Florida Wind Load Garage Door Telephone: (866)570-OPEN Start Dyno Text stack template You don't have to compromise style for preparedness. Practically every door that Amarr offers is available with a wind load reinforcement system to withstand high-wind conditions. Amarr Wind Load garage doors look identical from the outside and are engineered to meet local building codes on the inside. Simply choose the door style that is right for you and Amarr's authorized garage door dealers/installers will handle the rest.
Although the strength of garage doors is a significant concern in high-wind conditions, many people simply are not aware of the need for reinforced garage doors. Amarr’s desire is to help people know how to prepare for severe weather. You are responsible to choose the appropriate wind load product to meet or exceed your local building code with the assistance of your builder and garage door dealer. FACT: About 80% of residential wind damage starts with wind entry through the garage door.1
FACT: Less than 30% of homes in hurricane prone areas have adequate garage door wind load reinforcement systems.2
FACT: Fewer than 50% of consumers in hurricane prone areas know that their garage doors are required to meet building code criteria for wind pressures.2 FACT: Winds can stay above hurricane strength many miles inland. Hurricane Hugo (1989) battered Charlotte, North Carolina—about 175 miles inland—with gusts to near 100 mph.3