Vertical Lifting Doors

Need a bit of a lift? Why not try our vertical lifting doors? Talk to a member of our friendly, professional team about our vertical lifting door options

Nothing works better than a local company successfully fulfilling the needs of a local client base, and here at Door and Dock Solutions, that's what we've been doing best for more than twenty years now. If you're in the Houston area of Texas and are looking for a company that can provide you with an extensive range of commercial and industrial door and dock solutions to suit a variety of applications, then we guarantee to have the products you need. We take immense pride in offering our clients only the very best quality products at prices we know are competitive, and we firmly believe that once you've spoken to our dedicated team of specialists and technicians, you'll be satisfied that you've chosen the right company for all your door and dock needs.


From sectional doors, partition doors, telescoping and pedestrian doors (to name but a few), our range of products are unbeatable. Whether you require customized solutions for security or temperature control, or simply need a sturdy, affordable door that will protect your business for many years to come, our vertical lifting doors, rolling shutters and insulated garage doors will give you exactly the level of functionality and efficiency that you require. As leaders in our field, our door designs are guaranteed to meet your needs, no matter how obscure, unconventional or specialized.

What purpose do vertical lifting doors serve?

Ideal for more heavy-duty applications that go beyond the usual limits of standard commercial doors, our vertical lifting doors can be used successfully in tail door applications, especially when sliding door upper guides are needed to travel with the tail door.

Do you need vertical lifting doors?

When seeking to find a commercial steel door that will match your every requirement perfectly, the choices can be a little overwhelming. However, with our expert team of specialist technicians on hand to help talk you through your many options, the search becomes easier and a little less stressful. Your building may have myriad design variations, specific fire safety requirements or be extremely large or extremely small. Here are a few important things to consider when deciding whether a metal vertical lifting door is right for your needs:

What will be the doors purpose?

What does the door need to do on a daily basis, aside from opening and closing? Does it need to protect high value goods or equipment? Does it need to help keep people safe while they're inside? Will it mainly be used by employees, clients or both? Does it need to have an attractive finish? Consider whether functionality is a priority over aesthetics.

How secure does the vertical lifting door need to be?

All projects require security measures, but the level of protection needed can vary hugely. Try to figure out what level of protection your vertical lifting door will need to offer, and while a steel door is undoubtedly the most secure option; does it need to be customized to make it even more secure?

What is your budget when it comes to buying a vertical lifting door?

Your budget will always play a significant role in any door purchase you make, and it's an important thing to consider. While we offer a range of doors to suit all budgets, and at prices you'll find hard to beat, you'll need to figure out what the overall cost of your vertical lifting door will be before you talk things over with one of our highly trained door technicians.

Now that you know what you need to think about before purchasing a vertical lifting door, you might be ready to talk doors with our team, and fortunately, we're here around the clock to offer advice, guidance and technical support whenever you might need it. Unbiased and honest, we'll help you select the right vertical lifting door for your needs, and will give you as much time as you need to think carefully about your options before making a purchase.

Our vertical lifting doors

If you're in the automotive industry, or any other, heavy-duty industry, then you would undoubtedly benefit from one of our top-of-the-range vertical lifting doors, and as demonstrated below, there are many unique and positive advantages to this particular type of door:

Construction – available with single or multi-leaf configurations, our vertical lifting doors are clad with heavy-gauge face sheets and are fabricated with an extensive range of options:

  • Counterweighted, structural steel framing
  • 14-gauge exterior or 16-gauge interior steel cladding
  • Wind load requirements can easily be met
  • 3" minimum thickness maintenance

Features of our vertical lifting doors

  • Leave no visible tracks
  • Slide straight up into the wall
  • Can telescope or be stacked side-by-side
  • Designed without torsion springs
  • A counterweight balance is used
  • Lower repair costs due to their unique design

Maintaining your vertical lifting door – with maintenance free hardware and factory sealed ball bearing rollers, our vertical lifting doors come with shop-primed exposed and concealed surfaces and offer durability that is unsurpassed.

With our extensive, customizable, safety and security guaranteed, door and dock services available throughout Houston and beyond, you need only browse our website to see why we are one of the leading doors and docks providers in the region, and why so many customers come back to us, time and time again. If you would like any more information about our range of door and dock solutions, simply give us a call when convenient, and we'll be more than happy to help give expert recommendations, or schedule a consultation.