About Marcus Thompson

About Marcus Thompson

Need A Door For Your Retail Store? Two Questions To Ask Yourself, Before Installation

by Kaylee Craig

Constructing a brand new commercial space for your retail store gives you lots of freedom. You can select every aspect of the facility from top to bottom, creating a building that has everything your business needs to thrive. The entryway is the first point of contact for customers and staff members. This makes it a very critical part of the property and one that you definitely want to give a lot of thought to. If you're trying to determine which doors will be most appropriate, here are a few important questions to ask yourself before having them installed.

Do You Expect A Heavy, Consistent Flow Of Traffic?

Some businesses do most of their business either over the phone or online. A few staff members trickle in throughout the day, but, for the most part, there isn't a lot of foot traffic. You need to look at your business trends and determine if you can expect tons of people to flow in and out of your building. If there will be a good amount of traffic it might be best for you to install a revolving door.

Revolving doors are great for commercial buildings that welcome lots of visitors. Traditional doors that open and close can be tedious, because they tend to stop up the flow. It might not seem like something as small as opening a door would be a big problem, but you have to look at the situation from a wider perspective. The more people who come to your building, the greater the chance that there will be disabled or handicapped individuals who just don't have the ability to grab doors at will. Revolving doors make it easy on everyone and help prevent lines.

Is Visibility Important?

If your retail store will have elaborate displays that you want the general public to see, it might be best to go with a full-glass entryway. Glass doors make it very easy for folks to peer inside your facility and possibly be enticed to come in and take a look around. An added bonus is that, since the glass doors are see-through, it might be more difficult for a robber to hold up your staff, simply because there is a higher chance that they will get caught.

Choosing the right retail doors is absolutely critical. Ponder these questions, and once you have the answers, you should hopefully be able to make the best choice.


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About Marcus Thompson

My name is Marcus Thompson and about 8 years ago I found myself raising 3 children on my own. Before becoming a single father, I was too busy in my corporate world to even realize my home was falling apart. However, as I began spending more time at home, I began to notice all of the issues that were quickly causing my home's value to decrease. I couldn't afford to hire a contractor to fix these issues, so little by little, I began learning how to fix these problems myself. Over the years, I became a dedicated DIY enthusiast who is capable of fixing any issue I may encounter in my home. Creating this website is my way of sharing everything I have learned over the years with other parents and homeowners so that they too can begin taking control of any issues they may experience with their home.