Local overhead doors are seen throughout every community. They can be found on every kind of building, residential and commercial. Homeowners are using them on garages or outbuildings, such as barns or pole buildings. Commercials uses for local overhead doors are as varied as the businesses using them. Storage facilities seem to be springing up everywhere. Most of their units use overhead doors to provide a secure, weatherproof, and easy to handle door so that their customers belongings will remain safe and protected. Local overhead doors are used in all vehicle maintenance facilities from the local car wash to the places which do oil changes and service. Larger facilities like warehouses and major stores have long used local overhead doors on their shipping and receiving bays. There are many reasons to consider using local overhead doors on your project. The first is security. Whether using local overhead doors on a home garage or on your business, they keep contents safe. They can be easily secured from within in a number of ways, from a fairly simple sliding bolt, to an electronically controlled key pad. They are difficult or impossible to penetrate from the exterior of the building. A second reason to use local overhead doors is the attractive styles offered by most companies. Made of lightweight aluminum or fiberglass, they do not take away from the home or business's appearance. These doors can even be finished with attractive wood veneer that adds beauty in any application. Thirdly, local overhead doors are designed to protect against heavy rain and harsh weather. Finally, local overhead doors are designed to be lightweight and guarantee ease of us. In residential and commercial applications, most are operated by motors, which make them as simple to operate as pushing a button.