Since the introduction of the internet in the 1990s, it's never been easier to purchase almost anything online these days. But what about buying a garage door online?
In this blog, we talk about the pro's and con's of buying a garage door online, as well as highlight some of the things you need to consider when making your next garage door purchase.
Many garage door companies, including the big retailers like B&Q and Wickes, sell garage doors online, making it easy for consumers to buy a standard garage door (7ft x 6ft or 7ft x 7ft).
You can browse online at your leisure, compare prices and complete your purchase in just a few clicks. Then all you need to do is wait for the delivery of the garage door and install it yourself, or employ a garage door fitter to do it for you.
Sounds simple right? But what if you've not measured it right, do you know what frame options there are or what weather seal you need?
The difference in buying a garage door from a garage door specialist is their knowledge, flexibility in products and installation experience.
At Select Garage Doors, we work with buyers every step of the way, meaning when it comes to the arrival of the door and its installation, it's much less problematic. Small things such as obstructions when opening the new door, getting a door to fit an existing garage which isn't a 7ft x 6ft or 7ft x 7ft garage door are just some things we work around when manufacturing garage doors on a daily basis.
From making made-to-measure side hinged garage doors which are the ideal if you want easy on-foot access to your garage whilst protecting the contents. Side-hinged garage doors can be centre split or off-centre split and are particularly convenient if you're regularly retrieving small items such as lawnmowers, toolkits and bikes, or even goods if you're running a business selling items that are stored in your garage.
To up and over garage doors which are also very popular - but do you know if you want a retractable or canopy up and over door?
Our team of experts have been manufacturing garage doors and supplying to the trade for over 18 years, and there's not much they haven't seen or witnessed when it comes to garage doors.
What's more, we support the trade and the public with advising on the different garage door options available, much of which can be seen across our website, in our gallery and our Help & Guidance page.
We can also put you in touch with a recommended garage door installer who can ensure a smooth garage door installation. Find your nearest fitter using our Find Your Local Supplier tool.