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Q:Are the Woodrite timber side hinged doors better than other timber doors?

In short, yes they are. For the basic cedar range offered the timber quality and the finishing is as good as you can get with timber with all sections...


Q:What are the insulation values for the Hormann sectional doors?

The four important characteristics of thermal insulation, acoustic insulation, tightness and sealing, and wind load for garage doors are all tested an...


Q:What is a good round the corner garage door to buy?

We offer various round the corner sliding type garage doors in either steel, aluminium or timber finishes and also some specialised finishes if requir...


Q:What is a side sectional garage door?

A side sectional door is a door that opens and closes by running horizontally across the opening turning the corner and then running into the garage a...


Q:How much is an electric garage door operator added to an existing door?

This can vary a lot depending on the type door it is fitting too and the level of access control and features you want on the operator itself as well ...


Q:How safe is an electric operated garage door?

Any electric garage door properly installed with the correct safety features for the type of door and installation is extremely safe and will always h...


Q:What is Retractable PLUS operating gear on an up and over door?

This enables a better drive through clearance by moving the side arms higher up when the door is open.When you use a retractable up and over garage do...


Q:What is the difference in Decograin, Woodgrain, Micrograin and Silkgrain sectional door finishes?

These are all different front surface finishes to the Hormann sectional garage door range to create a different appearance and effect. The standard f...


Q:What is the difference between the ThermoPro and TOP entrance doors?

In basic terms one range is produced from steel and the other from aluminium but it is a bit more complex in the details. The Hormann Thermopro entra...


Q:Which up and over garage door is the best price?

For all round value and quality this is an easy answer - Hormann up and over doors are the best price.  For all round value the Hormann Series 2000 r...

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