When looking to buy a new garage door, it is easy to be overwhelmed by all the options available on the marketplace these days. As well as offering an attractive facade, there are many functional features to consider, including security, insulation, maintenance and automation. To help you decide upon the perfect garage door for you and your home, JB Doors have put our specialist knowledge to good use to create this comprehensive buyer’s guide, providing you with key information to assist you in the decision-making process.
The most significant choice you will have to make when buying a new garage door is which type to choose. However, if you aren’t a garage door aficionado, then it can be hard to determine which type – from sectional and side-hinged to up and over garage doors – will meet your needs and suit you best. Let’s take a look at some of the key attributes of the options available.
Manual or Automated?
When it comes to how your garage door opens, the benefits of automatic garage doors often outweighs manual doors. Electric garage doors provide an ease of use and increased safety for reliability and peace of mind.
To ensure your new garage door is the perfect fit for your garage opening and there is sufficient room for the operating mechanisms, it is vital that you carry out accurate measurements. Different types of door will require measurements from different parts of your garage, so make sure that you take this into account before ordering your door.
Made to Measure Garage Doors
We can accommodate all sizes of garage doors.
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Garages come in many shapes and sizes, but there are some dimensions that are more commonly found than others. For domestic garages, there are are a few different typical sizes with the most common being single and double garages. Single garages are most common and can easily house a car, SUV, 4×4 or small van. For a single, there are a few standard garage door sizes:
But there are a lot more single garage door sizes available.
Double garages give you more room and can be ideal for homes with more than one vehicle, those that want storage and vehicle space, or those who use the garage as a workshop. Standard garage door sizes for a double are:
But there are a lot more double garage door sizes available.
If your garage door does not meet any of these standard dimensions, this is not a problem. Made to measure garage doors will ensure that no matter what size garage you have, your door will fit perfectly.
The team at JB Doors are on hand to help at any stage of the process, from providing expert advice and garage door buying tips to aftercare services. We are a family run business who offer quality products and great customer service. When you enquire with us, either by phone, email or at our showroom, you will then be guided through our easy and efficient sales process:
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