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Select Garage Doors are your go-to-experts for bespoke, made to measure garage doors. Stay tuned for all the latest news and information on side hinged, personnel and up and over garage doors.

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Friday 20th January, 2017

Looking back as you plan ahead

With a brand new year ahead of us, it’s a great time for homeowners and developers alike to start setting goals, defining deadlines, and planning budgets for a whole new wave of home improvements and outbuilding upgrades.Here at Select Garage Doors…

Looking back as you plan ahead
Thursday 15th December, 2016

Merry Christmas from Select Garage Doors

As we close our garage doors on yet another hectic year, we’d like to take this opportunity to thank all our customers for your continued support over the last 12 months, and wish you all a very Merry Christmas, and a prosperous New Year. It’s ce…

Merry Christmas from Select Garage Doors
Thursday 1st December, 2016

Allow us to introduce the newest doors in our range

New years are all about new beginnings, so if you’ve been thinking about giving your humble abode a well-overdue facelift, our brand new range of garage doors could be just the thing to set your 2017 off with a stylish bang! As the trend for new co…

Allow us to introduce the newest doors in our range
Wednesday 30th November, 2016

Opening the door to your local supplier

Love our precision-engineered, tailor-made garage doors? ...want to make sure they fit like a glove? Thanks to our new and improved ‘Find your Local Supplier’ section, we’ve made it easier than ever for you to select a local supplier, and make …

Opening the door to your local supplier
Friday 8th July, 2016

Answer these questions before buying a new garage door

There are a lot of important questions you should ask yourself before buying a new garage door. Select Garage Doors are here to give you some useful tips.

Answer these questions before buying a new garage door
Monday 6th June, 2016

5 homeowner tips for garage door safety month

June is Garage Door Safety Month and what better way to recognise the importance of securing your garage space than reading some top tips to keep you and your family safe this summer.

5 homeowner tips for garage door safety month
Friday 27th May, 2016

Introducing our new range of bespoke garage doors

Made to measure in the UK, our brand new range of bespoke garage doors combine innovative safety and security features with a wide range of finishes, styles and colours to choose from, allowing you to select the perfect door for your home.

Introducing our new range of bespoke garage doors
Thursday 7th April, 2016

Top 5 Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Garage

After neglecting your garage for what is usually a long, tough winter, most of us are now itching to do a spot of spring cleaning. Select Garage Doors want to remind you not to forget the exterior of your home, especially your garage door which requires regular care and attention to maintain its pristine shine.

Top 5 Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Garage
Wednesday 16th March, 2016

9 Tips for Throwing a Successful Garage Yard Sale

With all the rain, sleet and snow we’re currently having, it’s hard to remember it’s Spring. But with Spring, comes Spring cleaning. And what’s better than getting rid of your junk? Getting rid of your junk and getting money for it. Yes, it’s time to think about having a garage yard sale.

9 Tips for Throwing a Successful Garage Yard Sale
Wednesday 2nd March, 2016

Infographic: Garage Door Facts & Stats

Everyone loves to learn strange and unusual facts - could there really be anything interesting to learn about garage doors? Surprisingly, there's probably a thing or two you didn't know about the most unexplored room in your house!

Infographic: Garage Door Facts & Stats
Tuesday 23rd February, 2016

Garage Sells For Record Breaking Price

A tiny garage in a difficult to manouvre street has just sold for £360,000 - more than the average price of a home in England.

Garage Sells For Record Breaking Price
Tuesday 16th February, 2016

5 Unique Ways To Use Your Garage

As a leading manufacturer of bespoke made to measure garage doors in the UK, we believe that garages should be utilised to their full potential. Don’t succumb to the ordinary secondary use of a disorganised storage room but instead take inspiration from this blog post.

5 Unique Ways To Use Your Garage
Monday 11th January, 2016

Lucky Family Find Car Worth £3 million

When a family in Newcastle inherited a dusty old garage, they could never have dreamed of what they would find inside.

Lucky Family Find Car Worth £3 million
Thursday 3rd December, 2015

How to best secure your garage this winter

You probably take steps to secure your home against burglary, perhaps you have a barking dog, a security alarm or even quality CCTV. But have you covered the garage?

How to best secure your garage this winter
Friday 9th October, 2015

Steel Industry Crisis: Constructing A Strategic Path to the Future

As a manufacturer and supplier of steel garage doors, we have been paying close attention to the news over the last couple of weeks as the government is being urged to take steps to protect the steel industry. This call for action came about after st…

Steel Industry Crisis: Constructing A Strategic Path to the Future
Thursday 20th August, 2015

College turns garage spaces into homes

You may think that a garage is a home for your car, and all the things you don’t need in the house but are too attached to throw away. But one college is turning car parking spaces into homes.

College turns garage spaces into homes
Friday 17th July, 2015

75% of garages in new homes are too small

When it comes to buying a new home, a garage is quite often high on the list of priorities, however 75% of garages in new homes are too small to truly accommodate today’s larger cars.

75% of garages in new homes are too small
Tuesday 7th July, 2015

BCC hope for help for manufacturers in Summer Budget

The British Chambers of Commerce have spoken out this week to urge Chancellor George Osborne to help manufacturers in the Summer Budget, which will be announced this Wednesday.

BCC hope for help for manufacturers in Summer Budget
Wednesday 17th June, 2015

91-year-old man smashes car through garage door

Walter Thomas had only one item on his bucket list - and at age 91 he finally got to tick it off!

91-year-old man smashes car through garage door
Friday 15th May, 2015

Police Warning After Spate of High Value Burglaries on Garages

Across the country police are issuing warnings to the public to step up security on their garages and sheds after numerous areas have seen a rise in break-ins.

Police Warning After Spate of High Value Burglaries on Garages
Thursday 26th March, 2015

How has your garage coped this winter?

Now that we’re officially entering spring, it’s a good time to ask; how has your garage coped with the winter? It may have been a relatively mild one compared to recent years, but the effect of cold temperatures, snow and icy rainfall on garage doors and their mechanisms can be vast and varied.

How has your garage coped this winter?
Friday 27th February, 2015

5 Craziest Things Ever Found In A Garage

Fancy having a clear out of your garage this summer? Here are 5 weird and wonderful items ever found from around the world.

5 Craziest Things Ever Found In A Garage
Tuesday 23rd December, 2014

Green Your Garage in 6 Simple Steps

Here are 6 quick and easy ways from the Garage Door experts to transform your garage’s sustainability...

Wednesday 20th August, 2014

The UK is Leading The Way For British Manufacturing

A recent article in The Guardian reveals that the UK is now one of the cheapest manufacturing locations in the western hemisphere and Select Garage Doors couldn't be prouder of being a part of the British manufacturing industry.

The UK is Leading The Way For British Manufacturing
Wednesday 25th June, 2014

How to Accessorise Your Garage Door

Security is essential when it comes to your garage. Here are some of the accessories you might need for a more secure, stylish and functional garage door.

 How to Accessorise Your Garage Door
Tuesday 20th May, 2014

Do You Use Your Garage To Store Your Car?

More than half of car owners in the UK do not use their garages to park their cars. So, why are so many homeowners not using the garage for its fundamental purpose?

Do You Use Your Garage To Store Your Car?
Thursday 24th April, 2014

6 Amazing Benefits of A Side Hinged Garage Door

We know how great side hung garage doors are but believe it or not, many still fail to understand how beneficial they can be...

6 Amazing Benefits of A Side Hinged Garage Door
Tuesday 25th February, 2014

Wicket Doors

Pedestrian door built in to a garage door. We are finding an increase in interest and orders for wicket doors. A wicket door is a small pedestrian access door that we are able to build in to the retractable Rivington design. The wicket door has a sep…

Thursday 30th January, 2014

Our New Website Goes Live!

We at Select are really excited and proud to see the new website live and running smoothly. Hopefully our customers will find it simple and informative to use too. A big thanks to the team at Bespoke Internet for all their hard work, professionalism …

Our New Website Goes Live!
Wednesday 14th August, 2013

What kind of Garage Door is Right For You?

Very few people use their garage only to store their car. Most garages contain everything from the lawnmower and bikes to garden tools and sun loungers. How often do you open your garage door, in an average week? How many times do you open it in full…

What kind of Garage Door is Right For You?
Monday 1st July, 2013

CE Marking

We are pleased to announce Select Garage Doors has recently passed the testing to achieve CE marking for our Side Hinged and Up & Over garage doors.       

Monday 8th April, 2013

Our New Factory Up & Running!

In April Select Garage Doors completed the move into our new factory premises at Wingates Industrial Park, Westhoughton, Bolton. We purchased the building in December 2012 and have been working hard since then on refurbishing and preparing the build…