If you have a new, or relatively new, garage door you may think it will handle any air infiltration problems that might arise in the future.
Realistically, that is not the case.
The rubber material used for the sealer normally loses its effectiveness in relatively short order. The sun soaks out the oil in the material during the summer and the cold in winter makes it brittle.
In short order you will develop gaps under your door and on the sides and top. Those gaps can lead to air infiltration that is both unhealthy and costly.
In many cases, such as garages, the overhead door is the gateway to your home. Keeping out air movement and various items and critters is healthy and saves money. To put it another way — It’s time for you to Stop The Snirt!
Okay, first of all, what is snirt? Traditionally, it is the unsightly and messy combination of snow and dirt that can blow underneath or through the sides of your poorly sealed overhead door. In a broader sense, snirt also can be water/rain, leaves, bugs, mice, snow, grime and even snakes moving under your door or through the sides. Heat loss is also a major concern.
Check out the gap on your current overhead door to get an idea of the problem you are dealing with. Did you know that drafts can bring dirt, snow, ice, mud, plus heat and cooling loss through a space of 1/32nd of an inch? Bugs and spiders can creep through a space of only 1/16th of an inch. Mice can enter your garage area through a space the size of a pencil. It’s time to put a stop to all that infiltration.
In addition to the gaps at the bottom due to shrinkage and uneven floors, there can be air infiltration on the sides due to wind whipping around the ineffective sealing material.
With our revolutionary SnirtStopper you can indeed Stop The Snirt! The SnirtStopper system features two complementary products — the BottomSealer and SideSealer — to allow you to create a cleaner and safer indoor area. It also helps you reduce energy bills and provides a more comfortable space by keeping out the cold in winter and the heat in summer.
The BottomSealer, along with the SideSealer (and TopSealer), will close up your overhead and other outside doors just like you seal up the front door of your home.
Now is the time to move past that old overhead door stripping that doesn’t work. The BottomSealer is self-adjusting and eliminates gaps of up to two inches – and you don’t have to replace your current seal. One key to effectiveness is the Kevlar-reinforced material that will not wear out or shrink and mice, along with other critters, will not chew through it! The system is easy to install and all needed hardware is included.
By installing the system over your current sealer, it is adding an extra layer, such as a long sleeve shirt over a short sleeve shirt.
The SnirtStopper system is so well designed that it comes with a 25-year guarantee – something that is not available in the sealing products associated with other overhead door systems.
These products will pay for themselves with the amount of energy you will save. It will prevent heat loss in the winter and keep your area cooler in the summer.
And now for some additional great news – now you can choose from among several colors to match your door color or trim.
The BottomSealer now comes in black, white or gray. The SideSealer and TopSealer now come in a variety of colors, including red, dark brown, charcoal, sand, green, gray, brown, black, white and tan.
And you can see additional details at our website, StopTheSnirt.com So, Snirt Happens – stop it in your garage, business, warehouse or shop area. We have installation videos on our website and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have about this great product. Give us a call at 800-250-5502 or 320-695-2899.