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Technical Advice

Some essential basic rules followed when constructing or designing a new garage can save a lot of money and potential problems in the long run. The choice of garage door can quite often make the difference between the garage being useable or not by your client and their vehicle.

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Some of your queries could possibly be answered in our garage door types information section or maybe in our downloads section but the quickest way is to call us with your query direct on (01933) 229135

Our 26 years of experience counts towards some very valuable advice being on hand to ensure the right type of garage door, sub frame, electric operator or size is specified saving time and money all round and leaving happy customers.

We offer help and advice to architects, developers, builders and other trades on many of the following issues:

  • Structural dimensions and tolerances when building.
  • Garage Door installation positions.
  • Headroom requirements for various mechanisms.
  • Drive-through dimensions for cars, vans etc.
  • Sub-frame sizes and materials.
  • Power supply requirements and position.
  • Lintel/RSJ issues.
  • Security, insulation and glazing in garage doors.
  • Delivery periods
  • Fully finished options for steel and timber.
  • The best garage doors for security
  • Construction of bespoke timber garage doors

Opening Times for Head Office

Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm
Saturday 9.00am - 4.00pm

Call us directly on (01933) 229135 for advice now.

Alternatively send your query by email directly.

We offer the very best trade discounts for building and construction companies and can open a credit account subject to status.
We can also work with you and your builders merchant if you prefer and have facilities set up with most of the major merchants already.
Just some of the accounts we can redirect your order through are:

Travis Perkins
E H Smith
William Hercock and many others


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