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Selecting the Right Garage Doors for your Property

You may think that purchasing some new doors for your garage wouldn’t need much planning but to ensure that you are getting the right garage doors for your property a little research could be very beneficial in the long term. For people living in the Manchester area you may want to check out door and canopy installations that are carried out by local businesses. There are a variety of door types that you may want to consider, some of which are listed below.

Up and Over Canopy Doors

You will be able to order these doors to your specific requirements; this can be very handy if you live in a house with a non-standard size of garage. One of the advantages of canopies is that part of the door sticks out from the front or the building when open providing shade or cover from rain when unloading items from your car.

Sectional Doors

This type of door is rapidly becoming one of the most popular types of door that people in the Manchester area are choosing. As the name implies, the doors are made from a number of sections which open vertically. An added bonus to these types of door closure is that they offer sound and weatherproof insulation making them the perfect choice for homes that may be facing a busy road. You will also find that if you purchase your doors from a reputable company they will also offer a full range of spares and be able to repair your doors if needed.

Single Panel Rolling Doors

If you are looking for a solution that is not only weather proof and soundproof but will also roll up out of sight when open, insulated roller garage doors could be just the thing for you. These doors usually come automated as standard enabling you to open and close the doors from the comfort of your car.

Side Hinged Doors

This type of door opens in two sections just like you would expect from conventional doors. You could choose where the doors open. For example, you may want to have a small opening to allow personal access and then a larger area that can be opened separately to enable you to drive your car into the garage. Locking could be either on the inside or outside of the door depending on your preference and the level of security required. These doors are available made to measure ensuring that you will get a perfect fit whatever size garage you have.


If you are in the Rochdale or Manchester area and looking for some new doors for your garage or a company that specialises in carports then drop us a line at drgaragedoors@btconnect.com or call us today on 01706 354 300, you may also want to drop in and see us at DR Garage Doors & Carports, Unit 19 Caldershaw Business Centre, Ings Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire OL12 7LQ.