Thanks to Door Innovation, we already know that corroded metal door frames are not only a financial burden but also a safety risk. They allow insects, rodents, and other pests to enter the facility while heat and energy escape. However, the Brighton, MI-based door frame repair specialists explain, those aren’t the only downsides of corrosion.
The Question: How Do Corroded Metal Door Frames Jeopardize Building Security?
As a business owner, you want to keep your customers, your property, and yourself safe. Nevertheless, a corroded metal door frame could put patron’s health and safety as well as your own finances at risk. But how? Door Innovation has the answer.
The Answer: They Prevent the Door from Closing Securely
In Series 2, Part 1 of their examination of corroded metal door frames, Door Innovation discussed how rust and oxide weaken the system. It causes pieces of the frame to flake, chip, or even break away, thus putting your door at risk of structural collapse. Additionally, this damage makes the system vulnerable to forced entry.
Often, corrosion also interferes with your commercial door frame’s closing mechanism. Namely, it weakens the system to where it can’t maintain solid contact with its anchor points, meaning the door cannot close securely. In turn, this defect makes it even easier for thieves to enter the facility and steal your possessions or vandalize your property.
To keep you, your customers, and your place of business safe, you need to repair any corroded metal door frames as soon as possible. Fortunately, Door Innovation’s patented jamb kits have just the equipment you need. Complete with a new galvannealed jamb and step-by-step instructions, this set lets you self-repair your door in a matter of minutes. With all the time and money you’ll save, it’s no wonder why so many business owners prefer the jamb kit to door frame replacement.
Let Door Innovation help you keep your property secure. Visit them online to order your jamb patch kit today. For any questions regarding your corroded metal door frame, call (517) 518-8979. And don’t forget to check back next time for a discussion on the environmental conditions that influence corrosion.