Commercial roller doors are designed to maximise the safety and security of a business facility, however, for them to work effectively and efficiently, it’s vital they are installed correctly and maintained appropriately. Cowan Doors is Melbourne’s largest Australian-owned commercial door servicing company. Whether you run a small business or you’re just trying to cut down on expenses, you might be tempted to install new commercial roller on your own. Before you do, read on to find out why seeking professional help for commercial roller door repairs and installation is a much better option.
Installing Commercial Roller Doors Is Not Easy
The process of installing roller doors can be very difficult, especially for someone who has no experience with it. Heavy in weight and with a multitude of parts and components that all need to work harmoniously together, missing one step can lead to irreparable damage or a door that simply won’t work as it should. Professional installers are highly trained and have years of experience with door installations of various types and sizes. They’ll make sure the door is fitted correctly, and that it is balanced and operates properly.
Installation Requires Special Tools
Installing commercial doors requires the use of specific tools that only professionals have access to. These tools are need for wiring, alignment, balancing as well as installing the springs, pulleys, and cables. Attempting to install doors and gates without the right tools can result in many problems, including injury and damage. Experienced installers will have the right parts and the right tools to do the job safely and efficiently.
There’s a Risk of Making Costly Mistakes
There’s many steps involved in door installation, so it’s easy to miss a step or make a mistake. Mistakes can lead to expensive repair costs and could even cause a delays in your installation, leaving your business vulnerable to break-ins. A professional will install the door without any issues, saving you money and time.
You Could Get Injured
All DIY projects come with some risks. For a big and heavy project such as commercial door installation, the risks involved can result in injury to yourself or your workers. Manoeuvring a heavy door into place can easily result in serious injuries and springs and other components can be dangerous when not installed correctly. Don’t risk a serious injury, a professional installer has the proper equipment needed to install the door safely.
It May Void the Warranty
Most commercial gates and doors are backed by a manufacturer warranty, which is great if anything ever goes wrong with your doors. However, these warranties are typically only valid if a qualified and licensed professional performs the installation. A DIY installation can void your warranty, leaving you significantly out of pocket for unexpected garage door repairs that would otherwise be minimal under warranty.
Even if you have the confidence and willingness to undertake DIY installation of commercial roller doors for your Melbourne business, there are many reasons why you should leave it to the experts. Not only are they skilled and experienced, you will be sure of a high quality and professional result.
At Cowan Doors, we provide all services for industrial, commercial, automatic and auto access doors from start to finish including installation and maintenance, as well as commercial roller door repairs and replacement. Call us today on (03) 9587 8750 or enquire online now.