Garage Door Types

Garage door
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Don’t know your sectional doors from your up and overs? Don’t worry – you can give us a call or take a look at these handy videos. They do a great job of explaining some of the garage door types we can supply and fit for you – and at very competitive prices.
Watch these videos for a garage door crash course!

Up and over canopy garage doors


  • Traditional
  • Part of the door sticks out when open, forming a sheltered canopy
  • Can be automated
  • Made to measure

Up and over retractable garage doors


  • Door goes all the way into the garage
  • Smoother operation
  • Easily automated
  • Made to measure

Sectional garage doors


  • Hinged panels rather than solid door
  • Saves space outdoors
  • Soundproof & weatherproof insulation
  • Easily automated
  • Made to measure

Single skin roller garage doors


  • Single panel that rolls up and out of sight
  • Saves space indoors & outdoors
  • Made to measure
  • Easily automated

Insulated roller garage doors


  • Soundproof & weatherproof insulation
  • Single panel that rolls up and out of sight
  • Saves space indoors & outdoors
  • Automated as standard
  • Made to measure

Side hinged garage doors


  • A garage door in two sections that open like conventional doors
  • Typically one door for pedestrian access or split 50:50
  • Larger door unlocked from the inside
  • Convenient for pedestrian access
  • Made to measure

Timber garage doors


  • Can be combined with up and over, sectional or side-hinged garage doors
  • Can be automated
  • Timeless aesthetic
  • Made to measure

Electric garage doors


  • Timesaving
  • Convenient in bad weather
  • Variety of safety and security features
  • Can be applied to up and over, sectional or roller garage doors
  • Made to measure
“Top notch company. Large automatic insulated sectional door with Georgian design fitted. Arrived exactly when arranged - for both quotation and installation. Job carried out with no fuss whatsoever to the highest of standards. Fair and competitive price charged. I would recommend this company to anyone.”

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