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Schweiss Doors introduces a 'Build Your Own' package
HECTOR, Minn., April 16, 2015 – For those willing to do some work to save some money, Schweiss Doors has developed a Build Your Own Door Kit. Customers willing to weld their own steel doorframes may purchase the company’s properly sized major hydraulic door components.

One of the challenges when figuring out the Build Your Own Door Kit was to be able to develop a hinge that comes pre-assembled, pre-welded and is robust in design. The key is Schweiss’ uni-body hinge design that wraps around the steel doorframe members, making it the strongest, most reliable hinge design in the industry. It includes a first-of-its-kind hydraulic hinge with grease zerks located so hinges can be greased from the inside.

The kit includes a complete set of new design heavy duty end and center hinges, strong cylinders, a factory wired Red Power hydraulic unit and all the seals necessary to construct a weathertight door, allowing customers to manufacture the steel doorframe at a considerable savings.

Design software provides door specs, weights and forces, along with specific details for accurate construction and installation. Schweiss Doors will provide an easy-to-read blueprint and complete steel list with steel member lengths and sizes required to get you started. Build Your Own Door specifications and measurements also include sheeting trim lengths and step-by-step installation manuals.

“It’s now easy and simple for customers to manufacture the steel doorframe with these door components, making the door kit user-friendly, thereby allowing hydraulic doors to be built in your own shop,” says Mike Schweiss, owner of Schweiss Doors. “The Build Your Own Door Kit reduces delivery cost to the end-user and savings are further compounded by having the customer build their own door.”

Schweiss Doors is the premier manufacturer of hydraulic and bifold lift-strap doors. Doors are custom made to any size for any type of new or existing building for architects and builders determined to do amazing things with their buildings, including the doors. For more information on the Build Your Own Door Kit, visit http://www.bifold.com/build-your-own-door.php

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Schweiss_BYOD1.jpg: Schweiss Doors now offers a build-it-yourself hydraulic door kit that comes with all the necessary quality Schweiss door components and detailed instructions from start to finish.

Schweiss_BYOD2.jpg: Schweiss hydraulic door kits come with heavy-duty cylinders and spherical bearings, new wrap around hinge design with grease zerks, a compact factory pre-wired hydraulic pump and more. Customers can now save thousands of dollars on delivery costs and have the satisfaction of building their own door.