Whether you are building a new property or renovating an existing one, if you are discussing if you should install an automatic door, there is no debate about it. Automatic doors are mostly beneficial for commercial properties.
Here’s why you should install automatic doors today.
Easier for customers
Recent studies have shown that customers have a higher opinion on places that have automatic doors. Over 94% stated that they had a preference for automatic doors, compared to heavy manual doors. Consumer surveys have found that the places that should have automatic access are hospitals, airports, shopping centres and shops/retail. Read this article.
Automatic doors only open when it is necessary and close completely every time meaning this will reduce any wasted energy, therefore reducing your overall heating and cooling costs. An automatic door can come with various features such as an air lock will maximise your energy savings. You can also install various access accessories.
Variety of options
There isn’t just one type of automatic door available. You have a wide variety of doors available in various sizes, colours, finishes and designs. Your options include the following:
- Swinging doors
- Automatic folding doors
- Revolving doors
- Rotating doors
Customers will prefer walking through an automatic door, rather than moving a heavy manual door. This is even more apparent with those that are physically impaired, with children and that has shopping on them. This also minimises any access problems.
Do you have automatic doors in your shop? Share your experience with us and let us know your thoughts, recommendations and how these doors have benefited your shop.