match the standard door finishes.
  • Attractive, modern exterior handles (2) included.
  • Standard door is available in clear anodized aluminum and white powder coat.
  • Additional powder coat colors available at a price upcharge. See attached powder coat color chart and Vista price catalog for options.
  • Standard door includes 1/8” Tempered Clear glass. Additional single pane and insulated tempered glass available at a price up charge.
  • Anodized aluminum or white powder coat panels also available.
  • Wind load options available to meet local building codes.
  • 5-year Limited Warranty on finish, materials, workmanship and hardware. 10-year Limited Warranty on insulated glass. 5-year Limited Warranty on laminated glass. Warranty attached.

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“NEW” Medium Woodgrain Steel Garage Doors

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Amarr is excited to announce the color addition of Medium Woodgrain to Amarr’s Classica Collection® (Classica 1000/2000/3000), Oak Summit 3000 and Stratford® 3000. This Medium Woodgrain color simulates the beautiful look of golden oak and has the low-maintenance and durability of steel. Medium woodgrain is available in the many authentic carriage house designs of Classica, as well as the energy efficient and economically priced Oak Summit 3000 carriage house in bead board, raised panel and recessed panel and traditional Stratford 3000 doors. The Medium Woodgrain color uses the same great paint system and has the same Limited Lifetime paint warranty as the other Amarr colors in these specific products. The beginning order date for this color is Monday, April 30, 2010.

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Preferred Doors

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JUNE IS GARAGE DOOR SAFETY MONTH

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Preferred Doors Offers Tips on Maintaining Your Garage Door

 

June is Garage Door Safety Month and Preferred Doors is working to increase awareness of the possible hazards of garage doors and automatic opener systems as well as the need for periodic inspection and maintenance to keep them safe. The garage door is the largest moving object in most homes and according to statistics provided by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission and the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System they were responsible for just over 13,000 injuries in 2007. Read more


National Hurricane Preparedness Week

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History teaches that a lack of hurricane awareness and preparation are common threads among all major hurricane disasters. By knowing your vulnerability and what actions you should take, you can reduce the effects of a hurricane disaster. Hurricane Preparedness Week during 2010 will be held May 23rd through May 29th. Read more

NOAA Expects Busy Atlantic Hurricane Season

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May 27, 2010

An “active to extremely active” hurricane season is expected for the Atlantic Basin this year according to the seasonal outlook issued today by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center – a division of the National Weather Service. As with every hurricane season, this outlook underscores the importance of having a hurricane preparedness plan in place.

Across the entire Atlantic Basin for the six-month season, which begins June 1, NOAA is projecting a 70 percent probability of the following ranges:

  • 14 to 23 Named Storms (top winds of 39 mph or higher), including:
  • 8 to 14 Hurricanes (top winds of 74 mph or higher), of which:
  • 3 to 7 could be Major Hurricanes (Category 3, 4 or 5; winds of at least 111 mph)

“If this outlook holds true, this season could be one of the more active on record,” said Jane Lubchenco, Ph.D., under secretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere and NOAA administrator. “The greater likelihood of storms brings an increased risk of a landfall. In short, we urge everyone to be prepared.” Read more