Retrofit Services

Retrofit Service and Repair

Retrofitting is an effective way to improve your facility and save money in the long run, but what is it? Retrofitting is adding a component or accessory to something that did not have it when manufactured. It's upgrading a part that initially was not made with that upgrade or improvement in mind. Adding new components or accessories to retrofit something is often done because unique equipment is more efficient, reliable, and durable than the old one.

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Although retrofits can be time-consuming and involve much testing to ensure everything works correctly, they're necessary to improve your production rates and keep your facility running smoothly and efficiently. Our certified and trained technicians can help you identify the latest technology that fits your business' needs while remaining true to your budget.

Retrofit Exterior and interior doors

Exterior doors

You know what to look for in a heavy-duty exterior door product, which makes the highest quality products, and how to decide between different doors. The good news is that nothing will make your facility safer, more soundproof, more secure, and overall, more successful than choosing an exterior door with the qualities needed for your situation.

A well-designed and well-constructed exterior door can improve the image and functionality of your business or organization. All doors have some maintenance requirement level, so you should consider the material construction and location when deciding which door to purchase. Before deciding on a specific door, it's essential to think about what type you want: wood, Metal, Vinyl, or Rubber.

Exterior doors play an essential role in a building's design and function. On a basic level, they keep the elements out of your lobby and protect the interior environment of your facility. Additionally, many exterior doors can provide convenient year-round access for deliveries, outdoor employees, and visitors entering or exiting a building. Changing your exterior doors can be a great way to boost your business's image. Also, upgrading your design means that your premises will be more secure and functional. An effective exterior door can protect employees and visitors from injury and increase safety while increasing your brand's image.

Exterior doors

Interior doors are one of the easiest ways to give any office or business establishment a facelift instantly. As your business challenges become more unique, there are myriad of reasons for upgrading your internal doors. Make certain areas more secure or temperature-controlled, increase visibility for aesthetic, control access to certain areas, and increase efficiency flow are just a few ways that upgrading your internal doors can help your business keep moving forward.

As your business challenges become more unique, there are myriad of reasons for upgrading your interior doors. There are multiple ways to improve security, increase efficiency flow, control access to certain areas and help an office space look better, all of which can be done simply by upgrading the interior doors! Most companies that operate out of retail, office, or manufacturing environments are always looking for interior doors retrofit. These upgrades can genuinely help businesses improve the efficiency and speed of their processes. There are various reasons to upgrade your current set of interior doors.

Overhead door upgrade and Retrofit

Overhead door upgrade and Retrofit is something that should not be taken lightly. Whether you want to extend the life of your existing system, improve safety standards or add a few more options to your doors, it is a big project in which you will have to get professional advice. We provide our clients with a full range of safety options, including photo eyes, safety edges, and manual alarms. Converting a manual operating door to automatic operation can improve the safety and efficiency of a warehouse or facility. We will also convert existing Electro-Pneumatic door controls through our integrated Electro-Mechanical conversion system. We provide our clients with a wide range of options for efficient, automated warehouse door controls.

Our products and services are designed with the customer in mind and deliver meaningful improvements to their operations. The replacement of outdated doors or the Retrofit of an existing drive system allows a customer to increase safety, improve efficiency, and reduce the total cost of ownership over the door system's life. When it comes to providing products and services for commercial and industrial doors, Overhead door upgrades and Retrofits have you covered. We also have a team full of professionals who can help you through every step of the way, from beginning to end. We provide knowledgeable advice for any option that comes to mind, such as safety doors, push-button controls, and keypad access. Each type has its unique function and purpose. We provide our clients with a full range of safety options, including photo eyes, safety edges, and manual alarms. Converting a manual operating door to automatic operation can improve the safety and efficiency of a warehouse or facility. We will also convert existing Electro-Pneumatic door controls through our integrated Electro-Mechanical conversion system.

Retrofit Fire door operators

Door and Dock Solutions are the leading provider of state-of-the-art retrofit fire door operators for upgrading existing rolling fire doors to provide superior descent control. Retrofit Fire Door Operators are designed for installation in most existing rolling fire doors. Available in Chain, Crank, or Motor operators, our wide range of products give you the flexibility and upgrade your door to a state-of-the-art system.

To pass NFPA101 standards, a rolling fire door used in an industrial plant requires escape (e.g., descent control) and resetting features that make the door safer and easier to test. Our escape and reset functions comply fully with the latest versions of the 2009 and 2012 editions of NFPA101 and other applicable codes. We are UL classified, and FM approved for installation on most rolling fire doors and can be easily retrofitted onto existing doors. This means we can provide a safe solution for existing doors at a reasonable cost.

Retrofit fire door operators provide state-of-the-art technology for existing rolling fire doors. When retrofitted, even older doors can be tested and reset easily and operate with the reliability and great descent control found only in today's most advanced fire door systems. Retrofit operators are Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Classified and FM Approved for installation on most types and brands of existing rolling fire doors. They eliminate awkward and unreliable spring tension release mechanisms and replace traditional operating and governor systems.

Retrofit Fire Door Operators are the perfect choice for existing rolling fire doors. Retrofit operators save time and money while allowing you to upgrade your fire doors to state-of-the-art chain, crank, or motor operator systems. These retrofit fire door operators provide state-of-the-art technology for existing rolling fire doors.

When retrofitted, even older doors can be tested and reset easily and operate with the reliability and excellent descent control found only in today's most advanced fire door systems. Retrofit operators are UL Classified, and FM Approved for installation on most types and brands of existing rolling fire doors. They eliminate awkward and unreliable spring tension release mechanisms and replace traditional operating and governor systems.

Easy-Reset chain, crank, and motor operators

A must-have feature is the ability to automatically close a door for security, safety, or fire alarm purposes without replacing the serviceable operator's lifetime. Easy-Reset chain, crank, and motor operators keep maintenance costs at a minimum by reducing the time and number of required starts to activate the closing sequence. All units reset quickly via a fusible link or thermal device. it has been necessary to manually reset a fire door which could prolong an evacuation and potentially put lives at risk. A cheaper and more reliable method of resettling a door is through time delay closing operators. These are compact and easy to install, fitting easily behind the standard fire door header. In the event of an alarm or detector activation, the door will automatically close in time delay mode.

This time delay is triggered upon alarm or detector activation. When the alarm is activated, this adjustment will cause the operator to close the door at a slower closure rate for a 7-second duration. The discharge contacts in the operator will be turned off during this opening cycle, so the sensor beam will not be interrupted. Upon a loss of power to the operator upon alarm activation, an internal release arm will move until it bridges two terminals within the operator after the delayed closing cycle has observed completion. This action provides a fail-safe state that reliably releases all connections in case of a power outage or an unexpected loss of electrical power to the unit during an opening or closing cycle.

There is no need to reset or wait for manual intervention. Upon power loss, through the internal release and governor, the door will automatically be reset again when power supplies are restored. Time-delayed closing upon alarm activation. Fail-safe closing upon a loss of power. The Easy-Reset ensures your facility remains secure and protected even during power outages. To meet the requirements of fire and life safety codes, the door must remain closed during an alarm condition and must remain closed during a loss of power. To achieve this before the advent of DC drives, doors would have an automatic reset upon restoration of power or annunciation of a false alarm. * A chain or removable awning crank handle is used to open the door; a convenient pull cable is used to close or stop the door at any position. A locking handle release in a surface or flush mount enclosure can be optionally provided to prevent unauthorized closing*.

Controlled operation of signal, gate, and barrier doors that lead to areas where the protection of personnel is paramount or where security issues can be accomplished with chain or motor operators containing a time delay function. The "Auto-Reset" safety feature is designed to ensure that doors can immediately be reopened in the event of an alarm activation or after being closed in a power failure. Controls are available with a combination of both time delay and manual reset.

Auto-reset motor operators

Need a high-speed, high-quality motor operator that will keep your door operating smoothly? I've got just the thing for you. Allow me to introduce the Best Access Motor Operator line of type "A" and "B" controller-mounted operators. These motor operators come with plenty of features to make sure they can handle almost anything you throw at them, from manual or alarm-activated closing to time-delayed fail-safe closing upon power loss.

When it comes to dealing with fire, safety, and security incidents around buildings, there is no place for compromise. Alarm systems are used for various purposes, with means of protection and types of warnings varying from building to building. Regardless of the size or type of a building, having a practical solution that can be used effectively to enhance safety and security cannot be overstated.

  • Motor-controlled closing upon alarm/detector activation will stop upon sensing an obstruction while closing and continue closed when the obstruction is removed. (Requires the door to be provided with a monitored sensing edge power must be present) and the sensing edge must be functioning correctly.
  • Time-delayed fail-safe closing through the operator's internal release and governor upon a loss of power or failure of the sensing edge upon alarm activated motor-controlled closing.
  • Optional battery backup to provide up to 8 hours of battery support to prevent the door closing due to a loss of power, obstruction sensing and cycling functions upon alarm/detector activation, and audible/visible warnings
  • If required, fusible link activated closing through the operator's internal release and governor

Retrofitting automatic doors and Touchless doors

Retrofit automatic doors aim to meet the growing demand for more safety, comfort, and ease of use. Retrofitting existing facilities with automatic doors is possible. Especially in spaces that were not originally designed to accommodate automatic slide or swing doors, our experts are here to help you create the most viable solution because where some see limitations, we see possibility.

Retrofit automatic doors are the future of wheelchair-accessible doors for door accessibility. Suppose you find yourself in a facility that does not have ADA-compliant doors with our retrofit kit. In that case, it is estimated that you will save 30%-50% on costs because you will be integrating the automatic door with what is already there. Why would we tell you this? Because we are not just any door company, we excel in retrofitting existing facilities with automatic doors.

Retrofit Automatic door operators

Retrofit automatic door operators are beneficial for any commercial, retail, or industrial environment, bestowing any manual door with the complete, effortless convenience of an automatic door. Whether you need a door operator to improve traffic flow, or simply to heighten your patrons' experience, door and dock solutions can provide door operator systems that are customized to suit your specific requirements.

Nowadays, automatic door operators are used everywhere in commercial, retail, or industrial settings. In numerous cases, they provide the convenience required to help people travel quicker and make the journey an improved experience. Door and Dock Solutions has been installing and servicing automatic door operators for numerous years. We have developed a wealth of knowledge along the way, which means you can trust our expertise with your business. Call us today!

Retrofitting panic hardware

Are you looking for a retrofit solution to replace commercial grade Panic Hardware? Retrofit panic hardware to replace those unreliable commercial doors exit devices. Retrofit Panic Hardware features a dependable design that includes an improved cam mechanism with a longer life and a unique over-center action. The retrofit entry hardware market is large in size and vast in diversity. No matter what style, finish, or brand of commercial door exit hardware device you have on your building, retrofit Panic Exit Devices can replace it. Retrofit panic hardware improves the durability of exit devices by eliminating metal-to-metal contact. Retrofit panic hardware can replace malfunctioning spring-loaded doors in existing fire egress applications or provide added fire protection in new construction. Retrofit panic hardware is available with various reset mechanisms, mounting plates, and accessories.

Perimeter Security with automated gate and Access control

Simply put, a secure facility has more value to its occupants than one that isn't secure/automated. A security gate system will not only prevent unauthorized entry from the outside, but will also control and monitor vehicle and pedestrian access through the perimeter gates. With a properly designed security fence system, permit holders can be restricted or prohibited from entering certain areas of the property. At Door and Dock Solutions, our team will assist you in designing a security system that meets your needs without any downtime or service disruption.

Replacement Motors for Sliding / Swinging Security Gate

Replacement motors for sliding / swinging gates or swing gate motors are easy to find when you shop with us. We carry AC and DC security gate motor replacements and replacement security gate motors for all of your commercial and industrial needs. Whatever your reason for adding in Automated gate and access systems, Door and Dock solutions are determined to provide the best solution for you.Our team of experts is committed to finding the right solution for you. Each system is custom-designed according to your specifications. We'll take good care of your existing property while ensuring that we also protect it against unauthorized access. Access control integration to prevent unauthorized access inside the property. Door and Dock Solutions can help you create automated, controlled access for your security gates.

Loading dock upgrade and Retrofit

Mechanical dock levelers are a lower-cost option but require more maintenance than hydraulic dock levelers. However, converting or retrofitting your dock with hydraulic equipment can be a less expensive decision in the long run. If you're considering retrofitting your loading dock, it's essential to consider your business's shipping needs, budget, and current requirements. Almost every business that deals with high volumes of inbound and outbound shipping will have some type of renovation of the loading docks.

When it comes to mechanical vs. hydraulic dock levelers, price and maintenance are the two most significant factors determining which loading dock equipment is right for your business. Several parts of a loading dock make it optimal for conversion or retrofit. Every aspect of a loading dock should be kept in mind when deciding what you need to set up your new loading dock.

Your company's warehouse layout, site, floor plan, and facility size are all considerations to consider when figuring out the best parts for your changing needs. Whether you're looking for tank retrofits or other types of loading dock equipment, consider what each part does for you and how it will add value to making things run smoother in the future.

Look no further than Door and Dock Solutions if you're looking for a solution to fit your unique retrofit needs. We offer a wide variety of products, styles and designs to suit every need while providing maximum security, safety, and functionality. Our team of experts will provide you with the customized solution you need. Call now, Phone: [832] 232 – 9150.

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