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Choosing garage doors: how to decide which type of garage doors are right for you

By July 31, 2019 No Comments

Newcastle garage door installers SC Door Co discuss the features to take into consideration when selecting a new garage door. Find the perfect garage door for your family using this helpful guide:

Garage door opening style

How would you like to open your garage door? By remote control, of course! Our roller garage doors and sectional doors all come remote control as standard, and you can opt for remote control electric operation for up and over garage doors if you’d prefer.

It’s also important to consider the space in your garage when choosing a garage door opening style. Roller doors coil neatly up above the garage door opening so it takes up very little room inside the garage, open or closed! Up and over garage doors are the traditional opening style with a light and easy spring-assisted operation. Sectional garage doors also have a vertical opening, ensuring there is plenty of room inside your garage when the doors are opened.

Garage door insulation

Insulated garage doors keep your house and garage warm in winter and cool in summer. Choose insulated roller garage doors for optimum weather control: the insulated lath, brush strips at the side and bottom rubber seal help insulate the garage for both heat and sound.

Sectional garage doors also come equipped with all-round weatherseals, which help to keep out draughts, weather and debris.

Secured by design garage doors

For ultimate security, opt for a garage door that is Secured by Design. Not only does this provide stringent security, it also means that your insurance company will recognise it. Browse through our different types of garage doors to see Secured by Design options or contact us for more info.

If you’re interested in up and over garage doors, ours are ultra-secure with multi-point locking for extra security.

Price of garage doors

What sort of budget do you want to invest in your garage doors? Our up and over garage doors are the most cost-effective, starting from £750 for white as standard and including a full ten-year warranty.

Our premium garage doors, insulated roller garage doors, start at £950 in white and from £1,000 in another colour, which also includes installation and removal of your old door and a seven year full warranty.

Garage door appearance

chartwell green garage doors

Obviously one of the most important aspects to consider when choosing a new garage door is how it looks!

Our garage doors come in a large range of colours and finishes, including classic woodgrains to contemporary anthracite and duck egg blue garage doors. You can also choose a garage door colour-matched to your front door or colour of your choice!

View our galleries of garage door installations for inspiration for your new garage door.

Contact us on or by ringing 0191 3361491 to request a free, no-obligation quote for a garage door installation. We install & repair garage doors in Newcastle, Gateshead, Durham and throughout the North East and would be happy to travel to install your garage door.


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