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FAQs

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Q:How long is it from the survey to the installation date?

This depends totally on the door type chosen and the specification required. Most of the garage doors sold now are purpose made in some way or other ...

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Q:Can I get samples of the colours and different surface finishes for the garage doors?

The simple answer is yes, we can provide samples of most of the door colours and finishes if required. Our surveyors generally carry samples for most...

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Q:Do you supply purpose made timber up and over doors?

Yes we do and always have done as timber is in fact the most versatile of materials to enable this to be possible not only with the sizes but also the...

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Q:What is the largest up and over door I can buy?

The largest steel up and over door would generally be regarded as 16' x 7' (4877 x 2134) although you can get larger doors in timber and a little bit ...

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Q:Why do roller garage door prices vary so much?

Quite simply with roller doors, you will get what you pay for. The majority of roller doors sold in the UK are the double skinned foam filled aluminiu...

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Q:Are sub frames different on side hinged garage doors?

Generally is specified correctly yes they are with a rebated edge included for the best seal possible when closed. For the majority of steel, GRP tim...

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Q:How much maintenance is required on a garage door?

Specified and installed correctly you should hardly ever need to touch your garage door but it is always best to keep it clean and free from dust. Mor...

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Q:Can I add an electric operator to side hinged doors?

Yes you can, the only real restriction is that they are less than 3 metres wide in total and manufactured with sufficient strength in the panels to av...

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Q:Do you sell made to measure up and over garage doors?

Yes we do and quite often this option is overlooked and as many people need wider and higher openings for ever increasing vehicle sizes then a purpose...

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Q:What is a sub frame on an up and over door?

The sub frame is the 3 sided frame around the main garage door panel that enables the panel to be installed with the operating mechanism for the door ...

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Q:Are your timber side hinged doors made to order?

Generally the timber side hinged doors are made to order, yes. We do have some standard single width sizes on certain designs but in the main for the ...

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Q:How much headroom do I need for a sectional garage door?

There are many different ways a sectional garage door can operate with the springing mechanism positioned according to the gear required. Double width...

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Q:What headroom do I need for a roller garage door?

This depends on the type of roller door you are looking at but there are only really 2 main types so it is quite easy to understand There are 2 mai...

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