CLOPAY GARAGE & ENTRY DOOR BLOG

  • Wind Load: Not Just a Coastal Issue

    May 21, 2010
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    The adoption of the International Building Code (IBC) in most states means wind load is no longer an issue exclusive to Florida and other hurricane hot spots. States like Minnesota, Kansas, Missouri, Utah, Nevada and California also have wind reinforcement requirements for various building products, including garage doors, because of wind related to the terrain and weather in those regions. Be informed. For more information, visit www.clopaydoor.com/wind-code-about.aspx.
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  • Don’t Allow Your Garage Door to Become Your Home’s Weakest Link this Hurricane Season

    May 20, 2010
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    It’s hard to believe that the official start of the 2010 hurricane season is just two weeks away. The forecast team at Colorado State University is predicting above-average storm activity in the Atlantic basin between June 1 and Nov. 30 with eight expected to be hurricanes and four developing into major hurricanes (Saffir/Simpson category 3-4-5) with sustained winds of 111 mph or greater.
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