What is the Best Door for a Pole Barn and Why?

Nov 09, 2020

Whether you're building a pole barn for a workshop, garage, barn or business, choosing the right door is essential because it affects the aesthetics and functionality of your structure. Most people are choosing between sliding, hydraulic and overhead doors for their pole barn closure. In this blog, we discuss overhead doors and how steel roll up doors are optimal for pole barns of any function.

 

When evaluating pole barn doors, consider these questions:

  • How easy is this door to install, operate and maintain?
  • How durable is this door?
  • How often will I be accessing this building?
  • Can I customize this door to meet my needs?

 

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How easy is this door to install?

When you purchase steel roll up doors, you can wave goodbye to tedious instructions, heavy materials and lengthy installation processes. With two people and just a few common tools, you'll have your pole barn door up and rolling in no time. And, if you're not in a position to install the door yourself, we can also coordinate skilled install teams to get your project up and going on time. 

Not only are steel roll up doors easy to install, but to operate and maintain as well. No more greasing springs and performing tedious maintenance to achieve smooth operations and longevity. 

 

How durable is this door?

When steel roll up doors are constructed of grade 80 galvanized steel, they can resist dents and dings and put up the toughest fight to keep out unwanted people and things from your building. If you want extra protection, you can even add insulation. Because insulation helps to control the climate inside of your building and adds an extra layer of rigidity to your door's curtain, it's very common in pole barns used to store valuable or perishable items.

 

How often will I be accessing this building?

If you're frequently accessing your building, consider automating your experience with an automatic operator. Door operators add a level of convenience to any application, especially to pole-barns used for automobiles, tractors or large equipment that will be coming or going.

Automation increases the efficiency and safety of roll-up sheet doors, which makes them a popular enhancement for any commercial building. When equipped with the right operator, you'll have a sustainable, easy-to-use door for years to come.

Is commercial door automation right for you? Click here to find out! 

 

Can I customize this door to meet my needs?

Just because you're choosing a commercial door doesn't mean it can't have looks too. With 36 super durable polyester colors to choose from, you can make your roll up shed door stand out or blend in to meet your exact design needs. Color isn't the only way to make your roll up shed door uniquely your own. With every model, size and option in the book, you can find a steel roll up door to fit your every need.

 

Why choose a steel roll up door for your next purchase?

  • Their easy to install, operate and maintain.
  • Grade 80 galvanized steel is durable and protects your building from the outside in.
  • They seal and secure your building and can be insulated to enhance climate control and protect assets.
  • They're completely customizable from size, color and model.

 

Whether you're a hobbyist, a "DIY-er" or even a hoarder, a pole barn equipped with the right door can give you the aesthetics and functionality you need. Want to learn more about the benefits of a steel roll up door? Click on the image or button below to read our blog, "Why Choose Steel Roll Up Doors for Your Commercial Building?". 

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