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Wayne Dalton Returns to the 2020 International Builders’ Show

Wayne Dalton, one of the premier manufacturers of residential and commercial doors in the United States, will showcase its Model 9700 Carriage House Steel and Model 8800 Contemporary Aluminum at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) 2020 International Builders’ Show.



Wayne Dalton Adds New Panel Design and Premium Colors to Model 9510 Designer Steel Garage Door

Wayne Dalton, a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial door solutions, has expanded its product offerings with additional design selections for Model 9510 Designer Steel garage doors. New options include the brand-new Ridgefield panel that features recessed pinstripes, as well as Desert Tan, Terra Bronze, Gray, and Black premium color paint finishes.


Reboot of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition on HGTV to Feature Wayne Dalton Garage Doors

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition will be returning in 2020 on HGTV. The reboot will be hosted by Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson as he teams up with community members to help build homes for deserving families across the country. Customer-favorite garage doors from Wayne Dalton, a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial door solutions, will be utilized throughout the season.


Wayne Dalton Launches First-Ever High Speed Interior Freezer and Cooler Door, Model 887 ADV-Xtreme

Wayne Dalton has launched its first-ever high speed, high performance interior freezer, and cooler door – Model 887 ADV-Xtreme. Ideal for food and beverage and other cold storage applications, Model 887 ADV-Xtreme offers a variety of problem-solving features that help address various temperature-dependent site issues before they can occur.


Wayne Dalton Introduces High Cycle Springless Grille Built to Last with Enhanced Cycle Life

Wayne Dalton has launched the Model 600 HC, a high cycle rolling grille that offers the same safety and security of a standard rolling grille, but with a cycle life warranty that lasts 15 times longer. Thanks to its innovative springless barrel design, Model 600 HC eliminates the need for a counterbalance system, allowing for a 300,000-cycle life warranty without having to incur the cost of spring replacements.


Wayne Dalton Doors on New HGTV Show “Rock the Block”

In HGTV’s newest show, Rock the Block, four female network veterans go head to head to see who can makeover the best home in only four weeks with a limited budget. California builder and designer Jasmine Roth will be utilizing garage doors from Wayne Dalton, as her design house competes for the highest potential return on investment.


Wayne Dalton Luminous Garage Door Named Architizer A+Awards 2019 Finalist

For the second consecutive year, Wayne Dalton, a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial door solutions, has been selected as a finalist for its Luminous  all-glass, frameless style garage doors in the 'Openings' category of the Architizer A+Awards, the largest awards program in the world dedicated to honoring the year's best architecture, spaces, and products.


Wayne Dalton Opens Louisville Sales Center
Wayne Dalton has opened a new sales center in Louisville, Kentucky, to serve as a distribution hub for the company to expand its market share throughout Kentucky and Indiana, as well as offer local garage door dealers,  improved product lead times with the added accessibility. The new sales center marks the 39th location across the U.S. and Canada.


Hit HGTV Show Hidden Potential to Feature Wayne Dalton Garage Doors
HGTV’s breakout hit show Hidden Potential will include four homes adorned with a variety of Wayne Dalton doors, a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial door solutions on its second season.


Wayne Dalton Adds New Painted Finish and Wood Grain Options
Wayne Dalton has expanded its product offerings with the addition of the brand-new Terra Bronze painted finish and the Walnut and Mission Oak woodgrain options. The new design choices provide homeowners and business owners added customization for the ultimate curb appeal boost.


Popular Blogger and DIYer Completes Custom Workshop with Wayne Dalton Garage Doors
Recently, April chose Wayne Dalton’s first-ever Classic Steel Model 8300 garage doors with the all-window door option to complete the 3,000 square-foot barn-style workshop she was building in the backyard of her new home in the scenic Texas Hill Country near San Antonio, a big move from Fort Worth and the 600 square-foot workshop she outgrew.


Garage Door Replacements Ranked #1 Top Investment For Second Consecutive Year
According to the 2019 Cost vs. Value Report by Remodeling magazine and the National Association of Realtors (NAR), garage door replacements are continuing a two-year streak as the top home improvement project nationwide. The study indicates that homeowners who choose to replace their garage door this year can expect a 97.5 percent return on investment (ROI) at resale.


Smart Home Meets Healthy Living with BUILDER’s KB Home ProjeKt, Featuring Wayne Dalton Garage Doors
Wayne Dalton, a builder favorite, is back at the International Builders’ Show (IBS) with garage doors that adorn the home of the future. The KB Home ProjeKt: Where Tomorrow Lives show home is a joint venture between BUILDER Magazine and KB Home, one of the nation’s largest single-family homebuilders, that merges smart technology with everyday healthy living.


Wayne Dalton Expands Commercial High Speed Door Product Line
Wayne Dalton, a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial garage doors in the United States, has expanded its commercial product offerings to include two new high speed doors — Models 888 ADV-X and 889 ADV-X.



Wayne Dalton Luminous™ All-Glass Frameless Garage Doors Named Architizer A+Awards 2018 Finalist
Wayne Dalton, a premier manufacturer of garage door solutions for the building industry, has been selected as a finalist for its Luminous™ all-glass, frameless style garage doors in the windows and doors category of the Architizer A+Awards, the largest awards program in the world dedicated to honoring the year’s best architecture, spaces and products.


Wayne Dalton Garage Doors Completes The Family Handyman’s Game Day Shed
Each July, The Family Handyman, a leading home-improvement magazine, reveals a shed project for its readers to draw inspiration and recreate. This year, Wayne Dalton teamed up with The Family Handyman to create a one-of-a-kind game day shed using a Model 8850 Aluminum Full-View garage door featuring a clear anodized frame and clear glass for a modern look that offers maximum visibility.  


Wayne Dalton Expands Product Offering to Include All-Window Option
Wayne Dalton, a premier manufacturer of garage door solutions for the building industry, has introduced a new all-window option for commercial sectional ThermoMark™ Model 5150. The all-window option is an alternative for homeowners and commercial building owners seeking to achieve the sought-after look of an Aluminum Full-View garage door with the durability and reliability of our insulated sectional steel doors.


Wayne Dalton Garage Doors Featured on HGTV’s Property Brothers
With the help of Drew and Jonathan Scott of Property Brothers, David and Eleni of Ontario, Canada, were able to find and renovate a deluxe suburban home that met their family’s needs, as well as surprise David with a dream garage to store and work on his vintage car collection. The HGTV Property Brothers episode showcases how three Wayne Dalton Model 6600 Carriage House Steel garage doors helped make this possible.


Wayne Dalton Expands Commercial Product Offering with Springless High Cycle Rolling Service Doors
Wayne Dalton has introduced Models 800 HC and 800C HC high cycle rolling service doors which offer a cycle life that’s 25 times Wayne Dalton’s standard rolling service door and an accompanying three-year, 500,000 cycle warranty.


Wayne Dalton Named #1 Quality Garage Door Provider for Second Consecutive Year
For the second year in a row, Wayne Dalton, a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial garage doors, has been recognized by BUILDER Magazine’s 2018 Brand Use Study as the top provider of quality garage doors.


Wayne Dalton Garage Door Design Center Now Available on Google Play
To help more customers boost their home’s curb appeal with a simplified design and selection process, Wayne Dalton— a premier manufacturer of residential garage doors —has launched its popular Garage Door Design Center app on Google Play, free to download on Android devices.


Garage Door Replacements Ranked #1 Top Investment for Household Renovations Nationwide
Garage door upgrades have been ranked as the top home improvement project nationwide with the highest return on investment (ROI), according to the 2018 Cost vs. Value Report by Remodeling magazine and the National Association of Realtors (NAR). According to the study, homeowners who replace their garage door with an upscale model this year can expect, on average, up to a 98 percent ROI.


Wayne Dalton Shares Storm Defense Tools at International Builders’ Show
Wayne Dalton, a builder favorite for garage doors, will showcase its Fabric-Shield Storm Panels and Pull-Down Shutters at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) 2018 International Builders’ Show. Attendees will learn how Fabric-Shield products provide homeowners with simple, convenient protection from unruly weather by utilizing polyvinyl chloride (PVC) coated woven fabric panels.



Wayne Dalton Garage Doors Featured in ‘Garage Rehab’ Transformation
Wayne Dalton commercial doors helped transform a struggling automotive shop this fall on Discovery Channel’s new series GARAGE REHAB, which follows American entrepreneur and Gas Monkey Garage owner Richard Rawlings as he travels the country to revive automotive garages on the brink of failure. With an original air date of October 25, the episode showcased how one Wayne Dalton Model 451 Full-View Aluminum door and four Model 2411 Sectional Steel garage doors assisted in the transformation of Abel Racing in Midwest City, OK.


Wayne Dalton Launches New Flexible Bottom Interior High Speed Fabric Door
Wayne Dalton Launches New Flexible Bottom Interior High Speed Fabric Door Wayne Dalton has launched Model 880 ADV-X, a flexible bottom interior high speed fabric door, to satisfy commercial applications where safety, reliability and end-user focused features are of the utmost importance. Equipped with a flexible bottom, the new Model 880 ADV-X reduces damage in case of accidental collisions, unlike traditional models which feature a non-bending steel bottom.


Wayne Dalton Garage Door Showcased in On The House 100-Year-Old Bungalow Renovation
When expert home building and renovation duo, The Carey Brothers, began restoring a 100-year old Craftsman-style bungalow in the San Francisco Bay Area, they opted for a Wayne Dalton Model 6600 Carriage House Steel door to transform and add unique style to what originated as a catalog order, kit-constructed cottage.


Wayne Dalton Launches Garage Door Design Center App
Wayne Dalton has launched its Garage Door Design Center iOS app on Apple’s App Store, the company’s first product visualization application to provide dealers with a vital on-the-go tool to aid customers with garage door design. Requiring no internet connection or data usage, the easy-to-use app enables dealers to walk customers through hundreds of options, including styles, sizes, colors, windows, glass and hardware.


Wayne Dalton Makes a Statement in Traditional Home’s First-Ever Dallas Decorators Showhouse
Wayne Dalton garage doors are on full display in Traditional Home’s first-ever Dallas Decorators Showhouse, which brings together the biggest names in the building and design industry, including “Queen of Bling” HGTV star Donna Moss. Among many unique architectural details, the approximately 8,000-square foot Southlake, Texas, home features four Contemporary Aluminum Model 8850 garage doors to maximize the home’s sleek curb appeal.


Wayne Dalton Unveils New Classic Steel Residential Garage Door
Staying true to the door’s dependable roots, Wayne Dalton has launched a new residential Classic Steel Model 9605 garage door, to replace the recently retired Model 9600. Model 9605 offers many of the same features, including a steel back color-matched to the front door for standard color options, as well as enhanced safety and performance functions.


Wayne Dalton Upgrades Advanced Performance Door Models
Wayne Dalton has introduced improvements to its commercial Advanced Performance rolling doors and grilles to provide customers and installers with new safety and security enhancements, as well as an optimized design for improved interaction. New features to increase productivity and reduce maintenance costs include a built-in brake mechanism with motor/gearbox assembly, hand chain override and a wireless, monitored safety edge. The newly upgraded Advanced Performance doors include Models 600 ADV Grille, 800 ADV and 800C ADV.


Wayne Dalton to be Featured in Traditional Home’s First Dallas Decorators Showhouse
Wayne Dalton garage doors will be featured in Traditional Home’s first-ever Dallas Decorators Showhouse this fall. The approximately 8,000-square foot home brings together the biggest names in the building and design industry, including “Queen of Bling” HGTV star Donna Moss, to realize their interpretations of classic Texas style. Four Contemporary Aluminum (Model 8850) garage doors from Wayne Dalton will be used in the design.


Wayne Dalton Named #1 Quality Garage Door in 2017 BUILDER Magazine Brand Use Study
Wayne Dalton, a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial garage doors, has been recognized by BUILDER Magazine’s 2017 Brand Use Study as the #1 provider of quality garage doors. In its 20 years, the report has become one of the most anticipated industry resources for trends, brand and product information.


Wayne Dalton Debuts Luminous All-Glass Frameless Garage Door
Inspired by glistening modern skyscrapers, Wayne Dalton has introduced Luminous™, a sleek, full-view glass door with no visible framework from the exterior - producing an ultra-modern frameless appearance perfect for contemporary homes, restaurants, bars and urban office environments. It is available for residential (Model 8450) and commercial (Model 464) installation.


Wayne Dalton Rolls Out New Tools To Boost Dealers’ Businesses
Wayne Dalton has released a series of new online tools designed specifically with its valued dealers in mind, including a Dealer Locator, Dealer Resources page and a significantly-enhanced Garage Door Selection Guide. The new tools can be accessed on mobile devices or desktop computers via Wayne Dalton’s newly-redesigned website.


Garage Door Upgrades Named One of the Top Investments for Household Renovations Nationwide
Garage door replacements claim one of the top spots for the highest return on investment among household improvements nationwide in the 2017 Cost vs. Value Report by Remodeling magazine.



Wayne Dalton Transforms Steel into Beauty
Wayne Dalton is excited to announce its new line of Designer Steel garage doors. Designer Steel features tall section heights, large windows, and a full-section embossment design. Launching the new Designer Steel collection is the Model 9510 Vicksburg panel design, which features vertical raised panels in a symmetrical pattern across the door panel with spacing for decorative hardware.


Garage Door Design Center
Designing the perfect garage door for your home can be tough, but Wayne Dalton makes it easy. On Monday, Wayne Dalton released their new Garage Door Design Center on, allowing customers to easily customize a garage door to fit their home.


Business Applications Looking for High Performance Doors Can Turn to Wayne Dalton in a Flash
Wayne Dalton is entering the world of high speed doors, bringing innovation to the category with five new options. The new ADV-X line is designed to help architects, contractors, business owners and dealers meet their commercial needs like never before.


New Holmes County Fairgrounds to Feature Wayne Dalton Doors
The Holmes County Fair is receiving a makeover this year to continue to provide family-friendly entertainment for the community, and Wayne Dalton is proud to partner with the fair to make this year better than ever. The Mount Hope based Wayne Dalton plant donated 13 Thermospan® Model 200 commercial sectional garage doors, which feature two integral steel struts for strength and an aluminum full-view window, for the fairground’s livestock facility at Harvest Ridge.


Wayne Dalton Garage Doors Featured on Second Season of Home Free
A heroic home building competition meets a heroic garage door. Wayne Dalton® is proud to supply HOME FREE Season Two with their innovative garage doors. HOME FREE is an inspirational home building competition where contestants compete to win a Dream Home for their personal heroes.


Wayne Dalton Provides Full View Aluminum Door for NBC's Newest Show
A fitness competition like no other meets a garage door like no other. Wayne Dalton is proud to supply NBC’s newest show, STRONG, with a modern full-view aluminum garage door. Each week, viewers will watch two-person teams train together in a state-of-the-art facility, featuring Wayne Dalton’s Model K-AL Full View Aluminum Door, as they work to overcome intense physical challenges.


Wayne Dalton Garage Doors Named Most-Used Brand in Builder Magazine’s Nationwide Study
The Builder Magazine’s Builder Brand Use study is a survey of the nation’s largest homebuilders. It asks readers and homebuilders to rank garage door brands in a variety of categories including ease of installation, product performance, strength of the manufacturer’s reputation and availability of product. For the second year in a row, Wayne Dalton took the top honor of the brand most used in the past two years.


Survey Names Garage Door Upgrade as Top Project in 2016
We are excited that garage door upgrades and remodels again claim top spots in the 2016 Cost vs. Value study released by Remodeling Magazine earlier this month. The survey found that replacing a garage door delivers a high return on investment (ROI) for remodelers and contractors.


Wayne Dalton Earns ICC-ES Building Product Listing
The Wayne Dalton Model 800C Thermotite™ insulated rolling steel door added an IECC Air Infiltration option that recently received a building product listing (ESL#1017) from ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), providing evidence that the 800C with IECC Option meets specific consensus standards requirements in the I-codes. Building officials, architects, contractors, specifiers, designers and others utilize ICC-ES Building Product Listings to provide a basis for using or approving (product) in construction projects under the International Building Code.



Wayne Dalton Introduces Innovative Security Shutter
Wayne Dalton recently launched the attractive, state-of-the-art Model 523 Security Shutter, ideal for areas with high pedestrian traffic. One of the brand's most compact commercial designs yet, Model 523 allows for visibility while maintaining the security that retailer's desire.


Wayne Dalton Adds New Color for Residential Garage Doors
Wayne Dalton, a premier manufacturer of garage doors, is pleased to announce the addition of a new color, as well as expanded wood grain finish offerings to it's Classic Steel Models 8300 and 8500.


New TruChoice™ Color System
Wayne Dalton, one of America's most well known garage door brands, is taking curb appeal to the next level with the TruChoice™ Color System. This new process provides homeowners an opportunity to paint their garage door from a selection of more than 6,000 colors with a durable factory finish without all the hassle of painting the door after installation.


New Sonoma Ranch Panel Design
Wayne Dalton, a premier manufacturer of garage doors, is pleased to announce the addition of a new design to its Classic Steel Collection. The Sonoma Ranch design, offered in Models 9100, 9600 and 8300, is a long panel version of the popular Sonoma panel.


New Discontinuous Line
Wayne Dalton dealers can provide shorter lead times to their customers thanks to a new discontinuous manufacturing line at the Mount Hope, Ohio plant. This production line makes doors section by section, allowing for efficient manufacturing and flexible production.


New Carriage House Steel Panel Designs
Homeowners now have two new designs to choose from when working with their Wayne Dalton dealer to upgrade their garage door. The Hampton and Camden mixed panel designs offer a new look to the popular 9405 and 9700 Carriage House Steel models.


Brand Use Study
Wayne Dalton, a premier manufacturer of garage doors, has earned the distinction of being the industry’s most used brand in the past two years, as determined by Builder Magazine’s 2015 Builder Brand Use Study.


Carriage House 9405
Wayne Dalton, one of America’s most well-known garage door brands, recently announced the latest addition to its industry-leading Carriage House Steel Collection of garage doors, the Model 9405 Carriage House door.


Wayne Dalton Introduces New Brand Manager
Wayne Dalton, one of America’s most well-known garage door brands, is pleased to announce their new Brand Manager, Sarah Schram.


Cost vs. Value 2015
Wayne Dalton, a premiere manufacturer of garage doors continues to provide a variety of garage door options that deliver a high return on investment (ROI) for remodelers and contractors, according to this year’s Cost vs. Value survey released by Remodeling magazine.



Wayne Dalton Celebrates 60 Years as Industry Leading Brand
Throughout the month of October, Wayne Dalton, a leading brand of residential and commercial garage doors, is celebrating 60 years in the industry.


Wayne Dalton Introduces Advanced Rolling Door and Grille Systems
Wayne Dalton is introducing speed and security with two new commercial entry systems, the Advanced Rolling Door System 800/800C ADV and the Advanced Rolling Grille Systems 600 ADV.


Wayne Dalton Adds a New Color and Four New Designs to the Model 6600
Wayne Dalton dealers have four new designs and a new black color option to offer homeowners looking to enhance the look of their homes with the Wayne Dalton Model 6600 steel carriage house garage door.


Wayne Dalton Xtreme Door Makeover Photo Contest Awards Trip to Baseball’s Biggest Game
With an eye on curb appeal, one lucky Wayne Dalton dealer turned a Wayne Dalton garage door installation into tickets to this year’s biggest game in baseball.


Wayne Dalton Appoints Patrick Duffy Vice President Dealer Sales
Wayne Dalton is pleased to announce that Patrick Duffy has been appointed Vice President, Wayne Dalton Dealer Sales.


Wayne Dalton’s New Online Architect Resource Center Simplifies Project Specification
The online tool provides easy access to all technical and resource materials needed to support any project.


Vinyl Decal Option Now Available with Wayne Dalton Rolling Steel Doors
Businesses looking to leverage their company name and increase brand awareness can now order custom vinyl decals for their Wayne Dalton commercial rolling steel doors.


Wayne Dalton Opens Doors to “How It’s Made” Camera Crew
Airing this Winter, the Science Channel show will highlight the production of hand-crafted Wayne Dalton wood garage doors.


Home Builder Executive 2014 Brand Builder Analysis Finds Wayne Dalton Chosen More Than Any Other Brand
For the second year in a row, Wayne Dalton has come out on top in a recent national survey of homebuilding professionals as the industry’s most chosen garage door brand.


Wayne Dalton Adds Options to Residential Garage Door Lines
Wayne Dalton garage door dealers can now offer their customers more ways to enhance curb appeal with a new color and innovative windows options for select Wayne Dalton garage doors.


Wayne Dalton Dealers Can Turn an Xtreme Door Makeover into a Trip to the World Series
Wayne Dalton dealers are invited to share their biggest wins as part of this year’s annual Xtreme Door Makeover Photo Contest. The grand prize is a trip to the biggest baseball game of the year!


Wayne Dalton Introduces Enhanced Commercial Website
Wayne Dalton dealers and commercial customers now have an easier way to choose among Wayne Dalton’s wide variety of commercial doors thanks to the redesigned Wayne Dalton commercial website.


2014 Cost vs. Value Survey Confirms Garage Door Upgrades Deliver High ROI
Remodeling magazine’s 2014 Cost vs. Value survey found that installation of both mid-range and upscale garage doors result in some of the best returns on investment (ROI) among popular home renovation projects. Make your home stand out with a Wayne Dalton garage door.



Second Year Running, Wayne Dalton Earns Top Marks in Professional Door Dealer’s Best of Business Poll
An annual poll of garage door industry professionals has named Wayne Dalton as the industry’s top manufacturer of residential garage doors.


Wayne Dalton Optimizes Garage Door Design Center for Tablet Use
Garage door dealers and customers now have an easier way to browse and choose among Wayne Dalton residential garage doors thanks to the all-new Wayne Dalton Garage Door Design Center, which has been completely redesigned and optimized for tablet viewing.


Wayne Dalton Web Videos Offer Dealers New Option for Customer Education
Wayne Dalton launches six new web videos to educate customers during the sales process about options and maintenance considerations when choosing a new garage door for their home.


Sonoma Design, New Colors Enhance Wayne Dalton Garage Door Lines
Model 8300 doors, part of Wayne Dalton’s Classic Steel line, now offer realistic Walnut and Golden Oak wood-grain color finishes in the Sonoma design.


Wayne Dalton Expands Carriage House Steel Door Collection with Insulated, Durable Model 6600
Quiet, durable and stylish, the Model 6600 provides dealers and their customers with a premium door that offers the highest R-Value in the Wayne Dalton carriage house steel collection.


Wayne Dalton Introduces 3-Inch-Thick Commercial Sectional Door
Wayne Dalton dealers have a new answer for commercial sectional customers seeking advanced levels of climate control and durability: the ThermoMark™ 530.


Wayne Dalton Names Winner of Second Annual Xtreme Door Makeover Contest
After weeks of searching for the most rockin’ garage door transformation among Wayne Dalton dealers, the winners of the second annual Wayne Dalton Xtreme Door Makeover Photo Contest were announced at the 2013 IDAExpo™ in Nashville.


Wayne Dalton Introduces Four New Doors at 2013 IDAExpo™
The new Wayne Dalton offerings, on display at booth #939, meet the demands of homeowners by providing enhanced design options and the needs of commercial customers who are looking for the latest in thermal efficiency.


Wayne Dalton Announces 2013 Xtreme Door Makeover Photo Contest
For the second year in a row, Wayne Dalton is hosting an Xtreme Door Makeover Contest, encouraging its dealers to share before-and-after pictures of their favorite Wayne Dalton residential garage door replacement installations since January 2012. The grand prize winner will receive cash, an iPad and a trip to the IDA Expo in Nashville, TN in May.

Study: Garage Door Upgrades Deliver Significant Return on Investment
For the third year running, Remodeling magazine’s annual Cost vs. Value survey has found that a garage door replacement is money well spent prior to a home sale, as both mid-level and high-end garage door upgrades rank among the top 10 home improvement projects for return on investment (ROI).


Wayne Dalton Brings Curb Appeal to MainStreet® America
Homebuyers and remodelers looking for home décor and curb appeal ideas have a new way to shop – MainStreet America -- a 12-home residential theme park that features the home building industry’s latest products, including Wayne Dalton garage doors.


Wayne Dalton Improves Online Experience with New Website
Wayne Dalton recently unveiled a redesigned website focused on residential garage door collections. With added features, an updated design and additional content, the new website improves the online experience for homeowners and Wayne Dalton dealers.