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What People Are Asking

66: SLIDING DOORS

1

We have a hangar at Westport airport near Tulsa, OK and was wondering if you guys installed there. We would want someone to measure beforehand so we knew it was the correct measurements were submitted as we don't know what parts of the existing sliding door will remain for you to use in installation of the new hydraulic  door to replace it. Thank you!

2

Hawaii time is minus 5 hours. Anytime after 1pm HI time is good to call (Cell Phone) if a salesperson needs to talk to me. We have an existing sliding  door that we would like to replace and need to get a pricing on a new one piece hydro-powered door.

3

Building originally built in 1933, building has held up well, (it should it is way over built) But the current door is a sliding mess that probably worked ok 80 years ago but is a complete mess now. I am leaning towards the premier Schweiss Hydraulic door because the opening is only 10' and I want to maximize entry height. Would like to have a quote for the door installed. Thanks! I also need a pedestrian door added to the new hydraulic door.

4

I have a customer that wants to replace a sliding door. Do you have those bifold liftstrap doors? Door will be 70' x 16' in steel hangar

5

Need estimate for bifold liftstrap door to fit 10' by 40 hole in a pole barn style hanger. Has a sturdy multi layered truss rafter and sliding doors. Would like pricing broken down as 1. insulated (no doors/windows) 2.uninsulated 3. delivered 4. delivered and installed. I'm looking at mid summer but no set schedule. Too close to taxiway to go with a one piece door. Thanks KT

6

Door opening is 23 foot 6 inches wide by 15 foot 3 inches high. Looking to replace the sliding doors on an old shed with an insulated bi-fold straplift door. Need a quote with installation.

7

Have a customer looking at replacing a sliding door. Interested in a price on a hydraulic and bi fold door with liftstraps and autolatches. Which is more popular for a wood building door? Also approx. hrs to put door together and install? Thanks

8

Do you have a door installer in Edmonton, Alberta? We need corporate hanger doors at the airport and  need to replace the existing sliding door with a Schweiss bi-fold hangar door. I would like to get this done in early spring 2014. What is your lead time to supply a hangar doors as indicated below? 

9

Looking to have a 56 X 16 overhead bifold strap/autolatch hangar door installed on my 60 X 60 hanger located on the county airport in Texas. Presently it has three sliding doors. Want turn-key quote for this one door to replace 3 sliders.

10

Provide an estimate for a 20x40 and a 20x60 Schweiss bifold straplift doors? I'm interested in replacing my sliding hangar aircraft doors and am trying to figure out what it's going to take. The sliding doors are just too hard to open.

11

I need a W18' by H10' bifold strap pole building door. I need door cost, required door framing, etc. Will replace a sliding door. I need the extra clearance for a RV door into the building. 

12

New 44' wide x 14' clear byfold door for hanger replacing a sliding door. Will have 3" insulated door panels as a skin. How high does the door opening need to be? Needs a walk-in door.

13

Have a steel commercial building with side sliding doors. App. 24 x 14. Interested in a retrofit to a Schweiss bifold strap door. How soon can you get me this door and have the door installed?

14

I have a hanger that was built back in 1973. I believe it was an agway building that measures roughtly 42'x 32' The opening is roughly 40'x 12'and is on an end wall. What is a ballpark price for a door to fit this opening and do you have a list of Contractors/Dealers in the Buffalo NY area that can measure for and install your doors? I would be looking at your Bi-fold door with lift straps and latch straps. It currently has sliding wood doors on it. They are a real hassle, especially in the winter.

15

I would like a ballpark price on 1 and possibly 2 doors to upgrade my hangar. 40' wide by 11' tall. I currently have sliding doors on it and they are just too much work to open, especially in the winter when they freeze shut.

16

Please call. Concreting existing building with slider doors and may want to remove apron. Need 30 x18 foot door. These sliding doors we have are a big pain in the butt. A Schweiss Bifold should fix that. Thanks, Carey

17

I am looking to remodel my 30'x48' pole building just 8 miles NE of Cambridge MN. I currently have a 15' sliding door on the endwall which is not wide enough to put my machinery through. I was thinking of putting in a 20' overhead door, but, am interested in the cost of your bi-fold door. The truss height is around 11'. Thanks, Stanley 

18

We are a building company, working now on a commercial aviation hangar, size 42x24x9m. We are now looking for a solution for motorized hangar doors. The opening is 36x7.4m.  It is desirable, that the load on the upper rail be minimal (so, Schweiss Doors sliding doors look more reasonable to us). The building will be isolated by a 100mm mineral wool layer. Can you offer us a solution?

19

I'm looking for a replacement for a set of sliding doors. This is for the side wall on a Morton brand building. I'm considering either a Schweiss hydraulic one piece or a bifold door. I'd like a recommendation which would work best for this application. The building has solid wood posts and a metal I beam header. I have digital pictures of the doorway I can send. please feel free to call or Email for more information if neccessary.

20

Sent you a request for a price installed for a hanger bifold door to fit 40 x14 on a hanger sidewall. Sliding doors now on them and have been nothing but trouble. Looking forward to getting one of your great doors.

21

I have a existing pole barn with sliding doors 20x14 high (aprox) I'd like to convert to bi-fold. I want to keep my height. What is my best choice and price? I'm convinced to go with your lift strap system.  thanks, Rich

22

I saw your ad in a magazine and want an approximate estimate only. I have a city owned hanger and don't know if they would let me buy my own door. The existing side ways slider doors totally such and are wore out. They don't have money in their budget to fix them (typical Government bureaucracy). so about how much for a 45 ft. wide x 18 ft. tall ? If I have to pay for it myself I will -- I want a Schweiss door.

23

I am looking at replacing my sliding door on my shop I need a 34 foot wide by 16 foot tall door but I dont want to lose any head room please send me a quote for both bifold and hydraulic doors I am very interested.  thank you

24

I need to replace sliding doors. Would more than likely need a header. but can build one also. price cable and strap lift bifold. (2) remotes auto latch and electric eye, walk door. insulated. galv clading out side. two windows. frt to AB Also price out a 20' wide x 14'6" high opening. as I may make the opening smaller

25

Please give me an estimate: 1) Price of a "T" hangar door, to replace a sliding door. 2) Time involved from placing order to completion of job. The existing sliding door is heaved by frost such that it can rarely be opened during winter months. 3) Price options: Lift Straps, Remote Controls (2), Photo-eye sensors.

26

have a customer with a large machine shed one door blew off in recent winds would like to upgrade them to better bifold option than sliding doors ruff opening sizes are 26'6" wide by 11'5" tall and 17'5" wid by 11'5" tall. I would also like the door to handle upto 90 MPH winds.

27

Do you sale horizontal sliding doors? if not could you recommend someone? thank you very much.

28

I AM LOOKING INTO REPLACING AN AIRPLANE HANGER DOOR  WITH A SCHWEISS BI-FOLD 46 W X 40 D 11 H. NEED A WALK IN DOOR AND LIFT STRAPS. CAN YOU PLEASE ADVISE WHEN U HAVE A CHANCE. EXSISTING DOOR IS A METEL SLIDER. THANKS

29

Looking to retrofit a 28x16 door have sliders and they are a pain. Looking to go bi-fold with latches and also looking to add 20x 12 bi-fold in new construction. thanks need prices

30

Have 2 buildings that have large sliding doors. And they never worked right. Arrggghh. I would like quote on  Bifolds, 24x16, while other would like quote on 28x16. would need to know what would be the better alternative as neither has a double truss now.

31

I am looking to replace a sliding door of my pole barn. I really like the schwiess hydro powered door and think it wold be perfect for what I need. The door would need to fit an opening for 14ft high and 18ft wide. Please provide me with an estimate for doors you have to fit the above requirements. Please add a walk through door and insulation.Thnak you

32

Looking for the lease cost soultion for a 36 foot schweiss bifold door on a rural property. Old sliding doors aren't working any more. Will be in Sheridan, Wyoming, so door needs to be insulated. Thanks for help. Brian G

33

I am looking for a bifold door that will mount on the outside of my pole building. The building was built with a poor header over the sliding door.If mounting it won't help, another option I should look at is a free standing header. 

34

My dad is interested in putting a bi-fold door on his Morton Building to replace his sliding doors. The opening is 13'high x 18'w. He would like some information and prices on these doors. He will sheet and insulate the door himself but please add Straps to the quote pretty much looking for a bare bones door. Thank You.

35

looking to upgrade a 30' slidding door to a bi-fold or a hydraulic door on our shop. please send any info. on this application.thank you Curt Jade

36

Estimated one piece door opening is 14' high x 24' wide. In the beginning stages of replacing sliding doors.

37

I have a question about a single sliding door, The Co. director wants to replace the single sliding door for a existing building with one of your far superior bifold doors, the opening is W=51'8" H=16'2" Is this possible?

38

Hello, I am interested in getting a price for a bi-folding door to replace an existing sliding door. The inside finished dimensions are 15' high and 59' 1/2" wide. Thanks, Perry

39

would like a price on a bifold door there are rolling sliding doors on the the building now opening is 14 by 30

40

Hi I'm looking for a hanger door opener for a large hanger with bifold doors. Do you have anything of the sort? Thanks Bryan

41

We are needing to replace our shop door on our building, presently the door is the original 2 piece sliding door. We have serious head room issues already in the shed and cannot afford to loose one inch of space that way. I was wondering if a free standing header on a sidwall will work if it goes above the roofline, and how you address water and snow coming off the roof if the header and bifold door go above the roofline. Thank you.

42

I have a client who wants a pocket door for hangar in Hobbs New mexico 76'x18. Do you have pocket doors?

43

I have an old cheif steel building that has slider doors on it know it needs to keep its headroom height the opening is a 30x15. We would be up for either a bifold or a hydraulic whichever would accomodate us the best. I would like to know the price installe by your installation crew.

44

I have sliding track doors that face the south. I would like information about wind load and also price on your bi-fold doors.

45

Julie This door is the one that you quoted for Ian F. I require a price for a fore frame to add to the front of the building as the existing building does not have enough headroom on the ends. There is also a 24" high concrete foundation wall that we could fasten to on the bottom as well as opening up the middle of the front wall and attaching to the existing rafters. They have an existing sliding door now.

46

Hi,I have an existing 50ft x 60ft hangar with a 45ft wide opening for the door. I currently have 4 sliding doors that don't work all that well. Is is possible to add one your doors to an existing building? If so, how do I go about it? Thank you.Ian F.

47

We have a wood frame metal building, with a 26'w x 13'h opening, currently with double sliding doors.Interested in replacing them with a bi-fold door. Do you have an installer in the Oklahoma City area?

48

I need to change a sliding door on an older T-hanger to a bifold or hydraulic door. The opening is 11'H x 42' W. Please supply costs for both. I need a innexpensive solution. Thank you, Michael

49

I got a pole barn with a slider on the side and I'm going to put heat in my building so i want a better door.

50

Are you able to automate already existing doors? We ahve just erected six aircraft hangar doors. They are sliding doors. Dimensions are: Height: 7m width: 5m weight: 1500kg per door. Thanks Knoble

51

I need a quote to replace slide doors, endwall application, opening is 23'7"x15'8". Building site is Monmouth Il, 61462. Can you quote it installed or is it only delivered to job site? Do we lose any height clearance with your system?

52

Looking for a door to replace the sliding doors on the end of my shop, without losing any headroom. Must seal well and be well insulated. Side door columns are 6X6 wood.

53

I recently purchased a 90 foot wide hangar with two 42 foot sliding doors. It is designed to be able to accept bifold doors. I am estimating the doors are 15 feet high. Roughly, what should I expect to pay for 42X15 foot doors if I decide to upgrade to either hydraulic or bifold doors. Jon F.

54

I HAVE HANGER THAT HAS 4 SLIDING DOORS I NEED RUBBER FOR THE BOTTOM EACH DOOR ABOUT 16FT LONG HOPE YOU CAN HELP ME THANKS JOE D.

55

I am renting a existing older building it has the old sliding barn doors that split in the center and slide each way. These doors would be alright for a barn but not a truck shop. They are drafty and don't seal the elements out. They have a problem with snow build up and are hard to open. Can I put one of your doors over the existing opening with out losing any head room. THS. Gene G. G F. O. Services Inc.

56

Mike- I found your website interesting. I was looking for a sliding door for my basement project and your site popped up. I enjoyed reading about the history of your company. Maybe we can get together for a beer again sometime. Merry Christmas to you, your wife and family. Doug S.

57

I am looking to replace a slider door. Building was built by our local lumberyard in 1981. It is a North door opening and the doors can be very hard to dig open in winter months. The building is a 6"x6" wood pole building on 8' centers 40'x80' The dimensions are close approximations as to the door opeing. I have checked into overhead doors but they would like to frame the door in and lose about a foot of headroom.

58

building 10 years old concrete floor fully insolated need doors on 1 end and 1 side side door has I beam across top end does not we are using for shop sliding doors have tomuch heat loss

59

I have a metal hangar with 4 sliding doors, about 40 feet wide. It has an I-beam supporting the existing door tracks. It's about 20 years old with some rust. Can you give me a range of what it would cost to replace? I'll get exact measurements if the range doesn't scare me too much! thanks, Mark

60

THERE IS A SLIDING DOOR OVER THE OPENING AT THIS TIME. CAN THIS DOOR BE LEFT OPEN IN THE WIND?

61

I need to speak w/ a representative ASAP about a possible long term business relationship. First and foremost, I have a customer actively searching for door. Our sliders for that particular model are not big enough to accomodate her airplane. She has solid, corrugated steel endwalls and she would like at least a 10'HX40'W door system. What are our options? It is a quonset, 54'WX15'H in the center. We may consider somethin possible automatic as she wants something easy to open as she continues to age. Please email me or call me as I would love to discuss options and, of course, pricing.

62

I have a 50 x 100 metal building with a framed opening of 24 ft. I need to install a door in this opening, although it will be operated only occasionally. I have been told that sliders will not work. Could you tell me if a bifold would work here and if so the price. I do not have electricity at this site.

63

I have four openings on a farm equipment building that we want to replace the hanging sliding doors. Two openings are 38 feet wide x 12 feet tall or option for five additonal feet to the bottom of the joist. The other two openings are 18 feet wide same height. We need an option to have at least one man door in each opening and an option for an opening wide and tall enough for a pick up track to drive through. Thank you.

64

I have a 11'3" high by 36' wide opening with 9' post spacings. I originally planned for 4 sliding doors but wonder about your bi-folds. It could be 1,2 or 4 seperate doors.

65

I am bidding repairs on a 50 year old hanger with sliding corrugated doors that are in horrible shape. I just received an astronomical bid for making the existing doors work, and began to think that maybe installing new doors would be comparable. currently we have two openings that are approximately 70' x 20'. the job is in Southern California. thanks, Les

66

Existing Hangar. Replacing Quad sliding doors. V35B Bonanza hangar sizing. I will have to get exact measurements. Who can install in this area of Southern Illinois?

67

We are looking to remodel an existing building that is about 25 years old it is 55x100 with 14 ft side wall it has an existing sliding door 25x14 What additional modifications would we nwwd to consider?

68

I have a hanger with sliding doors now. I need a quote on a door wirh a 45ft opening and 10ft height.

69

Do you manufacture a sliding door for a light aircraft box hangar? A group of pilots in Missoula Montana are looking at hangar structure options, and plan to build 6-8 units this summer (2008).

70

residential use. replacing heavy sliding door or wood (cedar) and metal construction. Prefer remote/electronic opening mechanism

71

I own a 50'x100'x18'6" WedgCor Modified U Arch building on a 2' stem wall. The shop currently has 27'x14' sliding doors. I want to enlarge the door to 27'x16' or 31'x16'.

72

I would like information and prices on replacing the sliding doors on my shed. The current door is 24' wide by about 14' high. I may retrofit and put a wider door in if I replace what is there. The shed is 48' wide. I might go to a 30 or 34 wide door.

73

we currently have a 30' x 16' double sliding door. The doors are very heavy to operate manually. We are looking into the possibility of installing a one-piece hydraulic door to limit the loss of headroom. We can only afford to lose 12-14" of headroom.

74

I am looking for a door to replace sliding doors on a Roundtop building. The door opening is 14' 6 1/4" high and 20' 2 1/2 wide.

75

Looking for a door to replace muliple wooden sliding doors in a garage operation opening is 39" wide x 15'5" high.

76

Oak Forrest Condominium has 17 door openings of approx. 11'-10" wide x 5'- 2" high that need replacement doors. They are for electrical panel rooms that are not deep enough for a kick-up/roller dr./sectional, etc. The top sliding doors there now have disintegrated over time. Perhaps you would have the answer?

77

Do you have a hydraulic closer for a sliding door for domestic building to satisfy swimming pool safety requirements?

78

We are looking a high quality sliding folding door ,electrically operated by remote system ,made of wood or steel ,powder coated finish for a multipurpose hall. clear opening width is 16.80 mtr and opening height is 7.00 mtr. We would prefer to have quote with techncial details,bochures etc.

79

I have a 14'tall x 17 wide' opening in a wood barn that I roll a R44 helicopter on a landing pad in. Total height of the r44 on the pad is 13'2". Currently I have a sliding door (wood) installed. How much space at the top would I lose with a bi-fold door? I would like an estimate on both a bi and a one piece, white, metal, insulated.

80

Just getting thoughts. we re roofed the barn this year and the back sliding doors need work, hard to catch me home so a cataloge with prices would be nice.

81

We need to repace a sliding door on a old post and beam warehouse with metal siding. Do you have an installer in this area?

82

Looking to replace sliding doors on a goodon pole building about 5 years old. opening is 35 or 36 feet wide and 16 feet high. 18 foot sidewalls. need a price installed please. Daryn

83

Have a concrete block building with sliding "Barn" type doors that are failing. Need them replaced with something better.

84

this hanger has two doors, one is 90' 16' high and has 5 sections. the other is 76 feet and 4 sections. these are sliding doors looking for electric openers

85

We have a customer that has two hangers that need door replacements. These hanger were built in 1945 and existing doors are multiple sliding doors, that don't work. The two openings are 16' tall and 60' wide. What are our options in replacing these doors? The structure will not support overhead supported doors. We would like to stay with 16' clearance if possible. Once we decide on door type we will need pricing.

86

I HAVE 2 10 FOOT BY 10 FOOT SLIDING DOORS. I AM LOOKING TO REPLACE THEM WITH A BI FOLD DOOR.

87

I am looking for an old metal fire door on a sliding rail system to install in my loft space. Any idea where I might locate one of these? Thanks

88

I want to replace sliding doors with bifold on existing hanger in Roanoke TX (door about 50' X 18'.) Also am building another hanger in Rhinelander, WI in the fall. This door would be about 45' x 16'. Would like est'd pricing on both doors as well as info on installation. Do you do installation? etc. Thanks, bob

89

I have an 11 foot 8 inch tall by 18 foot wide opening on my machine shed that has old sliding doors on it that I want replaced. I would like an estimated cost for replacing them with either a bifold or hydraulic one piece door.

90

I have an old Barn with sliding doors and wanting to replace with garage doors but do not want to lose head space.

91

Door opening size is 20 feet wide and 13 feet high, on steel building. Has side sliding doors now. Want insulated door to replace existing.

92

We need to replace our sliding doors with an insulated door. Our opening is 24'1" X 14'8". Please email a quote on the one-piece door. We don't want to lose any height of our opening. Thanks.

93

I have a storage shed with a 16' tall x 45' opening. I am wondering what the price would be to enclose this with a large door. (door only I won't need to reinforce the building) I am open to suggestions. My friends have told me to put sliding doors but I can see the advantages of folding doors. Thank you, Chester S.