Side Hinged Garage Doors – Basic Operation

The most straightforward garage door is a side hinged door, and this is not exactly the most popular option today but there’s no reason why it shouldn’t be considered. If you’re a keen biker or you often use the garage for pedestrian access, then this door can be ideal. You simply open up one door for pedestrian access or bringing a bike in; while two doors can be opened to give access to a vehicle. These doors may be quite basic in terms of operation but they are secure, especially when they’re built of solid timber. There’s no doubt that these doors can compliment traditional buildings, and you do get quite a unique style, while there are different designs to choose between, and a range of materials that can be...
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Sliding Door Track Systems

Sliding door track systems tend to be used for round the corner doors for garages, warehouse partitions and barns. The sliding tracks work to manoeuvre heavy panels to one side, and the original round the corner track door system were made using timber. Today you can get steel and Upvc round the corner doors, and over time they’ve remained popular, and that’s because they do not require a great deal of maintenance, while the operation is simple, and quite often silent. A good track profile will reduce the build up of dirt and dust, while any bearings do not need to be oiled and they’re remarkably easy to install. The only problem is they’re not the most space saving, and they’re more suitable for large garages and barns.

All About Tudor Style Garage Doors

Modern home designing with a touch of “not-so-modern” yet sophisticated style is appreciated not only across the UK but also in different parts of the world. Among the most beautiful styles in home designing that is gaining fame fast is the use of Tudor style garage doors. Tudor style is a design which became very popular in the 1920s and the 1930s. However, its popularity faded due to Colonial revival and other factors. After a few decades, Tudor style invaded the market once again and became fashionable. In the present time, it is one of the most common garage door styles used in several regions of the UK.