Frequently asked questions for your garage doors
Can my door be automated?
Certain models/brands/types can be automated with the addition of a bow arm converter
Usually supplied automated when new, can’t be retro fitted.
Side Hinged Door Set
Easily automated with the addition of side hung adaptor arms
‘Round the Corner’ Door
Can be automated
If my door can be automated what do you recommend?
The electric operator you need will depend on the weight/size/balance/type of door you have.
C.G.D stock and install Hormann operators covering all options.
You will need an earthed 13 Amp power supply to your garage. Although there is a growing range of towered options.
- All operators are supplied with 2 remote handsets as standard.
- Blue tooth capability
- Rolling code transmitter ensures no one else’s handset can open your door
- Internal automatics lighting (LED)
- Safety reverse
- Large range of optional extras – key pads, and transponders
- Soft stop/soft start
- Maintenance free
- Super German reliability
- Five year warranty
- Can be manually operated in case of power failure
Are you able to give me unbiased advice about the type and make of door that I consider?
Yes. Although we use several different door manufacturers, we are not tied to any particular one, so the choice is yours, but we will advise on the best options available drawing upon our years of experience.
How much does a survey cost?
A survey is absolutely FREE – and comes with NO OBLIGATION. A quick phone call to 01223 440544 and we can arrange for one of the business partners to visit you.
Are you able to do a survey, then supply me with the door for me to fit myself?
YES. We are quite happy to advise then supply only.
Is it possible to make my existing door open electrically?
Usually. There are the odd exceptions, but most doors can have motors retro fitted. Again, it is best to contact us so that we can advise you better.
How long does it take to install a new door?
Of course every job is different, but most installations take less than half a day.
Do you take away the old door?
YES. If we supply and fit your new door, we will dispose of your old one.
Do your fitters really know what they are doing?
Most definitely. We DO NOT use sub contractors. All our fitters are employed by the company and are very experienced.