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Want To Automate Your Garage Door?

When it comes to a garage door, most people are used to the manual approach where you actually open the garage door using the handle, as there can be an assumption that an automatic door is only for people with “money” and is a luxury. In fact, this could not be further from the truth, as the automation of garage doors has become more affordable over the past few years, with many garage door installation companies now offering this service at a price that many people can now afford. No longer is an automatic door an unaffordable luxury i

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Choosing The Right Garage Door For Your Home

A garage door is just a garage door, right? This is something we here quite a bit, as many customers assume that a garage door is just a garage door, with just one type of door available, as that is all they have been used to or known, when in fact there are many types of garage doors on the market today, which can also come in a huge range of styles and colours as well. So when it comes to choosing a garage door, it is important to understand what is the best option for your home and property. Just because you have a certain type of g

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Garages – No Longer For Just Storing Your Car

If you have just purchased a new property with a garage, the chances of your car ever being stored in it are these days very slim, with an estimated 7% of garages being used to store cars, which means for around 90% of us, our garages are used for many other reasons than what they were traditionally built for. In the early days (we are going back a bit here!) a garage was mainly used for storing your car to protect it from the weather, which in turn protected your car from rust, and of course, it was always easier to start a car that was kep

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Why Side Hinged Garage Doors More Popular Than Ever

Side Hinged garage doors have seen a decent rise in popularity over the past 10 years across the industry, which is why we have seen an increase in demand from our own customers and year on year we are fitting more and more side hinged garage doors for our customers across Gloucestershire and South Wales. So, what has led to this rise in popularity? It is hard to pin point just one reason, but there is often a combination of factors that come into play when a product becomes more popular and in demand, and we take a look at these below.

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Choosing The Right Garage Door – Why Using A Professional Makes Sense

A garage door is often a big investment, and an investment that does not generally happen that often. A good quality, well installed garage door can last many, many years, even if it is frequently used, which means that if your garage door is a good one and properly installed, you should not be looking to replace for a long time. But when the time comes to make the decision to replace your broken, damaged or just worn out old garage door with a brand new one, who should you go to? Should you nip down to a garage door supplier with your measu

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When Was The Last Time You Had Your Garage Door Serviced?

When was the last time that you had a professional garage door expert come along and service the door? If the answer is many years ago then the time might now be right to book an appointment and get your garage door a little TLC as a belated Christmas present. Garage doors can be quite complicated systems, even if they do not have all the bells and whistles that an automatic garage door may well have, as something that you use every day, sometimes many times a day will suffer from wear and tear as time goes on. You wouldn’t not get your ca

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Your Home And Your Security

Whilst burglaries and home break ins definitely rise during the winter as the mornings and evenings are darker and the extra prize of Christmas presents increases the reward for such criminals, there is no doubt your home is at threat all year round. These days, few people keep their cars in the garage, and more use garages for storage, gym equipment, small offices and generally everything but parking your car overnight, which makes the chances of your garage being targeted far greater than ever before. As many garages have their own separat

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5 Reasons Why Garage Door Installation Should Be Left To The Professionals

When it comes to your new garage door, it can be tempting to try and save a few pounds by fitting it yourself, but in reality, that could become a costly mistake that ends up costing you far more money to put right! For some people fitting a new garage door would be something that would pose no issues, for the majority of us, having a go at garage door installation DIY is simply going to cause more problems. You have just invested in a brand-new door, which would not have been cheap if you wanted quality, and then it could all go horribly wr

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What colour is your garage door?

When you picture a garage door in your mind’s eye – what colour is it?

A white one? Maybe that’s because there are so many standard, boring and bland white PVC doors around. It’s true, you do see them absolutely everywhere, but that doesn’t have to be the case. With such a stunning range of different doors available out there, including different opening styles and different finishes, you’re sure to find the right garage door to add that extra special finishing touch to your property. White uPVC doors

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How To Keep Your Garage Door Working This Winter

Love it, hate it or feel no strong feelings either way, Winter is coming, the evenings are getting darker and it now takes longer to get the car windscreen clear before we can set off on the school run, a sure sign that we are no longer in the warmer months and a clear warning sign to get ready for the cold and wet days that are undoubtedly on their way. If you have a garage, then hopefully, you will have a garage door, which really does need your attention to make sure that it survives the winter months and more importantly, continues to op

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