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Side Hinged Garage Doors

Until recently, many mainstream garage door manufacturers have concentrated on up and over doors, but times are changing. Side hinged doors, having always been popular throughout the Midlands, have recently seen their popularity increase throughout other parts of the UK, and there are a number of reasons for this change of heart among garage owners. Not only are many gas and electric metres located within the garage, many garages are now used for more than simply storing cars.  Often, other important household and garden items…

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Extending the Life of your Garage Door with High Quality Spares

Should you experience a problem with your garage door, whether it’s something small and likely to be less of an inconvenience, or something more significant, it can be tempting to simply replace the whole door with a brand new model, especially if you’ve owned it for a while.  But this isn’t always the most effective course of action – or the most economical. Instead, why not consider replacing the faulty or worn-out parts with spare parts?  Not only can they give your garage door a…

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Which Type of Garage Door is the Best?

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Garage Doors on the Market Today The market is full of garage doors in a range of sizes, types and brands, all offering something different to the end user.  So how do you know which is the most suitable choice for your home? Sometimes it’s as simple as personal preference, budget, or the desire to replace an old garage door with a brand new model.  But what if you’re undecided, or don’t know what would be best? Well, it’s always…

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CE Marking Legislation – Quality Garage Doors

For a number of years, CE marking metal and timber garage door products under the  Construction Products Directive (CPD) has been the best way to show that a product is completely safe to use and that it complies with all regulations. But, from July 2013, legislation is set to change.  From next year, the CPD is set to be replaced by the Construction Products Regulation (CPR), and under this regulation, all products will be legally required to be CE marked. While all members of the…

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