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elephant-door-installationMovie studios and music recording studios often have elephant doors. These doors have been a common fixture in the movie industry and many consider them a vital aspect of any movie studio premises. If you intend to build your own studio or want to create a noise-free space, you need to hire professionals for elephant door installation. At Specialty Doors and Automation, we have installed hundreds of such doors and understand the process well.

What are Elephant Doors?

Elephant doors are large structures that are designed to effectively block outdoor noise and disturbances. These doors are quite heavy and are at least 6 to 8 inches thick. They’re made from resilient materials that are effective sound barriers and can be quite sophisticated. In the past, these doors were operated by hand by dedicated workmen. Today, you can install automated doors that have efficient motors to bear the weight of the door.

Why Should You Install Them?

Elephant doors can be expensive, which is why some upcoming studios try to avoid them. These doors also require regular maintenance in order to work well and ensure there are no accidents. That only adds to the expense. However, if you’re concerned about the quality of your movies or videos, you should consider elephant door installation. Here are some reasons why:

-  Noise Reduction – As mentioned before, these doors offer quite a lot of noise reduction because of their size, weight, and material density. That can be a big help when you’re filming a movie or a video. You won’t have to spend too much time editing out the background noise.

-  Size – These doors are very large so they can be installed on big doorways. Studios need to have large doorways to accommodate big set pieces, vehicles, and stage equipment.

-  Climate – These doors are heavy and can withstand all kinds of weather conditions. They will help you maintain a comfortable environment indoors by keeping the heat, rain, or cold out. This can be particularly effective in Southern California conditions as summers here are sultry and hot.

You can get more information about elephant doors or hire our installation services when you get in touch with us at Specialty Doors and Automation. You can request a quote and or ask us questions by filling in this call back form. You can also give us a call at 1 888 801 9255.