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Sleek and Sophisticated – Black Option Added to Amarr Lincoln & Hillcrest Collections

Oct 07, 2019 12:12pm

Black garage doors are sleek, contemporary and in-demand across America.  Entrematic continues to be a trendsetter by introducing Black as a standard color option in the budget-friendly Amarr Lincoln and Amarr Hillcrest collections.

Fashion Meets Function with New Insulated Glass Options

Oct 07, 2019 12:12pm

Entrematic has introduced new Insulated Frost and Insulated Dark Tint glass options that are available for most Amarr residential triple-layer steel garage doors.  Doors with the insulated glass options are now available for order.

Amarr Heritage Now Available in Carriage House Designs

Sep 09, 2019 8:15am

Entrematic has introduced four carriage house design options in the Amarr® Heritage™ collection.  The design options include:  Bead Board, Long Bead Board, Recessed and Raised panels.

New Amarr Lincoln and Hillcrest Models from Entrematic

Jun 01, 2019 9:51am

Entrematic has introduced new Amarr Lincoln LI3138 and Hillcrest HI3138 garage door models.  The new doors will be available to order on July 22, 2019.

Entrematic’s New Air Infiltration Option Meets ASHRAE 90.1, IECC© & CA Title 24 Requirements

Mar 28, 2019 11:11am

Entrematic has introduced a new Air Infiltration option for polyurethane insulated doors that meets building energy efficiency standards: ASHRAE 90.1, IECC® 2015 and California Title 24 2016 requirements.

New Amarr Quiet Door Option Reduces Operation Noise by up to 38%

Mar 27, 2019 11:14am

Entrematic has introduced a new Quiet Door option that reduces the door operation noise on residential steel doors by up to 38 percent. This is the equivalent of going from the sound of a vacuum cleaner to the sound of a running shower.

Entrematic Rolls out Amarr Olympus OL3138 and Designer’s Choice DC3138

Mar 27, 2019 11:13am

Entrematic has expanded the availability of the 1-3/8” polyurethane Amarr Olympus OL3138 and Designer’s Choice DC3138 to all markets; door center and factory-direct customers.

Entrematic Introduces the Amarr 3040

Jan 08, 2019 11:08am

Entrematic has introduced the Amarr 3040 Medium-Duty 1” Polyurethane Insulated commercial sectional door.  The Amarr 3040 was designed to meet the demand for strong sectional door that is economically priced and is available in True White, Sandtone, Commercial Gray and Commercial Brown.

Entrematic Introduces the Amarr 2743

Jan 08, 2019 11:07am

Entrematic has introduced the Amarr 2743 Super Heavy-Duty 3” Polyurethane Insulated commercial door.  The Amarr 2743 was designed to meet growing demands for doors with a combination of high energy efficiency, durability and strength and is available in True White, Sandtone, Commercial Gray and Commercial Brown.

Entrematic Introduces Flush Panel Option for Amarr Olympus OL3200

Nov 14, 2018 11:04am

Entrematic has introduced a Flush Panel option for the Amarr Olympus OL3200 polyurethane insulated garage door.  The option is currently only available in True White but may be expanded to include other colors in the near future.

Entrematic Introduces Three New Colors for Amarr 2741

Nov 14, 2018 11:03am

Entrematic has added three colors — Sandtone, Commercial Gray, and Commercial Brown—for Amarr 2741 1-3/8” polyurethane insulated commercial doors.

Entrematic’s Vickie Lents Offers Expert Advice about Garage Doors in Design NJ

Oct 24, 2018 11:01am

The October-November issue of Design NJ: New Jersey’s Home & Design Magazine featured an interview with Entrematic vice president of marketing Vickie Lents that shared expert advice about garage doors with consumers.  The “Carefree House” section column highlighted the numerous benefits of steel garage doors, citing the polyurethane insulation, quiet operation and energy efficiency of the Amarr Classica® CL3000 as a perfect choice for homeowners.

Entrematic Expands Flush Panel Offering

Aug 06, 2018 11:00am

Entrematic has introduced a flush panel option for the Amarr Stratford ST1000 and ST2000 and the Amarr Lincoln LI1000 and LI2000.  The new Flush panel design for these models is constructed with stucco-embossed steel and features a horizontal shadow line.  There will be no change to the Stratford ST3000 or Lincoln LI3000 triple-layer flush panel doors.

Amarr Horizon MultiView Aluminum Door Showcased on Episode of HGTV’s Brother vs. Brother

Jul 09, 2018 10:57am

HGTV’s popular Brother vs. Brother series with Jonathan and Drew Scott featured an Amarr MultiView garage door in the recent season finale, which was broadcast on June 27.  The Amarr Horizon HO1000 door, supplied by Entrematic, was installed by RW Garage Doors located in Vacaville, California.

Entrematic Receives Acclaimed Partner of Choice Award for Excellence from David Weekly Homes

Jun 29, 2018 10:53am

David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, honored Entrematic’s Sectional Doors Americas with its nationally acclaimed “A, A Partners of Choice Award” for excellence in both quality and service during 2017.  Entrematic’s Sectional Doors Americas designs and manufactures a wide range of residential and commercial garage doors under the Amarr Garage Doors brand.

Entrematic Offers New and Improved Options to Polyurethane Insulated Commercial Garage Doors

May 15, 2018 3:52pm

Entrematic has introduced several new and improved standard options for its Amarr 2741 (1-3/8”) and 2742 and 2042 (2”) energy efficient polyurethane insulated commercial garage doors.

Entrematic Introduces New Commercial Amarr 2747

May 15, 2018 3:51pm

Entrematic has introduced the Amarr® 2747, an energy efficient 1-5/8” polyurethane insulated sectional door.  The new Amarr 2747 is compatible for use with 1-5/8” doors produced by other manufacturers.

Amarr Heritage Garage Doors Now Available in Black

Feb 02, 2018 3:46pm

Entrematic has introduced a black color option for its Amarr® Heritage™ collection of garage doors.  The Heritage collection features durable, low-maintenance heavy-gauge steel construction in four panel designs paired with modern functionality to complement the exterior of almost any traditional home.

Entrematic Introduces Charcoal Gray for Three Amarr Garage Door Collections

Feb 02, 2018 3:45pm

Entrematic has introduced a Charcoal Gray color option for its Amarr Classica®, Lincoln and Hillcrest collections of garage doors.  In carriage house and traditional designs, all three Amarr collections combine durable, low-maintenance steel construction with modern functionality to enhance the curb appeal of any home.

Amarr Introduces Two New Glass Options

Feb 02, 2018 3:43pm

Entrematic has introduced Frost and Dark Tint glass options for Amarr® residential steel garage doors.  Both Frost and Dark Tint provide an extra layer of privacy and light protection for garage areas.

Entrematic Introduces Commercial Amarr 2732

Feb 02, 2018 3:40pm

Entrematic has introduced the Amarr 2732 Medium-Duty 2” Polystyrene Insulated Steel Door.  The commercial-grade door features 27-gauge exterior panels with stucco embossment and shallow pencil grooves, 27-gauge steel stucco-embossed interior panels and is available in door sizes up to 24’2” wide by 26’1” tall.

Amarr Classica Garage Doors Now Available in Black

Nov 15, 2017 3:35pm

Entrematic has introduced a black color option for its Amarr® Classica® collection of garage doors.  The Classica collection features durable, low-maintenance steel construction with the look of authentic wooden carriage house doors paired with modern functionality to complement the exterior of almost any traditional home.

Entrematic Upgrades Images Displayed in Dealer e-Tools

Nov 15, 2017 3:33pm

Entrematic has enhanced its Amarr Dealer e-Tools 2.0 software programs to provide door images of the actual doors being ordered instead of generic images.  The door images generated using Amarr Door Designer, OnSite and Express will now match the doors being ordered, including door width, height, number of sections, stamp design and color.

Entrematic Introduces Nottingham Decorative Hardware

Nov 15, 2017 3:30pm

Entrematic is introducing the Nottingham collection of magnetic decorative hardware for residential garage doors.  The Nottingham collection includes ring pull with removal backer plate for two distinct looks and strap hinges made of lightweight, rust-resistant ABS vinyl with UV protection.

Amarr Garage Doors Featured in Episode of “Garage Rehab”

Jul 31, 2017 3:26pm

Entrematic provided three Amarr 3552 garage doors to the production team for “Garage Rehab,” a television series that debuted on the Discovery Channel in 2017 featuring Richard Rawlings of Gas Monkey Garage and Fast N’ Loud.

Entrematic Introduces New Amarr Garage Door Openers

Jul 31, 2017 3:25pm

Entrematic has introduced two new Amarr residential garage door openers, the Amarr® 840 and Amarr® 860. Both models are Smart Wi-Fi garage door openers and feature quiet DC motors with sound dampening technology, and six levels of dimmable LED lights.

Entrematic Now Offers Mosaic Window Options

May 23, 2017 2:45am

Entrematic now offers Mosaic Window Options on its Amarr Stratford, Lincoln, Heritage and Olympus collections in single-, double- and triple-layer construction.  The Mosaic Window Options allow for the placement of Short and Long Panel windows in any standard position in any section of Flush, Ribbed, Short Panel and Long Panel door designs.

Entrematic Introduces Amarr Color Zone

May 23, 2017 2:44am

Entrematic recently introduced its new Amarr Color Zone program, which allows customized paint colors to be applied to all Amarr residential and commercial steel sectional doors.  The customization is factory-applied using Sherwin-Williams SnapDry™ finishes, which are resistant to dirt, fingerprints and UV weathering.

Amarr Coastal Collection Available in Additional Colors

May 23, 2017 2:43am

Entrematic has introduced twelve new colors for its Amarr Coastal CO3000 vinyl garage doors.  The colors, which are UV resistant, are being offered in the two traditional and all eight carriage house designs.

Entrematic to Expand Kansas Operations to Shawnee

Apr 05, 2017 3:25am

Entrematic, manufacturer of Amarr garage doors, will expand its Kansas production operations and warehouse space into Shawnee.  The company has leased approximately 70,000 square feet of space in the WestLink Business Center and will produce several models of Amarr garage doors and assemble hardware there.

Entrematic Introduces a MultiView Aluminum Door for Residential and Commercial Applications

Feb 08, 2017 3:27pm

Entrematic has introduced a new MultiView Aluminum door, Amarr Horizon HO1000 (residential) and Amarr 3582 for commercial applications.  These MultiView doors are perfect for contemporary or modern industrial architectural styles.

Entrematic Introduces 40-Foot Wide Commercial Doors

Feb 07, 2017 3:23pm

Entrematic has introduced commercial doors up to 40-feet wide for a greater variety of applications.  The wider doors are particularly applicable to farming operations, and construction machinery and equipment production facilities.

Amarr Classica CL3000 Now Available with Impact Glass

Nov 16, 2016 3:21pm

The popular Amarr Classica CL3000 is now available with impact resistant glass, a unique offering in a three-section carriage house door design.

Entrematic Expands Decorative Hardware Offering

Nov 16, 2016 3:18pm

Entrematic has expanded its collection of magnetic decorative hardware for residential garage doors to include a round clavos, which is a large, nail head that adds a beautiful, rustic look.

New Dual-Directional Woodgrain Colors Now Available in Amarr Olympus & Designer’s Choice Collections

Nov 16, 2016 3:13pm

The Amarr Olympus OL3200 and Designer’s Choice DC3200 insulated residential garage doors are available in two dual-directional woodgrain colors:  Walnut and Mahogany.

Consumers Digest Includes Amarr Garage Doors among its “Best Buys”

Aug 05, 2016 3:44am

The August issue of Consumers Digest magazine includes a feature story called, “Rising Stars:  Exceptional Values in Steel & Wood Garage Doors.”  Included among the magazine’s coveted “Best Buys” are three Amarr garage doors in the steel category.

Introducing Four New Designs in the Amarr Carriage Court Collection

Jun 28, 2016 10:50am

With continuing demand for more distinctly defined carriage house door designs, Entrematic has introduced four new designs for its Amarr Carriage Court collection:  Arcadia, Brookland, Magnolia and Ravenwood.

New Colors for Amarr Lincoln and Hillcrest Collections

Feb 10, 2016 9:33am

The Amarr Lincoln LI3000 and Hillcrest HI3000 insulated residential garage doors are now available in two new solid colors:  almond (popular for replacement doors) and terratone (a trending color in home exteriors) plus three dual directional woodgrain colors: golden oak, walnut, and mahogany.

Entrematic Offers New Video Series

Feb 09, 2016 9:25am

Entrematic has developed a new video series - “How to Choose a Garage Door”.  Available on, the videos walk consumers through an easy, five-step process for selecting the right garage doors for their home’s location and architectural style.

New Microsite for Architects

Feb 09, 2016 9:24am

Entrematic has introduced an architect microsite for Amarr commercial products called  The site is intended in large part to introduce and inform architects to Amarr commercial products, Amarr sustainability and Amarr products in LEED case studies.

Best of Houzz Award Goes to Entrematic for Second Year in a Row

Jan 27, 2016 9:15am recently named the best of the best in several categories with its “Best of Houzz 2016” awards, including a “Best of Houzz” design award for Entrematic’s Amarr Garage Doors.  This year marks the second year in a row that Entrematic has received the award.

Garage Door Replacement among Top Three Best Investments in Annual Cost vs. Value Report

Jan 20, 2016 9:49am

Remodeling Magazine has released its 2016 Cost vs. Value report, which indicates that garage door replacement is once again among the leading remodeling investments.

Entrematic Introduces Single and Double Layer Options on its Amarr Lincoln & Hillcrest Collections

Jan 15, 2016 9:12am

The Amarr Lincoln LI3000 and Hillcrest HI3000 triple-layer residential garage doors with conventional hardware have quickly grown in popularity among dealers and consumers since their introduction in late 2011.  To leverage this demand, Entrematic has introduced single-layer and double-layer door options in these collections with the Amarr Lincoln LI1000/LI2000 and Hillcrest HI1000/HI2000.

Entrematic Partners with Shanty2Chic Blog

Aug 19, 2015 2:30am

Entrematic partnered with the highly popular Shanty2Chic blog to install an Amarr Classica® garage door on a Colleyville, Texas home.

New Unscripted Series Called HOME FREE Premieres July 22 at 9 PM (10 PM PT) on FOX

Jul 31, 2015 12:02pm

A new television series called “HOME FREE” will premiered July 22 at 9 p.m. (10 p.m. PT) on FOX.  The latest reality TV experiment puts a new twist on the home makeover genre.

Amarr Garage Doors Featured on Blog Cabin and Urban Oasis

Jul 21, 2015 12:06pm

Through its affiliation with Window World, Entrematic is providing Amarr garage doors that will be showcased in upcoming episodes of the television series Blog Cabin and Urban Oasis.

Amarr Garage Door Featured on HOME FREE (premieres Wednesday, July 22 at 9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX

Jul 20, 2015 8:35am

Entrematic is excited to participate in HOME FREE, FOX’s new competition series featuring couples vying to win their dream home.

June is National Garage Door Safety Month

Jun 11, 2015 1:56am

In recognition of National Garage Door Safety Month during the month of June, Entrematic – a door company committed to safety by offering its Amarr garage doors with patented SafeGuard design and educating homeowners about garage door safety – is offering tips and guidelines to ensure that garage doors are used safely and correctly.

Entrematic Offers Insulated Aluminum Panels for Amarr Aluminum Full View Doors

May 29, 2015 8:02am

Entrematic has added insulated aluminum panels to the wide variety of glass and aluminum panel options available for its commercial Amarr 3550 and residential Amarr Vista aluminum full view doors.

Amarr Garage Doors Featured in Designing Spaces™ of Hope – Military Makeover

May 22, 2015 7:50am

The popular television series Designing Spaces™ recently saluted an American veteran by providing a “Military Makeover” for his family’s home.

Entrematic Receives Best of Houzz Award

May 20, 2015 7:44am

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Amarr Garage Door Featured on Ty Pennington NextGenHome TV Series

Jan 15, 2015 10:17am

NextGenHome TV recently featured an Amarr garage door as part of an online series called the “First to the Future Project.”

What to Look for in a New Garage Door and Why You Should Replace Yours Now

Dec 15, 2014 1:30pm

At first thought, the dead of winter may not seem to be the optimum time to replace your garage door. In fact, quite the opposite is true: frigid temperatures and brisk winds readily prove the need to upgrade your garage door from an older non-insulated version to a modern, energy efficient garage door.

Garage Door Maintenance and Safety Tips

Mar 25, 2014 4:02am

“A broken garage door can be an inconvenience in terms of access. But a broken and falling garage door or busted spring can be downright dangerous.” A recent consumer survey conducted by the International Door Association indicates that the majority of Americans are unaware of recommended maintenance practices for the largest and heaviest moving object in their home – the garage door.

Entrematic Introduced in North America

Mar 10, 2014 3:00am

Entrematic, a global leader in entrance automation, today declared its presence as a strong player in North America. Entrematic boasts one of the world’s most complete ranges of entrance automation products and warehouse solutions.

ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems acquires Amarr, leading garage door player in the US

Nov 07, 2013 9:41am

ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire Amarr, one of the leading players in the North American garage door market, with sales of ca USD 300 million and 1,200 employees.

Garage space isn’t just for cars anymore

Nov 01, 2013 12:10pm

Take a look at your garage with a fresh eye. The space can be so much more. Entertaining space, work space, a space for a personal hobby that you’ve always wanted in your home but could never figure out how to have. The possibilities are endless.

Buying a garage door? Think insulation.

Oct 21, 2013 7:34am

There are seemingly endless options through which homeowners must navigate when buying a new garage door: the style, materials, and accessories, just to name a few. But perhaps the most important feature that should top the garage door consumer’s list is energy efficiency.

The Carriage House Style Garage Door Continues to Increase in Popularity

Sep 26, 2013 9:28am

Sales of carriage house doors have tripled since 2005, now accounting for 19% of the typical North American door dealers’ residential garage door sales.

Amarr Introduces Online Door Designer for Consumers

Feb 15, 2013 3:38am

Amarr has introduced a new and improved Consumer Door Designer for that allows consumers to upload a photo of their own home and view their home with a new garage door.  The Amarr Door Designer allows consumers to view any Amarr steel garage door on their home, choosing from the various product collections,  panel designs, colors, windows and hardware options.

Amarr Garage Doors Featured on HGTV Curb Appeal:  The Block

May 22, 2012 4:42am

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (MAY 9, 2012) – Products from Amarr Garage Doors were featured on a recent episode of “Curb Appeal: The Block” on HGTV.  The first airing of Curb Appeal featuring the Amarr products was on Friday, May 4.  It is likely to be repeated during the next couple months (please check local listings for dates and times).

Design Reveals Desires

Apr 17, 2012 4:40am

Her Home magazine features Amarr and how Amarr garage doors designs meet the needs of today’s women consumers who are the sole or primary decision-makers in 91% of new home purchases (International Builders Show).

Small-scale renovation projects continue to provide the best return for homeowners

Feb 24, 2012 9:36am

A new garage door is one of the best ways to improve your home with the confidence of receiving a solid return on your investment (ROI) when it’s time to sell. Replacing a garage door offers the second-highest ROI at 83.9 percent, out of 35 midrange improvement projects listed on the 24th annual Cost versus Value report.