Looking for a new garage door can be pretty daunting, especially with so much information surrounding all the different types of garage doors. This is why we have written the Garage Door Buying Guide to help you understand the different kinds of garage doors.
Up and Over Garage Doors are known to be the most recognisable door style in the UK, it’s famous for being the most basic garage door type which achieves every purpose of a Garage Door. The Up & Over is a solid, secure and tested panel design that provides exactly what is needed. The door goes up and over into the garage, opening in one piece.
Roller Garage Doors provide a modern design and feel; they are the solution to creating a smart garage door whilst saving lots of space inside the garage. Roller Garage Doors open vertically, curling into a roll fitted above the garage opening, ideal for garages with limited headroom.
(Warning) Rollers are the most copied type of garage door in the UK. Although the doors might look the same, you need to investigate further and understand the fundamental differences between specifications and components.
Sectionals are a slightly more complex type of garage door. They provide an advanced mechanism that opens the door vertically and slides back into the garage via its horizontal tracks. Sectionals are available in a massive range of styles and colours whilst saving maximum space both inside and outside the garage.
Sectional garage doors are often seen as the engineers choice and the ultimate garage door. They are engineered to perfection, ensuring they will provide years of trouble-free use.
Over recent years, the traditional side hinged garage door has seen a popular rise. They open like a typical double swing door ideal for a garage with limited headroom. Side-hinged doors conveniently open outwards, perfect for garages that require regular pedestrian access, also available for manual or automated operation using particular conversion arms.
Side-hinged doors come in various sizes, styles, materials and colours, along with excellent and modern security.
The side sliding garage door is one of a kind, offering advantages no other can compete with, including saving on the garage ceiling space because the door opens to the side, perfect for fast and easy pedestrian access to the garage. Side sliding doors are available in wider than average sizes and requires almost no headroom.