Showing posts from November, 2014


Have you ever moved residences and experienced the challenge of fitting a large piece of furniture through a tiny elevator, stairwell or door frame? I bet you thought to yourself “I wish this space was just a foot wider, everything would be so much easier.” 
Wilcox Door had a client with this exact issue in their work space. Our client had a 16’ door frame but had taken on a new contract that required them to widen their existing doors. The client also required new doors as the existing steel sectional doors in place were being de-laminated from the inside heaters above them. So what did they do next? 
Initial Plan
Wilcox was called for the job! We determined a width that would best suit their unique needs. Our certified techs then widened the existing frame from 16′ wide to 20′ wide to allow larger objects to easily transition through the passage. We removed the old beam and put the wall support in place. Next, we cut the wall and channel to insert a new lintel for the expansion. Once t…