In business, security is everything. This is particularly true when you are dealing in high value, high maintenance products in the agricultural and industrial sectors. Your storage units, factory blocks and outhouses need to contain and protect your stock effectively and over a long period of time. The right sectional door can improve your security, and provide added benefits such as insulation and accessibility. But when do you know that the time is right to replace your sectional doors?


If you are running a high value or high risk business, your insurance costs can really add up. Before your renegotiation period begins, give your property a thorough once over and reinforce any problem areas that may push your premiums up. Replacing sectional doors improves your site’s security and the building’s insulation, so by investing in new doors, you could end up saving money in the long-term.


Even if your new property seems ready for use at the point of sale, if you are considering replacing the sectional doors at any point, this is the best time. Once you start using the site in an industrial or agricultural capacity, it will become harder to make any major changes. Replacing a few doors can bring operations to a temporary standstill, costing you time and money. Instead, change your doors right from the get go and you won’t have to deal with this disruption at a later date.


Obviously, you will need to replace your sectional doors after a fire, flood or other major disaster. But it can also be a good idea to upgrade your doors after minor damage. Sometimes it is hard to know what features you require from your sectional doors until a couple of years of wear and tear have passed. Once you know what your key concerns are, you can choose the most appropriate door for your needs.

Avalon Doors & Awnings has been supplying sectional doors for the industrial and agricultural industries since 1989. We are based in Leyland, Lancashire but we can deliver our doors across the North West (and beyond).