Steel Building Accessories
Steel Building Accessories



Welcome to our FAQ's!

Here you will find questions answered to our most frequently asked questions by other customers.

We strive to continuously add the information our customers want to know. 

If you do not see your question answered here or need further information just send us an email: or call us 
at  1.866.700.1137


Q. How can I get a freight rate for shipping?


A. Due to the size, weight and nature of material we will be sending, you must get a customized freight quote. This means that you will not be paying extra to cover costs! We do not want to make money on freight so we only charge the actual freight costs.


To get your customized freight quote please send us an email: or call us at 1.866.700.1137.



Q. What type of headroom clearance do I need for my overhead door?

A. Normal headroom requires 26" of unobstructed area above the doors.

Q. What does R-Value mean?

A. The R-Value is the doors insulation value.

The higher the R-Value, the better the insulation. Doors with higher insulation values will keep your building warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer.

Q. What is the difference between a sectional and a roll up door?  

A. Sectional doors contain panels or “slabs” that are moving up and into the building. Track options let you decide how the door track system will be incorporated into your building. The doors can go up and straight back into the building (traditional), can go straight up the inside wall if your building is tall enough or can even follow the roof pitch. Sectional doors are easy and low maintenance. They come in several options of steel gauge thickness, insulated or non-insulated, with or without windows, and have several color options.


Roll-up doors, also referred to as coiling doors or canister doors are popular for storage units, warehouses, hangars and automotive structures. They roll up into a canister in the building and are very durable.  Roll up doors can be insulated or non-insulated and come in a variety of colors. Window options are not available roll up doors.


Q. What is intellecore insulated technology, sectional overhead door?

A. intellecore = Warmer. Quieter. Stronger. 

Commercial Overhead doors featuring Intellicore® insulation technology represent the ultimate smart choice for building owners. Clopay’s Intellicore is a proprietary polyurethane foam that is injected into a door, expanding to fill the entire structure. The result is a door with incredible strength and durability. Its dense insulation also produces a quieter door, while its industry-leading R-values (up to 22.2) provide year-round comfort and improved energy efficiency. Smart, indeed.


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Q. What is the exact opening size on the easy to install subframe walkdoor?

Walk Door specs (1).pdf
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Q. What are the track options for section overhead doors?

A. See track options for the best fit for your building. 

Standard Track specs.
Standard Track.pdf
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Standard Track then Follow the Roof specs.
Standard Track Follow the Roof Track.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [239.4 KB]
High Lift Track specs.
High Lift Track.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [216.6 KB]
High Lift then Follow the Roof Track specs.
High Lift Follow the Roof Track.pdf
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Vertical Track specs.
Vertical Track.pdf
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Q. Do I need any special jamb preparation for new new overhead sectional doors?

Steel or Wood Jamb Application specs.
Jamb layout.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [164.2 KB]

Q. What colors are available for walk doors? Do you have a color chart? 

A. Colored walk doors can be custom matched to any color. You will need to submit a color sample.