For businesses that make an earning by moving, storing, shipping, or importing heavy cargo, dock levelers are an essential piece of equipment. Dock levelers allow heavy loads to be lifted from the ground and moved upwards to reach a commercial door, where the cargo can then be stored. Dock levels are extremely beneficial because they increase worker safety, can effectively move up to 50,000 pounds of weight, and improve business productivity.
But without proper dock leveler installation in a property’s façade, dock levelers are futile tools. If your company needs to bring in or send out large cargo and you do not have a dock leveler foundation and doors that allow you to do so, the team at Preferred Window & Door has the solutions you’re looking for.
Dock Leveler Installation: Concrete Pits
Dock leveler installation is a big project that should be left up to professionals, whether you’re installing dock levelers for the first time or replacing outdated and dangerous levelers. Both hydraulic and manual dock levelers are typically recessed in a concrete pit at the dock. The concrete pit allows for additional stability and security. The engineering and construction of new concrete pits is a highly technical matter – a missed measurement or failure to remove debris from the concrete pit could have disastrous consequences. At Preferred Window & Door, we specialize in the engineering and construction of new concrete pits for dock levelers, as well as repair and maintenance of concrete pits that are already in existence.
If your dock leveler system is broken, you likely have questions about whether or not new installation or simple repairs is the more ideal solutions. Our service professionals will provide your dock system with a full and thorough assessment, and provide you with our professional opinion. If dock leveler repairs are possible, our service technicians will handle the job in a timely manner, and will always leave a clean dock area when the job is finished.
There are many reasons that you should call Preferred Window & Door for your dock leveler installation needs. First, we work around the clock. That means you’ll be able to get in touch with us 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. And because we have a real operator answering our phones, you’ll never have to speak to a recording.
More than that, we don’t believe in subcontracting out our work. This means that when you need dock leveler installation or repairs, the work will be performed by one of our service professionals, guaranteed.
Finally, our commitment to customer service is the foundation of our business, and it’s a principle that has allowed us to work in the South Cook County, IL and Lake County, IN communities for more than 20 years.
If your business is in need of dock leveler services, from installation to repairs, we are ready to help. You can request a free quote online now, or call our offices directly today at 708-895-3667.
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