Tag Archive: Mesker

Jun 01

Mesker’s NVS Door Stands Tall against Thermal Bow

As Temperatures Rise Mesker’s NVS Door can take the heat! As the summer temperatures start to rise, you may be receiving calls concerning lock/latch binding.  This may be due to “Thermal Bow”, a condition which occurs because of the exterior/interior temperature differential. When a hollow metal door is hit by direct sunlight and the inside …

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May 17

Proper Installation of Hollow Metal Frames

While researching on the internet I ran across a great resource for guidelines to the Proper Installation of Hollow Metal Frames. Before going into specifics about installing frames this site delves into the most common failures and mistakes made as a result of bad installation. It’s a great site that you may find very useful. …

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Apr 05

SDI Twist Test Simulated at the Mesker Door Factory

In order to maintain the highest quality standards for life safety and security, the Steel Door Institute requires that all doors meet rigid test requirements. To pass the test and meet the current standard set forth, 300lbs of pressure is applied to the upper lock edge corner of a steel door and can deflect no …

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Feb 14

Steel Stiffened Doors, a thing of the past?

This used to be an innovation… And this used to be an innovation… Steel stiffened doors have vertical stiffeners running from top to bottom edge to create a stronger steel door suited for high traffic areas. But, there are problems with Steel stiffened doors such as twisting  under pressure. Their vertical stiffeners mean strong pressure …

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Jan 20

Are your Profits Blowing out the Door?

This is a picture that I took while traveling to the Florida panhandle on a business trip.  It was a cold day and the draft coming through the door made blow drying my hair extremely uncomfortable.  I couldn’t believe the amount of energy and money being wasted by the lack of something so simple, weatherstripping. …

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Oct 20


Mesker Door participated in the Dick Graf Memorial Golf Tournament for the DHI (Door & Hardware Institute) Sunshine State Chapter last Friday.  It was held at the beautiful Falcon’s Fire Golf Club in Orlando on an incredible Florida Fall Day! John Kay and Mike Overton w/KBO Sales volunteered to head up the event this year …

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Aug 19

Keeping up with the…well, Mesker!

The newest innovations in hollow metal, from the oldest hollow metal company in America. Their NVS Door, Slidelock Door, and Mesker Paint-state of the art prefinished hollow metal are all evidence that Mesker Door is serious about new innovations. The weakest part of a hollow metal door is often the seam. – FACT. The seam …

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