There can be a number of reasons why you may want to replace an existing garage door ranging from the fact it has reached the end of its lifespan through to the fact that it does not offer adequate levels of security to meet your requirements.
With this in mind, when considering your preferred style you will need to look at all the options that are available to you not only in terms of design but in terms of the way that it is installed. This is because modern designs can be fitted in a number of ways each with its own plus points and negative aspects.
Here we take a look at some of the options available and detail all the good and bad points to think about.
Internal Face Fixed
Unlike a traditional up and over garage doors that requires a sub frame on which it is installed, the space saving design of an up to date roller door from companies such as Seceuroglide, Gliderol and Garador enables it to be fitted to the back face of the opening. With the door installed in this position a number of advantages are gained including:
Whilst these benefits are great to the user, it is important to remember that this method of fixing the door may not suit all garages which lead us on to the negative aspect of fitting in this way.
Rather than being fitted to the back face of the brickwork, reveal fixed installations see the door located directly between the opening. Whilst this is not the most popular method of installation there are still benefits to be gained such as:
Whilst the benefits are not great in number this method installation should not be disregarded however you will also need to be aware of the following points.
External Face Fixed
Although not greatly used, an externally mounted roller door is basically a reverse of the internal method of installation. Whilst considered unsightly by some homeowners there 2 main advantages of doing this which are:
However, whilst the benefits are all good and well in terms of access you should consider the impact that installing a garage door in this manner will have including some of the following points:
So now we have looked at the 3 most popular ways in which to fit a new garage door why not take a look around the rest of this website to see if there are any models which catch your eye. With a range of products available from leading manufacturers including market leading Seceuroglide garage doors we are confident you will find a size, design and colour combination to suit all residential requirements at an extremely competitive price.
You can also find out more details on the technical specifications of some of our garage doors please refer to the following pages:
Alternatively if you wish to discuss your specific requirements please do not hesitate to contact Roller Garage Door Sale by phone or email and we will be pleased to offer all the help you need.