Affordable Pivot Doors

While pivot doors are gaining ground among the architects and designers who specify Pivot Door Inc. pivoting doors, there is some concern in terms of pricing as otherwise affordable pivot doors are often expensive to handle because they are very large and oversized.

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The Problem with Affordable Pivot Doors

Affordable pivot doors are thicker than average doors and heavy in weight. The large size and heavy weight causes extra costs associated with shipping and handling. Shipping is more expensive because shipping costs are calculated on weight. Handling is more expensive because heavy equipment is necessary for transporting and manipulating the pivot door into place for installation. Pivot door hardware is also based on the affordable pivot door’s weight, so a heavier pivot door will require more expensive heavy duty hardware.

Very Large and Oversized

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Thick and Heavy Weight

The large size and heavy weight causes extra costs associated with shipping and handling. Shipping is more expensive because shipping costs are calculated on weight. Handling is more expensive because heavy equipment is necessary for transporting and manipulating the pivot door into place for installation. Pivot door hardware is also based on the affordable pivot door’s weight, so a heavier pivot door will require more expensive heavy duty hardware.

Require Regular Maintenance

Added stress and strain is applied to the door frame and structure when an otherwise affordable pivot door is operated on a regular basis due to the added size and weight requiring regular maintenance on the pivot door and the structure.

Are Prone to Warp or Cupping

The idea of a pivot door – or any door for that matter – is to separate two areas one from the other. Large pivot doors (in fact, any door over 7 ft tall and/or 3.5 ft wide) will warp, bend, twist or cup due to changes in temperature, barometric conditions or other environmental conditions affecting the door’s ability to stay straight and true. If the affordable pivot door warps separation is lost, the door seal is compromised and the affordable pivot door may not latch or may not be able to operate at all.

The Solution for Affordable Pivot Doors

The Pivot Door Inc. solution solves all the problems associated with affordable pivot doors making our doors the only truly affordable pivot doors because they can be:

Very Large, Oversized, Thick and Lightweight

affordable-pivot-doors-large-warp-free-wood-pivot-entry-doorAll Pivot Door Inc. pivot doors feature our patented lightweight insulated torsion box pivot door core inside. Which imbues each door with the unique characteristics of a solid core pivot door featuring the exact size, material and appearance of any style of pivot door, while remaining extremely lightweight and incredibly strong. Independently University tested at 660 PSI, makes Pivot Door Inc’s pivot door core stronger than steel pound for pound.

The pre-insulated core also means greater climate control and noise cancellation between spaces.

Also, the lightweight of Pivot Door Inc. pivot doors, means less shipping, handling, transportation and installation costs, requiring less expensive hardware.

Less Maintenance Over Time

Installing and regularly operating a lightweight high strength Pivot Door Inc door reduces maintenance over time with less stress and strain on the frame and structure, continuing to save even more as time goes on.

50 Year Warp-free Guarantee

Your premium affordable pivot door from Pivot Door Inc. is the only pivot door that can be guaranteed not to warp, bend, twist or otherwise fail (including full structure warranty) for 50 years.

The Most Affordable Pivot Doors

Lightweight, high strength Pivot Door Inc. pivoting doors are the most affordable pivot door innovation to be announced to the pivot door industry since the invention of the pivot door.

Pivoting Pocket Door

If you’ve ever had to be in charge of the maintenance of a large pivoting pocket door, you know how problematic the issues are with large pivoting pocket doors.

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Why a Pivoting Pocket Door Fails

1 Warped Doors

The biggest problem with failing pivoting pocket doors is that they tend to fail due to warping. It is important that the pivot door remain straight and true to slide securely into its pocket when in the open position. If the pivot door is warped, it will fail to slide in and out of its receptacle properly. Also warping can cause surface damage as the pivot door rubs against the pocket frame, as well as making it difficult to properly maintain the doors seal.

2 Heavy Doors

One way to combat warping doors is to manufacture the large pivoting pocket door of heavy materials (like steel, for instance). This is an effective method of keeping the door straight but causes other problems. Heavy doors require heavy duty hardware, as the hardware is matched to the weight of the door. The heavier the door, the more expensive the hardware; it is not uncommon for the heavy duty pivoting pocket door hardware to exceed the cost of the door.

Regular use of a heavy door sliding along a sliding door track (and also pivoting with pivot door hardware) causes stress and strain on the hardware and the structure to which the hardware is attached. This leads to increased maintenance over time, not only of the door but also of the structure supporting the door.

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The Pivoting Pocket Door Solution

1 Warp-free Doors

At Pivot Door Inc., we have access to patented warp-free technology which enables us to build a pivoting pocket door infrastructure that can be warp-free regardless of the surface material of the door, even if it is made of wood. As glamorous as solid wood is, it is almost impossible to keep it flat and true unless it has our patented warp-free door core inside.

50 Year Guarantee

Our premium pivoting pocket door can be guaranteed not to warp, bend, twist, cup or otherwise fail (including full structure warranty) for 50 years!

2 Lightweight Doors

The issue of weight is eliminated due to the patented solid structural core inside every warp-free pivoting pocket door. Our pivoting pocket doors weigh a fraction of other solid core door. The secret is the vertical grain torsion box/rigid foam composite core that creates a infrastructure that is not only lightweight, but stronger than steel (660 PSI) pound for pound. No other solid core door can be so strong or so light.

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Pivoting Pocket Door Finishing

While we do solve the problems associated with large pivoting pocket doors, we only specialize in the door’s base material. That is to say, we do not provide finishing, framing or hardware, nor do we supply anyone with a pre-hung pivoting pocket door.

How Do I Get a Pivoting Pocket Door?

We are the manufacturer of the warp-free lightweight and extremely strong pivoting pocket doors which are finished, mounted, matched to the appropriate hardware and installed by custom door manufacturers, millworks and contractors in your area.

Simply contact your local door manufacturer, millwork or other trade professional. Tell them you want a warp-free solution and have them contact us at Pivot Door Inc. They will likely qualify as a vendor of our materials.

Feel free to get a Price Estimate or Contact Us if you have any questions or concerns.