Wind-Rated Garage Doors
As many coastal homeowners know first-hand, a home can be breached during a hurricane or severe storm if wind forces cause the garage door to buckle out of its tracks. The air pressure that is let into the home can cause catastrophic structural damage.
For the highest grade protection against high-wind events, Wayne Dalton’s offers
wind load-rated reinforcement options on many of its most popular garage doors. The wind load-rated door options comply with various approval agencies and building codes, including Miami-Dade County, Florida Building Code (FBC) and the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI).
Homeowners can choose from Classic Steel Models 8000, 8100, 8124, 8024, 8500, 8300, 9100 and 9605, Carriage House Steel Models 6600, 9405, 9510 and 9700, as well as Designer Fiberglass Model 9800 garage doors. Model 8700 Specialty Vinyl and Carriage House Wood Models 7400 and 7100 are also available with wind load-rated reinforcement options.
For more information on which wind load-rated reinforced garage door and Fabric-Shield product are recommended for your home, contact your local Wayne Dalton dealer.
National Weather Service