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Amarr's Red Flag Ready Doors

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.  Red Flag Ready 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 Door Depot will handle the rest. 

The Weather Channel®  and Amarr have joined forces to create a nationwide safety and preparedness campaign called "Red Flag Ready" dedicated to increasing public awareness of the need for preparation ahead of the storm along with the need for reinforced garage doors for high wind conditions.

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. The Weather Channel and Amarr share a common goal in our desire to help people know how to prepare for severe weather.



"Wind pressure is often the most devastating culprit in a hurricane. A category 3 hurricane with winds of 130 mph exerts pressures equivalent to the weight of a typical family car on a two-car garage door."
Dr. Steve Lyons, Hurricane Expert,
The Weather Channel

 

Red Flag Ready
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For decades, coastal and inland residents alike have taken precautions when they see the “red flag,” signaling an impending hurricane.  They wisely heed the warning of this familiar beacon and prepare their homes for high wind conditions. But many homeowners fail to take the crucial extra step needed to prepare their homes – reinforcing their garage door, the largest opening in a home and a likely entry point for potentially devastating wind. Experts state that if garage doors fail, high winds can enter homes through the garage and blow out doors, windows, walls, and even the roof.


Wind Load Reinforcement Systems


Strut


R-Truss


C-Channel