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U.S. Door & Building Components Donates Model 626 Rolling Door to Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Project

New Gym will be Used to Help Train Troubled Teens

Orlando, Florida-November 6, 2008 - The Hill Family are true American heroes. Because of their work and dedication to their community in Geneva, NY, underprivileged teenagers have hope and the chance to live a more promising life. And thanks to a new boxing gym located behind their new home, courtesy of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, they will be able to continue their charitable work for many more years to come.
"When Mahoney Design and Build asked us to participate by donating a door to the project, we were honored and accepted immediately" said John McLane, President of U.S. Door & Building Components.

U.S. Door donated a 16' wide by 8' high Model 626 door and a Gliderol motor operator to the project. The Model 626 was chosen because it features heavy duty 3" deep 14 gauge steel guides, 80,000 cycle springs and 1 5/16" tubular axle suspended in steel bearings within a fully enclosed barrel allowing for quiet, smooth operation for many years. The door was ordered with optional insulation and in a galvalume finish to match the exterior décor of the gym.

"When we decided to go with a roll-up door for the boxing gym on the Extreme Makeover project, the first place I called was U.S. Door & Building Components. Not only did they say yes, they provided so much more; an insulated door, electric door operator, and a crew of knowledgeable installers to install the door and opener. U.S. Door made this part of the project extremely easy for the Mahoney Design & Build Team" said Tim Mahoney, President of Mahoney Design and Build Inc.

The door was installed by Joe Burkhalter and Tony Domicolo, both employees of U.S. Door. The new gym where the door is featured is equipped with all new, state-of-the-art exercise equipment and a full size boxing ring.

U.S. Door & Building Components has been a major international supplier of commercial doors and products for the self-storage and metal building industry for over 30 years. In addition to roll-up doors, they offer a complete portfolio of related products including hallway and corridor systems, swing doors, lockers, EZ Access wicket doors, relocatable buildings and mezzanine systems.

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