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Garage Door Styles

Popular Garage Door Types

Are you searching for a new garage door but unsure which style to choose?

Searching for a new garage door to provide a modern or traditional aesthetic and increase the value of your property can be challenging. With a wide range of garage doors available and the different benefits provided, our garage door guide below discusses our most popular garage door types and available features. 

Up and Over Garage Doors are one of the most common types of garage door. They operate by opening outwards and arcing upwards in to the roof of the garage. If you’re looking for a garage door that provides enhanced security, a modern design, and affordably an Up and Over Garage Door is the right choice for you. 

Up and Over Garage Door Features
 
  • Simple Design – Range of Door Styles
  • Door Panel: Steel or GRP (fibreglass)
  • Wide range of colours, including wood effect
  • Affordable Option
  • Requires Space
  • Retractable or Canopy Mechanism
  • Can be Motorised (Retractable Mechanism) 
  • Two point locking system
  • Easy to maintain
  • Range of Stylish Hardware

Insulated roller garage doors have grown in popularity as they provide enhanced thermal insulation and are a perfect solution for homes with integral garages. They are remote-controlled, allowing you to operate your garage door from the comfort of your car and are available in a wide range of colours. The door panel rolls upwards and delivers a space saving design giving more space within your garage. Roller garage doors are one of our most requested garage doors for homeowners who wish to upgrade their up and over garage door.  

Roller Garage Door Features

  • Automatic – Remote Controlled
  • Door Panel: Double Skinned Foam Filled Aluminium
  • 55mm and 77mm Lath
  • Wide Range of Colours, Including Wood Effect
  • Affordable Option
  • Space Saving Design
  • Alarmed Options Available
  • Suitable for Double Garages and Wide Openings
  • Enhanced Thermal Insulation
  • Safety Edge

Sectional garage doors provide enhanced security and a premium aesthetic. One of the main benefits that a Sectional Garage Door will provide is that they are automated and controlled via remote control. More space is created on your driveway as the door curtain rises vertically. Manufactured from interlocking panels, they lift up curving in to the roof of the garage. 

Sectional Garage Door Features

  • Automatic – Remote Controlled
  • Simple Design – Range of Door Styles
  • Premium Aesthetic
  • Door Panel: Double Skinned Foam Filled Aluminium
  • Wide Range of Colours, Including Wood Effect
  • Park your Car Right up to the Door
  • Suitable for Double Garages and Wide Openings
  • Enhanced Thermal Insulation
  • High Security
  • Requires Space Within Garage

Side hinged garage doors are commonly installed where a traditional and contemporary look is required. They are easy to maintain and operate like a door in your home, they open outwards so require space on your driveway. Our hinged garage doors are available with a 50/50 split or with a 1/3 to 2/3 opening ratio. They can be installed with double glazed panels allowing natural light to enter your garage and are an excellent alternative when upgrading from an Up and Over Garage Door. 

Side Hinged Garage Door Features

  • Simple Design – Range of Door Styles
  • Door Panel: Steel, Timber or GRP (fibreglass)
  • Wide range of colours, including wood effect
  • Requires Room for Outwards Opening
  • Suitable for Large Garages
  • Can be Motorised
  • Multi point locking system
  • Easy to maintain
  • Range of Stylish Hardware
At the Garage Door Company Leicester, we can help you find a garage door most suitable for your home and personal requirements. We install a wide range of garage door styles across the whole of Leicestershire, when selecting a new garage door you may want to consider the following;
 
  • Operation – Do you want your garage door to open automatically via a remote control
  • Do you need to park in front of your garage
  • Is security a concern?
  • Do you want to minimise heat loss and increase thermal insulation?
  • Do you want a garage door with minimal maintenance?
  • Do you want to create more space within your garage? 
At the Garage Door Company Leicester we offer a price promise and fitting expertise unrivalled by other garage door firms in the region, with over 20 years of installation experience, we can help you find a tailored garage door solution designed to offer exceptional security and to improve your homes aesthetic. For more information or to book your free site survey and quotation, please speak with us by telephoning 0116 210 3822.

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